RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a one-foot long corn snake was found in a Cardiff garden. The snake was found on Manor Way, with the snake being discovered while the grass was being cut on Friday (5 June). RSPCA inspector Christine McNeil said: “The caller kindly asked around to see if anyone nearby had lost this snake, but has not been able to find out where he came from. “We’re now appealing for information to try and track … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru has declared today (July 8) a “momentous day for animal welfare” as the Welsh Government confirms a bill has been laid which will ban the use of wild animals in circuses.

The animal welfare charity has long led the campaign in Wales to end the spectre of wild animals being carted around with travelling circuses.

Lesley Griffiths, the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs, said today that the “introduction of this bill sends a clear message this … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after an emaciated and suffering dog was found in Maltby, South Yorkshire. 

 

Dingo – as he’s been named by RSPCA staff – came into our care on Monday (1 July) after a call to our cruelty line.

 

RSPCA Inspector Sara Jordan said: “He was found by a teenager in woods in Maltby and taken home after it became apparent he was alone and in poor condition.

 

“He was very thin and … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru and Natural Resources Wales have joined forces to urge livestock owners in flood-risk areas to sign up for flood alerts, after the RSPCA rescued 12 stranded sheep from River Clwyd flooding in mid-June.

The animal welfare charity was alerted after members of the public spotted the stranded  sheep in a meadow, with water current either side of the animals.

Video footage captured the precarious situation which the sheep found themselves in.

Fortunately, a successful rescue was completed by … Continue reading…

RSPCA Newport Animal Centre “cannot wait” to welcome the public to its annual dog show, BBQ and summer fete on Sunday (7 July).

The Hartridge Farm Road animal centre has organised children’s games, arts, crafts, bric-a-brac, craft stalls, a tombola and more, with the event running from 11am to 3pm.

Entrance is only 50 pence per head, while free parking is available.

Canine companions are invited to take part in the dog show, which will “celebrate dogs of all breeds, … Continue reading…