Staff at the RSPCA’s first in-store Adoption Centre at Pets at Home, Stockport are urging groups who are interested in learning about pet care to get in touch.

 

They have started to host pre-arranged visits from small groups of children and adults alike and are offering to go out and do talks at other venues too.

 

Anne Corbishley, who manages the Adoption Centre, said: “We’ve already had some interest and are hoping for a lot more.

 

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29.07.13

A poodle was so badly neglected when she was rescued by us that when her matted fur was clipped it was discovered that she had lost her front paws through lack of circulation.

RSPCA Inspector Tony Woodley was horrified when he received a complaint and found 14-year-old poodle/shi-tzu cross breed Cheeky living with her former owner in Brighton.

Inspector Woodley said:

“This poor dog was so matted that there was simply no blood supply getting through to her paws

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26.07.13

We are warning people not to go away on holiday and leave their pets unattended. 

As the main summer holiday getaway peaks this weekend, our inspectors are reporting calls to houses where pets have just been left with piles of food and no-one looking after them.

We always see a rise in abandoned animals during the summer months and inspectors are warning that leaving pets home alone is not acceptable.

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“Spending the day on the front line with an inspector gave me an insight into how vital the RSPCA’s work is in helping animals who can’t help themselves”

Friday 26 July 2013

Welsh Conservative AM for North Wales, Mark Isherwood has spent the day on duty with an RSPCA Inspector in north Wales.

He joined Deputy Chief Inspector Rachael Davies on several calls and discovered the issues inspectors face when they go about their work on a daily basis.

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Cat was disorientated and covered in maggots

Friday July 26 2013 

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information about a cat who was found wandering in an appalling state with two gunshot wounds in his head last night (Thursday 25 July).

A group of teenage boys called the RSPCA  after seeing the grey and white cat in a disorientated state near the river on the Blackwood Business Park in Pontllanfraith.

When RSPCA Inspector Gemma Black arrived she discovered that the young … Continue reading…