Archive for March, 2016

Rehoming special animals

Tye happy in his new home

The animals in our care are special. And not just because we think they are. But because, after everything they’ve been through they have still been able to find that special someone to love.

Rescued Chihuahuas Trixie and Tyson

Chihuahua’s Trixie and Tyson were rehomed by us after suffering terribly in a previous home.

Trixie was found with a broken leg that had been held together by lollipop sticks and bandages. The leg had been left untreated for so long … continue reading ››

A dog’s life – Williams’ story

William the Lurcher was rescued from cruelty and neglect

William is just like any other dog. He loves to play and could spend all day people watching from the window in his loving home. But, for William, it has not always been a dog’s life.

Persecuted pet

In September last year, at just 11-months-old, we rescued William from cruelty and neglect. He’d been found in such an emaciated state that he could barely stand.

His owners, who had brought him online, had given little thought to how … continue reading ››

Dog owners out and about at Easter

Sheep with lamb © RSPCA

At Easter time many of us will be making the most of early spring and heading out over the holidays for long walks in the countryside.

The vast majority of us will do our best to follow the Countryside Code – Respect. Protect. Enjoy. – so that the countryside remains an enjoyable place for everyone.

However, in recent weeks there have been numerous sheep-worrying incidents in the news. Including one of the worst ever, where over a hundred sheep diedcontinue reading ››