RSPCA Cymru welcomes officers from Ireland’s largest national animal welfare charity

ISPCA visited Cardiff on a fact-finding mission

 

Friday 9 May 2014

 

RSPCA Cymru this week welcomed two officers from Ireland’s largest national animal welfare charity the ISPCA on a two-day fact-finding mission to Wales.

 

ISPCA dog warden service manager Aiden Corcoran and dog warden Frank Mitchell spent a day on duty with an RSPCA Inspector in south Wales observing how they deal with complaints and ensure animal Continue reading…

09.05.14

Tomorrow (10 May) marks the beginning of Rabbit Awareness Week (RAW).  Which this year will be calling on rabbit owners to make one small change to improve their pets’ health and welfare.

According to the PDSA, nearly two thirds of pet owners are unaware of the five key welfare needs of their pets. These are the five things that all pets need to be healthy and happy. Which all pet owners now have a legal duty to provide…. Continue reading…

08.05.14

A swan is in intensive care after being shot twice with a crossbow in Norfolk, just a fortnight after a goose was similarly attacked down the road.

We were called on Sunday (4 May) after the injured bird was spotted on the river Nene in the village of Upwell, near Wisbech. Members of the public in boats on the water at March Riverside saw him trying to swim with a bolt coming from his shoulder

RSPCA Inspector Justin … Continue reading…

07.05.14

Our members are now invited to vote in the 2014 RSPCA National Council election.

Our Council comprises up to 25 volunteers elected to serve as the charity trustees of the RSPCA.

Fifteen national Council members are elected by the votes of RSPCA members and serve for three years, retiring on a rotational basis.

List of nominees

This year, there are five vacancies for national Council members to be filled and nominations have been received as follows, in alphabetical order:… Continue reading…

06.05.14

One of our rescue pigs has finally landed on his trotters after being adopted by comedian John Bishop and his family.

Milo the pot bellied pig was snapped up by the family after a video of him was spotted online.

The three-year-old black pig was being cared for at our Block Fen Animal Centre in Cambridgeshire after originally being found wandering around a housing estate in Leicestershire in February 2012 by one of our inspectors.

He was briefly rehomed … Continue reading…