Oh boy, oh boy, oh boy, the RSPCA is looking for a very special home for Donald the dog, who was named after the cartoon duck – because of his waddle.


Poor Donald has been diagnosed with hyper extension of the carpi ligaments which means he walks with his front feet slightly turned up.


But despite his disability, this friendly chappie is full of life, and has oodles of love and energy.


Donald is now six months old … Continue reading…

A Patterdale terrier, named Pudding, will be celebrating her first loving family Christmas this year after suffering horrific injuries caused by illegal animal fighting*.


Pudding, who is around 10-years-old was rehomed by the RSPCA Bryn-y-Maen animal centre in Colwyn Bay after spending 20 months in the charity’s care.


Previously nicknamed Little Miss Sunshine by the centre staff, the small dog had been used for badger digging by her previous owners and suffered facial disfigurements including the loss of … Continue reading…

An RSPCA inspector is appealing for witnesses to an incident in which a young, black cat was shot with an air rifle in East Brent village in Somerset.


The female cat, who is just over a year old and called Luna, was found sitting in her basket with a blood-covered head by her owners on Monday (Dec 17) afternoon.


She was rushed to a vet and it was only when she had an operation to remove her badly … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after the body of a dog was found in Hagley, Stourbridge at the weekend.


The RSPCA was called by West Midlands police after the body was found on Wassell Grove Lane, opposite the Old Halesonians Rugby Club early on Sunday morning (25 November).


The black Staffordshire bull terrier was lying next to a baseball bat and vets confirmed that the dog had suffered a fractured skull which could have come from blows … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after the bodies of six domestic rabbits were found dumped in plastic bags in a litter bin in Paignton.


A council worker made the grisly discovery yesterday morning (27 November) in St Michaels Park.  The bodies had been put in four supermarket carrier bags.


The RSPCA South Devon branch animal collection officer, Chris Inman, attended and collected the bodies from the council depot.


The rabbits all had blood coming from their … Continue reading…