TOP marks go to a Cardiff school who contacted the RSPCA after discovering a unusual classroom guest.

Pen-y-bryn Junior and Infant School called the RSPCA yesterday [8 July] after their year 2 class were joined by an unexpected visitor after lunch.

Teaching assistant Melissa Dymond said: “My colleague found the little lizard in the classroom just as we were coming back in from lunch.

“It was before the children had come into the classroom. He ran under the carpet and … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dead dog was found dumped in a ditch near Morrison’s supermarket in Totton – a spot known for having major fly-tipping problems.

The female, adult Staffordshire bull terrier had not been microchipped, making it difficult to identify exactly where she has come from. It is not yet known how the dog died or came to have been dumped in the ditch on Mansergh Walk in Totton, and the RSPCA is asking anyone … Continue reading…

THE RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog was believed to have been dumped out of a car at Lower Machen, Newport.

A member of the public reported the alleged incident to the RSPCA after they witnessed a black Golf type car pull off and leave a dog behind on the side of the road. It has been then reported that the car then drove off at speed at around 5.45am on Sunday [5 July].

RSPCA inspector Christine McNeil … Continue reading…

THREE adorable dogs have been given a new lease of life thanks to dedicated care at RSPCA’s Newport Animal Centre.

Barcley, Bella and Bruno sadly arrived at the centre very different to how they are now – nervous, anxious and without important social skills – through no fault of their own. But following some TLC and dedicated reward-based training the trio are now looking for forever homes to call their own.

Deputy manager at the centre, Rebecca Jeffery, said: “All … Continue reading…

THREE students have been praised by an RSPCA inspector for going “above and beyond” to help a trapped bird.

Ed Bray, 21, Dale Lerwill, 20 and Grace Mahony, 21, who have just finished their second year at the University of South Wales, contacted the RSPCA after they found a lethargic young gull tangled in netting on the roof of their flat on St Mary’s Street in Cardiff city centre.

“We could see him from our window and it looked like … Continue reading…