Reptile on the loose alert turns out to be dog’s TOY: 'It was quite entertaining!'

Reptile on the loose alert turns out to be dog’s TOY: 'It was quite entertaining!'

Reptile on the loose alert turns out to be dog’s TOY: 'It was quite entertaining!' SHOCKED animal rescuers mounted a tricky operation to save a sick exotic reptile only to discover it was a chewed dog’s toy.

Lifeless dog found hanged from tree in Bradford park

Lifeless dog found hanged from tree in Bradford park

The poor pet was discovered by a dog walker who visited the park (Picture: RSPCA)RSPCA inspector Sarah Bagley, who handled the shocking discovery, said: ‘This is one of the worst things I’ve dealt with so far as an RSPCA inspector.

Dog almost died after eating sausage roll packed with rat poison

Dog almost died after eating sausage roll packed with rat poison

The sausage roll is believed to have been laced with rat poison but fortunately Blitz’s owner Catrina Edwardson managed to stop him eating too much and too him to the vet.

Jack Russell somehow ends up on a ledge while making break for freedom

Jack Russell somehow ends up on a ledge while making break for freedom

However, despite his precarious position, Max ended up being rescued by a fire crew from Paddington who were called to the building in Maida Vale.

Lurcher, Blue, has been rejected by 3,420 potential owners

Lurcher, Blue, has been rejected by 3,420 potential owners

(Picture: RSPCA)Who could see that happy little face and not want to take four-year-old lurcher, Blue, home? Since then, he’s seen 49 kennel-mates taken to their fur-ever homes before him, and only one person has shown an interest in adopting him since November last year (and this unfortunately fell through).

The ‘Croydon cat killer’ hunt has lasted three grisly years. But is he man or myth?

The ‘Croydon cat killer’ hunt has lasted three grisly years. But is he man or myth?

Police and the RSPCA said that little could be done, even when a vet with forensics experience determined that a headless cat, brought to him by Snarl, had been killed by blunt-force trauma and then mutilated.

Grit used on roads during snowy weather can be dangerous for pets, RSPCA warns

Grit used on roads during snowy weather can be dangerous for pets, RSPCA warns

“We urge pet-owners to be cautious when grit is being spread on roads, as rock salt can be toxic to dogs and cats if they lick it from their paws or fur,” a spokesperson told The Independent.

Family's pet cat and dog 'deliberately killed with poison-laced sausages'

Family's pet cat and dog 'deliberately killed with poison-laced sausages'

Ms Mellor, 27, said a number of pets have died in suspicious circumstances or gone missing recently in the area, near Yewtree cemetery, adding that shortly before Honey died last month the body of a stray cat was found near the bottom of her garden.

Workmen smash car window to rescue three trapped dogs on hottest day of the year

Workmen smash car window to rescue three trapped dogs on hottest day of the year

Workmen in Bristol were forced to smash a car window to rescue three dogs trapped on the hottest day of the year. The dogs were left in a car boot on Thursday with all the windows shut in 27C heat.

Dog jackets, and more: How to best care for your pets in winter

Dog jackets, and more: How to best care for your pets in winter

Luckily, the quick thinking of her rescuer spared her.Source:SuppliedLike humans, animals can also suffer in the cold without sufficient warmth and protection.Every winter, almost 5600 animals are taken care of by RSPCA NSW.As temperatures start to drop off across the state, RSPCA NSW urges pet owners to consider the effects of the bitter weather on their pets.RSPCA NSW Yagoona Hospital’s managing veterinarian, Dr Christina Zhu, provided five tips to keep pets out of harm’s way this winter.1.

Dog baiting threat WA: RSPCA issues warning after spate of attacks

Dog baiting threat WA: RSPCA issues warning after spate of attacks

Man Banned From Owning Pets for 10 Years After Bashing Dog. Credit - RSPCA New South Wales via Storyful0:51Eastlakes man Grant Haggart, 46, was convicted in a Sydney court on August 15 of animal cruelty, after heartbreaking footage surfaced showing him kicking, punching and choking his dog after it stole a child’s ice cream and ran away from Haggart.

Animal cruelty: RSPCA seeking identity of drivers who strapped puppy in cage to roof of car

Animal cruelty: RSPCA seeking identity of drivers who strapped puppy in cage to roof of car

A dog was left to die by its owner1:03A owner left her dog to die and after a tip-off from a neighbour the RSPCA investigated the matter.