A dog has been rescued after getting stuck in an electric reclining chair at a house in Swinton, Salford.


The RSPCA was called about the stricken pet Lhasa Apso, called ‘Cagney’, just before 10pm last night (Thursday 29 October), and animal welfare officer (AWO) David Hatton attended.


He said: “The dog had managed to get herself well and truly wedged in the chair.


“She was stuck head first in the mechanism, with just her back legs sticking … Continue reading…

AN injured seal pup – possibly bitten by a dog – has been rescued by the RSPCA.

The RSPCA was called about the young pup by a member of the public who found the female seal at the back of a beach near a public footpath at Rhosneigr, Anglesey.

RSPCA inspector Mike Pugh said: “The seal – who is probably around three weeks old – was found to have some infected wounds. She also had a slight nasal discharge. She … Continue reading…

A puppy in Coventry who was described by an RSPCA inspector as one of the thinnest dogs she had ever seen has been spoiled with toys and treats donated by a kind-hearted couple who live 175 miles away.

Helen and Steve McGuirl, of Darlington, read about five-month-old lurcher William online and decided they wanted to do something to help him while he is in the care of the RSPCA.

When he was taken into the RSPCA’s Coventry Animal Centre last … Continue reading…

THE RSPCA is reminding pet owners to keep their microchipping details up to date after a second stray rabbit was found in Cardiff.

The domestic rabbit was found on Grosvenor Road, Canton, on Friday (23 October) , and although the sandy coloured rabbit was microchipped – the details were not up to date.

This was not long after another stray rabbit was also found at a park near Ferrier Avenue in Cardiff on 9 October, and although the tri-coloured rabbit … Continue reading…

RSPCA Bryn-y-Maen Animal Centre is appealing for a home for three cockerels.

The trio – named Hagrid, Herbert and Hermon – sadly came into RSPCA care after they were found in awful conditions.

They were taken to the animal centre in Colwyn Bay, and following some TLC their health has improved considerable.

Kennel and cattery supervisor Chris Butler said: “The three cockerels were emaciated, dirty and in very poor condition on arrival at the centre and immediately started to devour … Continue reading…