Darcy the dog found dumped and badly injured
  Saluki found running down country lane


Friday 12 July 2013

The RSPCA is appealing for information after an injured saluki lurcher dog was found running down a lane in St Albans with a metal chain dragging behind him.


The young dog, who has been named Darcy by staff at the RSPCA Southridge Animal Centre, was found by a member of the public on Wednesday 10 July.  He was running … Continue reading…


A young duckling landed himself in hot water – literally – after he managed to get stuck in a car wash at a Tesco’s in Norfolk.

The duckling was found around 4pm on Thursday 27 June at the car wash at the Tesco store in Hunstanton.

He was found soaking wet near to the car wash and was handed in to a worker at the store.

His mum and siblings were nearby although it is not known if they … Continue reading…


We appealing for information after a pony was shot in the face in a callous and brutal act of animal cruelty.

Bambi, a ten-year-old chestnut mare, was shot in the nose with a 20 inch bolt arrow, most likely fired from a crossbow.

The injured pony was spotted by a concerned member of the public on Monday, 10 June, at around 7pm in her field near Broad Car Road, Hoyland, Barnsley.

The member of the public contacted us, and … Continue reading…

The RSPCA rescued ducks, geese and swans from a river in Norfolk following a diesel spill on Tuesday.

The RSPCA was called out to the Little Ouse and Thet rivers in Thetford after someone broke into a commercial property and damaged a diesel container when they were disturbed, causing thousands of litres of fuel to spill out into the rivers.

The spillage affected nearly thirty water birds which were collected by the RSPCA and taken to the charity’s East Winch … Continue reading…


Literary talent search proves a great success for 11-year-old Nicola Eldridge from a small village near Bedford.

Young Nicola Eldridge, 11, is one of the proud winners of the RSPCA animal action 2013 Write on! competition – sponsored by Collins School Dictionary – and the proud owner of a new Dell Inspiron laptop computer. The judges read hundreds of stories and had a tough time deciding the winners in each of three age categories, with Nicola’s canine commentary Race Continue reading…