to the RSPCA's Science, ethics and animals resource. This resource is mainly for English and Welsh GCSE science students and those studying the Diploma in Environmental and Land-based Studies. However, everyone will be able to enjoy the experience, learn more about themselves and better understand the role of science and ethics in all our lives.


Kitten dumped in box inside holdall and thrown over garden fence



Dog shot with crossbow bolt through head, mere millimetres from his brain



Oh what a circus! Bill to save wild animals from circus life halted

Rooting for pigs

Find out about our campaign to improve pig welfare.


RSPCA: Moral Compass
RSPCA: Ethics Court
"If you can clone a winning racehorse, I think cloning animals is all right."
"Pedigree dogs suffer, so people should stop buying them."
"I need to buy cheap food, and I don't care how it's produced."
What do you think?
RSPCA: Value of Life
Would you value a rat more highly than a monkey?
Does a hedgehog have more value than a caterpillar?
Which has more value – a horse or a guinea pig?
Approximately how many animals are used in experiments in the UK each year?

Please select the correct answer...