Horse abuse crackdown: New law to stop sick and dying animals being abandoned

Horse abuse crackdown: New law to stop sick and dying animals being abandoned

The RSPCA rescued almost 1,000 horses last year and a huge majority were not microchipped, making it virtually impossible to trace the owners RSPCA assistant director of external affairs David Bowles "Until now, only horses born after 2009 had to be microchipped, but this law change will mean that all horses will have to be microchipped and details will go onto a central database which can be accessed by local authorities and other agencies.

Resilient Goldfish Saved by Amazing Surgery

Resilient Goldfish Saved by Amazing Surgery

Dr. Faye Bethell, the veterinarian who performed the surgery, explained, “The goldfish was constipated because he had a lump blocking his bottom, rather than because of his diet or any other reason.”

Pet dog is hailed a hero for saving girl aged one from choking to death

Pet dog is hailed a hero for saving girl aged one from choking to death

Inseparable...Little Chloe Showell smiles as she sits next to hero Louie (Image: Steve Finn Photography)Louie, a four-year-old Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, heard her cries and raised the alarm by barking and running around the flat to alert Chloe’s mother Shannon Weeks.

Dog saved one-year-old girl from choking to death as she slept

Dog saved one-year-old girl from choking to death as she slept

Shannon, from Dartford in Kent, followed Louie to her daughter Chloe’s bedroom, and found the one-year-old lying face down. Shannon Weeks was horrified at what she saw when she entered Chloe’s room (Picture: Steve Finn)‘I went in and Chloe was face down and was pale and wasn’t breathing.