A man and woman from Leeds have been disqualified from keeping animals for life after allowing their two dogs and cat to suffer.

 

Michael Richardson (D.O.B 30.07.59) and Beverley Ann Richardson (D.O.B 24.10.64) of Broom Mount appeared before Leeds Magistrates’ Court on Thursday last week (17 January) where they pleaded guilty to two offences under the Animal Welfare Act 2006*.

 

They admitted, between 3 September and 3 October last year, (1.) causing unnecessary suffering to two West Highland … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after two horses were dumped in Leeds.

 

The charity was called about the horses on land off Gelderd Road, Morley on Sunday (20 January).

 

The colts – the term given to young male un-neutered horses – are described as small cob-types.

 

RSPCA inspector Dave Holgate said: “One of the horses was collapsed when I arrived.

 

“A vet and police came to the scene with me – and a couple of … Continue reading…

A woman from Leeds has been disqualified from keeping animals for life after allowing her dog to suffer.

 

Linda Dean (D.O.B 06.05.71) of Victoria Road, Pudsey, appeared before Leeds Magistrates’ Court last week (Monday 14 January).

 

She admitted causing unnecessary suffering to a male black and white collie called Coda by failing to provide proper and necessary veterinary care for a chronic skin condition over a two-month period last year.

 

RSPCA inspector Kris Walker said: “Coda was … Continue reading…

Michael Kevin Jackson (D.O.B 30.04.58) and Christine Lorraine Carol Diane Jackson (D.O.B 29.03.74) of separate addresses on Stratford Street appeared at Leeds Magistrates’ Court on Monday (14 January).

 

They admitted, between 1 October and 1 November 2018, causing unnecessary suffering to an adult male mastiff called Butch by failing to explore and address chronic wounds to his head which led to his death.

 

RSPCA inspector Kris Walker said: “I could smell Butch before I saw him – I’ve … Continue reading…

A dog walker from Leeds has been disqualified from keeping dogs for two years after being caught on camera hitting a client’s pet Boxer.

 

Jacqui Wilkins (D.O.B 30.11.72) of Dorset Grove, Stanningley appeared before Leeds Magistrates’ Court yesterday (Monday 7 January).

 

She was due to stand trial but pleaded guilty to one offence under the Animal Welfare Act instead, admitting failing to meet the needs of Bella by rough handling, physical violence and intimidating behaviour.

 

RSPCA deputy … Continue reading…