RSPCA animal centre workers in Birmingham are celebrating reaching record rehoming levels.

Staff at RSPCA Newbrook Animal Welfare Centre found new homes for 152 neglected, abused and abandoned animals in August, the highest number from all the RSPCA national animal centres in recent years*.

Centre manager Elaine Buchan said: “We are absolutely thrilled. Our staff have been working really hard to rehome pets as quickly as possible to make room for more animals rescued by our inspectors.

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A cygnet who had a small piece of metal lodged in his throat is expected to make a good recovery after being rescued by the RSPCA.

The RSPCA was called after members of the public saw the young swan struggling to swallow at Oundle Wharf in Station Road, Oundle, Northamptonshire.

RSPCA inspector Polly Underwood went to the incident on Sunday afternoon (20 September). She said: “When I caught him, I could immediately feel that there was something stuck in his … Continue reading…

An RSPCA branch is thanking members of the public who donated towards the treatment for a dog with tumours who was dumped in Stoke-on-Trent.

Bubbles, a white Staffordshire bull terrier, was found in Garsdale Crescent, Blurton, on Tuesday, 8 September and was taken into the RSPCA’s care.

She was found to be riddled with tumours and a fundraising drive was launched to pay towards surgery to remove them.

Bubbles has had the operation to remove her external tumours, but unfortunately … Continue reading…

A fundraising page has been set up to help raise money for a dog with tumours who was abandoned in Stoke-on-Trent.

Bubbles, a white Staffordshire bull terrier, was taken into the RSPCA’s care after being found in Garsdale Crescent, Blurton, on Tuesday 8 September.

She was found to be riddled with tumours, which includes one in her mouth and one on her side. The tumours were originally thought to be inoperable, but on further examination, a vet found that the … Continue reading…

An RSPCA wildlife centre in Cheshire has welcomed a rare patient – a puffin.

The young bird is currently being treated at Stapeley Grange in Nantwich after being taken there on 7 September.  He was found grounded on a beach in Anglesey, North Wales, by a concerned member of the public.

He was found to have a serious wound to the body and is believed to have been attacked by another animal, possibly a dog.

He was initially treated with … Continue reading…