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Data for financial year ending 31 December 2017

The People's Dispensary For Sick Animals

  • Income

    £102.2M

  • Spending

    £102.5M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 208217

Contact details

Public address

  • P D S A, Whitechapel Way, Priorslee, Telford, TF2 9PQ

Aims & activities

Founded in 1917, PDSA is the UK's leading veterinary charity. Our mission is to improve the life of every pet: preventing illness, suffering and unnecessary death of pets; educating people about the welfare needs and values of pets; treating sick and injured pets needing our help across the UK - reaching a total of 465,000 pets in 2017. Our services are funded entirely by public support.

What the charity does

  • The prevention or relief of poverty
  • Animals

Who the charity helps

  • Other defined groups

How the charity works

  • Provides services
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information

Income and Endowments:

£102.2M

* £1.7M investment gains(losses)

Expenditure:

£102.5M

Assets and liabilities

  • £23.2M Own use assets
  • £59.7M Long term investments
  • £-49.7M Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £26.7M Other assets
  • £11.9M Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public
Works with commercial participants
with an agreement in place

Trading

This charity has one or more trading subsidiaries

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios

100%
69%
0%

Charitable objects

THE OBJECTS OF THE SOCIETY ARE: A) THE PROVISION OF FREE MEDICAL OR SURGICAL TREATMENT, OR SUCH TREATMENT AT REDUCED CHARGES, TO ANIMALS BELONGING TO PERSONS WHO ARE UNABLE TO AFFORD THE SERVICES OF A VETERINARY SURGEON; B) THE PREVENTION OF SUFFERING OF ANIMALS BY THE PROVISION OF PREVENTATIVE TREATMENT, CARE AND ADVICE (WHETHER FREE, AT A REDUCED CHARGE OR AT FULL CHARGE); C) THE EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC IN MATTERS CONCERNING ANIMAL HEALTH AND WELFARE IN GENERAL; D) THE ADVANCEMENT OF ANIMAL WELFARE FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT BY OTHER MEANS.

Governing document

ACT OF PARLIAMENT DATED 14 JULY 1949 AS AMENDED 5 JULY 1956 STATUTORY INSTRUMENT AS AMENDED BY SCHEME BOUGHT INTO EFFECT BY THE CHARITIES (PEOPLE'S DISPENSARY FOR SICK ANIMALS) ORDER 2015 DATED 10/03/2015

Organisation type

Standard registration

Other names

P D S A
Pdsa Petaid Services
Petaid

Policies

Risk management
Investment
Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Conflicts of interest
Volunteer management
Complaints handling
Paying staff

Land And Property

This charity owns and/or leases land or property. Some or all of this land or property must be used for the charity’s purposes.

  • 10 Trustees
  • 1,592 Employees
  • 3,611 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Richard John Clowes Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust Limited Up-to-date
Shropshire Youth Support Trust Up-to-date
Laurie Nell Mayers Ba Ma None on record
John Charles Miller Tackle Africa Up-to-date
John Ernest Smith Fca (Chair) Pmc Animal Welfare Trust Up-to-date
Carole Pomfret Ma Aca St Albans School Up-to-date
Mary Margaret Reilly Invictus Games Foundation Up-to-date
The Deighton Family Foundation Up-to-date
Alison Tattersall None on record
Professor Gary England Twycross Zoo-East Midland Zoological Society Limited Up-to-date
Gordon Andrew Hockey None on record
David Brodie Lister None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Northern Ireland
  • Scotland
  • Throughout England And Wales