A woman from Castleford has been given a suspended prison sentence and disqualified from keeping all animals for life after an RSPCA prosecution. 

 

Victoria Louise Chamberlain (D.O.B 06.09.99) of Moor Road, Featherstone, Pontefract appeared before Leeds Magistrates’ Court last Tuesday (3 December).

 

She was convicted in her absence of two offences* on Friday 22 November – one of causing unnecessary suffering to Sasha by failing to provide vet treatment and one of causing unnecessary suffering to her by … Continue reading…

A man from Castleford, West Yorkshire who admitted causing unnecessary suffering to a dog has been jailed and disqualified from keeping all animals for life. 

 

Joe Bucktrout (D.O.B 11.07.98) of Lumley Avenue, Castleford appeared before Leeds Magistrates’ Court last Friday (22 November) where he admitted two offences* under the Animal Welfare Act.

 

RSPCA inspector Vanessa Reid said: “We attended the address after we were passed a number of recordings taken over a four-day period where Bucktrout can be … Continue reading…

A man from Blackpool has been given a suspended prison sentence and disqualified from keeping animals after having his dog’s ears cropped – a procedure that causes unnecessary suffering and is illegal in England and Wales. 

 

Simon Broscombe (D.O.B 11.10.84) of Bela Grove, Blackpool pleaded guilty to three offences relating to American bully Tyson under the Animal Welfare Act* at Blackpool Magistrates’ on Wednesday (27 November).

 

The RSPCA attended Bromscombe’s home on 19 March and Tyson was taken … Continue reading…

A man who pinned two kittens to the floor and beat them to death has been jailed for 20 weeks.

Aaron Jay Barker, aged 26, of Songthrush Avenue, in Basford, Nottingham, was found guilty yesterday (Tuesday 19 December) of causing unnecessary suffering to the two kittens following a two-day trial at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court.

The court case heard evidence from an RSPCA inspector who investigated the case, and from vet experts.

The prosecution was brought by the RSPCA after Barker … Continue reading…

A Leicester woman has been disqualified from keeping dogs for a year after admitting to not caring for her dog properly, leading him to become underweight.

German Shepherd-cross Chase was also living in a room of the house with faeces on the floor and was clearly underweight when he was rescued by the RSPCA on 16 September last year.

On Wednesday (4 January), his former owner Georgina Inglis (DOB 18/11/1975), of Thurcroft Close, Leicester, appeared at Leicester Magistrates’ Court, where … Continue reading…