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…

On Monday 9 December, the RSPCA will open a new in-store RSPCA adoption centre in the Pets at Home store in Newport.

The centre will provide a unique opportunity for the RSPCA to find new homes for cruelly treated and neglected cats and dogs. It is the first of its kind in Wales.

RSPCA national director for Wales, Steve Carter,  will officially open the centre which includes a living room area for customers to seek advice on pet care and … Continue reading…

 RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a cat was shot in the St Mellons area of Cardiff.

The one year old domestic grey cat was probably shot  in the back on Friday 29 November and taken to the vet the following day. An x-ray examination confirmed that an air gun pellet was lodged near his spine and the pellet was removed during surgery.

RSPCA inspector Gemma Black said: “We need to find out urgently how this happened and who’s … Continue reading…