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…
The RSPCA is appealing for information after two puppies were abandoned in a bush on April Fool’s Day.
A member of the public witnessed a man and a woman dump the puppies in a bush in Stallings Lane, Kingswinford, at around 3.15pm, before driving off in a BMW.
They retrieved the puppies and took them home before calling the RSPCA.
RSPCA inspector Vicki Taylor said: “The puppies are in reasonable health thankfully, but it does not make any sense at … Continue reading…
A dog who cheated death after having her throat slit has been given a second chance at life – after surviving the horrific ordeal.
Lexi was held by her muzzle as previous owner David Owen took a smooth-bladed carving knife and sliced her throat, during an argument with his partner.
It left a deep wound which would have been fatal had the blade gone just one millimetre deeper. Instead she was left with the injury for four days, which had … Continue reading…
The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog was thrown out of a car and kicked three times by a woman – who then tried to run the dog over – in a Shropshire village.
A member of the public who witnessed the incident managed to catch the German shepherd dog following the incident in Eaton-on-Tern at around 3pm on Saturday (7 April).
They contacted the RSPCA and the dog is now in the care of the animal charity, … Continue reading…
The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dead dog was dumped in a builders’ rubble sack on a Birmingham street over the Easter weekend.
A member of the public found the dog’s body on Saturday evening (31 March), in Arley Road, Saltley, and contacted the RSPCA.
The tan-coloured dog had been dumped in a blue plastic dog bed which had been placed in a large builders’ rubble sack with the handles tied.
He was wearing a leather collar but … Continue reading…