The RSPCA has revealed that 2017 was its busiest year yet tackling the illegal puppy trade.Read the full story ›
The RSPCA had to call in the fire brigade to rescue a cat that got trapped under the floorboards in a house in Royal Wootton BassettRead the full story ›
A 38-year-old woman from Somerset has been banned from keeping dogs for five years after her pet was found underweight and suffering from a painful, untreated skin condition.
The RSPCA was contacted by a concerned member of the public who had seen Cookie covered in raw itchy scabs.
Those who own animals have a responsibility to care for them and ensure health conditions are dealt with promptly by a vet to avoid their pets suffering.
There is never an excuse for ignoring an animal in need.
Sarah Taylor from Burnham-on-Sea admitted causing unnecessary suffering to springer spaniel Cookie. She was also fined £380.
The RSPCA says Cookie has now been rehomed.
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Molly was rushed to an emergency vets, where X-rays showed the pellets still lodged in her face.Read the full story ›
A survey of more than 3,000 dog-owners across the country was carried out by the RSPCA.Read the full story ›
Two kittens have died after being abandoned in a wet cardboard box near the M5.
Three other kittens survived the ordeal.
A member of the public discovered the animals at the Bridgwater junction.
She notified the RSPCA who collected the kittens.
They say the three surviving kittens are now being hand-reared by the woman who found them.
Layla Allsopp and Corey Jones were banned for two years after allowing Max to become dangerously thin. You may find the images upsettingRead the full story ›
Pet owners are being warned of the dangers of leaving their animals in cars during the hot weather.Read the full story ›
Molly has now left the local RSPCA clinic and is recovering well after being shot and abandoned.Read the full story ›