A black and fawn pug has been found in a Lliswerry Park in a “devastating state” with injuries consistent with dog fighting.
RSPCA Cymru was alerted after a member of the public spotted the struggling dog in Black Ash Park in Newport on 12 May.
The dog was unable to walk, and was covered in nasty wounds which vets thought were several days old, and potentially indicated fighting activity.
The pug was rushed to a local veterinary practice, where he … Continue reading…
A Penarth cat found himself on the ropes after getting trapped on the roof of a boxing club.
RSPCA Cymru was contacted after the cat was spotted stuck in guttering on an apex roof, above the Penarth Amateur Boxing Club in the town.
The cat was stuck some two-stories from the ground and appeared unable to get himself to safety – having first been spotted by members of the public four days earlier before the RSPCA was contacted.
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More effort is needed to end lab animal use and suffering, says the RSPCA, as a new poll reveals the public have real concerns about animal research and testing.
The animal welfare charity say the result of the Ipsos Mori survey demonstrate the need for strong regulation and increased efforts to develop humane alternatives to the use of animals.
The survey* (published today – 24 May 2019), commissioned by the Office for Life Sciences and carried out between August and … Continue reading…
A dead fox has been found in a snare in the Narberth area – with RSPCA Cymru suspecting illegal activity.
The animal welfare charity was contacted after a member of the public found the dead fox at a fence on farmland near the village of Llawhaden on Saturday 4 May.
RSPCA Cymru is opposed to the manufacture, sale and use of all snares or any trap which causes suffering. Snares are cruel and indiscriminate in what they catch – and … Continue reading…
Approximately 400 humans and hundreds of dogs took over Bute Park on Saturday (May 18) as the hotly-anticipated Big Walkies Live returned to Cardiff.
The event marked a “celebration of dogs of all shapes and sizes” – as canines and their owners enjoyed two scenic walk routes through the beautiful surroundings of the central Cardiff-based park.
Attendees also savoured the Big Walkies Live event village – including entertainment from Radio Cardiff 98.7FM DJs Wyburn & Wayne, plus refreshments, stalls and … Continue reading…