Dog owners from across Newport and beyond are invited to a special autumnal photo shoot at the RSPCA’s Adoption Centre, at Pets at Home, on Saturday (October 7).

The event, taking place at the Newport store at the Mendalgief Retail Park on Docks Way, allows dogs and their families to have a professional photograph taken, and enjoy a series of fun-filled activities.

Dogs, and their owners, will be snapped by professional photographer Freya Whittington, with a 5 x 7 photograph … Continue reading…

Dogs and their owners took a six-mile sponsored ‘Mutt Strutt’ in Llandudno on Sunday (1 October), raising vital funds for North Wales’ RSPCA Bryn-Y-Maen Animal Centre.

In total, 18 people registered for the event, and took their dogs on a stunning walk around the Great Orme, savouring the scenery while raising vital funds for the Animal Centre.

The event has already raised £350 for the Centre, with donations still forthcoming. All money raised supports the Centre’s work in helping, and … Continue reading…

A nestling gull found alone in a Cardiff garden has been returned to their rooftop nest, in a heart-warming rescue.

RSPCA Cymru worked with South Wales Fire & Rescue to complete the rescue, after the gull was spotted in a front garden in the Cyncoed area of the city.

The charity attended to find the bird with no injuries, and its parent birds, nest and siblings on the roof of a Dan-Y-Coed property.

An RSPCA officer enlisted the support of … Continue reading…

Four stunning sparrowhawk chicks have been rescued by RSPCA Cymru, after the “balls of fluff” were found on the ground in Llanelli, away from their nesting place.

A member of the public found the chicks on Wednesday (28 June), putting them in a cardboard box and confining them, before they were collected by the RSPCA.

The cute chicks were provided temporary care by the charity in a heated cage, fed with zoolyte, before being transported to a specialist wildlife facility … Continue reading…

A BBC documentary which explored the need to regulate animal welfare establishments across Wales has been recognised with a special media award.

The BBC Wales ‘Week In, Week Out’ team produced the documentary ‘Creature Comforts?’, which investigated whether the establishments, commonly known as ‘sanctuaries’, are doing enough to look after animals, and their welfare, to a sufficient standard.

RSPCA Cymru has long campaigned for animal welfare sanctuaries to be regulated. The charity believes these establishments often provide an … Continue reading…