A man has been jailed after photos were found on his phone of his dogs being set on badgers.

Paul Tomlinson (DOB 24/06/1986), of Melford Road, Nottingham, was found guilty after a trial in January of one charge of keeping three dogs for use in connection with an animal fight, under section 8 of the Animal Welfare Act 2006, and two charges of willfully killing or attempting to kill a badger, under section 1 of the Protection of Badgers Act … Continue reading…

They may be senior “kittizens” but these three cats are desperately in need of a home to live out their retirement.

Argo, aged 12, Toffee, 11, and Fudge, 13, are all residents at the RSPCA’s Stafford, Wolverhampton and District branch – but due to their age, they have been overlooked by people who want to adopt a cat.

Alison Plant, from the branch, said: “It’s so sad that they keep getting overlooked because of their age, as all three of … Continue reading…

An RSPCA wildlife centre will soon be able to purchase new equipment thanks to a group of fundraising hairdressers.

Staff from Style Counsel, in Edleston Road, Crewe, celebrated their 25th anniversary by undertaking the five-mile walk to raise money for Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre, in Nantwich.

Organiser Caron Hull said they were inspired to help Stapeley Grange after they witnessed the work of RSPCA staff two years ago. She said: “The centre was involved in looking after cygnets from Queens … Continue reading…

These three ferrets certainly deserve a little bit of love for St Valentine’s Day.

Meet ferrets Romeo, Juliet and Cariad who are all awaiting for a loving home to call their own.

The trio are currently being cared for at RSPCA’s Newport Animal Centre.

Animal centre manager Debbie Caffull said: “Romeo, Juliet and Cariad have been in our care for far too long and we really hope they find their forever home soon.”

All three are approximately a year old, … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is recruiting a team of volunteer ‘super’ campaigners to turbo-charge community campaigning across Wales.

Are you passionate about animals and wish others were too? Do you wish friends and family were better informed about the issues affecting animal welfare but would like some support getting the message out?

Super Campaigners is a scheme from RSPCA Cymru to help more people help others to make Wales a country we can be proud of. Whether it is helping to drive … Continue reading…