The RSPCA in Coventry has launched a fundraising appeal for a dog who survived being in a hot car – but now needs a heart scan.

Shortly after coming into the RSPCA’s care over the summer, two-year-old Sheldon was diagnosed with a grade 5 heart murmur – which urgently needs looking into further to find out what is causing it.

The heart scan will cost £1,000 – and the RSPCA’s Coventry branch, which is ran independently from the national RSPCA, … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a man randomly kicked a dog who was waiting outside a shop for her owner.

The man was caught on CCTV attacking the dog, a four-year-old beagle named Izzy, outside One Stop in Bramhall Lane, Stockport, at 10.50am on Wednesday (11 October).

Izzy had been waiting for her owner, Danielle Duce, when the incident happened.

RSPCA Animal Welfare Officer Steve Wickham said: “It is difficult footage to watch. It is a completely random … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat was found shot more than EIGHT times in the Birling, West Malling Kent.

Poor KC was shot sometime during Tuesday night (26 September) and Wednesday (27 September) morning.  He was shot from a number of different directions and x-rays showed that the pellets had entered him in his head, torso and hip.

It was initially believed that there were even more pellets inside him, but a total of eight have been … Continue reading…

The search is on to find a special new home for a Newport-based dog that has been based at an RSPCA centre for six months.

Ollie, is a friendly, loving, white crossbreed dog aged approximately two years of age. He came into the care of the RSPCA after a previous owner was not in a position to provide appropriate care, and he has now been at Newport Animal Centre since April.

Sadly, Ollie has a knee problem which will see … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a Lurcher cross was found abandoned in Burnley with ‘horrific’ injuries consistent with having been used for hunting.

The dog was first spotted tied to a tree on a lane off Brownside Road at around 6am on Monday morning (9 October).

 

RSPCA inspector Lyndsey Taylor (pictured) said: “Seeing him again at 9.30am, a member of the public went to investigate and found him to have numerous injuries. They cut him free and … Continue reading…