The RSPCA is renewing pleas for people to come forward after a dog’s body with a bag of cement around his neck was pulled out of a canal in Bootle.

The animal welfare charity issued an appeal for information after the body was found in a canal in Litherland Road on Saturday, 6 May. Tied around the dog’s neck with blue rope was a Head rucksack which was filled with the bags of cement.

Despite media coverage, no one came … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is investigating after the body of a dog was pulled out of a canal with a rucksack filled with cement tied to his neck.

The body was found in a canal in Litherland Road, in Bootle, Liverpool, on Saturday. The dog, a dark-coloured male Staffordshire bull terrier, was hauled out of the canal by an RSPCA inspector, helped by six members of the public.

Tied around his neck with blue rope was a Head rucksack which was filled … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat suffered a serious injury when she was shot in a Liverpool street.

One-year-old family pet Tilly spent five days receiving treatment at a vet’s practice after an airgun pellet perforated her bowel, leading her to become very poorly.

It is believed that Tilly was shot with an airgun near to her home in Drakefield Road, Liverpool, sometime on Tuesday 25 April.

RSPCA inspector Helen Smith said: “This is a serious injury … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after the body of a Jack Russell terrier was found taped in a bin bag and dumped in a rucksack.

The brown and white dog was found by a canal in Bank Road, in Bootle, Liverpool, on Thursday (8 February). The dog was microchipped and details on the chip showed that she was called Jess and was 17 years old. However, the contact details for the owner were out of date, so the owner … Continue reading…

A rabbit which had been stolen in a suspected burglary was rescued by the RSPCA – from the roof of a two-storey building.

A member of the public contacted the RSPCA after spotting the white rabbit on the roof of the house in Vanbrugh Road, in Anfield, Liverpool, on Monday morning (19 December).

RSPCA Animal Welfare Officer (AWO) Matt Brown and Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service worked in partnership to bring the rabbit down to safety.

However, AWO Brown said … Continue reading…