A dog who was found wandering the streets with his jaw hanging off after being used for badger baiting is ending 2017 on a high after finding a loving new home.

Herbie the lurcher was rescued by the RSPCA in August this year when he was found straying in Warrington. The injuries to his face were so severe that he had to undergo reconstruction surgery to rebuild his jaw.

He was put up for rehoming at the RSPCA’s Macclesfield branch, … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog with facial injuries consistent with fighting with badgers was found in Warrington.

The brindle and white lurcher-type dog was found on Saturday (26 August) in a garden on Dark Lane, in Higher Whitley.

The member of the public who found the dog contacted the RSPCA, and Inspector Lisa Lupson attended to collect him. He is now in the RSPCA’s care, where staff have named him Herbie.

Inspector Lupson said: “The poor … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a straying dog with a maggot infestation was found in a Warrington field.

The animal welfare charity was contacted on Tuesday last week (27 June) after the shar pei dog was found in fields near Street Lane, in Lower Whitley, Warrington.

The dog’s name is given as Torres on his microchip – however, contact details for his owner are out of date.

RSPCA inspector Naomi Norris said: “Torres has various patches on his … Continue reading…