The RSPCA’s specialist emergency teams have been deployed to a number of incidents across Wales due to the flooding devastation caused by Storm Dennis.

Flocks of sheep and horses have been trapped in flooded fields in Llandeilo, Newcastle Emlyn and today (Monday 17 February) specially-trained officers have been deployed to St Asaph to rescue 22 stranded sheep.

RSPCA inspector Emma Williams also offered assistance to emergency crews at Nantgarw – where residents were evacuated from their homes. Sadly the RSPCA … Continue reading…

 

A swan needed surgery to remove a ball bearing from her cheek after she was believed to have been shot with a catapult.

The female adult mute swan was reported to the RSPCA by a concerned member of the public who had seen the injured bird at Ferry Meadows, in Peterborough.

RSPCA animal collection officer Justin Disdale was sent to the location on Monday 23 January and managed to catch the swan and took her to the RSPCA East Winch … Continue reading…

Love is in the air!

Could you fall head over heels for a special animal in need of a fur-ever home this St Dwynwen’s Day?

Ahead of this Saturday’s Dydd Santes Dwynwen – a day that is considered to be the Welsh equivalent to Valentine’s Day – the RSPCA is hoping that love is in the air for some of the pets that have been so far overlooked.

Staff at RSPCA Newport Animal Centre are hoping the day will inspire … Continue reading…

The RSPCA today urged horse lovers to rehome from them as they rescued almost 90 horses a month last year due to the ongoing horse crisis.

The charity rescued 1,071 horses from neglect and suffering last year and across the country there are hundreds looking for loving homes.

 

As part of the animal welfare charity’s special rehoming drive Adoptober, new figures have been released showing that although 328 horses were found new homes last year, 886 remain in the … Continue reading…

This month the charity launches Adoptober, to find homes for dogs of all shapes and sizes in Greater London  

The RSPCA rehomed 61 dogs in Greater London  last year and, while Staffies are still the most rescued breed, designer dogs are appearing more and more in the charity’s rehoming centres.

As part of the RSPCA’s special rehoming drive Adoptober, new national figures have been released showing that while pure-breed and crossbreed Staffies, lurchers, Jack Russell terriers and German shepherds are … Continue reading…