RSPCA Leeds, Wakefield and District branch’s new £1.5 million animal centre in East Ardsley opens to the public tomorrow (Saturday 27 June), and the first animals born at the centre will be amongst those looking for new homes.

 

Moira the cat was picked up as a stray, heavily pregnant and with a leg injury. Her kittens – Picnic, Twix, Crunchie, Ripple, Topic and Kitkat (pictured below with Moira) – were born at the centre, while work was still taking … Continue reading…

RSPCA Leeds, Wakefield and District branch’s new £1.5 million animal centre in East Ardsley opens to the public next week, after over 10 years in the planning.

 

The centre will care for and rehabilitate animals rescued from cruelty and neglect by RSPCA officers in West Yorkshire. The branch aims to find permanent, loving home for these animals in their local area.

 

Branch manager Caroline Lewis-Jones said: “The number of people convicted of animal cruelty after RSPCA prosecutions was … Continue reading…

01.11.13

A dog removed from his owners because of concerns he was being beaten is ‘passing out’ as a West Yorkshire Police dog today (Friday 1 November). 

German Shepherd dog ‘Chance’, as he’s been re-named, was found to be living in a small, dark kennel with no access to food or water outside a house in Bradford.

His owners signed him over to us but rehoming him was difficult because of his nervous and aggressive behaviour.

Gena Cameron from RSPCA … Continue reading…

A dog has been found in a garden in West Hardwick, Wakefield with injuries all over his body. The ‘bull Lurcher’ – a cross between a Lurcher and a bull type dog – was covered in old and new wounds.

 

A home-owner, who lives on Hardwick Lane, was alerted to the dog’s plight after his own dogs started barking at around 2am on Tuesday morning (24 September).

 

The injured dog is described as an entire male, mostly black … Continue reading…