A Rotherham couple have been disqualified from keeping dogs after admitting offences relating to the illegal docking of seven puppies’ tails.

 

Joanne Glasby (D.O.B 29.09.68) and Wayne Glasby (D.O.B 01.12.81) of Cedric Crescent, Thurcroft appeared before Sheffield Magistrates’ Court last Wednesday (27 March).

 

At an earlier hearing they pleaded guilty to two offences under the Animal Welfare Act 2006*.

 

RSPCA Inspector Leanne Booth said: “This case involved seven puppies whose tails had been illegally docked with lamb … Continue reading…

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The Phantom of the Opera cast member will raise money for the RSPCA

A West End performer is taking on the London Landmarks half marathon to raise funds to help animals in need.

James Butcher, who is currently performing in the Phantom of the Opera at Her Majesty’s Theatre in London, will be running the half marathon later this month to raise money for the RSPCA.

 

James, who trained at the Royal Ballet School and is also a ballet … Continue reading…

RSPCA Preston & District Branch Animal Centre is to re-open to the public this weekend.

 

The centre will open its doors from 11am until 3pm on Sunday (10 March), and staff are inviting supporters to drop in for a look around and a slice of cake.

RSPCA Regional Operations Manager for the North West, Anne Corbishley, said: “We’re very excited to re-open the centre to the public.”

 

“We’ve had a lot of support whilst the centre has been … Continue reading…

The horrific discovery of four blood-soaked dead puppies inside a sack has been made in Merthyr Tydfil. 

A council worker found the puppies dumped near a bridge in Pontsarn on Tuesday (19 February), and alerted the RSPCA.

The puppies were found in a sack of dog food, marked “GAIN greyhound 28”.  All were covered in blood – and an RSPCA Cymru inspector says the circumstances are “deeply worrying and suspicious”.

All puppies are lurcher-type, appear to be from the same … Continue reading…

RSPCA Preston & District Branch Animal Centre is to re-open to the public next month.

 

The centre closed in December 2017 so that improvements could be made. The dogs, cats and rabbits being cared for there at the time were transferred to other RSPCA animal centres.

 

The doors will re-open on Sunday 10 March.

 

RSPCA Regional Operations Manager for the North West,  Anne Corbishley, said: “We’re very excited to be able to re-open the centre to the … Continue reading…