A man and a woman have been banned from keeping animals for three years, after four cats were found living in squalor at a house in Clifton, Nottingham.

Tony Peck (DOB 18/5/76) and Helen Peck (DOB 7/4/66), both of Southchurch Drive, Clifton, were sentenced on Friday (11 May) after pleading guilty to three Animal Welfare Act offences – one of causing unnecessary suffering to the four cats by failing to treat flea infestation, and two of failing to meet the … Continue reading…

A magistrate and her daughter from Leigh have been disqualified from keeping dogs for five years after causing unnecessary suffering to two West Highland white terriers. One of them was wearing a child’s jumper when she was found, which had stuck to her weeping skin.

 

Gail Bradshaw (D.O.B 27.08.53) – a magistrate at Wigan and Leigh Magistrates’ Court for the past 30 years who has deliberated on RSPCA cases – and Nicola Bradshaw (D.O.B 07.09.88), both of Minehead Avenue, … Continue reading…

A father and son have been banned from keeping animals for life after one of their dogs was found collapsed and crying while being “eaten alive” by maggots in the backyard of their Nottingham home.

Son Van Huynh (DOB 20/08/65) and Hai Hunyh (DOB 02/02/96), both of Kildare Road, Nottingham, appeared at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court on Friday to be sentenced after pleading guilty to eight Animal Welfare Act offences between them, relating to the neglect of three dogs.

The court … Continue reading…

Two cats were left alone in a filthy Port Talbot property for two weeks – costing one his life – in a “shocking example” of animal neglect, with the defendant handed a suspended prison sentence.

Celia Hart, aged 54, of Geifr Road, Margam, Port Talbot, pleaded guilty to two Animal Welfare Act offences at Swansea Magistrates Court and was sentenced on Tuesday (24 April).

Her two cats – Domino and Moses – were left alone in the home, described by … Continue reading…

A dog who cheated death after having her throat slit has been given a second chance at life – after surviving the horrific ordeal.

Lexi was held by her muzzle as previous owner David Owen took a smooth-bladed carving knife and sliced her throat, during an argument with his partner.

It left a deep wound which would have been fatal had the blade gone just one millimetre deeper. Instead she was left with the injury for four days, which had … Continue reading…