RSPCA Cymru has appealed to owners to keep their dogs safe in the sun.

It can become unbearably hot inside a car on a sunny day. When it’s just 22 degrees outside, a car can reach a staggering 47 degrees in an hour. Dogs can’t cool down in the same way humans can so leaving a window open or parking in the shade will not keep the car cool enough and dogs may still suffer.

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STAFF at RSPCA’s Bryn-y-Maen Animal Centre are looking for forever homes for several collies currently in their care.

Tilly, Pip, Leelah, April, Pero and Billy are all waiting patiently for a home at the Colwyn Bay centre.

Sadly they all had a poor start to life and deserve a fresh start with a loving home.

April has been at the centre for over a year and Leelah didn’t even have a name when she arrived.

Tilly was shut in a … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is continuing to appeal for information after a badger was found dead and a dog abandoned and injured on farmland in North Wales in a suspected badger baiting incident.

Residents from Ffordd Yr Ysgol in Flint found the female adult badger in a pool of blood near their home on Saturday [13 June]. 

They also came across a bull breed cross lurcher, abandoned in the playing fields of Cornist Park Primary School. The adult male had terrible injuries … Continue reading…

THE RSPCA is appealing for information after a gull was shot three times by an air rifle.

The RSPCA received a call from a member of the public on Saturday evening [13 June] after they found the injured gull at Lansdowne Road in Cardiff. 

RSPCA inspector Sophie Daniels attended and took the bird to a veterinary surgery for an examination.

“An X-ray confirmed three air rifle pellets present and sadly due to the injuries the bird had to be put … Continue reading…

THEY didn’t have the best start to life – but eight abandoned puppies found in a litter bin now have forever homes to call their own.

The puppies – three male and five female – were found in a black rubbish bin by children on 6 March on Chester Road East, Queensferry, Deeside just before 4pm. The pups were so young some of them had their umbilical cords still attached.

But now they have all been adopted and have settled … Continue reading…