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 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…