The RSPCA is investigating after a tumour-ridden dog was tied up and left for dead under a bush.
A member of the public found the distressed dog, thought to be a collie cross, tied up in an alleyway next to Available Car, in Station Road, Castle Donington, Leicestershire, on Saturday morning (16 December).
He was immediately taken to a vet, where he was put to sleep on welfare grounds as he was so poorly.
RSPCA inspector Sarah Gardner said: “This … Continue reading…
The RSPCA is appealing for information after the body of a four-month-old puppy with injuries to his neck and leg was found in a communal bin in Newcastle-under-Lyme.
A member of the public made the shocking discovery, in Wilton Street, on Tuesday evening (12 December).
The body of the tan Staffordshire bull terrier-type dog, who had blood all over his neck and face, has now been removed by an RSPCA officer.
The dog wasn’t microchipped so the RSPCA has been … Continue reading…
The RSPCA is appealing for information after five sheep have been killed in a Staffordshire field over the course of a fortnight following suspected dog attacks.
The animal charity has been contacted over concerns about the deaths of the animals in Caverswall Common, in Stoke-on-Trent, since the start of October. The most recent incident was on Monday 16 October.
It is thought that somebody has been damaging stiles and cutting fences to get into the field with dogs. All of … Continue reading…
The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat was shot with an air rifle in Perry Barr, Birmingham.
The six-year-old cat, named Coco, was found to have an injury to the side of her body by her concerned owner, on 22 September.
She was taken to the vets where an x-ray confirmed that she had two pellets in the side of her body.
As the pellets were deep under her skin, it was decided that they were best left … Continue reading…
A chinchilla has been rescued by the RSPCA after being abandoned in a food waste bin in Warwick.
A member of the public contacted the animal charity after finding the small animal in the bin on the roadside, next to a bus stop in Emscote Road.
Thankfully the chinchilla was in a good body condition, however he did not have any food or water left with him.
RSPCA Animal Welfare Officer (AWO) Ben Jones said: “The person who found the … Continue reading…