A dog named after movie character Bruce Almighty had to be rescued by the RSPCA from an island in the middle of a lake – as unlike his namesake, this little pomeranian couldn’t walk on water!

Bruce Almighty got himself in a bit of a pickle after chasing a squirrel onto the island in Pennington Flash Country Park, in Leigh, Greater Manchester.

The tiny dog swam over to the island in the cold water but seemed to instantly regret it … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a young emaciated puppy, thought to be aged around six weeks old, was abandoned in a cat carrier in a supermarket car park.

The female dog, thought to be a springer spaniel or pointer crossbreed, was found by a passer-by quivering in the carrier in the car park of Tesco, in Derby Street, Leigh, on Wednesday, 10 August.

As well as being underweight, the puppy – who has been named Lilian – was … Continue reading…