Media centre

The following contact information is for media use only. Anyone aware of an animal in danger or distress should at all times call our animal helpline on 03000 999 999.

Popular stories

Did you know that almost half of all households in the UK have a pet?* Thankfully, most people love animals just as much as we do at the Scottish SPCA - and animal stories are very popular both with the public and the media.

Getting in touch

If you are a member of the media and would like to find out more about our work or ask about animal welfare in Scotland, please get in touch.

Normal office hours

Members of the media can contact our communications team during normal office hours (Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm) on 01383 841020 or by email.

Out of hours

Urgent media enquiries outside of normal office hours should be sent by email and include the nature of your enquiry, publication and deadline.

Follow us online

You can follow our work rescuing and rehoming animals on Twitter and Facebook.

*Source: Pet Food Manufacturer's Association 2014


About us

Scotland's animal welfare charity

Animal helpline

If an animal is in danger or distress please call 03000 999 999

In 2017 we...

Found Homes For


Rescued Animals

Spoke To More Than



Helped more than


wildlife casualties

How we spend the funds we raise


Animal welfare


Fundraising and promotion


Essential administration