Cruel summer – One pet dumped every hour, RSPCA reveals
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Cruel summer – One pet dumped every hour, RSPCA reveals

RSPCA figures show animals are more likely to be dumped in the summer months Pets are most likely to be dumped in the summer time with one animal being abandoned every hour on average, RSPCA figures show*. Every year the RSPCA is called out to rescue hundreds of animals across England and Wales after their owners abandon them and in many cases leave them for dead. In 2015 2,751 animals were rescued by the animal welfare charity with a...

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An invitation to all puppy farmers….

Dear Sirs In celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Dangerous Dogs Act, we have more dog problems now than ever before so as a professional in animal behaviour, the irony is not lost on me when in just one week Carwyn Jones, the Welsh Assembly First Minister announced: “We will be bringing forward new legislation to ensure that irresponsible breeding in so called ‘puppy farms’ is brought to an end. “We aim to bring forward revised...

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HORRIFIC ACT OF ANIMAL CRUELTY IN HEMEL HEMPSTEAD-APPEAL FOR INFORMATION

National animal protection group ‘South West Animal Protection’ have been alerted to a recent, disturbing, extreme act of cruelty to a much loved family pet. ‘Red’ a three year old male cross breed dog was stolen from his owner’s garden in Grove Hill, Essex Mead, Hemel Hempstead on Sunday 7th November 2010. Two men were seen loitering in the area at the time. Red was found in a traumatised state near his...

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RSPCA says new EU law could be a threat to UK lab animal welfare

A new European law that raises standards for animals used in research and testing across many EU countries may allow UK rules to be watered down, the RSPCA said today. The directive, which will regulate the way laboratory animals are used and cared for in experiments throughout the EU’s 27 member states, was given the final thumbs-up by the European Parliament today. It is now up to the UK government to ensure that its own laws meet...

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