The 1,000th signature has been obtained for RSPCA Cymru’s new petition, calling for the introduction of an Animal Offender Register.

Members of the public are being urged to back the creation of a register, which would log those who have been convicted of animal abuse and disqualified from keeping them.

The RSPCA fears that it is practically impossible for those re-homing or selling animals to robustly ensure these bans are enforced.

Supporters can sign the petition to the #BanMeansBan campaign Continue reading…

More successful animal welfare prosecutions were secured by RSPCA Cymru in 2016 than in each of the previous two calendar years – with a “catalogue of cruelty” brought before court rooms across the country.

RSPCA Cymru is calling on the public to support the introduction of an Offender Register for those who have been convicted of animal abuse and disqualified from keeping them, to act as a further deterrent to many of the horrendous acts committed across Wales. It is … Continue reading…