The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog was found in Luton at the weekend with a severe neck injury.

 

The crossbreed dog was found on Radnor Road in the Sundon Park area of the town at about 6pm on Saturday night (8 March).  The RSPCA was contacted after it was found that he had a serious wound all the way round his neck.

 

RSPCA inspector Rachel Smith attended and took the two to three-year-old dog to … Continue reading…

We have been overwhelmed by entries to our alternative dog show – Ruffs.

06.03.14

Ruffs 2014 is our first ever online dog show. Unlike traditional shows which judge dogs primarily on looks, ‘Ruffs’ celebrates them for their welfare and happiness.

James Yeates, RSPCA chief veterinary officer said:

“We are fed up with dog shows like Crufts judging dogs primarily on looks and rewarding those people still breeding dogs with exaggerated features, particularly as it’s those looks which can often cause … Continue reading…

Tuesday 25 February 2014

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information about a dog who was left to starve to death in a shed in Blaenau Gwent.

The emaciated body of the Staffordshire bull terrier dog was discovered by a member of the public at an allotment on Jubilee Road in New Tredegar on 18 January 2014. The dog was a white, unneutered male with black spots on both his ears.

The shed floor was covered with faeces and mud. A … Continue reading…

A collapsed dog so weak he couldn’t even lift his head was found dropped over a 6ft fence into the grounds of an RSPCA animal centre in Blackpool this morning (Wednesday 19 February).

 

The male greyhound-type dog was in a terrible state when staff at RSPCA Blackpool & North Lancashire Branch Animal Centre – known locally as Longview Animal Centre – on Division Lane, found him when they arrived at work at 8.15am.

 

Animal centre manager Rachel Rogers … Continue reading…

07.02.14

We’re warning pet owners to take precautions ahead of the storms and high winds forecast for the weekend.

Heavy rain and high winds could pose a threat to all animals and we’re urging pet owners in areas predicted to be hit by storms to keep a close eye on their animals.

 

Take extra care in extreme weather

There have been recent media reports of cats being lifted into the air by the strong gusts in some parts of … Continue reading…