Archive of: Animal cruelty

RSPCA inspects cattle on live export ship

19 September 2013

RSPCA inspects cattle on live export ship

The RSPCA boarded the live export ship Pearl of Para last night in Fremantle to check on the welfare of the 5240 cattle on board. The cattle appeared to be in good condition and Inspectors found no breaches of the Animal Welfare Act.

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Man fined and banned for allowing dog to suffer

13 September 2013

Man fined and banned for allowing dog to suffer

A Doubleview man today pleaded guilty to one charge of animal cruelty and was fined $7500, banned from owning dogs for 18 months and ordered to pay costs to the RSPCA of $1370.

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Woman fined $8000 for 'preventable' cruelty

12 September 2013

Woman fined $8000 for 'preventable' cruelty

A South Australian woman, who formerly lived in Maida Vale in WA, was today sentenced in her absence for animal cruelty in Midland Magistrates Court and fined $8000, and ordered to pay RSPCA costs of approximately $7500 after being found guilty of one count of animal cruelty.

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Woman banned and fined for dog neglect

25 July 2013

Woman banned and fined for dog neglect

A Huntingdale woman was today found guilty of animal cruelty, in her absence, and banned for six years from owning animals and fined $5,000 for neglecting her dog. RSPCA was awarded costs of approximately $670 in relation to veterinary and associated costs.

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Woman Banned for Starving Dogs

16 July 2013

Woman Banned for Starving Dogs

A Hamilton Hill woman was today found guilty, in her absence, of animal cruelty in Fremantle Magistrates Court and was fined $2,000 and banned for five years from owning animals.

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Woman fined $48,000 and banned for life

15 July 2013

Woman fined $48,000 and banned for life

A Coodanup woman was fined a total of $48,000 and banned for life from ever owning pets after being sentenced in Mandurah Magistrates Court on Friday 12 July.

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Tail Docking

05 July 2013

Tail Docking

Why is the RSPCA opposed to the tail docking of dogs?

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Rabbits Hung from Barbed Wire Fence

20 June 2013

Rabbits Hung from Barbed Wire Fence

We are seeking witnesses after Inspectors received a complaint from a member of the public who alleges rabbits were being hung up alive from barbed wire fences in a bush land area in Nowergup, north of Wanneroo.

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Four week old kitten thrown from car

30 January 2013

Four week old kitten thrown from car

RSPCA is calling for witnesses after a four-week-old kitten was thrown from a hatch back type vehicle on Heppingstone Road in Brunswick, in the state’s south west, at midday on Saturday, 26 January 2013.

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RSPCA Inspectors Seize 132 Animals

21 December 2012

RSPCA Inspectors Seize 132 Animals

RSPCA Inspectors carried out a major operation on Wednesday 20 December, in suburban Perth.

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