Archive of: Animal cruelty

Collie Couple Convicted, Sentenced for Starving Horse

01 March 2019

Collie Couple Convicted, Sentenced for Starving Horse

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.

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RSPCA WA Statement: Cattle Crisis in WA's North

05 February 2019

RSPCA WA Statement: Cattle Crisis in WA's North

“RSPCA WA is extremely concerned about the animal welfare crisis involving cattle unfolding on properties in the Kimberley and Pilbara regions of WA.”

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Port Kennedy Man Sentenced for Maliciously Beating his Dog

25 January 2019

Port Kennedy Man Sentenced for Maliciously Beating his Dog

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.

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RSPCA WA Warns: Hot Cars are Death Traps for Dogs

18 January 2019

RSPCA WA Warns: Hot Cars are Death Traps for Dogs

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.

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Bunbury Woman Convicted, Sentenced for Cruelty to Horses

05 December 2018

Bunbury Woman Convicted, Sentenced for Cruelty to Horses

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.

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Thornlie Woman Sentenced for Cruelty to Pet Dog

16 October 2018

Thornlie Woman Sentenced for Cruelty to Pet Dog

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.

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Peel Couple Convicted, Fined for Cruelty to Pony

05 October 2018

Peel Couple Convicted, Fined for Cruelty to Pony

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.

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Call for Information on Man Running Down Emus

20 September 2018

Call for Information on Man Running Down Emus

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

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Surrendered animals stretch resources at RSPCA WA

19 September 2018

Surrendered animals stretch resources at RSPCA WA

An influx of animals surrendered to Inspectors over the past financial year is stretching resources at RSPCA WA’s Animal Care Centre in Malaga.

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Man Sentenced After Dog Left in Parked Car Dies

11 September 2018

Man Sentenced After Dog Left in Parked Car Dies

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.

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