RSPCA Cymru has received more than 150 calls in the last five years related to concern for animals and fireworks.
Between 2013 and 2017, the charity recieved 152 calls from across Wales from members of the public concerned that fireworks could be having a damaging impact on animal welfare.
The animal welfare charity is now bracing itself for more calls about animals negatively impacted by the entertainment explosives, as Wales prepares to celebrate Guy Fawkes Night.
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Member of Parliament Susan Elan Jones has accompanied RSPCA inspector Kia Thomas on several calls around the Clwyd South constituency.
The ride-along gave Ms Jones an opportunity to experience the day to day inspectorate work, which on this occasion included an alleged dog beating report and complaints regarding the condition of a sheep and a pony.
Susan Elan Jones MP said: “I had a great day with Kia. It’s been fascinating to see how much the RSPCA support people with … Continue reading…
A one-week-old lurcher-type puppy whose eyes were still closed has been found in a cardboard box in a Wrexham alley-way.
The report was made to the RSPCA by a member of the public, who says the puppy was found alone, with a blanket in the box outside their back gate on Queen Street in Ruabon on Tuesday evening (26 June).
RSPCA officers rescued the tiny brown puppy, who was somewhat lethargic – and is now being cared for by a … Continue reading…
An appeal for information has been launched after a very unwell Staffordshire bull terrier was found by a member of the public in Moss Valley Park in Wrexham.
The male dog, dark brindle and white in colour, was found in an “appalling state” on Thursday evening (22 March). e was having a seizure, and appeared very thin – so was taken to a local veterinary practice.
Sadly, the condition of the dog was so bad that independent vets were left … Continue reading…
A fox trapped in a snare in Holywell has been rescued and released by RSPCA Cymru.
Following his rescue near Llanerch-Y-Mor in February, the male fox was taken to RSPCA’s Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre for vet treatment.
After a successful period of rehabilitation rescuers released the fox back into the wild on Tuesday evening (6 March). Heartwarming video footage caught the moment the fox returned to the wild.
RSPCA inspector Jenny Anderton said: “The fox had become trapped on a … Continue reading…