A man who failed to trim his donkeys’ overgrown hooves has been disqualified from keeping equines for five years.

 

Raymond Grigg (date of birth: 06/06/1948) of Longdogs Lane, Ottery St Mary, Devon, pleaded guilty to causing unnecessary suffering to three donkeys and failing to meet the needs of five donkeys when he appeared at Exeter Magistrates’ Court on Monday (16 October 2017) following a prosecution by the RSPCA.

 

The donkeys were found to have suffered from prolonged neglect … Continue reading…

 

Staff at the RSPCA East Winch Wildlife Centre have launched a desperate appeal for towels and facecloths which are vital for the daily care of the seals, hedgehogs and ducklings in their care

In order to prevent the spread of disease, a fresh towel is required every time a seal in the centre’s isolation unit is given medication or food. And as most seals require a long-period of rehabilitation – one seal alone, can get through more than … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog was dumped in a layby on the A693 near Oxhill Stanley, County Durham.

 

The RSPCA received a call today to our emergency line (09/09/2017) regarding a dog tied to a public footpath sign near to the layby along the A693, Oxhill.

An officer attended, but discovered the dog had been removed by a vet staff member who was passing the location and stopped after they saw people around the dog, … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a young foal was dumped in a lane in Cootham near Pulborough on Sunday 27th August.

The youngster who was only between five and seven months old, was dumped alone in a lane suffering from a terrible deep and infected fly blown wound and was blind in her eye due to a horrific leaking abscess.

The wound above the top of her hoof was down to the joint bone, was oozing pus and … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a tiny kitten was found stuck by her head to a glue trap and is urging the public to get in touch and report details of any shops that are still selling them to the public.

The call comes after a member of the public contacted the RSPCA to to say they had found a collapsed kitten with her mouth glued together after she was stuck on a glue trap in the Camberwell … Continue reading…