Tag: animal rescue
Up to 170 stray and unwanted cats and dogs could be at risk in Milton Keynes each year if National Animal Welfare Trust’s centre HULA Animal Rescue in Aspley Guise closes its doors for good.
This could be the consequence if the charity does not get emergency government support to cover a shortfall in vital income lost during the forced temporary closure during lockdown.Read More
The RSPCA is bracing itself for a surge in abandoned animals and fears the fallout from the COVID crisis could see more owners struggling to keep their pets.
Typically, the charity sees abandonment peak in the summer months. Between June and August 2019, 16,519 animals were reported abandoned to the RSPCA which accounts for 30% of all animals reported abandoned that year.
During the summer months the charity received 138 reports about dumped animals in Bedfordshire.
The RSPCA is braced for an even bigger impact this summer following the easing of lockdown and the financial impact on the coronavirus pandemic.Read More
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