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.

 

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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.

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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.

 

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A swan shot with a cross bow in Lynemouth, Northumberland has been released back into the wild where her mate was still waiting for her after nine days apart.

The female swan had been in the care of Robson & Prescott veterinary centre in Morpeth since Monday, 15 July. She was taken there by us after being rescued from the River Lyne.

RSPCA Inspector Trevor Walker said:

“We got a call from a member of the public that a

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The RSPCA is appealing for information after a female swan was shot with a cross bow in Lynemouth, Northumberland.  The bolt went straight through her neck.

 

A member of the public called the RSPCA after spotting the swan and inspector Trevor Walker went out to the bird on the River Lyne on Monday (15 July).

 

He couldn’t get to her as she was on the water so requested the help of Northumberland Fire Service who attended.

 

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