The RSPCA is investigating after five puppies were found dumped at a farm in Wendover – mirroring an incident in which six pups were abandoned at the same site last year.
The animal welfare charity was contacted on Thursday lunchtime (22 February) by a woman who had found the dogs abandoned at the gated entrance to a field.
RSPCA inspector Rachel Smith, who is now investigating, said: “We are treating this as an abandonment but it seems clear to me … Continue reading…
The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog was found stabbed to death in a garden shed in Leicester.
Staffordshire bull terrier Snowy was found with the fatal injuries in a shed in the garden of her home in Hand Close on Friday, 29 December.
The incident is believed to have happened between 26 and 29 December.
RSPCA inspector Beth Boyd, who is investigating, said: “This is an absolutely despicable crime that we are taking very seriously. We would … Continue reading…
The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog was seen being thrown from a bridge in Wirral.
A member of the public rescued the dog – a male border terrier – after witnessing him being thrown from a bridge in Lingham Lane, Moreton, onto wasteland below on New Year’s Day.
The dog is now in the RSPCA’s care, where staff have nicknamed him Milo. Sadly Milo isn’t microchipped so the RSPCA is hoping the public will be able to … Continue reading…
The RSPCA is investigating after a tumour-ridden dog was tied up and left for dead under a bush.
A member of the public found the distressed dog, thought to be a collie cross, tied up in an alleyway next to Available Car, in Station Road, Castle Donington, Leicestershire, on Saturday morning (16 December).
He was immediately taken to a vet, where he was put to sleep on welfare grounds as he was so poorly.
RSPCA inspector Sarah Gardner said: “This … Continue reading…
RSPCA Cymru has welcomed news that the Welsh Government is working to increase the maximum prison sentence which can be handed down to those convicted of animal cruelty.
The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs Lesley Griffiths has announced that officials from Wales will be working with the UK Government, which has today submitted a draft animal welfare bill for the consideration of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Select Committee.
It is anticipated that this will … Continue reading…