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30 June 2020

RSPCA acted quickly over COVID-19 border closures

RSPCA acted quickly over COVID-19 border closures

Over a long period of time with the RSPCA, I never seen anything like the impact COVID 19 has had on the WA community and on our organisation.

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Wheatbelt sheep farmer Greg Paust joins RSPCA WA board

30 June 2020

Wheatbelt sheep farmer Greg Paust joins RSPCA WA board

Greg’s current experience as a livestock producer and his previous experience as a public servant is welcomed by the Board.

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Not shearing leads to welfare issues for sheep

30 June 2020

Not shearing leads to welfare issues for sheep

Over the recent warmer months, RSPCA WA Inspectors received reports of sheep carrying excessive wool. In some instances, sheep had not been shorn for a number of seasons.

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Animal welfare concerns over new cattle supplement

30 June 2020

Animal welfare concerns over new cattle supplement

RSPCA opposes plans to introduce Zilpaterol hydrochloride for feedlot cattle.

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How muzzling working dogs can protect them against baiting

30 June 2020

How muzzling working dogs can protect them against baiting

In areas where wild dog baiting programs are being undertaken, using a muzzle on a working dog can mean a great difference to the safety of a valued co-worker.

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National Wool Declaration review disappoints on animal welfare

30 June 2020

National Wool Declaration review disappoints on animal welfare

The RSPCA was extremely disappointed with the recent outcome of the National Wool Declaration review saying it leaves wool-buying customers and consumers in the dark about industry practices and animal welfare.

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