01 March 2019
A Collie couple, both aged 20, pleaded guilty and were sentenced in the Collie Magistrates Court on Wednesday (27 February 2019) for cruelty to their horse, a thoroughbred stallion named Rio. The charges relate to a cruelty report made in May, 2018.
05 February 2019
“RSPCA WA is extremely concerned about the animal welfare crisis involving cattle unfolding on properties in the Kimberley and Pilbara regions of WA.”
25 January 2019
A Port Kennedy, WA, man who was convicted on January 3 of maliciously beating his dog in August 2017, was sentenced today. He has received a 6-month Community Service order and must undergo an approved dog training course. His conviction is spent, and his dog, Jingle Bells, has been forfeited to the Crown.
18 January 2019
RSPCA WA is warning dog owners about the dangers of leaving their pets in cars as Perth and surrounding areas in WA are forecast to endure 40C+ temps this weekend.
05 December 2018
A 35 year old Bunbury woman was convicted for two counts of animal cruelty in the Bunbury Magistrates Court on Monday, 3 December. The charges relate to two horses found in her care in May this year.
16 October 2018
A Thornlie woman was fined $5000, prohibited from contact with any animal for three years, and is required to pay costs $764.02, after being found guilty for cruelty to her dog, Lily. Lily has made a slow but full recovery.
05 October 2018
A husband and wife from the Shire of Murray were both found guilty of animal cruelty offences in the Mandurah Magistrates Court on Wednesday (3 October 2018). They were each fined $4000, and each had legal and care costs of $7000 awarded against them. They have also been banned from being in charge of any horse for a year.
20 September 2018
RSPCA WA is calling for information after receiving a video of a man laughing as he appears to intentionally run down a number of emus. Anyone with information is urged to call RSPCA Cruelty Hotline on 1300 278 3589
19 September 2018
An influx of animals surrendered to Inspectors over the past financial year is stretching resources at RSPCA WA’s Animal Care Centre in Malaga.
11 September 2018
A 43 year old man has pleaded guilty to animal cruelty and was sentenced in Perth Magistrates Court today. The charge relates to his dog, Bully, a bull mastiff, who died after being left in a parked car in Balga in January this year.