23 May 2017
Figures from the RSPCA 24/7 Cruelty Hotline are showing little to no change in WA’s animal cruelty hotspots from 2016 to 2017, with some suburbs on track to record the highest number of cruelty reports for a second year in a row.
22 May 2017
Armadale Magistrates Court sentenced a woman on Friday for cruelty to her two dogs, following her failure to adhere to direction notices issued by RSPCA WA Inspectors in July 2016.
Tamahne Ketchup, 29, of Medina was fined $4000 plus costs, and prohibited from being in charge of any dog for three years, for two charges of animal cruelty to her Shar Pei dogs, Marna and Parley.
18 May 2017
“RSPCA WA is obviously shocked, saddened and disgusted to hear about the incident last night in Mirrabooka, where a Labrador dog was stabbed and died. Our thoughts are with the dog’s owner and family.
“The public reaction to this senseless act proves that the community of WA does not tolerate cruelty towards animals.
08 May 2017
On Monday 8 May, RSPCA WA will launch the biggest appeal of its 125 year history, asking every household in Western Australia to help put more Animal Welfare Inspectors on WA roads.
Aptly named ‘20for20’ – the appeal will call on every West Australian to chip in $20 to increase the number of RSPCA Inspectors across the State to twenty; almost double the current number of Inspectors covering the whole of WA.
08 May 2017
RSPCA WA welcomes the move by the WA Government to raise welfare standards and guidelines for livestock in WA up to a level consistent with the rest of the country.
Not only will this long overdue move lead to better conditions for livestock in WA, it will bring our standards on livestock management including transport more into line with community expectations.
24 April 2017
On Sunday 21 May, thousands of animal lovers across Australia will attend their local RSPCA Million Paws Walk event in a display of unity in the fight against cruelty to animals.
WA’s flagship event – now in its 21st year – will take place at Sir James Mitchell Park in South Perth, with eight regional walks organised at various locations between Geraldton, Albany, and Kalgoorlie.