RSPCA Cymru and Jayne Bryant AM are celebrating “great news for dogs” – as Wales becomes the first nation in Great Britain to utilise Variable Message Signs on the road network to highlight the dangers of leaving canine companions locked inside warm vehicles.

The animal welfare charity and the Newport West Assembly Member teamed-up to urge the Welsh Government to include the messaging on signage across Wales during spells of warm weather.

It was confirmed that – from the beginning … Continue reading…

RSPCA Newport Animal Centre “cannot wait” to welcome the public to its annual dog show, BBQ and summer fete on Sunday (7 July).

The Hartridge Farm Road animal centre has organised children’s games, arts, crafts, bric-a-brac, craft stalls, a tombola and more, with the event running from 11am to 3pm.

Entrance is only 50 pence per head, while free parking is available.

Canine companions are invited to take part in the dog show, which will “celebrate dogs of all breeds, … Continue reading…

A pigeon had a remarkable escape after getting her wing impaled on bird spikes on the side of a Newport building.

RSPCA Cymru was notified after the lethargic, trapped pigeon was spotted with her wing impaled on a building’s bird deterrent, based on High Street in the city.

The bird was left dangling some 15-feet in the air, approximately one storey from the ground.

Officers from the charity attended, and called local firefighters from the South Wales Fire & Rescue … Continue reading…

A black and fawn pug has been found in a Lliswerry Park in a “devastating state” with injuries consistent with dog fighting.

RSPCA Cymru was alerted after a member of the public spotted the struggling dog in Black Ash Park in Newport on 12 May.

The dog was unable to walk, and was covered in nasty wounds which vets thought were several days old, and potentially indicated fighting activity.

The pug was rushed to a local veterinary practice, where he … Continue reading…

A South Wales cat was rescued in the early hours of the morning, after getting his head stuck in a commercial rat trap in Langstone.

The animal welfare charity was contacted at 2.25am on Wednesday (January 9) – with the cat found near Langstone’s Premier Inn in Newport.

RSPCA officers work around the clock for animals in need – and within an hour, an inspector had rescued the cat and transferred him to a veterinary practice, where the rat box … Continue reading…