The emaciated body of a Staffy puppy has been found in a tiny crate on the side of a road near Doncaster Sheffield Airport.  

 

The eight month old dog was surrounded by rotting human food which had clearly been pushed through the bars or thrown into the crate including bread, chips, chicken nuggets and meatballs.

 

He was found by a cyclist on a grass verge on High Common Lane, Austerfield, Doncaster at 12.35pm yesterday (Thursday 26 October).

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Recent stormy weather has led to an influx of seal pups at an RSPCA wildlife centre in Cheshire.

There are currently 10 seals at Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre, in Nantwich, who have been admitted after becoming stranded on beaches and separated from their mums due to high winds.

It is the largest number of seals the centre has had at any one time.​

Members of staff at the centre have named the seals after characters from Game of Thrones, apart … Continue reading…

The RSPCA has teamed up with Stanhope Park Vets and firefighters from Darlington Fire Station to urge people to think about animals as Bonfire Night draws near.

A photocall took place at Darlington Fire Station this week (Tuesday 24 October) to help promote the message.

RSPCA chief inspector Mark Gent said: “Fireworks are terrifying for animals, we all know that. Figures show nearly half of dogs show signs of anxiety when they hear them.

 

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A fox who got himself stuck at the bottom of a skatepark bowl in Liverpool has been safely released back into the wild after being rescued by the RSPCA.

The animal charity received a phone call from a two women who spotted the struggling animal on Sunday morning (22 October), at Everton Park skatepark, in Prince Edwin Street.

RSPCA inspector Claire Fisher attended. She said: “The fox was really struggling to get out, every time he ran up the side … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after an extremely poorly tiny puppy was found abandoned in woodland in Kirkham this week.

 

A member of the public was walking along a footpath through a wooded area off Station Road on Tuesday afternoon (17 October) when they found the frightened German shepherd puppy.

 

RSPCA inspector Amy McIntosh, investigating, said: “The walker was very worried about her as she appeared to be alone, was staggering around and couldn’t walk properly so … Continue reading…