The RSPCA is appealing for information after a severely injured dog was found in a Birkenhead cemetery.

The dog was found by members of the public in undergrowth in a remote part of a cemetery off Collin Road, in Prenton, Merseyside, on Saturday (25 January).

Vets who examined the dog – who was named Elmo by veterinary staff – said that every bone in his body had been broken at some point in his life.

Four different vets, including a … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dead duck was found with four gun pellets inside its body.

The body of a mallard duck was fished out of the canal near the Stanney Mill Lane area of Ellesmere Port on Sunday, 18 October.

It was later x-rayed at a wildlife centre, where the four gun pellets were found.

RSPCA inspector Lisa Lupson said that the discovery of the duck follows a spate of dead waterbirds – including six waterfowl, … Continue reading…

RSPCA inspectors are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a swan was shot in the neck with an air rifle in Merseyside on Sunday (25 October).

A concerned passer-by contacted the RSPCA after they saw the wild bird was injured on Bradlegh Road, in Newton-Le-Willows.

But when RSPCA inspector Leanne Hardy arrived on the scene she found the poor swan with an air pellet wound on his neck and took him to RSPCA Stapeley Grange wildlife centre in Nantwich, … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after an abandoned dog was found tied to a pole by a piece of nylon rope.

The Yorkshire terrier, who has been called Nigel, was found by a member of the public behind a football cage on the corner of Peel Avenue and Union Street, in Birkenhead.

Nigel, thought to be around four years’ old, is not microchipped and is currently being cared for by the RSPCA.

RSPCA inspector Leanne Cragg said: “There was … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a piglet – thought to have been a pet pig who was dumped – was found on a busy roundabout at a junction on the M62.

A member of the public contacted the RSPCA yesterday (Tues 29 Sept) morning after spotting the piglet on the roundabout at Junction 7 of the M62 at Rainhill, in Merseyside.

RSPCA Animal Collection Officer Derek Hampson said: “The roundabout has a lot of undergrowth and bushes and … Continue reading…