Two elderly Staffordshire bull terriers are crossing their paws for a new home this Christmas – after being in the RSPCA’s care for more than A YEAR.

Kaya, who is aged 13, and Kane, who is 10, arrived at the animal charity’s Wirral branch in October 2016 after Kaya was beaten by her owner in a Wirral street. As a result, both dogs were taken in by the RSPCA while investigations and a prosecution took place.

The dogs have now … Continue reading…

With the West Midlands covered in snow for the past week, there have been a group of dedicated animal-lovers who went out of their way to ensure dogs and cats in need didn’t go without.

The RSPCA’s Birmingham Animal Centre in Frankley Green became isolated when snow started to fall on Friday last week, after the country lanes leading towards it became dangerous to drive on.

But it didn’t deter the dedicated staff, many of who decided to walk on … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after the body of a four-month-old puppy with injuries to his neck and leg was found in a communal bin in Newcastle-under-Lyme.

A member of the public made the shocking discovery, in Wilton Street, on Tuesday evening (12 December).

The body of the tan Staffordshire bull terrier-type dog, who had blood all over his neck and face, has now been removed by an RSPCA officer.

The dog wasn’t microchipped so the RSPCA has been … Continue reading…

A woman has been banned from keeping animals for life, after she tried to treat her dog’s stomach condition using advice from the internet – which led to the Labrador losing nearly half of her body weight.

Leah Prince (DOB 06/02/75), of Bridge Close, Church Gresley, was sentencing at Derby Magistrates’ Court on Thursday last week (7 December). She pleaded guilty at an earlier hearing of causing unnecessary suffering to the black Labrador named Roxy.

The court heard that earlier … Continue reading…

A neglected cat from Liverpool who had been abandoned in a house is due to star on the small screen in the new Channel 5 show Jo Brand’s Cats and Kittens.  

Scatty was rescued by the RSPCA after concerned neighbours reported that they believed the cat had been abandoned in the house after the tenants moved out.

RSPCA inspector Paul Heaton attended the property with the landlord. When they entered the house, they found underweight Scatty living amongst her … Continue reading…