RSPCA Cymru is today launching an emergency appeal to keep its rescue teams out on the frontline across Wales saving animals through the coronavirus crisis.

The emergency appeal is being supported by comedian Ricky Gervais, as the RSPCA looks to continue to rescue animals from the worst cruelty and neglect amid the Covid-19 outbreak.

Rescuers at the charity have been designated key workers by the Welsh Government – but vital funding is needed to keep them out on the road…. Continue reading…

The RSPCA has urged local authorities to explore relaxing locally-imposed restrictions on where dogs can be walked to help curb the possible spread of coronavirus and protect canine welfare.

Many Councils have previously introduced Public Spaces Protection Orders (PSPOs) to stop dogs being walked in certain areas – including on local sports pitches. Concerns have been raised that these PSPOs can limit suitable dog walking spots within some communities.

However, with restrictions on people’s movement now in place to help … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru has today reassured animal lovers that it is continuing to rescue and rehome animals despite the coronavirus outbreak.

The animal charity which – across England and Wales – has a team of frontline officers, 17 animals centres, four wildlife centres and four animal hospitals, has put contingency plans in place to cope with the weeks and months ahead.

Chief executive, Chris Sherwood, said: “Thanks to our amazing, dedicated and professional team of staff and volunteers, the RSPCA is … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is looking for the owner of a tri-coloured lurcher dog, reportedly found on  mountain.

A member of the public reported finding the female dog some two weeks ago, but earlier enquiries to trace an owner have proven unsuccessful.

RSPCA Cymru initially had concerns about the dog’s welfare – but she has been found to be in good health.

The lurcher is not microchipped – a legal requirement and, as highlighted by the RSPCA, something that is critical in … Continue reading…

Three helpless rabbits have been found dumped at a Morrisons supermarket in Barry.

RSPCA Cymru was alerted shortly after a member of the public reported finding the rabbits last Tuesday (10 March), at Waterfront Retail Park in the Vale of Glamorgan town.

Two of the rabbits were found inside a supermarket trolley, with a third in a crisp box placed in the trolley.

Nothing in the boxes gave any clues as to who owns the rabbits or where they came … Continue reading…