The RSPCA has teamed up with Stanhope Park Vets and firefighters from Darlington Fire Station to urge people to think about animals as Bonfire Night draws near.

A photocall took place at Darlington Fire Station this week (Tuesday 24 October) to help promote the message.

RSPCA chief inspector Mark Gent said: “Fireworks are terrifying for animals, we all know that. Figures show nearly half of dogs show signs of anxiety when they hear them.

 

“Already this year we’ve heard … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is on standby to help any owners whose homes have been, or are being, evacuated in Camden over the coming days.

 

An officer was in the area all day yesterday (SAT) working with Camden Council’s animal welfare team to collect details of all of those who may need assistance, and is keeping in close contact with the council today.

 

A register was opened up at Swiss Cottage Leisure Centre, which is one of the locations providing … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is reassuring owners whose homes have been, or are being, evacuated in Camden that help is available to care for their pets, should they need it.

An officer has been in the area all day working with Camden Council’s animal welfare team to collect details of all of those who may need assistance.

A register has been opened up at Swiss Cottage Leisure Centre, which is one of the locations providing emergency accommodation, and anyone who needs our … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is issuing advice on what to do if you come across a seal after a number of alarming incidents along the Yorkshire Coast recently, including one where a seal was injured by a dog.

 

The seal was collected from Flamborough on Monday (23 January) and is now receiving treatment.

 

RSPCA inspector Claire Little said: “We had been monitoring the seal for two days – an officer had been out to check on it on Saturday and … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is reminding dog-owners to keep their pets on leads around wildlife after a duck was found with shocking injuries in Telford thought to have been caused by a dog.

The animal welfare charity received a call from a member of the public after the duck was found at Trench Pool on Wednesday (15 June).

RSPCA Animal Collection Officer Kirsty Martuccio said: “The duck was in an awful way – I have never seen injuries as severe as this … Continue reading…