RSPCA Cymru has welcomed the Welsh Government’s publication of a voluntary code of practice aimed at sanctuary owners in Wales.

The document contains best practice guidance for the operators of animal welfare establishments – focussed both on the issue of animal care, but also of staff and volunteer management.

It was drafted by the Animal Welfare Network for Wales (AWNW) – the sector council for all animals in Wales. It comprises a coalition of organisations – including the RSPCA, who … Continue reading…

A member of the public in Denbigh had a fright – when her dog found a scorpion running across the living room floor.

RSPCA Cymru was alerted after the tiny scorpion was found by six-year-old Hungarian Vizsla dog Otis at a property on The Hay Barn in the North Wales town on Saturday 5 September.

Fortunately, the scorpion is uninjured and has been transferred to appropriate accommodation with a keeper who lives in the region.

The scorpion is from the … Continue reading…