The RSPCA is investigating after an emaciated Mastiff which later died was found on a Birmingham street.

The adult male brindle-coloured dog was taken into the PDSA in Aston on Saturday morning (20 February) after three men found him straying on Hamstead Hill, in Handsworth Wood, Birmingham.

RSPCA inspector Mike Scargill said: “Realistically, a fully-grown Mastiff dog should weigh between 73kg and 100kg, but this poor dog weighed only 34kg. He was very thin and in a bad way. The … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after an emaciated elderly German Shepherd was found collapsed in Birmingham.

The male dog, thought to be aged 10, was found collapsed on a grass verge in Blossom Grove, Hodge Hill, on Monday (11 Jan).

He was immediately taken to the vets but he was so ill that he sadly died later that day.

RSPCA animal collection officer Karl Marston said: “The poor dog was very ill – he was emaciated, covered in open … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a group of teenagers were seen attacking a puppy in Birmingham on Wednesday evening (30 December).

A member of the public heard the puppy – a Staffordshire Bull Terrier aged around five months old – yelping after being forcefully kicked by the group, who were also seen dragging him on a lead.

The incident happened at Witton Lakes, in Perry Common Road, Birmingham, at around 6pm last night (Weds).

The group – all … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is urging people to check the conditions of their fences after a fox died when he got stuck in a poorly maintained fence in Birmingham.

The male juvenile fox was found by a member of the public hanging by one of his hind legs off a wooden fence in Marsh Hill, Erdington, on Saturday (28 Nov).

Now the RSPCA is releasing an image of the fox as a stark reminder to people to check that their garden fencing … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information about a cat who died after being shot at close range in Birmingham.

George, a male tabby who was eight months old, suffered serious injuries to his kidneys and a main artery after being shot in his abdomen.

He was found in the back garden of his home in Chestnut Drive, Erdington, Birmingham, on the evening of Wednesday, 11th November by his owners, Rachel and Richard Bourne.

George, pictured left, was rushed to the … Continue reading…