The RSPCA is making a last ditch appeal to try to find the owner of a dog who died at the vets after being brought in by someone who said they had seen her being kicked and rescued her.

 

The 10 year old black female Staffy – called ‘Kara’ according to her microchip – was taken to a vet practice in Wallsend on 15 November with breathing difficulties, and died shortly afterwards. She also had large mammary tumours.

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The RSPCA is appealing for information after a suffering dog was dumped in Middlesbrough.

 

The female Shar Pei type was found tied to a tree with a piece of string at the entrance to a footpath on Slip Inn Bank, just off Ladgate Lane, at around 1pm today (Friday 9 March).

 

She was wearing a red Adidas jumper.

 

RSPCA inspector Ian Smith said: “This dog is in a shocking condition.

 

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The burned remains of a Rottweiler dog have been found in Sunderland.

The male dog was found by a member of the public on a footpath just off Claxheugh Road, South Hylton at around 3pm on Tuesday afternoon (6 March).

 

The dog is thought to have been aged between eight and 11 years old.

 

RSPCA inspector Terri-Ann Fannon said: “This was an absolutely horrible and upsetting thing to come across.

 

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The RSPCA is appealing for information after two dogs were found roaming the streets in poor condition in Northumberland.

 

The dogs – a female brindle and white lurcher and an entire male Staffordshire bull terrier – were wandering around in Lynemouth on Tuesday 20 February.

 

RSPCA inspector Helen Bestwick said: “A member of the public found the lurcher at 4.45am on Bridge Road.

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New homes are being sought for 12 piglets born after their mums were signed over to the RSPCA as part of an ongoing investigation.

 

The Iron Age cross piglets are in the care of Askham Bryan College in Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire, where their mums arrived towards the end of last year.

 

They are aged between six and ten weeks and are looking for new homes as pets, ideally in groups. All will be ready to be rehomed by … Continue reading…