The RSPCA is appealing for information after a poorly dog was found abandoned and collapsed on the floor outside a rescue centre in Liverpool.

The female Staffordshire bull terrier was discovered at the entrance of the Dog’s Trust centre in Whiston Lane, Huyton, on Monday morning (5 September) – so weak she could not stand. The dog was so still that the person who found her initially thought she was a pile of clothes.

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RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a seriously neglected chameleon was found in Cardiff Bay.

The panther chameleon was found on Monday (5 September) by a dog walker at Marl Park in the wooded area at the far end of the park. He was in a collapsed state on his side and was black in colour, which can be a sign of stress.

The panther chameleon was then kindly taken to a vet and the RSPCA were notified.

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RSPCA Cymru has welcomed moves in Scotland to introduce a ban on the use of wild animals in circuses and is calling on the Welsh Government to follow suit.

The complex needs of wild animals can never be adequately met in a circus environment and regular transport, cramped and bare temporary housing, forced training and performance are all unavoidable realities for the animals.

RSPCA Cymru has long campaigned for a ban of the use of wild animals in circuses and … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for people to come forward with information about an incident where a dog was stabbed and shot in Luton, resulting in his death.

The body of the male akita breed dog was found in woods off Hilltop Court on 22 July this year.

The dog is thought to have been stabbed in the woods at 9pm on 17 July, and the following evening it is believed that the dog – who was still alive – was … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is investigating after a cygnet was shot with a crossbow in Leicester – missing his brain by millimetres.

The young swan, thought to be around eight weeks old, was rescued from a part of the River Soar in Soar Lane on Sunday morning (4 September).

Miraculously, the swan has survived and will hopefully make a full recovery.

RSPCA inspector Sarah Bate said: “When I arrived, the swan was lying on the bank and he was obviously in pain. … Continue reading…