Appeal for information

The RSPCA is investigating after a dead dog was dumped in a bin bag by a garage in South East London – in a horrifically emaciated state.

The body of the male brindle-and-white Staffordshire terrier, thought to be just around a year old, was discovered by a dog walker at around 5pm on Saturday (28 January) in Fairlawn Garages in Cherry Orchard Estate, Charlton.

RSPCA inspector Callum Isitt said: “This was a gruesome discovery for this passing … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is investigating after the death of a cat who was shot in the abdomen by someone using an air gun near his home in Haywards Heath.

Fang, a grey-and-white 12 year-old male, came back to his home in Silver Birches on Sunday, 22 January, clearly unwell and suffering from sickness.

He was taken straight to a vet by his owner Joceline Colvert, 37, a Housing Support Officer where an X-ray revealed there was an air gun pellet in … Continue reading…

A lurcher-cross left to die at a lorry depot in Essex is making a good recovery and has even remembered how to wag her tail.

The RSPCA and Catley Cross vets, who are caring for her, have been overwhelmed by messages of support for Peanut, found with broken bones and in an extremely emaciated state under some bushes near Station Road, East Tilbury last Tuesday (24 May).

It is thought unlikely that the dog would have survived another 24 hours … Continue reading…

You may have read reports in the media that we are not contesting an appeal by a woman who was previously convicted of four welfare offences relating to dogs and horses.

We know this news may be disappointing for our supporters, the decision was not taken lightly however since the original trial, circumstances had changed and some of the witnesses in our case are no longer available to give evidence which meant we were unlikely to be able to contest … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after the body of an emaciated dead pony was found at the entrance of a golf club in Harrow, Greater London.

The body of the skewbald equine was found in a terrible state early Thursday (7 April) morning on Ass House Lane, Harrow Weald.

He had a rope tied around his back legs and was dumped in the driveway to the course between 6am and 7am.

RSPCA Deputy Chief Inspector Nicole Broster said: “This … Continue reading…