The RSPCA is appealing for information after a number of teenagers were witnessed attacking a Jack Russell-type dog called Millie.

 

The incident happened at the top of New Road in Earby, Pendle, Lancashire at around 7.40pm on Saturday 16 November.

 

RSPCA inspector Adam Dickenson said: “There was a disturbance involving a large number of young people on the street outside Millie’s house. 

 

“Her owner opened their door to see what was going on and Millie ran out…. Continue reading…

A muscovy-cross duck rescued from Ebbw Vale was the 30,000th animal treated by the RSPCA Merthyr Tydfil Clinic.

The clinic – which opened in 2005 – provides vital veterinary service for sick and injured animals that have been rescued by the RSPCA’s frontline officers. It also offers low-cost veterinary service for local pets owned by those in receipt of certain state benefits.

Senior clinician Jon Fitzmaurice and his team treat a wide range of animals each year – and were … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a dead French bulldog was dumped in a plastic bag in the Michaelston le Pit area of the Vale of Glamorgan.

The sad discovery was found by a member of the public on Friday (15 November) who handed the body over to a nearby vets – leading to the RSPCA being contacted.

RSPCA inspector David Millborrow said: “This would have been extremely distressing for the person who found this body and we thank … Continue reading…

The RSPCA has launched its festive appeal Stock the Sleigh to help needy animals this winter as it reveals last Christmas Day was its busiest for five years.

On 25 December 2018, the charity received 934 calls to its cruelty line – the highest number for five years and almost a third more than in 2017.

This year, the RSPCA is asking people to Stock the Sleigh for the RSPCA to help all the animals the charity cares for over … Continue reading…

The RSPCA has launched an emergency fundraising appeal as one of the charity’s wildlife centres prepares for the influx of oiled swans who are being rescued as part of a large operation following flooding in South Yorkshire.

It is believed that 60 swans have been affected by oil after the recent flooding upturned a barge, causing the spillage on the Sheffield and South Yorkshire Navigation canal near where it connects with the River Don, off Rawmarsh Lane in Rotherham.

Part … Continue reading…