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RSPCA: 20% rise in animal cruelty complaints across Wales

30 April 2013 Last updated at 08:00 BST

The RSPCA received 20% more complaints about animal cruelty in Wales last year.

The charity says it has also noticed that in some parts of the country conviction rates are three times what they were in 2011.

Paul Heaney reports.

Animal cruelty convictions rise