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APPEAL FOR INFORMATION AS WEEK-OLD PUPPIES FOUND DUMPED IN BUSH

03 April 2018

APPEAL FOR INFORMATION AS WEEK-OLD PUPPIES FOUND DUMPED IN BUSH

RSPCA WA is appealing for information following the discovery of 7 one-week-old puppies in bushland near Balingup on Friday (31 March).

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RSPCA REMINDER FOR PET OWNERS AT EASTER

28 March 2018

RSPCA REMINDER FOR PET OWNERS AT EASTER

The RSPCA is asking pet owners to keep sugary Easter treats out of their pet’s reach over the Easter holidays, with many traditional Easter foods such as chocolate and hot cross buns containing ingredients that are harmful to pets.

Owners are also advised to check their vet’s Easter opening hours and locate their nearest after-hours vet so they can act quickly if their pet becomes unwell over the Easter break.

Those going away for the Easter holidays are reminded not to leave pets home alone – with RSPCA Inspectors regularly called out to properties where owners have gone on holiday and failed to make adequate arrangements for their pet’s care.

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What's Wrong with the Battery Cage for Layer Hens?

21 March 2018

What's Wrong with the Battery Cage for Layer Hens?

The animal welfare science is clear. Keeping layer hens in battery cages causes them to suffer because they are not able to exhibit their natural behaviours.

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Animal Welfare and Control of Invasive Species

20 March 2018

Animal Welfare and Control of Invasive Species

Many landholders in WA experience significant problems associated with introduced animals and some native animals that are viewed as ‘pests’ because of their adverse impacts on human activities and the health of the environment.

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Mulesing, Castrating, Tail Docking and Pain Relief - New Options in the Pipeline

20 March 2018

Mulesing, Castrating, Tail Docking and Pain Relief - New Options in the Pipeline

The most up to date information on pain relief and mulesing can be found in the WA Sheep Producer Survey 2014 and comes from a survey of 4,910 WA sheep producers by the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (formerly DAFWA).

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Live Export Standards Review

20 March 2018

Live Export Standards Review

The Australian Standards for the Export of Livestock (ASEL) are currently under review and RSPCA has high expectations better animal welfare will be the result.

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