Welsh primary school's Spanish rescue dog is an out of this world hit

A dog found abandoned and wandering streets in Spain is proving to be an ‘out of this world’ hit with pupils at a Barry primary school.

RSPCA 'rehomed just one in three rescue animals' in 2017

‘Every animal that comes into our care deserves a loving forever home,’ the RSPCA says on its website. But in 2017, the country’s largest animal charity provided new homes to just 44,611 creatures – barely a third of the 115,000 it rescued.

20 hamsters found dumped in alley inside INDIVIDUAL plastic takeaway boxes

Twenty hamsters - 18 Syrian and 2 dwarf - that were destined to be eaten have been rescured after a dog walker found them dumped, packaged in individual plastic food boxes, in Darlington, UK.

'Monster' bites off kitten's ear and says he's lost count of how many times he punched it

A man who bit his kitten's ear off and 'lost count of how many times he punched him' has been locked up and banned from owning animals for life.