A PET blessing service is to be held at at St Tydfil’s Church, Merthyr Tydfil on Sunday 4 October.

The event is being run in association with RSPCA’s Glamorgan North and East branch and will take place at 3pm.

Branch chair Tudor Jones said: “Anyone is welcome to come along and get their pet, or even a photo of their pet blessed.

“The animal welfare service starts at 3pm, which coincides with World Animal Day.

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Can you give this albino ferret a forever home?

RSPCA Bryn-y-Maen Animal Centre in Upper Colwyn Bay is appealing for a forever home for Clarkson who is around one-year-old, and will be vaccinated, microchipped and neutered before leaving RSPCA care.

Kennel and cattery supervisor at the centre, Chris Butler, said: “Clarkson has been in our care for more than six months and we are desperate to find him a home.

“He’s full of character and will bring his new family … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is urging members of the public to join nearly 4,500 others by signing a petition to ban wild animals in circuses in Wales.

A travelling show using lions and tigers has now arrived in the Cardigan area and RSPCA Cymru is urging members of the public to think twice about going. The show has already been to Welshpool, Caernarfon and Wrexham.

The animal welfare charity has long pushed for a complete ban on the use of wild animals … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is pleased to announce the Welsh winners of the Community Animal Welfare Footprint (CAWF) awards scheme for 2015.

This year, 11 organisations across Wales have received awards in three categories – stray dog provision, contingency planning and housing provision; with bronze, silver and gold standards awarded, depending on the level of service provided by the authority or organisation.

Additionally, there is also a RSPCA Innovator for Wales award which rewards pioneering and imaginative steps taken to improve animal … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a dog was found dead and hung on a gate in Abertillery.

The horrifying discovery was found by a member of the public who found the dog on Friday morning [4 September] with a lead wrapped around his neck hung on their garden gate at Meadow Street, Llanhilleth, Abertillery.

Gwent Police were notified about the incident along with the RSPCA.

RSPCA inspector Izzy Hignall said: “The caller went to bed at midnight and … Continue reading…