A Pembrokeshire man has been banned from keeping dogs for five years, after failing to investigate and address the emaciated state of two Basset Hounds.

Mr Robert Lyn Jenkins, of Maes Y Bryn, Llandissilio, Clunderwen, pleaded guilty to the Animal Welfare Act offences at Haverfordwest Magistrates’ Court on 16 January 2017. This is an absolute ban, as it cannot be appealed for a five-year period.

An RSPCA inspector said the Hounds had been through a “very tough time”, and both … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after an emaciated dog with a severe skin condition was dumped in a Northamptonshire village.

The female lurcher was struggling to walk when she was found in Church Street, in Broughton, near Kettering, on Friday. She was so hungry that she was eating her own faeces.

She was picked up by the RSPCA and taken to a vets, where staff nicknamed her Honey.

RSPCA Animal Collection Officer Greg Hagen said: “The poor dog was … Continue reading…

A Carmarthenshire dog believed to have been straying for an incredible two-year period has been rescued by RSPCA Cymru, after being hit by a car.

The charity worked with Dyfed-Powys Police to catch the dog, after it had become injured in a road traffic collision in the Whitland area on 5 January.

It later emerged that the dog is known to have been a stray dog for a staggering period of time – following the death of his owner approximately … Continue reading…

An appeal for information has been launched by RSPCA Cymru, after a substance poisonous to dogs was found in a container in a Cardiff garden.

Food was found in the container, mixed with a substance believed to be rat poison, in the garden of a Daviot Street property in the Roath area of the city on 12 December. Two dogs – named Troy and Storm – live at the property.

The owner of the dogs believes the substance was hidden … Continue reading…

The RSPCA has launched an investigation after a man was captured on CCTV kicking a cat in a Derby street.

The cat – named Millie – is currently being treated for a suspected broken jaw.

CCTV caught the incident outside the Guinness Trust flats in Sidney Street, Derby, at 4.25pm on Thursday 12 January.

Millie’s owner contacted the RSPCA after she came home with her injuries and the CCTV was checked.

RSPCA inspector Sarah Burrows, who is investigating, said: “The … Continue reading…