Wednesday 03 July 2013
RSPCA Cymru is warning that animal welfare in Wales could be irreparably damaged if dangerous proposals to curb charity shop rate relief go ahead. The Society has recently responded to Welsh Government proposals to reduce the business rate relief for charity shops in Wales from 80 to 50 per cent from 2022.
Unlike many other charities, RSPCA Cymru and its independent branches receive no government funding for their animal welfare services and rely heavily on the … Continue reading…
Forget Wiggins and Hoy, this summer two fearless RSPCA supporters are planning to cycle the length of Wales to raise funds for the Bryn-y-Maen Animal Centre in Colwyn Bay and the Search and Rescue Dog Association (SARDA) Wales.
Glyn Bayley and John Burson, who both work at the Bryn-y-Maen centre, hope to tackle the 250 mile journey in less than seven days even though the route is one of the toughest on the UK’s cycle network with more … Continue reading…
Valour the new-born foal is recovering after being abandoned on Coity Common near Bridgend on Monday 13 May.
When RSPCA Inspector Nick de Celis was called out to check on a new-born foal, he fully expected to be looking for a mare and its new foal.
Inspector de Celis said:
When I arrived around 4.30pm there was no sign of the mare, only the foal which was so young it was still attached to the afterbirth.
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Welsh Government plans to make microchipping compulsory for all dogs in Wales have been welcomed by RSPCA Cymru.
The animal welfare charity has been leading the campaign on this issue in Wales for several years. RSPCA Cymru believes that compulsory microchipping will help make it easier to identify the owners of those dogs that have strayed or are being mistreated, neglected, abandoned or lost.
Claire Lawson, RSPCA Cymru head of external affairs said:
“Although we welcome this announcement, we
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RSPCA appeals for witnesses to come forward
Monday 12 November 2012
Two huskies with severe sarcoptic mange have been found abandoned in a Tonypandy barn.
The animals were discovered on 8 November and brought to the RSPCA’s attention a few days later. Both dogs had fur missing from their face.
Veterinary examination confirmed that they were suffering from severe sarcoptic mange, a highly contagious and painful skin condition. The vet determined that the dogs were in very poor condition adn … Continue reading…