A badger has been rescued by the RSPCA after getting himself trapped in the precarious surroundings of a military live firing range in Caldicot!
RSPCA Cymru was alerted after the badger fell some five-foot down a concrete pit at the Rogiet Moor Range, on Tuesday (7 August). The pits are usually used for military personnel to fire from.
The alarm was sounded by the warden for the military firing range, who has been thanked by the RSPCA.
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RSPCA Cymru has urged families thinking of getting a puppy this summer to consider the benefits of adopting a rescue dog – as shocking new figures reveal reports received by the charity about puppy trade concerns in Wales have soared 330% in the last decade.
Advice has been issued to prospective dog owners as the bombshell new figures reveal that the murky puppy trade is a growing problem in Wales.
RSPCA dog welfare expert Lisa Hens said: “It is distressing … Continue reading…
A black Labrador has been rescued by the RSPCA after becoming trapped in bushes on a steep cliff edge in the Wrexham area.
The animal welfare charity was alerted after the dog’s owner reported that her pet had become stranded at the spot by Bridge Street in Holt – situated close to the border with England. The rescue was completed on 29 July.
Worryingly – amid sweltering hot weather conditions – the terrified dog was stuck on uneven ground and … Continue reading…
The Welsh Government’s ongoing curriculum review offers a “perfect opportunity” to inspire a kinder generation, who are empathetic towards all sentient beings.
That’s the message from RSPCA Cymru – who have responded this week to the Welsh Government’s consultation on a new draft curriculum for Wales.
Proposals would see traditional Key Stages in Wales replaced with Progression Steps, and the curriculum based around six Areas of Learning and Experience (AoLEs).
RSPCA Cymru have long called for animal welfare to be … Continue reading…
The Welsh Government has announced its intention to ban the third party sale of puppies and kittens in Wales, in a move welcomed by RSPCA Cymru.
In a written statement, Lesley Griffiths, the Minister for Environment, Energy & Rural Affairs, confirmed that – following a supportive consultation – she proposes “to introduce a ban on the third party sales of puppies and kittens”.
The move would mean anyone looking to buy or adopt a puppy or kitten must either … Continue reading…