RSPCA Cymru has welcomed news that Councillors in Carmarthenshire have today (10 February) unanimously backed a motion which could help mitigate the risks fireworks pose to animals in the local area.

Cllr Louvain Roberts, who represents the Glanymor ward, put forward the RSPCA-backed motion. It was seconded by Trimsaran ward councillor Kim Broom.

Many pets and other animals experience fear and distress as a consequence of the loud bangs associated with fireworks. Across England and Wales, the animal welfare charity … Continue reading…

The RSPCA has rescued 45 dogs from inappropriate conditions in Ceredigion.

Officers from the animal welfare charity were alerted to the dogs being kept at dilapidated farm premises in the West Wales area. The RSPCA attended the site on four occasions in January to help the dogs.

The sheer quantity of dogs meant the owner was struggling to meet their basic needs – with a lack of shelter, poor diet and a lack of parasite control all of immediate concern … Continue reading…

The RSPCA has raced to the aid of a swan in Mumbles who was struggling after a fishing hook became embedded into her skin.

Officers from the animal welfare charity were alerted after members of the public saw the swan unable to stand properly and only moving her head, on Devon Place in the Mumbles area.

RSPCA inspector Neill Manley found the swan on the beach on Monday (1 February) and it was soon established that the swan’s condition and … Continue reading…

Two rabbits who have spent more than a year in the RSPCA’s care continue to search for forever home happiness. 

Dynamic duo Tofu and Falafel came into the RSPCA’s care in early 2020 – but have struggled to find adopters, with the centre closed for periods of time amid lockdown restrictions.

RSPCA Cymru is currently able to rehome via a Covid-secure remote and delivery process, and have issued an urgent plea to suitable adopters in North Wales to consider adding … Continue reading…

The RSPCA today launches its new strategy – which will have a huge and exciting impact on animal welfare in Wales; as the charity pledges to reduce‌ ‌neglect,‌ ‌abuse‌ ‌and‌ ‌cruelty‌ to pets by 50% and ensure a significant increase in the number of ‌farm‌ ‌animals‌ reared ‌to‌ ‌top ‌standards‌.

Rescuing and caring for animals will continue to be central to the RSPCA’s work in Wales – with the animal welfare charity continuing to call for statutory powers for its … Continue reading…