Three rescue animals with St David’s Day-inspired names are seeking new homes from the RSPCA’s Bryn-Y-Maen Animal Centre.

Davina the cat, Dewi the dog and Dafydd the cockerel are three of the animals seeking a second chance of happiness from the RSPCA centre, at Upper Colwyn Bay, as people across North Wales and beyond mark the day of the patron saint of Wales.

One of the beautiful cats presently in the centre’s care is Davina. She was collected by an … Continue reading…

RSPCA Bryn-Y-Maen Centre is seeking volunteers to support animal welfare by becoming foster carers.

The centre, based in Upper Colwyn Bay, is seeking individuals who could offer suitable, temporary homes to any of their animals and – in particular – puppies and small breed dogs.

Bryn-Y-Maen rehomed 453 animals in 2016, and foster carers often play a vital role in the rehabilitation process for animals rescued from cruelty and neglect.

RSPCA foster carers provide support to many different animals – … Continue reading…

Two young pups were found abandoned tethered to breeze blocks in a North Wales lay-by, sat in their own urine and faeces, approximately 250 yards from the RSPCA’s Bryn-Y-Maen Animal Centre, in Upper Colwyn Bay. 

A saucepan and plastic bowl filled with water were left with the pups, alongside four water bottles in a blue plastic box. They were found during the morning of 4 July.

The pups are believed to be approximately three to four months old, and appear … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru rescued 1,843 cats throughout Wales during 2016, and the charity is bracing itself for an “influx” into its centres over the summer months.

Newly-released data suggests the RSPCA is rescuing more than five cats across Wales every single day, and the traditionally busiest period of the year is now to follow for the charity.

The summer period is typically considered ‘kitten season’ – and, sadly, this can mean an influx of cats and kittens at RSPCA centres.

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A deaf dog who spends time with people affected by dementia in specialist North Wales facilities has been awarded ‘Rescue Dog of the Year’ at the Bryn-Y-Maen Animal Centre’s Fun Dog Show.

Ted, who is approximately eight years old, picked up the accolade at the event in Upper Colwyn Bay on Sunday (21 May).

Rescue dogs from across North Wales were in attendance at the show – many of whom had inspiring, uplifting stories to share with the judges.

Lead … Continue reading…