Yesterday (26 September) we and Redwings Horse Sanctuary carried out a day-long joint operation to remove a group of 46 horses from a field where they were at risk of suffering.

RSPCA Chief Inspector John Harrod and Inspector Claire Crowther met with Hampshire police, Redwings vet Nic De Brauwere and their round-up team at the site off New Odiham Road in Alton, Hampshire at 8am.  Hampshire Trading Standards have also been working on the issue and joined us at … Continue reading…

A dog has been found in a garden in West Hardwick, Wakefield with injuries all over his body. The ‘bull Lurcher’ – a cross between a Lurcher and a bull type dog – was covered in old and new wounds.


A home-owner, who lives on Hardwick Lane, was alerted to the dog’s plight after his own dogs started barking at around 2am on Tuesday morning (24 September).


The injured dog is described as an entire male, mostly black … Continue reading…

Reintroduction of Control of Dogs (Wales) Bill remains an option.

Wednesday 25 September 2013

RSPCA Cymru is disappointed that the National Assembly for Wales has agreed a motion granting permission for Westminster to legislate on matters of dog control on Wales’ behalf but is encouraged that reintroduction of the Control of Dogs (Wales) Bill remains an option.

In May the Welsh Government decided to suspend its Control of Dogs (Wales) Bill, which had broad support from the public, animal charities … Continue reading…

A Saluki-type dog has been found wandering around Middleton, Leeds in a ‘shocking’ state. She was so emaciated her bones could be seen through her skin and she was suffering such a severe skin condition she was almost completely bald.


She was spotted by a member of the public in West Grange Gardens, Belle Isle on Sunday 15 September. He was so concerned about her that he took her home and called the RSPCA.


‘Grace’, as she’s been … Continue reading…

Cat was injured following a fight with another cat.

Friday 20 September 2013

RSPCA Cymru is trying to locate the owner of a cat found injured in Newport on Thursday 19th September.

The female tortoiseshell cat was discovered bleeding with patches of fur missing in the Rugby road area of Maindee.

The cat was diagnosed with having an abscess on the base of her tail which was most likely to have been caused by a bite during a fight with … Continue reading…