RSPCA Cymru has welcomed the presentation of a report from a Member of the Senedd to the Welsh Government focussed on the importance of supporting homeless people with dogs to access safe accommodation.

Jack Sargeant, MS for Alyn and Deeside, has submitted the ‘Pet Friendly Paw-licy’ to the Welsh Government, following discussions with a host of animal welfare organisations and housing groups – including the RSPCA.

The new report highlights that pet ownership must not be a barrier to accessing … Continue reading…

A “lockdown pooch” that came into the RSPCA’s care during the first full day of Wales’ national lockdown is looking to end 2020 on a high note with a loving new forever home.

Shadow, a Staffordshire bull terrier crossbreed, came into the care of the Newport centre on 24 March – from the Cwmbran area.

He was very underweight, but his welfare has improved markedly in the RSPCA’s care. It is now hoped Shadow’s year can end on a “positive … Continue reading…

Commenting on the report of recommendations to the Welsh Government by the Wales Animal Health and Welfare Framework Group on Wales’ dog breeding laws, RSPCA Assistant Director for External Relations Claire Lawson said:

“While the introduction of new dog breeding laws in 2014 marked a big step forward for canine welfare, RSPCA Cymru has long highlighted the need for future improvements to protect stud dogs, breeding bitches and puppies across the country – which is why this urgent review … Continue reading…

A black Labrador has been rescued by the RSPCA after becoming trapped in bushes on a steep cliff edge in the Wrexham area.

The animal welfare charity was alerted after the dog’s owner reported that her pet had become stranded at the spot by Bridge Street in Holt – situated close to the border with England. The rescue was completed on 29 July.

Worryingly – amid sweltering hot weather conditions – the terrified dog was stuck on uneven ground and … Continue reading…

Dogs from across North East Wales have been invited to put their best paw forward, for a free-of-charge RSPCA branch Big Walkies event this weekend (Sunday 16 December).

The RSPCA’s Wrexham & Deeside branch has teamed-up with Barks Boot Camp to host the mass Wepre Park dog walk, in Connah’s Quay, Flintshire.

Registration is free and begins at 10am, before the dog walk starts at 10.30am. It is estimated that the walk will take between 45 minutes and one hour … Continue reading…