THE RSPCA has rescued another lost seal from a Welsh beach.

The young female – aged around three to four weeks old – had been seen on Aberporth Beach, Ceredigion, for a couple of days.

She had left and returned without her mother, leading to concerned members of the public notifying the RSPCA as it was a busy dog walking beach.

Animal collection officer (ACO) William Galvin picked up the seal from inspector Richard Abbott and inspector Rohan Barker who … Continue reading…

21.10.14

We’ve joined forces with Born Free Foundation, British Veterinary Association and Captive Animals’ Protection Society to condemn the government on halting its own wild animals in circuses Bill.

In 2012, the Westminster Government announced it would finally grant wild animals in circuses in England their long overdue ban. Two and a half years later it appears that the government has turned its back on those animals.

Despite it’s Second Reading in Parliament on Friday (17 October) Jim Fitzpatrick MP’s … Continue reading…

HUNDREDS of animals have been left abandoned in Wales so far this year.

Just one of the heartbreaking cases of animals ‘thrown away’ this year was when two puppies were dumped in a box in Flintshire at only three-weeks old.

The bodies of the puppies were found at Lloc. It was believed the three-week-old white and black Staffie cross pups died after being dumped in a box on an embankment near the McDonalds restaurant on St Asaph Road.

RSPCA staff … Continue reading…

THE RSPCA is looking for the owner of a dog after he was found trapped in a small snare.

A member of the public spotted the poor dog on Saturday (18 October) at a forestry area near the golf club at Maesycwmmer,
​​Hengoed. They cut the dog free, took him home and then called the RSPCA.

Inspector Emma Smith said: “The black and white dog is physically fine, but he is very nervous and docile.

“He has nothing obvious wrong … Continue reading…

20.10.14

Our staff and volunteers have seen an alarming increase in animals being abandoned across England and Wales and expect the situation to get worse over the winter months.

We’ve been called out to deal with 29,770 reports of abandoned animals so far in England and Wales this year- an increase of 33 per cent since 2009.

A whopping 210,952 abandoned animals have been reported to us in the last five years. That’s enough to fill every seat in the … Continue reading…