A female Shar Pei dog has been rescued from a ditch in Cottingham, East Yorkshire by two RSPCA inspectors.

 

A dog walker spotted her stuck down the ditch on Middledyke Lane last Wednesday (4 September 2013) and called the RSPCA. She’s now been named ‘Wendy’ after the member of the public.

 

RSPCA inspectors Sarah Kenward and Hannah Bryer attended. Inspector Bryer said: “We’re very grateful to the lady who found her and called for help.

 

“Wendy was … Continue reading…

Thursday 22 August 2013

Three pets have been abandoned at a house in Mountain Ash by their owners who are suspected of doing a “midnight flit” from the property.

Police officers and RSPCA Inspector Gemma Cooper were called to the house in Dilwyn Street after being alerted by a member of the public.

As there were no keys available for the property access was gained through the front window of the house.

Inside a St Bernard dog, a cat and … Continue reading…

A puppy with a broken right leg and a serious wound to its left leg has been dumped on the pavement outside a vets in Leighton Buzzard in the middle of the night.

The puppy, who is believed to be a Spaniel/Jack Russell cross, was left on the pavement in the dark in the middle of an industrial estate off Grovebury Road with no shelter and no food and water.

 

It is believed to be about four months old … Continue reading…

06.08.13

While tougher sentencing can act as a deterrent for some irresponsible owners on its own it will do little to prevent dog attacks.

Further we are concerned that the package of measures, including this latest proposal about sentencing, could compromise dog welfare as well as some dog owners abandoning their dogs leading to our centres and others picking up the pieces.

We have long called for genuine early intervention and preventative measures to try to prevent such incidents from … Continue reading…

Tuesday 30 July 2013

RSPCA Cymru is making an urgent appeal to trace the owner of a dog found collapsed on Newport Road in Cardiff last night.

The elderly black and white female Staffordshire Bull terrier was found outside Blooms Garden centre at around 1845 by a passer by.

She had breathing difficulties, a swollen eye and a huge lump on her chest.

An RSPCA inspector took her to the vets where she was diagnosed with having a large tumour … Continue reading…