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Tinker the shetland pony after rescue
Shetland pony seen pulling people in makeshift wheelie bin trap rehomed

A Shetland pony we rescued after he was seen pulling passengers along in a makeshift wheelie bin trap through a Cheshire town is enjoying life in his new home.

Gull rescued after caught in fishing litter © RSPCA
We rescued a gull found caught in fishing wire dangling above lake

The stricken bird was left hanging above a lake in Sefton Park, Liverpool, when a fishing hook impaled his wing.

Snake on the toilet © RSPCA
Coronation Street star tells of the moment he found snake slithering on his toilet

Harry Visinoni - who plays Seb in the soap - was brushing his teeth when he was confronted by a four-foot long Royal Python now called Lulu.

New Year seal release © RSPCA
New Year - new start - for two seals released back into the wild

The release of the two seals took place at Port Eynon, Gower, Swansea.

Owner and dog walking in park © RSPCA
We welcome new England guidance on dog walking in lockdown

People with dogs in England can leave their homes for exercise more than once a day to meet the needs of their dogs.

Stone tortoise on roof © RSPCA
We reveal funniest calls of 2020 to cheer you up this Blue Monday
X-ray of snake and screwdriver
Man jailed for stabbing snake with screwdriver

The man was from Tyne and Wear.

Our hospitals care for more than 22,000 animals during 2020 pandemic

Frontline staff across our hospitals and clinics have worked tirelessly treating animals throughout the coronavirus pandemic.

Saskia has now recovered © RSPCA
Dog covered in barnacle-like sores makes remarkable recovery

A rescue dog is hoping 2021 will be much brighter for her.

Guinea pigs Bramble and Blackberry were abandoned © RSPCA
Guinea pigs abandoned in a lay-by on New Year's Day

We're appealing for information about the two Guinea pigs.


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