Thursday 16 January 2014

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information about the deaths of two puppies whose bodies were found at Lloc in Flintshire on 6 January 2013.

It is believed the three-week-old white and black Staffie cross pups died after being dumped in a box on an embankment near the McDonalds restaurant on St Asaph Road.

After collecting the bodies, RSPCA inspector Tim Jones launched an investigation into the puppies’ deaths and is currently following up on a number … Continue reading…

Wednesday 8 January 2014

The RSPCA is appealing for information after four degus were found dumped in a layby in Cardiff by a member of the public.

The animals were found inside a cage behind some bins at Lamby Way in Rumney on Monday 6 January. The cages was completely soaked through with rain and covered in faeces and urine. Although three of the degus were bright and alert they were in poor body condition and very hungry. The fourth … Continue reading…

Tuesday 31 December 2013

An orphaned otter cub found on the bank of an estuary in Gwynedd is making good progress at an RSPCA wildlife centre.

The male otter cub was discovered by a member of the public after they heard loud squeaking noises while out walking near the village of Talsarnau on Boxing Day.

When there was no sign of the parents returning and as the cub was becoming increasingly distressed he was taken into the care of a … Continue reading…

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…