Friday 14 March 2014

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information about two rabbits and a guinea pig that were found dumped in cardboard boxes in the car park of a community centre in Caerphilly county borough.

The animals – one grey rabbit, one white rabbit and a black and white guinea pig – were found in two boxes outside Plas Mawr community centre on Sunday 9 March 2014. The boxes were labelled “rabbit” and “rabbit and guinea pig”.

Following a … Continue reading…

Thursday 6 March 2014

Fourteen geckos have been found dumped among communal bins in Penarth. The lizards were discovered inside four plastic boxes by a local resident who was using the bins at Park View Court, Andrew Road on Sunday (March 2 2014).

There was no food or water inside the boxes but the geckos were in good condition when RSPCA Inspector Gary Lucas collected them from the surprised resident.

The geckos were found in these plastic boxes.

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Wednesday 5 March 2014

The Welsh Government’s statement confirming that it will be a compulsory requirement for all dogs to be microchipped as of 1 March 2015 has been welcomed by RSPCA Cymru.

Today’s announcement means that dog owners across the country now have 12 months to ensure their pets are microchipped to comply with the new regulations.

The RSPCA has led the campaign on this issue in Wales for decades, believing that compulsory microchipping will help to make it … Continue reading…

Tuesday 25 February 2014

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information about a dog who was left to starve to death in a shed in Blaenau Gwent.

The emaciated body of the Staffordshire bull terrier dog was discovered by a member of the public at an allotment on Jubilee Road in New Tredegar on 18 January 2014. The dog was a white, unneutered male with black spots on both his ears.

The shed floor was covered with faeces and mud. A … Continue reading…


The RSPCA today announced that Chief Executive Gavin Grant has stepped down with immediate effect because of medical concerns about his health.

Mr Grant joined the RSPCA in January 2012 and has been instrumental in raising the profile of the Society as well as laying the foundations for its long term future development.

Mr Grant said:

“It has been a huge honour to have held this post. The RSPCA is a magnificent organisation at the heart of what is … Continue reading…