A Pembrokeshire man has been handed a 26 week prison sentence suspended for 12 months after causing unnecessary suffering to two horses and a cow.

John Haffield (d.o.b 19/10/1952) of Fron Haul, Clynderwen, Carmarthenshire, pleaded guilty to five offences under the Animal Welfare Act 2006 at Haverfordwest Magistrates’ Court on 29 November.

Haffield caused the unnecessary suffering to a Cremello Mare, named Girly, and a Palomino Stallion who were both found underweight and in a poor body condition, and the … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a French Bulldog was found hairless and with a serious prolapse.

The dog – who has been nicknamed Poppy – was handed into Cardiff Dog’s Home on 26 November, who then contacted RSPCA Cymru. She was found hairless due to mange and had a prolapsed anus.

Poppy, aged a year-and-a-half, has since received a series of treatment for her skin and has undergone surgery to fix the prolapse.

RSPCA inspector Christine McNeil said: … Continue reading…

Seven puppies have been rescued at Fishguard Port in the early hours of Thursday morning (23 November), as part of a multi-agency operation tackling illegal animal importation.

The puppies – two foxhound type and five cocker spaniel type dogs – were found in two crates in the boot of a car that came off the Rosslare to Fishguard ferry at around 1.30am, which had been delayed by four hours.

The two foxhound type are believed to be 10 weeks old … Continue reading…

A Flintshire man has been banned from keeping dogs for 10 years after his Jack Russell Terrier was found with a “horrendous” leg injury.

Peter Neville Tellet (d.o.b 22/11/1959) of East Green, Sealand, Deeside, Flintshire, appeared at Mold Magistrates’ Courts and pleaded guilty for causing unnecessary suffering by failing to provide adequate veterinary attention to his dog’s foot – named Spongebob – for a problem with his leg.

RSPCA inspector Fred Armstrong was “completely shocked” when he visited Tellet’s house … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a cat was dumped in a pet carrier in a layby on the A470 road near Caerphilly.

A driver travelling north on the A470 from Cardiff to Merthyr witnessed a man wearing a blue coat and jeans get out a white Fiesta type car and dump a pet carrier with a cat inside on the side of the road on the southbound carriageway near the Caerphilly turn off. The incident was witnessed on … Continue reading…