RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after an emaciated and unwell dog was found in Cardiff Bay.

The rottweiler dog – who is aged around 14 years – was found on Seagar Drive on Monday (19 March).

RSPCA inspector Selina Griffiths said: “Sadly, it appears that this dog, who was found in a very bad condition, may have been dumped.

“He was found to be very thin, emaciated and his back legs were going, which could be due to his … Continue reading…

A two-week-old foal found weak and sheltering behind a tree has been rescued from Conwy Mountain.

RSPCA animal collection officers (ACO) Will Galvin and Ann Lloyd Williams attended to the young brown foal on Monday (19 March) following a call from a concerned walkers.

ACO Galvin said: “A group of walkers believe they saw the foal’s mother fall off a cliff. The foal then followed them towards the bottom of the mountain near Bangor Road.

“When we arrived the foal … Continue reading…

The dangers external wire and netting pose to wildlife has been highlighted, after a pigeon and gull died in the centre of Cardiff.

RSPCA Cymru was alerted after the birds were found hanging from wire on a building on Queen Street in the heart of Wales’ capital city, on Thursday (15 March).

The charity attended along with South Wales Fire and Rescue Service, and officers reached the trapped birds via cherry picker to set them free.

Sadly, the pigeon was … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after 25 rabbits were abandoned in freezing cold blizzard conditions in Sheffield at the weekend.


The rabbits were found in a large cardboard box in an alleyway near Landseer Drive, Gleadless on Saturday morning (17 March) and taken in by a member of the public, who called us.


Nine of the 20 newborn babies have since died.


RSPCA animal welfare officer (AWO) Liz Braidley said: “Some of the rabbits had been … Continue reading…

There’s no doubt that anyone who meets Roxy is going to fall head over heels in love with her.

Roxy, the brindle crossbreed dog who is around four-years-old, is currently awaiting her forever home at the RSPCA Newport Animal Centre.

Unfortunately, she is not enjoying her time in kennels and staff at the centre are keen to find her the perfect home as soon as possible.

Deborah Simmonds – at the RSPCA Cymru centre – said Roxy came into their … Continue reading…