Wednesday 20 February 2013

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog was handed in to RSPCA Bradford & Distirct Animal Centre in a terrible condition.

 

The male brindle coloured Staffordshire bull terrier type was emaciated, suffering from mange and eye infections and his nails were so long they had grown into his feet. He was put to sleep on veterinary advice.

 

RSPCA inspector Sarah Briscoe said: “This poor dog was in a terrible state. The pictures … Continue reading…

Thursday 14 February 2013

 

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a kitten was found in one box and a rabbit in another, stacked on top of each other, at the side of a Darlington road.

 

The animals were found in a lay-by on the A66 in Sadberge on Friday 8 February by a member of the public who called the RSPCA.

 

RSPCA inspector Emma Stainthorpe said: “I opened the first box to find a small black … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog which was tied to railings was found strangled with the lead around her neck.

 

The dog was found tied to the railings behind a disused railway line at Straws Bridge. Ilkeston on Monday 4 February.

 

She was found tied up on a very short lead and it is thought that she had struggled to escape and as a result flipped over and sadly strangled herself.

 

RSPCA inspector Sarah … Continue reading…

Friday 8 February 2013

The RSPCA North of England water rescue team has been nominated for a BBC Radio York Flood Hero Award.

 

They have been nominated by the owners of two donkeys – four year old ‘Noah’ and 15 year old ‘David Crockett’ – rescued during last year’s floods in North Yorkshire.

 

The team, led by RSPCA chief inspector Mark Gent, has been put forward in the ‘Most Helpful Individual or Team’ category.

 

Chief inspector Gent … Continue reading…

Friday 8 February 2013

The RSPCA is offering runners the chance to take part in the biggest half marathon in the world, the Bupa Great North Run, this September. The ballot closed on Monday, and those who were lucky enough to get a place have been notified by today (Friday 9 February).

 

RSPCA regional fundraising manager Amy Smith said: “There will be a lot of very disappointed runners out there today, who didn’t manage to get a place in … Continue reading…