This photo shows the moment a terrified dog was rescued by the RSPCA after being tied up to a gate and abandoned in the middle of a field at night.

The dog was spotted by a member of the public in the field, in Blythe Road, Coleshill, Birmingham, on the evening of Friday, 25 August.

They contacted the RSPCA, and Inspector Mike Scargill attended to rescue the dog, a male Staffordshire bull terrier.

The dog was so terrified and untrusting … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dying puppy was dumped in a car carrier outside a Pets at Home, in Southwark.

CCTV footage shows a man with dark hair, and dressed in a dark top and bottoms hurrying over and then leaving the dirty carrier just outside the front door of the store in Old Kent Road, just before 11.30am on Thursday, 8 June.

Despite the best efforts of RSPCA vets to save him, the dog was showing … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dead horse was dumped in a field in Nottinghamshire.

The brown female horse was found by a member of the public in Manor Lane, Shelford, on Sunday last week (26 March). There is no CCTV in the area and no one witnessed the horse being dumped.

RSPCA inspector Kristy Ludlam said: “It would appear that the horse was dragged from a transporter and dumped in the field. At this stage we do … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after two rabbits in ‘terrible condition’ were dumped on a patch of woodland next to a 60mph road in Sheffield.

 

The white Lionheads were in a poor state, had faeces clumped around their back ends and one of them had severely overgrown teeth.

 

They were abandoned on Tuesday morning (28 February) on Woodhead Road, Grenoside.

 

RSPCA deputy chief inspector Jennie Ronksley said: “Luckily for the rabbits, this is a spot where … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after three gerbils were dumped in their cages at a notorious rural fly-tipping spot in Hutton Rudby, near Stokesley, North Yorkshire.

 

The gerbils were found at 9am yesterday (Wednesday 18 January) and the RSPCA called.

 

RSPCA inspector Clare Wilson said: “There were two young gerbils – one sandy coloured, one grey and white – in one cage and an adult ginger-coloured gerbil with only half a tail in another.

 

“They had … Continue reading…