A dog found covered in sores, suffering with a severe skin condition and bleeding has had a complete transformation in RSPCA care.

Zeus, a Dogue de Bordeaux, was found straying in the Newport area in a horrific state of health.

But following a lot of love and care – Zeus has come on leaps and bounds at RSPCA Newport Animal Centre and his life has been completely turned around. His health has dramatically improved by putting on weight and his … Continue reading…

RSPCA inspectors are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a swan was shot in the neck with an air rifle in Merseyside on Sunday (25 October).

A concerned passer-by contacted the RSPCA after they saw the wild bird was injured on Bradlegh Road, in Newton-Le-Willows.

But when RSPCA inspector Leanne Hardy arrived on the scene she found the poor swan with an air pellet wound on his neck and took him to RSPCA Stapeley Grange wildlife centre in Nantwich, … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru rescuers have come to the aid of a goat after he became trapped on a ledge at Llanberis Pass, Caernarfon.

A RSPCA rope rescue team attended the location after it was believed that the mountain goat had been stuck on a narrow ledge for around four days.

RSPCA inspectors Mark Roberts and Chris Dunbar abseiled down the cliff face towards the goat.

Below RSPCA inspector Mike Pugh kept an eye on things from the bottom of the cliff … Continue reading…

AN RSPCA’s inspectors cat – which he rescued – has been shot by an air pellet gun for a second time.

RSPCA inspector Tim Jones adopted Ossy when he was a kitten, after he rescued him when he was found in an emaciated state. He quickly became part of the family – but sadly has been injured twice by an air gun pellet.

It was in March when Ossy returned home limping and inspector Jones quickly took him to the … Continue reading…

RSPCA’s veterinary clinic in Merthyr Tydfil is marking its 10th anniversary today – welcoming more than 22,600* animals in the past decade.

The clinic at Merthyr provides a veterinary service for sick and injured animals that have been rescued by RSPCA inspectors, and at a low cost for pets belonging to people on low incomes or certain benefits who live in the surrounding community.

The clinic opened in October 2005 and provides an extensive range of veterinary services. These include … Continue reading…