RSPCA Leeds, Wakefield and District branch’s new £1.5 million animal centre in East Ardsley opens to the public next week, after over 10 years in the planning.


The centre will care for and rehabilitate animals rescued from cruelty and neglect by RSPCA officers in West Yorkshire. The branch aims to find permanent, loving home for these animals in their local area.


Branch manager Caroline Lewis-Jones said: “The number of people convicted of animal cruelty after RSPCA prosecutions was … Continue reading…

STAFF at RSPCA’s Bryn-y-Maen Animal Centre are looking for forever homes for several collies currently in their care.

Tilly, Pip, Leelah, April, Pero and Billy are all waiting patiently for a home at the Colwyn Bay centre.

Sadly they all had a poor start to life and deserve a fresh start with a loving home.

April has been at the centre for over a year and Leelah didn’t even have a name when she arrived.

Tilly was shut in a … Continue reading…

Royal Python Oxford

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a callous owner unloaded their Royal python and vivarium outside a betting shop and drove away leaving the snake stranded on the roadside.

The incident happened at about 5:30pm on Sunday 31 May outside Ladbrokes on Gloucester Street in Oxford. The owner is believed to have unloaded the snake in its tank with some bedding and other equipment outside the shop and then driven off without returning.

RSPCA inspector Andy Eddy who is … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is continuing to appeal for information after a badger was found dead and a dog abandoned and injured on farmland in North Wales in a suspected badger baiting incident.

Residents from Ffordd Yr Ysgol in Flint found the female adult badger in a pool of blood near their home on Saturday [13 June]. 

They also came across a bull breed cross lurcher, abandoned in the playing fields of Cornist Park Primary School. The adult male had terrible injuries … Continue reading…

THE RSPCA is appealing for information after a gull was shot three times by an air rifle.

The RSPCA received a call from a member of the public on Saturday evening [13 June] after they found the injured gull at Lansdowne Road in Cardiff. 

RSPCA inspector Sophie Daniels attended and took the bird to a veterinary surgery for an examination.

“An X-ray confirmed three air rifle pellets present and sadly due to the injuries the bird had to be put … Continue reading…