RSPCA has launched an investigation into the suspicious death of a chicken in CornwallRead the full story ›
The charity took more than 1,600 calls about neglected, abandoned and stray exotic animals in the West Country last year.Read the full story ›
The animal welfare charity took nearly 4000 calls from the South West to its animal cruelty hotline last December.Read the full story ›
The RSPCA is wants to know who's behind the animal cruelty in the Fraddon area of Cornwall.Read the full story ›
Ted is making a remarkable recovery after he was found abandoned in a Bristol park, weighing just 11kg and barely able to stand.Read the full story ›
25-year-old Zach Wood was sentenced to 18 weeks in custody and has also been banned from keeping pets. His two dogs had to be put to sleep.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 ›
The number of convictions for animal cruelty is on the rise - according to the RSPCA. The South West had "a shocking catalogue of abuse".Read the full story ›
The South West had "a shocking catalogue of abuse and neglect" in 2015 - rescuing or collecting nearly ten thousand animals.Read the full story ›
Police in Buckfastleigh are looking for a man after one of the town's resident ducks was injured by an arrow.
George, a male adult muscovy duck, was found on the banks of the river Dart with a two-feet long arrow sticking out of his body.
Police have launched an investigation and are appealing for witnesses.
The description we have is of a white male, in his early twenties, of slim build with collar length light brown hair and wearing a black hoody and jeans. We would like to speak to the man or to anyone who has any information about this.