The RSPCA is offering assistance to the owners of animals affected by the tower block evacuations in Camden last night.

We have been in touch with Camden Council this morning and are headed to the area now.

A register is going to be opened up at Swiss Cottage Leisure Centre, which is one of the locations providing emergency accommodation, and anyone who needs our help can also call us on 0300 1234 999.

RSPCA animal collection officer (ACO) Zenon Brown … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dying puppy was dumped in a car carrier outside a Pets at Home, in Southwark.

CCTV footage shows a man with dark hair, and dressed in a dark top and bottoms hurrying over and then leaving the dirty carrier just outside the front door of the store in Old Kent Road, just before 11.30am on Thursday, 8 June.

Despite the best efforts of RSPCA vets to save him, the dog was showing … Continue reading…

A woman who kept 40 animals in squalid conditions at her home in Nottinghamshire has been banned from keeping dogs for life.

 

Margaret Greaves (DOB 2/9/1952) of Newbound Lane, in Sutton-in-Ashfield, appeared at Mansfield Magistrates’ Court today (Tues 20 June), where she pleaded guilty to a number of animal welfare offences, which included failing to meet their needs and causing unnecessary suffering by not providing veterinary treatment.

As well as the lifetime disqualification order on keeping dogs, Greaves was also … Continue reading…

A great spotted woodpecker was rescued by the RSPCA after getting tangled in fishing line in a tree – causing him to swing uncontrollably over a canal.

 

The RSPCA is releasing a video of the woodpecker to remind people about the hazards are fishing litter.

Last year, officers from the animal welfare charity rescued 697 animals from discarded fishing lines and other angling litter, such as hooks and barbs.

Luckily, the woodpecker – who was rescued from a canal in … Continue reading…

A kitten just weeks old was safely rescued after falling down a pipe and getting tightly wedged behind a wall in a shop.

A customer who was visiting the DIY shop in Bristol Road South, in Northfield, Birmingham, contacted the RSPCA and West Midlands Fire Service after hearing the distressing meows of the kitten, on Tuesday last week (13 June).

RSPCA Animal Collection Officer Vic Hurr attended, and alongside the fire service they managed to cut the wall and bring … Continue reading…