Charity pleads for animal-lovers to protect their pets as the UK faces the hottest day of the year so far.
Everything you need to know about what you should do if you see a dog locked in a car, as researchers warn that dogs can get too hot in cars all year round.
The RSPCA and police have called on anyone with information about the alleged incident to come forward.
The 13 royal pythons were dumped behind Farringdon Fire Station in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, inside pillowcases.
TJ Gregory and Sarah Henniker left the two pugs Millie and Tito inside a tent for eight hours when temperatures had risen to 34C.
The video footage shows RSPCA rescuers chasing the fox around the sewage treatment works in Barrow, Cumbria.
Shocked RSPCA inspectors found Smiler the American Bulldog barely conscious in a pool of blood in a bath in Keighley, West Yorkshire.
Clive Elliott, 40, was convicted in his absence at Swindon Magistrates' Court after the greyhounds were found starving, with the body of one stuffed in a freezer.
Two adorable cockapoo puppies almost died of starvation before they were miraculously discovered and nursed back to health.
Their mange was so bad they are covered in bald patches and were even more vulnerable in the cold weather.
The kitten was found lying in the middle of a Nottingham street by a member of the public on Sunday.
The horse was found dead on waste land near Yeovil in Somerset, having been struck on the head with a blunt weapon.