A Cheshire man who did not take his pet lurcher to a vet when he suffered a severe jaw injury has been disqualified from keeping dogs for five years.

Jan Pablo Svejnoha (DOB 04/01/1967) of Moss Lane, in Styal, Wilmslow, appeared at Stockport Magistrates’ Court yesterday (Thursday 2 March), where he pleaded guilty to not meeting the needs of the dog, named Zack, by failing to provide veterinary treatment.

The court heard that the dog had extensive injuries to his … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a litter of newborn pups – thought to have been exposed to carbon monoxide – were found in a car park in Staffordshire.

The five pups – thought to have been no more than 48 hours old when found – were discovered in a box in a car park in Baker Street, Stoke, on Sunday 26 February – sadly, one was dead when found. They still had their eyes closed and had their … Continue reading…

A man has been disqualified from keeping animals for life after he beat his pet puppy with a belt because he ripped a cushion and urinated in his house while on his own.

Joshua Higgins (DOB 17/07/1995), of Bescot Street, Walsall, was sentenced at Birmingham Magistrates’ Court yesterday (Tuesday 28 February) after he was found guilty in his absence of causing unnecessary suffering to the dog at an earlier hearing in June last year.

As he did not turn up … Continue reading…

A curious cat which had been missing for four days was rescued by the RSPCA – after getting trapped in the eaves of a house.

The owners of tabby Sparrow were left worried after she did not return home. Meanwhile, their next-door neighbours – unaware that Sparrow was missing – were left bewildered by a cat meowing, but couldn’t figure out where it was coming from.

Believing it might be coming from inside their roof, they went up in the … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after an iguana was abandoned in a box in a Coventry park.

The reptile was collapsed in the box when he was found by a member of the public in Edgwick Park, in Cross Road, on Wednesday (22 February). Due to his collapsed state, it was initially thought that the iguana was dead.

He was collected by RSPCA inspector Georgia McCormick, and is now being cared for at private boarding which specialises in exotic … Continue reading…