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Woman sentenced for animal welfare offences

A woman has been sentenced to a ten year disqualification after being found guilty of animal welfare offences.

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We're calling for law change as puppy imports more than double during Summer

The demand for puppies during lockdown has seen imports of puppies double over the Summer compared to last year.

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'Snip the straps' off face masks as Great British September Clean launches

As the Great British September Clean kicks off, we're urging people to 'snip the straps' from disposable face masks

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You Brits really don't want what we're eating, warns US charity

New poll reveals 75% want lower standard imports banned - we're urging consumers to protect farm animal welfare as UK leaves EU.

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Dog trained in German abandoned with suspected cigarette burns to body

We're appealing for information after a dog - who it's emerged is trained in German - was abandoned outside our Leeds, Wakefield and District Branch Animal Centre with what appears to be cigarette burns on his body.

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Pond rescue of ponies stuck neck-high in water

Two ponies have been rescued in Wolverhampton, West Midlands, after falling into a pond where they got stuck.

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We've dealt with more than 100,000 incidents during lockdown

Our key workers have continued to rescue, treat and care for animals in need since the country went into lockdown on 23 March.

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The final outcome of our restructure consultation

We've completed consultations on a restructure to make us a financially sustainable charity.

We rescue four kittens abandoned in the scorching sun

Four kittens are currently in the care of our Harmsworth Memorial Animal Hospital.

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We're caring for a feral kitten rescued from a glue trap

One of our inspectors is fostering a little kitten who had become stuck on a glue trap at a farm in Norfolk.


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