Tag: RSPCA

Deer saved from drowning in Hedge End pool

RSPCA inspector Alan Browning rushed to a home in Hedge End, on the outskirts of Southampton, early on Sunday morning (20 May) to reports of a young roe deer stuck in a swimming pool. He explained “When I arrived at the home I realised quite how perilous the situation was,” “The deer had fallen into…

Guinea pigs left to die in woods

A local animal shelter is looking after two terrifed guinea pigs after they were found abandoned in a cage in the middle of a Wiltshire wood. The RSPCA was called on Saturday evening  to Southampton Road, in Alderbury, Salisbury. A man had found two Guinea pigs dumped with a dirty cage in the woods and…

Jackdaws saved with smart phone and birdseed

A group of three jackdaws that were trapped inside an empty bungalow were coaxed out by an RSPCA inspector using bird seed and a smart phone in Waterlooville on Wednesday. Inspector Graham Hammond arrived at the property in Cherry Tree Avenue to find that three of the corvids had got stuck in the chalet home…

Abandoned beardie found in bag

Bearded Dragon

The RSPCA is investigating after a bearded dragon was abandoned in a bag in Hampshire on Sunday night. The animal welfare charity was called in the following morning (Monday 13 February) after a man discovered the lizard abandoned in Albert Street, Gosport. RSPCA animal collection officer (ACO) Jenny Preston collected the lizard which had been…

Starling trapped in Hedge End boiler

  The RSPCA were called out to rescue a starling which had become stuck behind a boiler on Friday (14 November). The bird had somehow managed to get down the flue and behind the boiler in a bungalow on Westbury Court, Hedge End. The first the homeowners knew of the starling was when they saw…

RSPCA hunt for owner of neglected pet

The RSPCA is appealing for information after an elderly collie type dog was found straying and in a poorly condition in the Buttsash area of Hythe. The dark brindle-coloured dog was found on Netley View Estate by a member of the public who kindly took her in and contacted the New Forest District Council dog…

RSPCA warn public about hot dogs

The RSPCA has criticised owners who left their dogs in hot cars over the weekend, despite many repeated warnings about the dangers. The animal welfare charity was inundated with hundreds of complaints over the weekend from people who spotted animals suffering as the temperature rocketed to 90 degrees in some parts of the country. Around…