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  • Conviction for tortoise neglect

    4 Apr 2013

    A Glasgow man has been convicted of neglecting his tortoise following a Scottish SPCA investigation.

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  • Fifty chickens dumped in burn

    3 Apr 2013

    The Scottish SPCA is appealing for information after more than fifty chickens were found dumped in a burn near Lybster, Caithness.

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  • Elderly dog dumped on roadside

    3 Apr 2013

    The Scottish SPCA is appealing for information after an elderly dog was abandoned on a roadside near Stirling in a terrible condition. Warning you may find the images in the report distressing.

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  • Ten year ban for dog neglect

    2 Apr 2013

    Following a Scottish SPCA investigation, a Clydebank woman has been banned from keeping animals for ten years after failing to provide her dogs with the vet treatment they needed. Warning you may find the images in this report distressing.

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  • Heavily pregnant cat found in snow

    1 Apr 2013

    The Scottish SPCA is seeking the owner of a heavily pregnant cat found struggling during freezing temperatures in Dumfries and Galloway.

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  • Road safety lesson for stray rabbit

    29 Mar 2013

    The Scottish SPCA is seeking the owner of a rabbit rescued by a driving instructor and her pupil after straying towards a busy road.

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  • Wild birds suffering in cold weather

    28 Mar 2013

    The Scottish SPCA is appealing to wildlife lovers to help birds survive the extended winter as snow and ice continues to affect parts of Scotland.

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  • Jail for man who ran illegal puppy farm

    28 Mar 2013

    A man who admitted neglecting 57 dogs while running an illegal puppy farm has been jailed for eight months and banned from having any contact with animals for ten years following a Scottish SPCA investigation. Warning - you may find an image in this article distressing.

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  • Horse found badly mutilated

    26 Mar 2013

    The Scottish SPCA is appealing for information after a horse was found badly mutilated at a livery yard in Edinburgh.

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  • Exotic spider found in fridge

    25 Mar 2013

    A shocked Fife couple called the Scottish SPCA after they opened their fridge to find an exotic spider lurking inside.

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  • 40 month ban for pet sitter

    22 Mar 2013

    Following a Scottish SPCA investigation, a pet sitter who left seven animals entrusted into her care unattended has been banned from keeping animals for 40 months.

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  • Cat returned home after 260 mile trip

    21 Mar 2013

    The Scottish SPCA has reunited a West Lothian cat with his worried owner after the adventurous moggy hitched a ride to Aberdeen in the back of a van.

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  • Hamster found during blizzard

    20 Mar 2013

    The Scottish SPCA is appealing for information after a hamster was found loose on an Edinburgh street during a snow blizzard.

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  • Elastic bands tied around cat

    20 Mar 2013

    The Scottish SPCA is appealing for information after a cat returned home with elastic bands tied around his ears and paws.

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  • Dog survives dramatic river rescue

    19 Mar 2013

    A dog has been rescued after plunging down a 40ft embankment and becoming snagged in tree branches overhanging a river near Forres.

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