The RSPCA is appealing for an #AnimalHero to come forward and offer a new home for a previously abused and neglected dog in time for Christmas.

 

‘Ted’, an 18 month old male American bulldog cross, was signed over to the RSPCA in March and has spent the last eight months in the care of the Leeds, Wakefield & District Branch.

 

When he arrived he was underweight and covered in sores and burns – thought to be from a … Continue reading…

29.11.13

An abused greyhound who now helps other foster dogs and a RSPCA officer nicknamed ‘Santa Paws’ have been named animal heroes at an awards ceremony last night (Thursday, November 28).

The winners of the first ever Animal Hero Awards were announced at a star-studded and heart-warming evening at The Langham Hotel in London, hosted by TV star and animal lover Amanda Holden. The event was launched by The Daily Mirror in partnership with us and celebrates tales of courageous Continue reading…

People in County Durham are being urged to be an #AnimalHero this weekend by supporting RSPCA Felledge Animal Centre and going along to their annual Christmas Fair.

 

The RSPCA launched its ‘Everyday Hero’ campaign earlier this month, which urges all of us to do what we can to improve animal welfare, whether it is reporting a case of cruelty, donating unwanted clothes to an RSPCA charity shop or putting food out for the birds in our garden.

 

This … Continue reading…

04.11.13

Threats to animals and staff on the increase…

We rescue thousands of animals a year from abusive situations – many of these animals have been subject to horrific injuries from the use of weapons such as metal bars, knives, guns and crossbows.

For example, our figures reveal that air rifle injuries on animals had leapt up by almost 40 per cent to almost 800 attacks reported to us in 2012.  The horrific attacks include several cats shot in … Continue reading…

01.11.13

A dog removed from his owners because of concerns he was being beaten is ‘passing out’ as a West Yorkshire Police dog today (Friday 1 November). 

German Shepherd dog ‘Chance’, as he’s been re-named, was found to be living in a small, dark kennel with no access to food or water outside a house in Bradford.

His owners signed him over to us but rehoming him was difficult because of his nervous and aggressive behaviour.

Gena Cameron from RSPCA … Continue reading…