The RSPCA is appealing for information after a very poorly Saluki-type dog limped onto a petrol station forecourt in Huddersfield.
The female brindle-coloured dog had a broken front right leg and black football socks had been tied so tightly around her other three legs to cover sores from a severe skin condition that they had cut into them. She was also emaciated.
RSPCA inspector Rebecca Goulding said: “We believe her leg had been broken for about a week … Continue reading…
The RSPCA is appealing for information after a suffering dog was dumped in Middlesbrough.
The female Shar Pei type was found tied to a tree with a piece of string at the entrance to a footpath on Slip Inn Bank, just off Ladgate Lane, at around 1pm today (Friday 9 March).
She was wearing a red Adidas jumper.
RSPCA inspector Ian Smith said: “This dog is in a shocking condition.
“She is emaciated and has a … Continue reading…
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…