Tuesday 17 December 2013
RSPCA Newport animal centre is appealing for donations to pay for two operations needed for six year-old Sharpei cross, Stella.

Stella was brought to the centre because of concerns for her welfare as she needed specialist medical care for a hernia and entropia. Entropia is a condition that affects certain breeds of dogs and is caused when there is excess skin in the eyelids, that leads to irritation.

Lovely Sharpei cross Stella needs two operationsContinue reading…

16.12.13

Our research has shown that almost a quarter (24%) of pet owners will be dishing up a plate of Christmas dinner for their pet this year.

However, the festive treat could backfire as many of the traditional Christmas trimmings are toxic for dogs and cats.

Last year more than a dozen dogs were admitted to our hospitals after being ‘treated’ to Christmas dinner by their owners.

Festive food can be dangerous for our pets

Angela Grigg, manager at Putney … Continue reading…

AMs must now ensure equine welfare remains high up on the agenda in 2014

Wednesday 11 December 2013

RSPCA Cymru is delighted that Assembly Members have voted unanimously in support of the Welsh Government’s Control of Horses (Wales) Bill.

The new legislation, which will seek Royal Assent in early 2014, will equip local authorities with additional powers to tackle fly-grazing and abandonment problems which can have severe consequences for animal welfare and community safety.

RSPCA Cymru firmly believes this is … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru launch boat on River Teifi to reach bird

Tuesday 10 December 2013

A goose with a hole in its chest and head injuries has been rescued from the River Teifi in Cardigan.

The male, domestic goose was spotted by a passer by on the riverbank near the Red Lion pub on St Mary Street yesterday morning (9th December 2013) bleeding heavily and moving lethargically.

When Inspector Neill Manley arrived at the scene the goose had entered the water … Continue reading…

06.12.13

Our specially trained water rescue teams have been out rescuing animals affected by the storms and rising tides that have battered the east of England.

Officers have so far been involved in rescues involving seals, horses and cattle as they respond to calls from the authorities and members of the public.

A team of our officers, along with local authority seal wardens and members of the Seal & Bird Rescue Trust, are currently patrolling the east Norfolk coast between … Continue reading…