HOME

NEWS

CHARITIES

VOLUNTEER

ACTION CENTER

ADD CHARITY

CONTACT

SUPPORT

World Environment Community Health Animals Celebrity Submit A Site Find A Charity
RSPCA officers rescue pony and foal from incoming tide

This is South Wales

1600 days ago   Article ID# 1546197
Original URL

 

RSPCA

SOUTH WALES, U K (This is South Wales) - The RSPCA has rescued a pony and foal from an incoming tide and certain death on the Loughor estuary.

The animal welfare charity was called to marshland near Landimore after a concerned member of the public reported the pony had collapsed, with the young foal standing next to her.

The rescue team attended the scene following worries for the animals' safety due to the approaching tide.

Inspectors could see the horse had caught her back foot in a matted tangle of her mane and was struggling to move before it was eventually cut free.

RSPCA inspector Neill Manley said: "There is little doubt in my mind that, taking into account the remote location and the nature of the potential hazard from the tide, had we not intervened and freed this pony it is quite likely that both the pony and her foal would have died.

"This is just one of many examples of the sort of trouble animals can get into when kept at remote locations and we would urge owners to keep the management and monitoring of their animals as consistent and as regular as possible."

Mr Manley also expressed his thanks to a member of the public who alerted them to the animals.

He said: "Many thanks go of course to the caller who reported the situation in the first place and we would urge members of the public who spot an animal in pain or distress to call the RSPCA's 24-hour helpline on 0300 1234 999."

Copyright 2016 This is South Wales   (Copyright Terms)
Updated 1600 days ago   Article ID# 1546197

RSPCA    View Charity Profile    Visit Website

More Royal Society For The Prevention Of Cruelty To Animals News

RSPCA demands greater action to reduce the use and suffering of lab animals

128 days ago From politics.co.uk 

LONDON, U K - ...

RSPCA calls for crackdown on UK's '£100m puppy trafficking trade'

319 days ago From itv.com 

LONDON, U K - ...

'Hunting and fighting' dogs seized in raid

466 days ago From bbc.com 

LONDON, U K - ...

'Bag of bones' horse dumped in Harlow now on road to recovery after public donate £8k to appeal fund

472 days ago From harlowstar.co.uk 

HERTFORD, U K - ...

Coleen Nolan gives a pet a home

501 days ago From u.tv 

BELFAST, U K - ...

Go to page:   1    2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  Next >> 

<< Return To Animal News

Action Center

Global warming is melting the Greenland ice sheet, fast

Action: Climate Change

A new study measures the loss of ice from one of world’s largest ice sheets. They find an ice loss that has accelerated in th ...

Tell Missouri to stop unlimited for-profit turtle trapping

Action: Wildlife Conservation

Because Missouri allows commercial trappers to take unlimited numbers of turtles from the state's rivers, thousands of the st ...

Orangutans face complete extinction within 10 years, animal rescue charity warns

Action: Stop Deforestation

Orangutans will be extinct from the planet within 10 years unless action is taken to preserve forests in Indonesia and Malays ...

Say no to these three uranium mines at Grand Canyon

Action: Stop Pollution

The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality is preparing to issue permits to allow the operation of three uranium mines i ...

Obama's offshore drilling puts whales and dolphins in peril, groups warn

Action: Save Our Oceans

Environmental groups have turned on the Obama administration over offshore oil and gas extraction, warning it puts whales and ...

View All Actions >>

 

 

Charities

News

Follow Us

Support

Find A Charity

Action Center

World

Community

Facebook

Twitter Support

Contact

Volunteer

Add A Site

Environment

Animals

Google+

Privacy Policy

Copyright

 

 

Health

Celebrity

Terms of Service

Copyright © The Charity Vault All rights reserved.