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23 May 2017

WA'S ANIMAL CRUELTY HOT SPOTS FOR 2017

WA'S ANIMAL CRUELTY HOT SPOTS FOR 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.

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MEDINA WOMAN SENTENCED FOR NEGLECTING TWO DOGS

22 May 2017

MEDINA WOMAN SENTENCED FOR NEGLECTING TWO DOGS

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.

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RSPCA RESPONDS TO STABBING DEATH OF DOG IN MIRRABOOKA

18 May 2017

RSPCA RESPONDS TO STABBING DEATH OF DOG IN MIRRABOOKA

“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.

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RSPCA WA LAUNCHES CONFRONTING APPEAL TO GET MORE INSPECTORS ON WA ROADS

08 May 2017

RSPCA WA LAUNCHES CONFRONTING APPEAL TO GET MORE INSPECTORS ON WA ROADS

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.

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RSPCA WA WELCOMES GOVERNMENT MOVE TO ADOPT LIVESTOCK WELFARE STANDARDS

08 May 2017

RSPCA WA WELCOMES GOVERNMENT MOVE TO ADOPT LIVESTOCK WELFARE STANDARDS

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.

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WA ANIMAL LOVERS UNITE IN CHALLENGE TO END ANIMAL CRUELTY

24 April 2017

WA ANIMAL LOVERS UNITE IN CHALLENGE TO END ANIMAL CRUELTY

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.

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