Dog’s head smashed with hammer and dumped in river for ‘getting on nerves’ of owner

Dog’s head smashed with hammer and dumped in river for ‘getting on nerves’ of owner

RSPCA Inspector Rowena Proctor said: “He said he had gone to the shop and come home to find her dead before going on to admit hitting Molly on the head with a hammer, strangling her with the washing line that was around her neck when her body was found and dumping her in the River Tyne.“He said he did it because she was following him around and getting on his nerves and he lashed out.

Nine-week-old puppy buried alive in ‘hideous act of cruelty’

Nine-week-old puppy buried alive in ‘hideous act of cruelty’

Investigating RSPCA Inspector Alison Fletcher, said: ‘When the dogs didn’t return their owner went to find them and realised they’d sniffed out a mound of disturbed earth in the middle of the field.

Adventurous cat puts the PURR into car engines... after getting trapped in TWO in one day

Adventurous cat puts the PURR into car engines... after getting trapped in TWO in one day

Home-loving Harry got into the engines of two cars the same day (Image: RSPCA)Inspector Taylor continued: “I managed to scan him for a microchip and contact his owners who rushed straight down to us to help me free the frightened puss.

Adorable 5-week-old puppy with twisted legs 'thrown away like rubbish' – 'It's shocking!'

Adorable 5-week-old puppy with twisted legs 'thrown away like rubbish' – 'It's shocking!'

Hockney the puppy was dumped in box without food, water or a blanket to keep warm (Image: Dogs Trust)"We were so shocked when we first saw him as he was in a terrible state.

Dog found seriously injured after being ‘thrown out of a moving car’

Dog found seriously injured after being ‘thrown out of a moving car’

Gordon is believed to have been thrown out of a moving car (Picture: Scottish SPCA /SWNS)The dog was described as a ‘friendly boy’ despite the injuries.

'MINDLESS!' Investigation after cruel thugs kill six swans - birds found DECAPITATED

'MINDLESS!' Investigation after cruel thugs kill six swans - birds found DECAPITATED

RSPCA Inspector Keith Hogben, who is investigating the incident, said: “These six swans were found to be decapitated with their necks and heads found close by.

What a pickle! Terrified cat finally FREED after getting head trapped in glass jar

What a pickle! Terrified cat finally FREED after getting head trapped in glass jar

Even when she had finally managed to capture the dehydrated animal, its head was so firmly jammed in the jar that it took veterinary help and a mighty struggle to get the pet out of a pickle.

Man drags daschund by his neck while browsing supermarket shelves

Man drags daschund by his neck while browsing supermarket shelves

‘While the man is casually perusing the shelves he grabs the dog by his neck and picks him up before carrying him around the store as he continues his shopping.

CAT MYSTERY: Moggie missing for 9 YEARS returned home for final cuddles before she died

CAT MYSTERY: Moggie missing for 9 YEARS returned home for final cuddles before she died

After nine years apart Mike Marshall cuddles Babsy the cat (Image: RSPCA)Inspector Cooper today described the “goosebumps” moment she handed Babsy to Mr Marshall after checking out the address details from the microchip.

Horror of blinded dog found collapsed in woods - was he bludgeoned and left to die?

Horror of blinded dog found collapsed in woods - was he bludgeoned and left to die?

Blinded Peter the Akita on drip at animal hospital (Image: RSPCA)Inspector Smith continued: “He was very skinny. Peter the Akita was emaciated and had a matted coat when he was rescued (Image: RSPCA)Inspector Smith added: “He’s very thin and has sores all over his body.

Animal cruelty investigator's HORROR after rescue - 'Thinnest dog ever seen alive'

Animal cruelty investigator's HORROR after rescue - 'Thinnest dog ever seen alive'

Ribs of Eric "the thinnest dog" can clearly be seen poking through fur (Image: RSPCA)Eric 's nails looking overgrown and curled over (Image: RSPCA)Eric had to be wrapped in metallic thermal blankets to keep him warm when he collapsed moments after being rescued.

Puppy’s ears chopped off by cruel owner who wanted more money for her

Puppy’s ears chopped off by cruel owner who wanted more money for her

An SPCA special investigations unit inspector said: ‘We received information that the offenders were keeping American bully dogs with cropped ears and that there was a puppy, who we now know as Russia, who had freshly cropped ears.

Busy road becomes pet dumping hot spot as heartless owners throw dogs away like rubbish

Busy road becomes pet dumping hot spot as heartless owners throw dogs away like rubbish

Almond and Cashew were in a pitiful state when discovered in cage (Image: RSPCA) As RSPCA inspectors were investigating the appalling way two suffering pets had been abandoned in a locked cage came reports of another dog left tied to a bale of straw.

Left to face a world of PERPETUAL DARKNESS: the cute puppy dumped like rubbish

Left to face a world of PERPETUAL DARKNESS: the cute puppy dumped like rubbish

To think a puppy in such a shocking condition was just thrown away is heartbreaking.” Skip the one-eyed pug puppy is getting specialist care to save his sight (Image: RSPCA) There are hopes Skip will soon be found a permanent home.

Dog news: Newborn Staffies tossed away like rubbish sparks ANGER

Dog news: Newborn Staffies tossed away like rubbish sparks ANGER

Pitiful sight of newborn puppy dumped with litter-mates (Image: RSPCA) Shocking images of the innocent puppies spread out dead on the ground have been released today to track down the heartless person who discarded them on an industrial estate.

Fury after emaciated dog found tied to fence - 'It must have been TERRIFYING for him'

Fury after emaciated dog found tied to fence - 'It must have been TERRIFYING for him'

There are plenty of animal charities in the UK ready to offer help.” It is not known how long Mario was tied to fence (Image: RSPCA) Lead and chain used to tie Mario to fence show signs of wear (Image: RSPCA) Appealing for help to trace those who abandoned Mario, the RSPCA investigator urged angry members of the public not to call its emergency line unless they had information.

Cats and dogs cruelly ABANDONED on streets in freezing cold in winter pet dumping epidemic

Cats and dogs cruelly ABANDONED on streets in freezing cold in winter pet dumping epidemic

Elderly terrier dumped on the streets with its blanket (Image: RSPCA) This pitiful scene of the black and white Jack Russell abandoned on the streets with his worldly possessions in a plastic bag has shocked animal welfare investigators.

'She could have died!' Cruel pet owner HURLS sick dog out of car - 'Such a CALLOUS act'

'She could have died!' Cruel pet owner HURLS sick dog out of car - 'Such a CALLOUS act'

'She could have died!' Cruel pet owner HURLS sick dog out of car - 'Such a CALLOUS act' BRITAIN'S saddest looking dog is the latest victim of the throw-and-run horror being inflicted on pitiful pets.

‘It was quite entertaining’ RSPCA reveals its most 'laugh-out-loud’ animal rescues

‘It was quite entertaining’ RSPCA reveals its most 'laugh-out-loud’ animal rescues

"Deadly scorpion" sparked fear on the streets (Image: RSPCA) RSPCA animal collection officer Paula Jones responded to the emergency, finding the callers had cordoned off the venomous creature with cones while also keeping the public at a safe distance.

How did he get there? Curious cat snared like rat in a trap – 'Lucky someone found him'

How did he get there? Curious cat snared like rat in a trap – 'Lucky someone found him'

Rat trap cat sprung free by vets (Image: RSPCA) Cat was left dehydrated after trap ordeal (Image: RSPCA) Inspector Daniels added: “The RSPCA works 24/7 for animals in need and I was pleased to be able to rush to the scene in Langstone in the early hours of the morning, and ensure this cat was safely and securely freed from this device.” Apart from being shaken and dehydrated by the experience, the black, male neutered cat was uninjured.

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