RSPCA Cymru is calling on members of the public to persuade their Assembly Members to vote YES to compulsory microchipping for all dogs in Wales later this month.

On Tuesday, 20 October the plans – which will require the compulsory microchipping of dogs in Wales – will be debated in Plenary at the Senedd. A ‘yes’ vote from AMs will mean that from April 2016 it will be compulsory in Wales for all dogs to be microchipped.

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THE RSPCA is warning of the danger posed to wildlife by discarded fishing litter following a recent incident in Rhyl involving a young swan who was wounded.

A member of the public contacted the RSPCA after a cygnet was discovered with a fishing line hanging down from his beak and a hook stuck in his tongue at Brickfield Pond.

RSPCA animal collection officer Malwina Gasiorek said: “We arrived at the location with a motorboat and Inspector Mike Pugh, Inspector Mark … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after two kittens were found locked in a suitcase in a Pontypool Park.

A member of the public contacted the RSPCA after they found the two kittens at Pontypool Park.

RSPCA inspector Kate Parker said: “The caller found the kittens in an old suitcase around 2pm on 24 September. The kittens are around eight weeks old and are female and were found to be suffering from diarrhoea. We don’t know how long they were … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after 12 dead doves and pigeons were found in Flint.

A member of the public contacted the RSPCA on 24 September after finding the dead birds on a flat roof in the Church Road area.

RSPCA inspector Tim Jones said: “We are not sure what has happened, but we believe they were poisoned and are now trying to find out where any poison could have come from. There were around three doves and the … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a scared, cold and emaciated dog was found in Llanelli.

A member of the public called the RSPCA on Thursday (24 September) after they spotted the little Chinese crested dog at the back of the Wildlife and Wetland Trust in Llanelli.

RSPCA inspector Holly Brown said: “The dog was spotted the day before but when they realised she was still there the next day the member of public gave us a call.

“She … Continue reading…