The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog was found with such a severe skin condition she had open wounds in Sheffield.


The Staffordshire bull terrier type dog was spotted on Mason Avenue in the Swallownest area on Tuesday (28 January) and taken to a local vet practice.


RSPCA animal welfare officer Liz Braidley said: “Initially it looked like she had been in a fight or attacked, such was the severity of the wounds.


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The RSPCA’s Newport Animal Centre has launched a special appeal for blankets, towels and bedding, to help animals in their care.

Such items offer vital comfort for the host of dogs, cats and other small furry animals seeking a new forever home from the centre.

Tumble dryers at the site are currently awaiting repair – which has furthered the need for these essential items for animals based at the Hartridge Farm Road centre, which rehomes approximately 400 animals annually.

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The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog was found in a ‘horrendous state’, severely matted and emaciated with tumours on her face and abdomen, bad teeth and in-growing claws.


The suffering terrier-type dog was found on Monday 20 January at Mount Tabor, Halifax, on the way down to Pellon, Halifax and around 300 metres past the Crossroads Inn.


RSPCA inspector Rebecca Goulding said: “It’s quite an isolated spot but locals would know it.


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Commenting on the publication of the final version of Wales’ new school curriculum – announced today (28 January) – the RSPCA’s head of prevention & education, Dave Allen said:

“Wales’ new curriculum offers fantastic opportunities to nurture kindness, develop well-rounded citizens and encourage compassion in young people – including to Wales’ animals.

“The RSPCA has long called for animal welfare education to be featured on the school curriculum. We believe the Welsh Government’s focus on specific areas of learning and … Continue reading…

What a beautiful moment!

Two seals who have spent time in RSPCA care have been released back into the wild at Port Eynon, Gower.

One seal had been rescued from Freshwater West by Welsh Marine Life Rescue (WMLR) – before being transferred into the care of the RSPCA in October – and the other had been rescued from Barafundle Bay in November.

Following their rehabilitation at RSPCA Mallydams Wood wildlife centre, in Fairlight, near Hastings, the two seals – who … Continue reading…