RSPCA Cymru continues to receive hundreds of “troubling” calls annually about dogs left in hot cars – despite a major campaign to raise awareness of the dangers of doing so.

Over the past two years there have been nearly 1,000 calls to the RSPCA in Wales in regards to concerns of animals exposed to heat – 494 calls in 2018 and 497 calls in 2017. A huge majority of these calls were in relation to dogs in hot cars.

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RSPCA Cymru is hoping to speak to a man who dumped a badly-injured dog at the charity’s Clwyd and Colwyn branch, leaving no details.

The collie dog was dumped at the branch’s veterinary clinic on Vaughan Street in Rhyl on Wednesday (1 May).

RSPCA officers wish to speak to the man who left the dog at the clinic. He left no details, and claimed to be of no fixed abode.

The collie dog arrived at the clinic wrapped in bandages, … Continue reading…

Schools from Birmingham, Reading, Leeds and Bradford have qualified for the finale of a prestigious debating competition, to take place at Westminster’s Church House.

The RSPCA has been hosting Great Debate events, with school children debating a host of animal welfare topics at “centres of citizenship and democracy” across England.

15 teams from ten schools have competed in three England heats – with six schools winning through and reaching June’s final.

Debates aim to inspire school pupils to research, explore … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is urgently appealing for any witnesses who saw a “horrific” incident – which resulted in the death of a cat – to contact the animal welfare charity urgently.

CCTV appears to show two dogs attacking the cat on a driveway in Treseder Way, Caerau, Cardiff, before it is then kicked by an individual. The incident happened at around 8.15pm on Sunday, March 24.

RSPCA inspector Gemma Black has spoken of her shock after viewing the CCTV. Sadly the … Continue reading…

The RSPCA has launched an investigation after a puppy was found ‘buried alive’ in a Leyland field in a ‘hideous act of cruelty’.

 

A dog walker was out on Saturday (27 April) training their working dogs when they made the shocking discovery.

 

RSPCA Inspector Alison Fletcher, who is now investigating, said: “When the dogs didn’t return their owner went to find them and realised they’d sniffed out a mound of disturbed earth in the middle of the field. … Continue reading…