RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a dead French Bulldog was found on a grass verge in Newport.

The dog was found at Fleetwood Close and discovered at around 9pm on Sunday evening (25 March). The member of public who found the dog took him to a nearby vets, who subsequently contacted the RSPCA.

RSPCA inspector Emma Smith said: “This is such a sad incident where a French Bulldog, believed to be around one-year-old, was found dead.

“He is … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is reminding dog walkers to keep their dogs on the lead at all times when near farm animals, after a dog chased a sheep down a quarry in Caernarfon.

Walkers witnessed a dog chase the sheep down a quarry near Nantlle Road, Talysarn, leaving the sheep trapped around 80 foot down a vertical cliff.

RSPCA inspector Mark Roberts said: “The sheep was trapped down the quarry for around a week but during that time food had been provided … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru has welcomed measures to ensure CCTV is installed in slaughterhouses in Wales.

The Welsh Government has announced that a £1.1 million Food Business Investment of grant aid will be made available for small and medium size slaughterhouses in Wales.

In a written statement on 22 March, the Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs, Lesley Griffiths AM, said that the package would cover “welfare friendly infrastructure and facilities” along with the “installation and upgrading of CCTV monitoring … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after an emaciated and unwell dog was found in Cardiff Bay.

The rottweiler dog – who is aged around 14 years – was found on Seagar Drive on Monday (19 March).

RSPCA inspector Selina Griffiths said: “Sadly, it appears that this dog, who was found in a very bad condition, may have been dumped.

“He was found to be very thin, emaciated and his back legs were going, which could be due to his … Continue reading…

A two-week-old foal found weak and sheltering behind a tree has been rescued from Conwy Mountain.

RSPCA animal collection officers (ACO) Will Galvin and Ann Lloyd Williams attended to the young brown foal on Monday (19 March) following a call from a concerned walkers.

ACO Galvin said: “A group of walkers believe they saw the foal’s mother fall off a cliff. The foal then followed them towards the bottom of the mountain near Bangor Road.

“When we arrived the foal … Continue reading…