An RSPCA Cymru appeal for information has been launched after a blind puppy was allegedly kicked in Wrexham.

Calls to the charity claim three men in the Penycae area of the town were seen with the puppy, aged approximately six weeks old, and one deliberately kicked the dog to the body.

It is said the alleged incident took place on Sunday evening (6 May), and has prompted the RSPCA to urge anyone in the local area with information to get … Continue reading…

An appeal for information has been launched after a very unwell Staffordshire bull terrier was found by a member of the public in Moss Valley Park in Wrexham.

The male dog, dark brindle and white in colour, was found in an “appalling state” on Thursday evening (22 March). e was having a seizure, and appeared very thin – so was taken to a local veterinary practice.

Sadly, the condition of the dog was so bad that independent vets were left … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru has today made fresh calls for action to stamp out problems in the ‘hidden’ sanctuary sector, amid fears pets, wildlife and farm animals may be suffering in silence behind closed doors.

Animal welfare establishments – commonly referred to as sanctuaries or rescues – are often invaluable resources for improving animal welfare; undertaking a hugely important function – but, without regulation, major problems can occur.

There are around 90 known animal welfare establishments¹ in Wales – but, in reality, … Continue reading…

Animal lovers in the Wrexham area are being invited to enjoy a cuppa and cake to help raise vital funds and awareness of responsible pet ownership.

The RSPCA’s Wrexham & District Branch has organised a pet-friendly Coffee Morning on Saturday (24 February), at the War Memorial building in Queensferry.

Supporters will have the opportunity to meet the Branch’s team and volunteers, and learn more about the charity’s work to promote responsible pet ownership in the local area, through vaccination, neutering, … Continue reading…

The Welsh Government cabinet secretary responsible for animal welfare swapped her spot at the cabinet table for the passenger seat of an RSPCA inspectorate van yesterday (Thursday February 8).

Lesley Griffiths AM, the Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs, joined RSPCA inspector Kia Thomas on calls across North East Wales.

A number of calls were dealt with across the region – including giving advice to a horse owner about the environment their animal was being kept in, an … Continue reading…