The RSPCA is appealing for information after an elderly emaciated Staffordshire bull terrier was found staggering in a street in Birkenhead.

The dog was found by a member of the public in Whetstone Lane on New Year’s Eve. They contacted the RSPCA, who took the dog to a vets to be examined.

Sadly she was so poorly that the vet made the decision to put her to sleep to prevent further suffering.

RSPCA inspector Lisa Lupson said: “The dog was … Continue reading…

A dog has been found shot in the head twice in a field in Old Eldon, Shildon, County Durham.

 

The female Dogue de Bordeaux had recently had puppies and was extremely emaciated.

 

X-rays show she suffered a fractured skull and veterinary opinion is that she would have suffered for some time before she died.

RSPCA chief inspector Mark Gent said: “I suspect this dog has had puppies, which have drained her fat reserves as she has not being … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat was found in Urmston, Greater Manchester in a ‘horrendous state’.

His left eye was missing and the socket infected and he was completely blind. He was also emaciated, his fur was heavily matted and had fly eggs in it.

 

He had to be put to sleep by a vet on humane grounds.

 

RSPCA inspector Lorna Campbell collected him from Lowther Gardens on Sunday 29 October after a call from … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a pug puppy was found in a cardboard box in York. She was emaciated and suffering from a prolapse which had become maggot-infested.

 

The puppy was found by a member of the public on Murton Lane, Murton on Wednesday 13 May and taken to Tower Vets.

 

RSPCA inspector Karen Coleman said: “This poor pup was in a terrible state. How someone could just dump an animal which was clearly already suffering … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a suffering dog was found on a football field in Bury, Lancashire.

 

The Staffordshire bull terrier was emaciated and collapsed when he was brought in to Armac Veterinary Practice on the evening of Friday 4 April.

 

Steven Batty, of Armac Veterinary Group, said: “He was brought in to us after being found by a member of the public.

 

“As you can see by the pictures, he was in a terrible … Continue reading…