The RSPCA is appealing for information to find the owner of a dog witnessed being repeatedly kicked, throttled and having a vodka bottle smashed over his head in Mytholmroyd, Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire.


The incident happened at around 10pm on Wednesday night (8 October) outside the Dusty Miller pub on Burnley Road.


RSPCA inspector Charlotte Booker said: “We’ve been told that someone went into the pub and said a man was outside beating a dog, so several of … Continue reading…

Three puppies have been found dead in a weighted-down suitcase in the water at the port of Sunderland. The Staffordshire bull terrier types all had a severe skin condition and appear to have been poisoned.


The dogs were aged four or five months, and are believed to be from the same litter. Vets suspect the skin condition to be demodectic mange, and that they may have been poisoned with rat poison.


RSPCA inspector Helen Bestwick said: “They had … Continue reading…


The owner of a cat who was subject to an appalling act of cruelty in Blyth, Northumberland last week is thanking everyone involved in helping her beloved pet get home safe.

The young female cat, a Russian Blue-type now known to be called ‘Piper’, was rescued from a bottle bank at Asda on Cowpen Road on Thursday (24 April) where she had been dumped with a plastic bag over her head and all four legs tied together with elastic … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a suffering dog was found on a football field in Bury, Lancashire.


The Staffordshire bull terrier was emaciated and collapsed when he was brought in to Armac Veterinary Practice on the evening of Friday 4 April.


Steven Batty, of Armac Veterinary Group, said: “He was brought in to us after being found by a member of the public.


“As you can see by the pictures, he was in a terrible … Continue reading…

Thursday 10 April 2014

RSPCA Cymru is looking for the owner of a dog found on a ledge 15 feet above the River Neath in Glynneath yesterday afternoon.

The dog, an unneutered, male tri-coloured papillon cross was trapped on the ledge beneath a bridge on Chain Road, after he apparently managed to get over a wall and fall six feet onto the ledge below.

He was wearing a pink collar with silver bones on it and there was a green … Continue reading…