A gannet has been rescued by RSPCA Cymru after becoming caught in fishing litter on Towyn Beach in Rhyl.

The charity says the incident highlights the “massive dangers” which fishing litter poses to the nation’s wildlife.

RSPCA Cymru attended on 9 July to find the gannet sat in the middle of a pebble beach, making no obvious attempt to move away from members of the public.

An RSPCA officer found the seabird with fishing lure with treble hooks and fishing … Continue reading…

A Dogue de Bordeaux dog who enjoyed a remarkable U-turn after being rescued by RSPCA Cymru is set to be a TV sensation on Tuesday (11 July).

Zeus was found in Newport, straying and in an horrific condition, in July 2015, with a severe skin condition, bleeding and covered in sores.

His life was transformed after coming into RSPCA Cymru care. Zeus put on weight and his skin condition transformed, as he underwent rehabilitation at RSPCA Newport Animal Centre. His … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru received 133 calls in June regarding animals in hot environments in Wales, and is bracing itself for a busy July as temperatures continue to soar across the country.

The new figures suggest that, in Wales, the RSPCA receives more than one call on the issue every five and a half hours.

Across England and Wales, 2,065 calls were received on the issue by the charity over the month – with a majority relating to dogs, often left in … Continue reading…

An appeal for information has been launched, after claims members of the public in Cwmbran witnessed a man set his three dogs on a cat, who was killed by the incident.

RSPCA Cymru and Gwent Police are appealing for information, after the alleged incident took place on 3 July in the Fairwater area of the town.

It is claimed that a tall, thin white male, dressed entirely in black, was spotted setting three Jack Russell terrier dogs on a cat, … Continue reading…

Two young pups were found abandoned tethered to breeze blocks in a North Wales lay-by, sat in their own urine and faeces, approximately 250 yards from the RSPCA’s Bryn-Y-Maen Animal Centre, in Upper Colwyn Bay. 

A saucepan and plastic bowl filled with water were left with the pups, alongside four water bottles in a blue plastic box. They were found during the morning of 4 July.

The pups are believed to be approximately three to four months old, and appear … Continue reading…