The RSPCA is looking to identify a man in connection to an incident where a dog was mishandled and struck in Barry – and have released an image in the hope of finding the individual.

Reports were made to the animal welfare charity after a man was spotted seeming to strike the dog on Robert Street in the Vale of Glamorgan town, on Sunday 19 April.

It is alleged a man struck the dog on a few occasions. RSPCA Cymru … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru has launched a search for the owner of an emaciated Shetland pony left in an “awful condition” on land adjacent to the A48 in the Coedkernew vicinity.

The animal welfare charity was notified after concerns from members of the public, who had seen the pony struggling to move.

An officer attended, and found a black Shetland pony unable to properly walk or stand-up, who was lame on their hind legs. The pony’s hips and spine could be easily … Continue reading…

An urgent search for information has been launched by the RSPCA, following the emergence of a “shocking, disturbing and distressing video” appearing to show a man biting the head off a live pigeon.

Footage shared with the animal welfare charity appears to show a man gaining access to the bird by hitting at its nesting place with a stick.

He then grabs hold of the bird – whose wings are flapping – and seems to bite the head from … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a hamster was abandoned by a man in a park in Sutton Coldfield.

A member of the public was walking through Newhall Park on Tuesday (April 3) when they saw a bald man in his mid-30s wearing jeans and a black jacket walking with the empty hamster cage after letting the hamster out.

The member of the public contacted the RSPCA and Animal Collection Officer (ACO) Cara Gibbon collected the poor hamster, now … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is searching for the owner of a green parrot – potentially an Australian king – who was found flying around the school grounds of the Cardiff and Vale College.

RSPCA Cymru officers were alerted after the bird was seen at the College’s Trowbridge Road site on Wednesday (21 March), having been confined by College staff after she flew into a window.

The parrot is owned, and is wearing a ring. However, she is not microchipped, prompting the charity … Continue reading…