Body was wrapped in a green and white blanket

Wednesday 16 October 2013

RSPCA Cymru is investigating the suspicious death of a puppy whose body was found on a beach in Rhyl.

The light tan coloured Staffy cross puppy was found wrapped in a green and white patterned blanket by a member of the public on Saturday 5 October 2013 at the harbour end of the beach facing Butterton road.

After collecting the body, RSPCA inspector Tim Jones launched an … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru make urgent appeal to find owner

Wednesday 16 October 2013

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a blind dog was discovered collapsed in a street in Aberdare, Rhondda Cynon Taf.

The black and white Jack Russell bitch was found in an appalling condition outside a house in Pant-Y-Cerdin yesterday (15th October 2013) after a member of the public saw her staggering around screaming in pain.  She was so thin her ribs and backbone were visible and there Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a horse was found suffering from such severe flystrike that maggots covered 20% of his body.

 

A member of the public spotted the horse – described as a piebald Cob-type gelding – on land just off Stranglands Lane, Knottingley on Tuesday 8 October.

 

A vet was called to the scene and after a thorough inspection decided the most humane thing to do was to put the horse to sleep.

 

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The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog was found dumped in a ditch in Cottingham, East Yorkshire collapsed, emaciated and covered in sores.

 

The dog – an elderly male, neutered German Shepherd – was found and rescued from the ditch on North Moor Lane by a member of the public on Sunday 6 October.

 

They took him to RSPCA Hull Branch animal centre the next day and they called inspector Sarah Keith. She said: “This dog … Continue reading…

Control of Horses (Wales) bill aims to establish a fly-grazing free Wales

Monday 14 October 2013

RSPCA Cymru has welcomed the Welsh Government’s publication of draft legislation aimed at tackling fly-grazing and abandonment of horses and ponies across the country.

The Minister for Natural Resources and Food, Alun Davies AM, today announced his intention to fast-track the Control of Horses (Wales) Bill through the National Assembly for Wales’ legislative process.

The Bill will give local authorities the power to seize, … Continue reading…