The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dying puppy was handed in to a County Durham animal charity at the weekend.
The female Lurcher-type was taken to Stray Aid at around 3pm on Sunday (9 February) by two teenage boys who said they found her dumped at the side of the road on Cornforth Lane, just outside Ferryhill.
She was collapsed and non-responsive and sadly tested positive for parvo virus, so was put to sleep on veterinary … Continue reading…
The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog was found in a ‘horrendous state’, severely matted and emaciated with tumours on her face and abdomen, bad teeth and in-growing claws.
The suffering terrier-type dog was found on Monday 20 January at Mount Tabor, Halifax, on the way down to Pellon, Halifax and around 300 metres past the Crossroads Inn.
RSPCA inspector Rebecca Goulding said: “It’s quite an isolated spot but locals would know it.
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Twenty-one cockerels have been rescued after being abandoned in Northumberland.
The birds were dumped in a wooded area just off the A1, near the village of Belford.
Nineteen of the birds were caught by RSPCA staff and caring members of the public on Friday 10 January.
RSPCA inspector Trevor Walker said: “We had a call about a large number of cockerels that had been dumped.
“Two of our animal collection officers, ACO Terry Haley and ACO … Continue reading…
A kitten has been rescued by the RSPCA after being found in an industrial bin in Durham.
The 10-week-old tortie and white female was heard meowing by a member of the public the day before she was found on Friday (20 December).
RSPCA animal collection officer (ACO) Shane Lynn got to the scene, in an alley off Providence Row, at 4.45pm. He said: “It seems incredibly unlikely that this kitten got into the bin on her own.
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The RSPCA is appealing for information after a litter of kittens were dumped in a pub toilet in Lincoln – for a second time.
The kittens were found in a black bag with the words ‘May Contain Prosecco’ printed on it in the men’s toilet at The Ritz Wetherspoon’s pub on the High Street at around 7pm on Tuesday (25 June).
The same thing happened in March last year.
RSPCA Animal Collection Officer Paula Jones said: “I … Continue reading…