The RSPCA Wigan, Leigh & District Branch works within the rules, policies and guidelines of the national RSPCA to promote kindness and prevent cruelty to animals and to support the care and welfare of local animals within the wider Wigan and Leigh district area.
As part of that work, we operate the PAWS Centre Animal Clinic offering low cost vet treatment for dogs and cats belonging to people who are in receipt of income-related or means-tested benefits. However, we are a separately registered charity and we are responsible for our own funding.
Animal cruelty or neglect
Please do not contact us with complaints or concerns linked to animal cruelty or neglect, as we don't have any staff that can deal with these. Instead, phone the RSPCA National Helpline on 0300 1234 999 which operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. .
Treatment for sick or injured wild animals and birds
Any vet will provide free treatment for a sick or injured wild animal or bird, including a pigeon. If you require assistance or further advice, phone us on 01942 824165 and we will do our best to help. If there is no answer, or it is outside operational hours (Monday-Friday, 11am - 1pm), please phone the National Helpline number 0300 1234 999.
You can view our financial history and Annual Accounts on the Charity Commission website.