The RSPCA is appealing for information after a Lurcher was found emaciated and suffering from a burst mammary tumour in Bishop Auckland.

 

Sadly the female fawn-coloured dog had to be put to sleep on veterinary advice.

 

She was found by a member of the public in the Hamsterley area and taken to a vets who called local charity Stray Aid in Coxhoe.

 

Sue Bielby, Stray Aid’s veterinary surgeon, said: “This desperate dog had been left for such … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a pug puppy was found in a cardboard box in York. She was emaciated and suffering from a prolapse which had become maggot-infested.

 

The puppy was found by a member of the public on Murton Lane, Murton on Wednesday 13 May and taken to Tower Vets.

 

RSPCA inspector Karen Coleman said: “This poor pup was in a terrible state. How someone could just dump an animal which was clearly already suffering … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a suffering dog was found on a football field in Bury, Lancashire.

 

The Staffordshire bull terrier was emaciated and collapsed when he was brought in to Armac Veterinary Practice on the evening of Friday 4 April.

 

Steven Batty, of Armac Veterinary Group, said: “He was brought in to us after being found by a member of the public.

 

“As you can see by the pictures, he was in a terrible … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a horse was found suffering from such severe flystrike that maggots covered 20% of his body.

 

A member of the public spotted the horse – described as a piebald Cob-type gelding – on land just off Stranglands Lane, Knottingley on Tuesday 8 October.

 

A vet was called to the scene and after a thorough inspection decided the most humane thing to do was to put the horse to sleep.

 

Flystrike … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog was found dumped in a ditch in Cottingham, East Yorkshire collapsed, emaciated and covered in sores.

 

The dog – an elderly male, neutered German Shepherd – was found and rescued from the ditch on North Moor Lane by a member of the public on Sunday 6 October.

 

They took him to RSPCA Hull Branch animal centre the next day and they called inspector Sarah Keith. She said: “This dog … Continue reading…