We are appealing for information after a Jack Russell was shot by an air rifle while out on her morning walk.
Paul Whiston, of Harlow, Essex walked his nine-year-old dog Millie to the end of their cul-de-sac on Saturday, 1 June when she was callously shot.
The damage was so serious that she lost a kidney and is continuing to suffer serious health problems.
“One minute she was happily sniffing in a bush and the next she
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Today we launch our annual competition for budding young snappers to showcase their best images of animals.
The Young Photographer Awards 2013 (YPA13) welcomes all kinds of pictures. From cheeky portraits of family pets to imaginative photos of wildlife and even close-ups of insects in a mix of categories open to young people under 19.
The competition is sponsored by Warners Midlands, supported by Olympus and Natures Images, and is judged by a mix of photography professionals including … Continue reading…
We have vowed to continue our fight to stop the Westminster Government’s planned cull of badgers in England.
Yesterday (Wednesday, 5 June) MPs voted narrowly against an opposition motion to reverse the government’s misguided strategy aimed at combating bovine TB.
Voting close despite three-line whip
MPs voted 299 to 250 against proposals to stop the cull going ahead in two pilot areas in Somerset and Gloucestershire – a narrower margin than the government has in the House of Commons … Continue reading…
We are urging people not to bring dogs to Appleby Horse Fair, Cumbria for the annual Gypsy and Traveller event, which starts on Thursday (6-12 June).
Despite advising people of the dangers, our officers pulled two dogs out of hot cars again during the 2012 event. Their owners were given cautions.
Dogs die in hot cars
RSPCA Chief Inspector Rob Melloy, said:
It’s unacceptable. Dogs shouldn’t be brought to the fair at all, it is quite simply no place
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Four newborn kittens have had a lucky escape after falling down the gap in a cavity wall in a bungalow in Frinton-on-Sea, Essex.
The owners of the bungalow, Sue and Brian Davie, alerted us after hearing the cries of the kittens. Their mother, a ginger cat later found to be almost blind, was located in the loft and it was clear that she had given birth but her offspring were nowhere to be seen.
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