RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a puppy was found in a collapsed state in Talbot Green.

The terrier cross was found in a lane behind Llys Dyfodwg, Talbot Green, on Monday 22 April, with possible heat stroke. He was found flat out on the path by a member of the public, who contacted the RSPCA.

RSPCA inspector Simon Evans said: “This puppy – aged around three to four months old – looked very unwell, and possibly had heat … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a shetland pony – believed to have been abandoned – was found in a poor condition, with severely overgrown hooves near Aberystwyth.

The pony was found among other shetlands in a field in the Bronant area, but did not belong to the owner of the other ponies.

RSPCA inspector Julie Fadden said: “This poor shetland had very overgrown hooves and must have been in a huge amount of discomfort and pain. The hoovers … Continue reading…

New x-ray equipment at RSPCA Merthyr Tydfil veterinary clinic costing nearly £10,000 has been generously funded by the RSPCA Glamorgan North & East Branch.

The new equipment will create enhanced computer images and will be used for a range of animals that come through the doors at the Abercanaid clinic.

RSPCA Merthyr Clinic’s senior clinician Jon Fitzmaurice said: “We can’t thank Glamorgan North & East Branch enough for funding for this equipment. It is extremely generous and we are very … Continue reading…

A pair of Milford Haven teenagers have each been given a 12-month referral order, and banned from keeping animals, after admitting to the “horrifying” offence of hitting, clubbing and stabbing a chicken, and setting the helpless animal on fire.

The pair – who cannot be named for legal reasons – stole the chicken from a Milford Haven garden in Pembrokeshire, before subjecting the bird to the acts dubbed by a veterinary surgeon as “gratuitous torture”. Sadly, the chicken has died…. Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is issuing an urgent warning to dog owners to ensure their pets are kept on a lead around livestock and wildlife.

The warning comes ahead of the predicted good weather for the Easter bank holiday weekend and after a large scale operation in Mathry, Pembrokeshire, which saw rescuers safely remove 65 sheep from cliffs. The sheep were believed to have been scared over the cliffs by a dog. The complex and long operation took more than two weeks … Continue reading…