The RSPCA is appealing for information after an elderly emaciated Staffordshire bull terrier was found staggering in a street in Birkenhead.

The dog was found by a member of the public in Whetstone Lane on New Year’s Eve. They contacted the RSPCA, who took the dog to a vets to be examined.

Sadly she was so poorly that the vet made the decision to put her to sleep to prevent further suffering.

RSPCA inspector Lisa Lupson said: “The dog was … Continue reading…

The RSPCA in Coventry is looking to rehome a very special dog who has not had any interest from potential adopters.

Holly, an eight-year-old Staffordshire bull terrier, is a hermaphrodite – meaning she has both male and female reproductive organs.

Danni Holder, kennel supervisor at the branch, said: “Canine hermaphrodites are very rare, so Holly is a very special dog to us. This doesn’t cause Holly any physical issues or difficulties, but it might put people off from adopting her. … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a puppy was abandoned inside a phone box.

The one-year-old Staffordshire bull terrier was found chained up inside the phone box in Quinton Road West, in Quinton, Birmingham, on Tuesday (17 January).

The puppy has since been named Clark, after Superman alias Clark Kent, who famously emerged from phone boxes as the legendary superhero. Clark has even been given a new superhero outfit of his own, thanks to a new Superman collar.

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The RSPCA is investigating after an emaciated dog in an appalling condition was dumped in a field in Cannock.

The female Staffordshire bull terrier, who has been named Ruby, weighs just 8kg instead of the 20kg she should weigh. As well as being extremely underweight, Ruby had infected open sores on her back legs and an ulcerated eye which is so infected that it now needs removing.

She was found by a member of the public on Thursday (6 October) … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after an emaciated dog was abandoned in a wood, tied to a tree, with a bucket of water left next to him.

The male brindle Staffordshire bull terrier-type dog was found by a dog-walker in Warley Woods, in Smethwick, near Birmingham, on Thursday morning (8 September).

The dog – who has been named Abe and is thought to be aged around three – is now in the RSPCA’s care.

RSPCA inspector Mike Scargill, who … Continue reading…