The RSPCA is appealing for information after the ‘thinnest dog ever seen alive’ by an RSPCA inspector was found in Accrington, Lancashire.
The dog, who has been named Eric by veterinary staff caring for him, was unable to stand or lift his head.
He was found by a member of the public on the afternoon of Saturday 2 March and collapsed soon after.
RSPCA inspector Nina Small said: “He was in the yard of an empty council … Continue reading…
The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat with a skin condition was dumped at the charity’s Great Ayton Animal Centre, Middlesbrough.
A man came into the reception, put a carrier with the cat inside on the desk, said “I don’t want that”, and ran out.
It happened at approx 1.30pm on Saturday 2 March.
RSPCA Great Ayton Animal Centre deputy manager Olivia Duffill said: “The receptionist was on the phone at the time so wasn’t … Continue reading…
Three completely bald puppies with a skin condition have been dumped at a vet practice in Halifax, West Yorkshire – a week apart.
Two Staffy-types were brought into West Mount Vets, on Pellon Lane, at 5.30pm on Thursday 7 February.
A man wearing a hoody and tracksuit carried a box into the reception area, put it down and left before staff realised what was happening.
RSPCA inspector Sarah Bagley, who is investigating, said: “When the staff opened … Continue reading…
The RSPCA is appealing for information after two kittens were dumped in a bin in Gateshead.
They were discovered at around 9am last Monday (28 January) in the industrial bin at the back of St Chad’s Community Project, Liddell Terrace.
RSPCA inspector Suzanne Edgar said: “The person who found them said the bin lid was closed and when they opened it the kittens were just sitting there looking up them.
“They took some photos (above) before climbing … Continue reading…
The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog was dumped with a carrier-bag full of belongings – including dog shampoo, a blanket, food and treats – in Sunderland.
The male Jack Russell was found behind the Morrisons supermarket at William Doxford Centre, Doxford Park, on Sunday (27 January).
RSPCA inspector Jaqui Miller said: “He was tied to a fence surrounded by his things.
“It was a really sad sight.
“I got him into my warm … Continue reading…