RSPCA Cymru is launching its annual summary report for 2015 today, which aims to give a snapshot of its work in Wales last year.

Each year the RSPCA receives approximately 50,000 calls from the public in Wales. RSPCA inspectors, animal welfare officers, animal collection officers and market inspectors respond to emergencies and rescue animals from danger 24/7. They are equipped and trained to deal with many situations that threaten animal welfare.

In total 7,589 animals were collected and rescued in … Continue reading…

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The RSPCA is encouraging people to be alert and help local wildlife after a badger walked into a cobblers in Reading in broad daylight last week.

RSPCA inspector Nikki Denham was called to Caversham Cobblers on Bridge Street in Reading city centre last Friday (1 July). Staff were shocked at the rather unusual looking customer, as the male badger just walked right in off of the street at around 6pm and went and hid in a dark corner of the … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a dog was found abandoned and tied to a railing in Talacre.

The dog, a female German Shepherd type, was found at around 8am yesterday (6 July) with a red lead with yellow stripes tied to a railing at the end of Station Road, Talacre in Flintshire.

A note was found at the location which said her name was Sindy and that the owner could no longer cope.

RSPCA inspector Kia Thomas said: … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing to all owners to keep their dogs safe this summer.

It can become unbearably hot inside a car on a sunny day. When it’s just 22 degrees outside, a car can reach a staggering 47 degrees in an hour. Dogs can’t cool down in the same way humans can so leaving a window open or parking in the shade will not keep the car cool enough and it’s still very dangerous and dogs may still suffer…. Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a kitten wrapped in a blue jumper was dumped in a box in a Birmingham front garden.

The male black-and-white kitten, thought to be only a few weeks old, was found by a member of the public on Thursday evening (30 June) in Hall Road, Smethwick.

RSPCA inspector Boris Lasserre, who is investigating, said: “The member of the public who found the kitten thought at first that the box was rubbish, but then … Continue reading…