As Dog Bite Prevention Week (12 - 19 June) nears, the oldest and largest animal welfare organisation is urging parents to spend some time educating children on the best way to approach a dog, and how to act around dogs.
The RSPCA has appealed for information after a severely neglected dog was found cowering under a bush in a Bristol park. The male Staffordshire Bull Terrier couldn’t stand and was suffering from a severe skin condition.
The RSPCA is calling for the government in England to follow in the footsteps of its Welsh counterpart in banning shock collars after a review of the ban in Wales confirms shock collars cause pain to animals.
MPs met on Tuesday 8 March at Westminster Hall to discuss their concerns over the health and welfare of dogs bred for sale.
Last year, more than 400,000 puppies are thought to have come to the market in Britain from unlicensed breeders. Some of these are believed to have come from large-scale dog breeding operations both at home and abroad. The RSPCA is seriously concerned for the welfare of the pups coming from these sites, as well as for their mums.
A timid dog who had never been for a walk is looking for a loving new family after a year of gentle care from the RSPCA Leybourne Animal Centre in Kent.
The RSPCA has welcomed the European Parliament’s adoption of a resolution formally calling for action to tackle the illegal trade in dogs and cats.
A starving dog found in Leyton, East London and dubbed Oliver Twist because he yowled for more food is looking for a new home.
RSPCA report reveals buyers are turning to other sources to fulfil their desire for certain breeds of dogs and that the root cause of the puppy farming problem is the huge demand for puppies of certain breeds.