She may only be just eight weeks old but already little Fleur has endured more in her short life than many animals will ever face in a lifetime.

 

Little Fleur was born with a hole in her heart and will also need to have one of her legs amputated due to a deformity.

 

But despite having to deal with these terrible health issues, RSPCA staff say Fleur is a unique bundle of fun – who they desperately want … Continue reading…

 

The countdown is on to the biggest ever RSPCA Felledge Animal Centre Fun Day – and this year there are going to be some very special guests.

 

The event, which takes place at the centre on Beaney Lane, Chester Moor on Saturday 10 August, is being opened by Durham County Council Chairman Councillor Pauline Charlton, who will also announce a brand new class in the dog show, ‘Best Felledge Rescue Dog’.

 

Councillor Charlton said: “It’s … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is investigating after a dog was found emaciated, bald and covered in sores in the Carley Hill area of Sunderland.

 

The female Lurcher walked out in front of a car on the afternoon of Monday 8 July and the driver took her to a veterinary practice.

 

RSPCA inspector Jaqui Miller said: “This dog was in a dreadful condition.

 

“I’m hoping that someone will see these pictures and get in touch to tell us who owned … Continue reading…

RSPCA Deputy Chief Inspector Anthony Joynes was heading down the M56 for a day in the office yesterday when he heard on the traffic news a report that sheep were loose on the motorway and raced to the scene where he rounded them up in no time after they had caused several hours of traffic chaos on a major motorway.

Deputy chief inspector Joynes said: “I heard on the radio that there was an unusual cause of the congestion up … Continue reading…

Staff at the RSPCA’s first in-store Adoption Centre at Pets at Home, Stockport are urging groups who are interested in learning about pet care to get in touch.

 

They have started to host pre-arranged visits from small groups of children and adults alike and are offering to go out and do talks at other venues too.

 

Anne Corbishley, who manages the Adoption Centre, said: “We’ve already had some interest and are hoping for a lot more.

 

“The … Continue reading…