The RSPCA is appealing for information after a middle-aged Jack Russell terrier was found tied up to a tree off of a pathway in Bickenhall Woods, near Taunton, on Saturday 9 July.

A couple spotted the small dog, now named Murray, who is believed to be about seven years-old after he was abandoned in the woods. They first saw him at 9:30am and by midday, nobody had returned to collect him.

RSPCA inspector Peter Barton said: “To leave any animal … Continue reading…

In the 700 days Bia has been in the RSPCA’s care, she has seen hundreds of dogs come and go – but the friendly Staffordshire bull terrier is still looking for someone to adopt her as their own.

Three-year-old Bia arrived in the RSPCA’s care in 2014 as a puppy after she was found in a severely neglected state in a back garden.

Now she is at the RSPCA’s Blackberry Farm animal centre, in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, where staff have tried … Continue reading…

Clover 2

A dog that was rescued by the RSPCA after her muzzle was taped up so tight that she bled has been given a second chance for love by the vet who saved her life.

After being found subdued and suffering at an address near Faringdon, Clover, a young female whippet was rushed to Companion Care Vets for emergency treatment. It was here that her long journey to recovery would begin and where strong bonds would be built with the vet … Continue reading…

Friday 5 December 2014


Telford couple banned after Dalmatians found emaciated

Two dogs were extremely underweight


A couple from Telford have been disqualified from keeping animals for 10 years after they admitted causing unnecessary suffering to their two Dalmatian dogs.


Neil Harris (9/4/65) and Julie Harris (4/4/72) of Leadon Close, Little Dawley, appeared at Telford Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday (3 December).  They were also found guilty of a charge of failing to meet the welfare needs of … Continue reading…

Could you help give our animals something to smile about?


We’re hoping to find forever homes for some of our moody looking residents.

While some of these animals may give the impression they are down in the dumps, they are actually some of our more colourful and lovable characters.

Two grumpy old men

Gruff Gryff and best friend Jack are often referred to as the two grumpy old men. In reality they could not be more lovable.

The two … Continue reading…