Posts Tagged ‘animal’

Lola – A harrowing tale of cold neglect

Lola before treatment

A man and a woman have been found guilty of causing unnecessary suffering to a Weimeraner dog called Lola and banned from keeping animals for ten years.

A member of the public raises the alarm

Lola was brought to our attention by a concerned member of the public who had noticed the emaciated 12-month-old Weimeraner while out walking. The witness described Lola being ‘dragged up the road’, noting that she could ‘see every bone on her body’.

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Puppies get their day in parliament…

The welfare problems facing dogs are vast and varied. From dogs being bred with exaggerated physical features which cause them to suffer, to dogs used as breeding machines. Unfortunately, there is no magic solution when it comes to improving the welfare of dogs.

For any dog lover, the casual way that many puppies are bred, sold and traded like used cars, with little or no regard for their future well being is a major cause for concern. Public demand … continue reading ››

Moving house? Make sure your cats are safe, settled and happy in their new home

Adult cat sitting indoors © RSPCA

Moving house is supposed to be one of the most stressful things you can do. A worry for me because that’s what I’m doing next year. But, I’m excited. I’m looking forward to moving to a new home – it’s my choice.

But what about our cats?

If you’re a cat owner you’ll understand that cats have their routines and they tend to notice if you break them!

So when moving to a new home spare a thought for your … continue reading ››