The RSPCA is appealing for information after a Lurcher was found emaciated and suffering from a burst mammary tumour in Bishop Auckland.

 

Sadly the female fawn-coloured dog had to be put to sleep on veterinary advice.

 

She was found by a member of the public in the Hamsterley area and taken to a vets who called local charity Stray Aid in Coxhoe.

 

Sue Bielby, Stray Aid’s veterinary surgeon, said: “This desperate dog had been left for such … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after inspectors spotted three men thought to be intending to carry out makeshift surgery on a dog in an allotment yesterday (23 February 2017.)

 

Two RSPCA inspectors and a Local Authority Animal Welfare Officer were driving past the Catchgate Allotments near Swan Street in Stanley, County Durham, yesterday morning on an unrelated job when they spotted the men holding surgical equipment and standing over the dog.

 

Jumping out of the vehicle to … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat suffered facial injuries when he was shot in Lichfield.

The six-year-old male black cat, named Tom, was found with the injuries by his owner last Saturday (23 April) near his home in Broadbent Close.

He was taken straight to a vets, where it was found that a bullet – thought to be from a shotgun – had gone through his nostril, mouth and his neck, resulting in serious injuries to his … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a pony was dumped in a field in Winthorpe, near Newark, Lincolnshire in a suffering state.

 

The pony was in poor body condition, extremely dehydrated and suffering from severe diarrhoea. It’s thought he may have salmonella.

 

RSPCA inspector Daniel Bradshaw said: “The little guy was in a very sorry state when he was found, in a field on Holme Lane.

 

“The chain and lock on the field had been cut … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog was found dead in a canal in Mexborough, Doncaster with a block of wood clenched between his teeth.

 

Juno, a six-year-old male rescue Husky, went missing from his home in Denaby Main at about 7pm on Monday (16 November) after a gate was accidently left off the latch by a visitor.

 

The owner’s other dog, another Husky called ‘Rolo’, got out at the same time but came back on … Continue reading…