Friday 22 March 2013

The RSPCA wants to hear from animal-loving adrenaline junkies who want to take on the iconic Tyne Bridge zip slide challenge and raise money for the charity.


The event takes place at 10am on Saturday 11 May. Entry is £35 and those taking part are asked to raise a minimum of £100 in sponsorship, which will go towards helping some of the most cruelly treated and neglected animals in the North of England.


RSPCA … Continue reading…

Thursday 21 March 2013

It is a nonsense to say that the RSPCA squanders funds on prosecutions which could have been spent on protecting and rescuing animals. Prosecutions are one of the most effective ways of doing exactly this.

Every legal case is the result of the alleged suffering of animals. Many are victims of terrible neglect and/or cruelty and can only be removed from places of danger and protected from further harm through legal means. Once in our care … Continue reading…

Thursday 21 March 2013


An elderly Labrador cross dog has been found collapsed in a Leeds garden, emaciated and suffering. The male dog was in such a state he was put to sleep on veterinary advice.


The RSPCA was called after the dog was spotted in the garden on South Farm Road, Gipton at around 4.30pm on Saturday (16 March).  He had a skin condition resulting from an allergic reaction to fleas which had caused fur loss on … Continue reading…


The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog was left tied up in  a park in Northampton.


The dog was found by a concerned member of the public on Monday 3 March tied to the railings near to the toilets and children’s play area in Abington Park, Northampton.


The RSPCA was called and an inspector removed the German Shepherd dog and took it to the RSPCA Woodside Animal Shelter in Leicester.


The inspector has put … Continue reading…

Thursday 21 March 2013

The RSPCA is ‘very concerned’ about the number of unwanted, abandoned and neglected rabbits that officers and the local branch are being called to deal with in Rochdale.


In the past year the RSPCA cruelty line has been contacted about 69 healthy stray rabbits; 11 sick or injured stray rabbits; 41 rabbits abandoned in boxes or cages and an enormous 335 rabbits reported as neglect complaints*. Staff from RSPCA Rochdale & District Animal Centre have … Continue reading…