The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog was dumped with a broken leg in Boston, Lincolnshire, which has now had to be amputated.

The male lurcher-type dog was tied to a bush with pink baler twine, in such a way that he was not able to lay down.


He was spotted ‘purely by chance’ ‘down a dead-end road called Cuthberts Lane, in the village of Frampton West, Boston at round 4.30pm on Monday 18 September.


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The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog with facial injuries consistent with fighting with badgers was found in Warrington.

The brindle and white lurcher-type dog was found on Saturday (26 August) in a garden on Dark Lane, in Higher Whitley.

The member of the public who found the dog contacted the RSPCA, and Inspector Lisa Lupson attended to collect him. He is now in the RSPCA’s care, where staff have named him Herbie.

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RSPCA Newport Animal Centre has launched an urgent appeal for two long-stay dogs seeking special forever homes.

American bulldog Martha, and lurcher crossbreed Ollie, have been at the centre for a number of months, and are urgently seeking a second chance of happiness.

Martha was signed over into RSPCA care in February, after being found in the garden of a property with a very prominent ribcage, with no food available and sleeping in a shed, on top of boxes, and … Continue reading…

An urgent appeal for information has been launched, after a dog was picked up in Princetown, Tredegar, with horrific injuries, and a leg hanging off. 

The grey male lurcher was caught by Gwent Police today (19 June), and is now in RSPCA Cymru care for treatment. He had been found on Merthyr Road.

It is suspected the dog’s right hind leg has been left hanging off after getting trapped by a snare, which has gone right through the bone.

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A stray black and white female lurcher in an “emaciated, weak and unwell” state was found in the Merthyr area, prompting an RSPCA Cymru appeal for information.

Reports to the charity suggest the dog was found in the town on Wednesday 10 May, in the Cefn Coed Cemetery at Cefn-Coed-Y-Cymmer.

She resembled a “bag of bones”, and sadly had to be put to sleep on independent veterinary advice due to the extent of her welfare problems – which included a … Continue reading…