The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dead dog was found dumped in Selby, North Yorkshire.
The lurcher-type dog was discovered amongst fly-tipped rubbish on a track running parallel to the River Aire off the A19.
RSPCA inspector Thomas Hutton said: “The dog was inside a white builder’s sack and had tyres stacked on top of them.
“There were also a large amount of dog food tins, which could possibly have been dumped by the same person…. Continue reading…
The RSPCA is appealing for information after the ‘thinnest dog ever seen alive’ by an RSPCA inspector was found in Accrington, Lancashire.
The dog, who has been named Eric by veterinary staff caring for him, was unable to stand or lift his head.
He was found by a member of the public on the afternoon of Saturday 2 March and collapsed soon after.
RSPCA inspector Nina Small said: “He was in the yard of an empty council … Continue reading…
The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat with a skin condition was dumped at the charity’s Great Ayton Animal Centre, Middlesbrough.
A man came into the reception, put a carrier with the cat inside on the desk, said “I don’t want that”, and ran out.
It happened at approx 1.30pm on Saturday 2 March.
RSPCA Great Ayton Animal Centre deputy manager Olivia Duffill said: “The receptionist was on the phone at the time so wasn’t … Continue reading…
Three completely bald puppies with a skin condition have been dumped at a vet practice in Halifax, West Yorkshire – a week apart.
Two Staffy-types were brought into West Mount Vets, on Pellon Lane, at 5.30pm on Thursday 7 February.
A man wearing a hoody and tracksuit carried a box into the reception area, put it down and left before staff realised what was happening.
RSPCA inspector Sarah Bagley, who is investigating, said: “When the staff opened … Continue reading…
The RSPCA is appealing for information after three newborn puppies were dumped at an industrial estate in County Durham.
The bodies of the puppies were found when staff came in to work at a business on Dabble Duck Industrial Park in Shildon on Friday (5 February).
A towel with a picture of ‘Snoopy’ on it and a blue plastic carrier bag were found along with the puppies.
RSPCA inspector Clare Wilson said: “The business’ gates are locked … Continue reading…