The RSPCA is appealing for information after a poorly and emaciated Japanese akita dog was found staggering on a Greater Manchester street.

The member of the public who found the dog managed to confine him in their garden before contacting the RSPCA. An animal welfare officer (AWO) from the charity collected the dog and took him to the RSPCA’s Greater Manchester Animal Hospital for him to be assessed.

“This poor dog was in so much discomfort,” said AWO Steve Wickham. … Continue reading…

22.09.14

Our inspectors are urging any witnesses to come forward after a gravely ill Akita puppy was dumped by a roadside in Ripponden, Yorkshire.

The four-month-old female pup was found hidden in undergrowth next to a road by Booth Wood Reservoir by passers-by. Who then called us for help when they heard her screaming out in pain.

Sadly when she was taken to the vets the puppy was found to be extremely ill and was put to sleep to prevent … Continue reading…