Six guinea pigs, including four babies, have been rescued by RSPCA Cymru in the Wrexham area.

The guinea pigs – a male, female and four babies – were found by a police community support officer in a children’s park on Rhosddu Road on 18 November, 2016. They were then collected by the RSPCA from a local police station, and continue to be looked after in RSPCA care.

A plastic bag was found near to the guinea pigs, which – shockingly … Continue reading…

A pair of terrified French bulldog puppies have been rescued by RSPCA Cymru, after being found in a cardboard box in Pontypool Park on Saturday 12 November.

The two male pups were found – with many of their bones visible – by a member of the public walking his own dogs in Pontypool, who then contacted the RSPCA.

After their rescue, both dogs underwent veterinary treatment, having been found both very underweight and with extensive skin problems. The pair seemed … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is asking people to come forward with information after nine baby pet rats were dumped on a pile of sawdust at the side of a road in Buckinghamshire.

The rats, thought to be less than a couple of weeks old, were found on a grass verge in Fairmile, Aylesbury, on Wednesday (21 September).

RSPCA inspector Stephanie Law said that the rats’ chance of survival without their mum is very slim. She said: “They are so young and their … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is investigating after a severely matted and underweight terrier was dumped by a derelict hotel in Stoke-on-Trent.

The Yorkshire terrier, thought to be aged around ten, was so hungry that he tried eating his own fur after it had been cut away from him at a vets.

The dog was found by two members of the public near to the Queen of Hearts hotel, in Lilydale Road, Bucknall, at around 5pm on Thursday (23 June). He has been … Continue reading…

A lurcher-cross left to die at a lorry depot in Essex is making a good recovery and has even remembered how to wag her tail.

The RSPCA and Catley Cross vets, who are caring for her, have been overwhelmed by messages of support for Peanut, found with broken bones and in an extremely emaciated state under some bushes near Station Road, East Tilbury last Tuesday (24 May).

It is thought unlikely that the dog would have survived another 24 hours … Continue reading…