A Swansea Valley man has been found guilty for mistreating his golden retriever.

David Llwellyn Williams (d.o.b 18/03/1965) of Glantwrch, Ystalyfera, appeared at Swansea Magistrate’s Court on Monday (13 January) and was found guilty by the District Judge of one offence under the Animal Welfare Act.

This being that he failed to prevent his dog – Tessa – from pain, suffering and injury, which was an act that fell below the standard of care required by good practice.

Williams, who … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru has launched an appeal for information after an emaciated dog was found in a wheelie bin in Northop.

Images – which sadly are of an extremely distressing nature – have been released by the animal welfare charity as part of the investigation to further enquiries following the fly tipping incident on Saturday (11 January) at The Green.

The dog’s body – along with the fly tipping – was reported the Flintshire County Council, with the RSPCA being notified…. Continue reading…

A tawny owl has been rescued by the RSPCA after becoming trapped in a wood burner in Pontrobert, Meifod.

The RSPCA received a call on 9 January with deputy chief inspector Phil Lewis attending the property to assess the situation.

Phil said: “I was just about able to see the owl on a ledge inside the flue, but I was unable to reach him so a plan was made to return with a builder to try and dismantle the burner … Continue reading…

Do you have a class full of animal lovers who want to make a difference in the animal welfare world?

The RSPCA has launched its Compassionate Class competition for 2020 – which is an innovative programme that encourages children to develop compassion and empathy through the lens of animal welfare.

This year’s entrants will follow in the footsteps of the Year 3 class at Ysgol Gymraeg Coed y Gof who were recognised as 2019’s ‘Most Compassionate Class’ across England and … Continue reading…

What a decade! From a technical seal rescue, a challenging horse cliff incident – to a cat stuck on a roof with a crisp packet on his head – there are so many memorable RSPCA Cymru rescues from the past 10 years.

As 2019 draws to a close, RSPCA Cymru has taken a look back at some of the most remarkable rescues from the past few years by the charity’s dedicated inspectorate who work on the frontline around the clock … Continue reading…