RSPCA Cymru make urgent appeal to find owner
Wednesday 16 October 2013
RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a blind dog was discovered collapsed in a street in Aberdare, Rhondda Cynon Taf.
The black and white Jack Russell bitch was found in an appalling condition outside a house in Pant-Y-Cerdin yesterday (15th October 2013) after a member of the public saw her staggering around screaming in pain. She was so thin her ribs and backbone were visible and there … Continue reading…
The RSPCA is appealing for information after a horse was found suffering from such severe flystrike that maggots covered 20% of his body.
A member of the public spotted the horse – described as a piebald Cob-type gelding – on land just off Stranglands Lane, Knottingley on Tuesday 8 October.
A vet was called to the scene and after a thorough inspection decided the most humane thing to do was to put the horse to sleep.
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The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog was found dumped in a ditch in Cottingham, East Yorkshire collapsed, emaciated and covered in sores.
The dog – an elderly male, neutered German Shepherd – was found and rescued from the ditch on North Moor Lane by a member of the public on Sunday 6 October.
They took him to RSPCA Hull Branch animal centre the next day and they called inspector Sarah Keith. She said: “This dog … Continue reading…
We are appealing for information after a young colt was found dumped and collapsed in a field in Gloucester with a horrific leg injury.
The skewbald yearling was found in the field off Naas Lane, Brookthorpe on Saturday (12 October). He had a large open and bleeding wound to his upper right fore leg and a swollen elbow on the same leg. The hoof on his right hind leg was also coming away.
The horse was lying collapsed on … Continue reading…
Control of Horses (Wales) bill aims to establish a fly-grazing free Wales
Monday 14 October 2013
RSPCA Cymru has welcomed the Welsh Government’s publication of draft legislation aimed at tackling fly-grazing and abandonment of horses and ponies across the country.
The Minister for Natural Resources and Food, Alun Davies AM, today announced his intention to fast-track the Control of Horses (Wales) Bill through the National Assembly for Wales’ legislative process.
The Bill will give local authorities the power to seize, … Continue reading…