Archive of: Animal cruelty

What to do if you find an animal

01 November 2013

What to do if you find an animal

RSPCA WA does not have the resources to accept uninjured stray animals.

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Cat loses leg after being shot

21 October 2013

Cat loses leg after being shot

The RSPCA is appalled that an 18-month old female cat, Stella, has had its leg amputated after being shot with what appears to be a small-calibre rifle, somewhere in the vicinity of Leichardt Road in Broome.

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Slaughter practices still cruel

14 October 2013

Slaughter practices still cruel

RSPCA state and national President, Lynne Bradshaw, has an opinion piece in today’s The West Australian (14 October 2013)

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One-eyed Cookie is another Happy Tail

04 October 2013

One-eyed Cookie is another Happy Tail

Cookie the one-eyed dog is just one of the many sad cases RSPCA Inspectors see every day.

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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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