The RSPCA is urging people to stop using glue traps, as the second tawny owl in a week is caught by one.Read the full story ›
The RSPCA is urging people not to put down glue traps to capture rats and mice after a Tawny Owl was found attached to one near Bristol.Read the full story ›
Cases include that of Max the Westie who was left to suffer with a tumour so bad it was described as ‘like something out of a horror film’Read the full story ›
Following the shooting of a buzzard in Devon, the RSPCA have put out an appeal for information. The bird had been shot in the foot with an air gun.
The buzzard was discovered at the roadside in Tedburn St Mary near Exeter on January 20.
He was taken to the RSPCA's West Hatch centre near Taunton, Somerset. The bird had to be put down because of the severity of its injuries.
The buzzard is the fourth to be shot since the beginning on January.
If you have any information in regards to the shootings, or animal cruelty then call the RSPCA's 24-hour line on 0300 123 4999.
The RSPCA in Somerset is looking after an increasing number of orphaned and injured seals that have washed up on our shores.Read the full story ›
The RSPCA is warning people who come across stranded seal pups to check they really are unwell or abandoned before getting helpRead the full story ›
The RSPCA at West Hatch is already packed with seal pups and there are fears it will have to take on more if storms return this winterRead the full story ›
There are calls for a seal cull to be considered in the West Country - to protect the livelihood of fishermen.
Many trawlers are now being targeted by herds of the seals - who eat their way through the catch before its been landed. Seth Conway has been investigating the issue.
Two seals rescued by West Hatch Wildlife Centre are being released at Combe Martin today.
These are the last two seals to be released back into the wild. They have spent several months recuperating after being rescued during the winter storms. The seals were released at 10am, just before high tide.
Two seals who have been recuperating at the West Hatch Wildlife Centre in Taunton after being washed up in the winter storms will be released today.
A large number of seals have been treated at wildlife centres across the south west after the bad weather - and most have now been returned to the wild.