The RSPCA and North Yorkshire Police are appealing for information after a fox was found with his lower jaw caught in an illegal gin trap in York, causing horrific injuries.

 

The plight of the male fox – known as a ‘dog’ – was first reported to the RSPCA and North Yorkshire Police on Saturday (21 January).

 

The RSPCA set a live-catch fox trap in a garden where he was seen but to no avail.

 

He was finally … Continue reading…

Specialist RSPCA equine officers are attending Seamer Horse Fair from today (Thursday 11 July). The site opened this morning with the actual horse fair itself taking place on Monday (15 July).

 

The RSPCA will have three officers present each day along with a veterinary surgeon from Redwings Horse Sanctuary.

 

The RSPCA and Redwings went along for the first time last year after Scarborough Borough Council and North Yorkshire Police representatives visited Appleby Horse Fair*, the biggest gathering of … Continue reading…