A dog has been found shot in the head twice in a field in Old Eldon, Shildon, County Durham.

 

The female Dogue de Bordeaux had recently had puppies and was extremely emaciated.

 

X-rays show she suffered a fractured skull and veterinary opinion is that she would have suffered for some time before she died.

RSPCA chief inspector Mark Gent said: “I suspect this dog has had puppies, which have drained her fat reserves as she has not being … Continue reading…

A cat has been found hanged from a 6ft fence by a dressing gown cord at a Manchester church.

 

The white and ginger cat appeared to be healthy and the RSPCA is urging his owner, and anyone with any information, to get in touch.

The shocking discovery was made by a churchgoer heading to a service at Moston Spiritual Church on Church Lane, Moston just after 7pm on Monday night (20 November).

 

RSPCA inspector Danielle Jennings said: “At … Continue reading…

The emaciated body of a Staffy puppy has been found in a tiny crate on the side of a road near Doncaster Sheffield Airport.  

 

The eight month old dog was surrounded by rotting human food which had clearly been pushed through the bars or thrown into the crate including bread, chips, chicken nuggets and meatballs.

 

He was found by a cyclist on a grass verge on High Common Lane, Austerfield, Doncaster at 12.35pm yesterday (Thursday 26 October).

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The RSPCA is appealing for information to find the owner of two Shetland ponies. One pony was found dead and another was underweight and suffering.

 

The RSPCA attended South Drive in Hebburn on Friday 21 November.

 

The surviving pony was seized by police on veterinary advice and placed in RSPCA care.

 

RSPCA inspector Catherine Richardson said: “Unfortunately we haven’t been able to find the owner of these ponies so far, and are appealing to the public today … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after the body of a dog was found stuffed in a bag that had washed up on a beach in Blackpool. It’s not known whether she was dead when she was put into the bag, and into the water, or not.

 

The bag was spotted by police on the beach opposite Red Bank Road, Bispham, Blackpool at around 3.30pm on Thursday 27 February. When they opened it they found the female black and … Continue reading…