A dog has been found obese and arthritic on a street in Hyde. The female Doberman had to be put to sleep to end her suffering.

 

She was spotted on Valley Road in Hyde on Tuesday 25 June by a member of the public who called the RSPCA.

 

RSPCA inspector Lorna Campbell said: “This poor dog was in a shocking state. She was extremely overweight and suffering from arthritis in all four legs. Walking was a real effort, … Continue reading…

10.07.13

We have teamed up with toy retailer Hamleys to offer our young supporters the chance to attend a party to remember.

Five lucky junior members  will each win an invitation to an exclusive party being held at the London toy store in September. The two-and-a-half hour party, worth £1800, has been kindly donated to us by Hamleys.

The winners and their friends will be treated to a red carpet arrival, a treasure hunt, face painting, a magic show, Hamleys … Continue reading…

09.07.13

New independent research, published today, shows that eight out of ten UK consumers want to know which farm system has been used to produce their meat and dairy products. 

The UK government is opposing this change, pushing the European Commission to keep consumers in the dark about where their food actually comes from.

83 per cent of UK consumers want method of production labelling, which clearly identifies the farm system used to produce the food, extended to meat … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru warn pet owners to be vigilant following attack

Monday 8 July 2013

RSPCA Cymru is warning pet owners to be vigilant after a cat was shot with an air rifle in Newport. The cat was taken to the vets but sadly died after suffering a heart attack while being treated.

The attack happened on Saturday (06/08/13) in the vicinity of Courtney street. Gwent police have been informed and are investigating the incident.

Inspector Nicola Johnson said: ““This was … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru warn about the dangers of discarded fishing tackle

Monday 8 July 2013

A Jackdaw had a lucky escape after finding itself hanging upside down from a telephone cable in Aberfan near Merthyr Tydfil on Saturday (06/07/13).

When Inspector Rohan Barker arrived at the scene he found the bird dangling by its leg 30 feet in the air from a fishing hook and line.

Inspector Barker immediately requested the assistance of South Wales fire and rescue and firefighter Adam … Continue reading…