A dog walker from Leeds has been disqualified from keeping dogs for two years after being caught on camera hitting a client’s pet Boxer.


Jacqui Wilkins (D.O.B 30.11.72) of Dorset Grove, Stanningley appeared before Leeds Magistrates’ Court yesterday (Monday 7 January).


She was due to stand trial but pleaded guilty to one offence under the Animal Welfare Act instead, admitting failing to meet the needs of Bella by rough handling, physical violence and intimidating behaviour.


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An RSPCA wildlife centre in Cheshire admitted a record number of animals in 2018.

Throughout the year, 6,658 animals came through the doors of Stapeley Grange – up from 6,545 in 2017.

It is the most animals admitted to the centre in one year since it opened in 1994.

“Obviously we don’t want there to be more injured animals – we would rather there were no injured animals at all – but I think what this shows is that people … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a Patterdale Cross Terrier type dog was found abandoned wet and cold in a car park in Pontypridd.

The dog – who is black with a white chest and is aged under one year old – was found soaking wet in a travel cage near the car park at Sardis Road on Saturday (5 January). The dog was kindly taken home by a member of the public before the RSPCA took him into … Continue reading…

A large scale community beach clean on the west coast of Anglesey is on the horizon – and we need you to get involved and save the environment and animals.

Members of RSPCA Cymru’s inspectorate are teaming up with North Wales Wildlife Trust for the event named the ‘New Year Plast Off’ – that aims to remove and recycle as much plastic marine litter as possible the around Cable Bay, including the beaches north and south of the area.

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A pile of dead wild animals – including a decapitated deer – have been found in a “horror film” discovery, made in Hayesgate, Chepstow.

RSPCA Cymru was alerted after the gruesome discovery was made at St. Pierre on New Year’s Day.

The dumped dead animals include two Canada geese, two mallard ducks and an unidentified bird of prey. Shockingly, a decapitated deer, the deer’s severed head; a separate deer skin and rib cage were also found at the site.

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