The RSPCA is appealing for information after the body of a dog was found in Hagley, Stourbridge at the weekend.

 

The RSPCA was called by West Midlands police after the body was found on Wassell Grove Lane, opposite the Old Halesonians Rugby Club early on Sunday morning (25 November).

 

The black Staffordshire bull terrier was lying next to a baseball bat and vets confirmed that the dog had suffered a fractured skull which could have come from blows … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after the bodies of six domestic rabbits were found dumped in plastic bags in a litter bin in Paignton.

 

A council worker made the grisly discovery yesterday morning (27 November) in St Michaels Park.  The bodies had been put in four supermarket carrier bags.

 

The RSPCA South Devon branch animal collection officer, Chris Inman, attended and collected the bodies from the council depot.

 

The rabbits all had blood coming from their … Continue reading…

The RSPCA and Redwings Horse charity are appealing for information after a horse was found abandoned next to a travellers site in Long Lane, Grays, Essex.

 

RSPCA inspector Lewis Taylor was called out to the seven month-old piebald foal after a number of calls from concerned members of the public. The poor animal had a number of bite injuries to his neck, which had become badly infected.

 

“We are urging anyone with information about how this horse came … Continue reading…

A  dog was found with her stomach and head covered in creosote and burned near the London Road cemetery in Smallford in between St Albans and Hatfield.

 

A passerby, who found the small female springer spaniel  still alive, took her to a nearby vet but she died from her burns shortly afterwards.

The spaniel, who was liver and white, had been bred from and was around four years old.

 

She was found at lunchtime on Tuesday 20 November…. Continue reading…

A ship loaded with sheep was forced to turn back in the English Channel yesterday (21 November) after leaving from Ramsgate in gale force winds (press release by Klare Kennett – RSPCA).

 

The Jolene, loaded with two lorries containing hundreds of sheep, sailed from Ramsgate port at 11am this morning – before it left one of the lorries had closed sides and could not be viewed by RSPCA inspectors but the other was open and a lame sheep was seen. Continue reading…