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27 November 2020

State Election 2021 - why Animal Welfare Matters

State Election 2021 - why Animal Welfare Matters

RSPCA WA’s Animal Welfare Matters in the 2021 State Election lists 6 key actions it wants government to commit to, ranging from full Inspectorate coverage for the State to subsidised dog and cat sterilisation and improving the welfare of animals in agriculture.

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Another live export blow...

27 November 2020

Another live export blow...

The RSPCA has expressed disappointment at Agriculture Minister David Littleproud’s last minute intervention on behalf of the live export industry, to block improvements in live cattle exports.

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Feral animal control - are all animals created equal?

27 November 2020

Feral animal control - are all animals created equal?

October saw two feral hunters in the South West fined after being charged by WA Police with animal cruelty. RSPCA WA’s Animal Welfare Policy Officer, Dr Michael Paton, explores attitudes towards pest control.

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Preparing for animal welfare in emergencies

27 November 2020

Preparing for animal welfare in emergencies

As we head into the bushfire and cyclone season in Western Australia, it’s important to have a plan of action for how you will keep your livestock safe.

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First WA shearing shed built to new design standards now in operation

27 November 2020

First WA shearing shed built to new design standards now in operation

With shearing starting just a day after competition, it’s all go in a new shearing shed in the State’s south, designed with workers, sheep and profits in mind.

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Industry association announces welfare-forward shade initiative

27 November 2020

Industry association announces welfare-forward shade initiative

RSPCA WA has welcomed an industry-leading initiative to provide all feedlot cattle with access to shade.

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