The RSPCA is appealing for information after a suffering dog was left abandoned in woodland in Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire.

The dog was discovered last week (Wednesday 18 March) in Atkinsons Warren, a large area of woodland in North-West Scunthorpe, at around 5pm. He was found by a dog walker after their pet strayed from the path to a secluded area.

The blue/grey Staffordshire Bull Terrier, named Butch, was emaciated and had been left tied to a tree. His back legs … Continue reading…

An RSPCA officer had her face spat in by members of a group of teenagers who shouted “have Corona b****” whilst she was rescuing a swan in Hull, East Yorkshire.

 

Animal Welfare Officer Leanne Honess-Heather was helping a swan who was tangled in fishing line when she was approached by the five male youths aged 16 or 17. 

 

The incident happened on Saturday (21 March) close to Rush Lyvars Fishing lake, Preston Road, Hedon, Hull.

 

Leanne said: … Continue reading…

Two dogs have been dumped in Leeds in the past week, prompting the RSPCA to appeal for information.

 

An elderly poodle (pictured right) was found in a children’s playground on Burton Road, Hunslet at around 10.45am on Saturday morning (21 March). 

 

RSPCA inspector Kris Walker said: “The poor girl was cold and scared, laying down and shivering. The person who came across her wrapped her in a blanket and waited with her for us to arrive, for which … Continue reading…

A hamster has been rescued by the RSPCA after getting stuck in a patio door in Cumbria.

 

Mike was found trapped in the gap underneath the glass door last Tuesday night (18 February).

 

RSPCA inspector Will Lamping said: “I was on shift on my own and two hours away when the call came in.

 

“I tried my best to advise Mike’s owner over the phone and she got a local vet out to help but they couldn’t … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog was found staggering down the middle of a road in Blackburn, Lancashire.

 

The female German shepherd type was emaciated, her fur matted and covered in faeces.

 

A member of the public who was driving by spotted her on Pleckgate Road just before midnight on Thursday 30 January, moments before she collapsed.

 

They put her into their car, before flagging a passing police officer down who took the dog … Continue reading…