Regulations for dog breeding establishments will contain a minimum staff:dog ratio of 1 to 20 excluding puppies.

Monday 23 December 2013

RSPCA Cymru is deeply disappointed that the Welsh Government is proceeding with plans to implement regulations for dog breeding establishments in Wales which could see a single member of staff looking after hundreds of dogs and puppies at the same time.

The Welsh Government has confirmed this evening that they intend to proceed with a minimum staff to dog … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru appeal for information

Tuesday 17 December 2013

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a cat was found gasping for breath in a Rhondda street.

The brindle tabby was discovered by a member of the public in an alleyway near Hendrefadog street in Tylorstown on Thursday 5 December. She was struggling to breathe as her collar was constricted tightly around her neck. On closer examination it became apparent that two nails were wedged in the collar preventing it … Continue reading…

Tuesday 17 December 2013
RSPCA Newport animal centre is appealing for donations to pay for two operations needed for six year-old Sharpei cross, Stella.

Stella was brought to the centre because of concerns for her welfare as she needed specialist medical care for a hernia and entropia. Entropia is a condition that affects certain breeds of dogs and is caused when there is excess skin in the eyelids, that leads to irritation.

Lovely Sharpei cross Stella needs two operationsContinue reading…

AMs must now ensure equine welfare remains high up on the agenda in 2014

Wednesday 11 December 2013

RSPCA Cymru is delighted that Assembly Members have voted unanimously in support of the Welsh Government’s Control of Horses (Wales) Bill.

The new legislation, which will seek Royal Assent in early 2014, will equip local authorities with additional powers to tackle fly-grazing and abandonment problems which can have severe consequences for animal welfare and community safety.

RSPCA Cymru firmly believes this is … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru launch boat on River Teifi to reach bird

Tuesday 10 December 2013

A goose with a hole in its chest and head injuries has been rescued from the River Teifi in Cardigan.

The male, domestic goose was spotted by a passer by on the riverbank near the Red Lion pub on St Mary Street yesterday morning (9th December 2013) bleeding heavily and moving lethargically.

When Inspector Neill Manley arrived at the scene the goose had entered the water … Continue reading…