New homes are being sought for 12 piglets born after their mums were signed over to the RSPCA as part of an ongoing investigation.

 

The Iron Age cross piglets are in the care of Askham Bryan College in Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire, where their mums arrived towards the end of last year.

 

They are aged between six and ten weeks and are looking for new homes as pets, ideally in groups. All will be ready to be rehomed by … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after five Guinea pigs – one of them a week old baby – were found dumped in a layby in Flaxby, Knaresborough.

 

A member of the public came across the vulnerable animals in the pull-in on the Grange on Monday 29 January and called the RSPCA.

 

It’s thought they were probably abandoned the night before in two cardboard boxes that had got wet in the rain, allowing them to escape.

 

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A dog that came into the RSPCA’s care with a broken leg, untreated infected wounds and in a poor bodily condition has enjoyed an “amazing recovery” and is looking to end a seven-month search for a new forever home to complete the transformation.

Chico, a Saluki crossbreed, was signed into the care of the RSPCA, having been found by the charity in a deeply sorry state. He was unable to bear weight on an injured front leg, was covered in … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is launching an urgent appeal for homes for horses, ponies and donkeys as the number in the charity’s care exceeds 600.

England and Wales are in the grip of a horse crisis and it’s the animals who are paying the price.

In the last three years the RSPCA received 69,410 calls about equines in England alone – with more than 22,000 in 2014. Calls in West Yorkshire were the highest anywhere in the country last year (1,447), in … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for pig lovers to rehome piglets after two rescue sows unexpectedly gave birth to 17 babies.

Gill and Sandra, two pigs, were found in an underweight, neglected state in Boughton-Under-Blean, Faversham, Kent in September. It is not known for sure what breed they are but it is thought likely that they could be a cross between Kune Kune and Vietnamese Pot-Bellied Pig.

They were taken into RSPCA care and made a good recovery and then surprised … Continue reading…