The body of a bloated Staffordshire bull terrier-cross dog has been retrieved from a Llangollen river, with rope tied around the neck. 

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information, after the sad discovery was made by a passer-by on 23 June, between the hours of 12.30pm and 12.45pm.

The charity pulled the dog’s body from the water at the Pentrefelin site in Denbighshire. A lump of wood was initially seen connected to the rope by the passer-by, but this – on … Continue reading…

Four stunning sparrowhawk chicks have been rescued by RSPCA Cymru, after the “balls of fluff” were found on the ground in Llanelli, away from their nesting place.

A member of the public found the chicks on Wednesday (28 June), putting them in a cardboard box and confining them, before they were collected by the RSPCA.

The cute chicks were provided temporary care by the charity in a heated cage, fed with zoolyte, before being transported to a specialist wildlife facility … Continue reading…

An urgent appeal for information has been launched by RSPCA Cymru following fears of up to 20 possible cat poisonings in a Pembrokeshire village.

The charity is investigating, after two Cilgerran cats were put to sleep at Priory Vets in Cardigan, having been found to have acute kidney failure – which vets believed to be a consequence of poisoning.

A third cat died at the veterinary practice the previous weekend, exhibiting similar symptoms.

Worryingly the death of the three cats … Continue reading…

Six schools have shone the spotlight on who has responsibility for animal welfare, in the landmark setting of the old National Assembly for Wales debating chamber.

Llantwit Major Comprehensive, St Richard Gwyn RC High (Barry), Builth Wells High, Cardiff High, Cardinal Newman RC (Rhydyfelin), and Lewis School Pengam all took part in RSPCA Cymru’s annual ‘Great Debate’ event, on Friday 23 June.

The Siambr Hywel debate focuses on six groups who all have a role in promoting and protecting the … Continue reading…

Two French bulldog pups found abandoned in a Pontypool cardboard box are set to become television stars, after a remarkable U-turn in RSPCA Cymru care.

Yoda and Mogwai will play a starring role in the first episode of the new series of The Dog Rescuers, the hit Channel 5 show, which follows the animal welfare work of the RSPCA.

They were found by a member of the public in Pontypool Park on Saturday 12 November, and were taken into RSPCA … Continue reading…