Archive of: Animal cruelty

COURT PUNISHES REPEAT ANIMAL CRUELTY OFFENDER

13 April 2018

COURT PUNISHES REPEAT ANIMAL CRUELTY OFFENDER

A WA man has appeared in court charged with animal cruelty for failing to alleviate harm suffered by his pet dog ‘Pepper Pig’, an adult female Shar Pei which was found to be suffering from skin, eye and ear problems requiring treatment.

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RSPCA WA CALLS FOR END TO LONG-HAUL LIVE EXPORT OF SHEEP

09 April 2018

RSPCA WA CALLS FOR END TO LONG-HAUL LIVE EXPORT OF SHEEP

RSPCA WA is appalled at the footage of the abhorrent treatment of sheep in the long-haul live export industry. We are equally stunned that, despite the overwhelming evidence, the Federal Department of Agriculture has granted yet another export licence to this same, repeat-offender exporter.

The footage last night showed the distressing experience of sheep on long-haul export journeys – most of which is caused by high stocking density, extreme heat conditions, and lack of veterinary care.

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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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Call for Information: Cat found with Severed Leg

02 March 2018

Call for Information: Cat found with Severed Leg

RSPCA is calling for information about a cat with a severed leg, found in Merriwa this morning (2 March, 2018)

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NORTHERN SUBURBS COUPLE SENTENCED FOR CRUELTY TO PET DOGS

02 February 2018

NORTHERN SUBURBS COUPLE SENTENCED FOR CRUELTY TO PET DOGS

Two people were sentenced today in the Joondalup Magistrates Court, for cruelty to their three pet dogs, Milo (male Siberian Husky), Chloe (female Staffordshire Terrier) and Hikari (female Siberian Husky).

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Top 10 Tips to Keep Your Pets Comfortable Around Fireworks

26 January 2018

Top 10 Tips to Keep Your Pets Comfortable Around Fireworks

Top 10 Tips to keep your pets comfortable during Australia Day fireworks displays.

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OVER 70 ANIMALS REMOVED FROM 'DESIGNER PUPPY' BREEDER NORTH OF PERTH

19 January 2018

OVER 70 ANIMALS REMOVED FROM 'DESIGNER PUPPY' BREEDER NORTH OF PERTH

RSPCA WA Inspectors have removed 66 animals from a property in Gingin.

The animals appear to be in good condition and RSPCA WA would like to make it clear that this was a surrender of animals – there is no welfare issue with this case at this stage, and there is no evidence to suggest any contravention of the Animal Welfare Act.

This is simply a case of dog breeders with too many animals who have contravened local council by-laws. This case has highlighted just why dog breeding legislation is needed in WA.

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RSPCA Boiling Mad as Dog Dies in Hot Car

18 January 2018

RSPCA Boiling Mad as Dog Dies in Hot Car

RSPCA WA is investigating two cases of dogs left in hot cars. Sadly, one dog died from symptoms of heat stroke; two other dogs are recovering.

Warning for images that may cause distress

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SIMPLE TIPS FOR HAPPY AND HEALTHY PETS AT CHRISTMAS

22 December 2017

SIMPLE TIPS FOR HAPPY AND HEALTHY PETS AT CHRISTMAS

The RSPCA is reminding pet owners to think about how their pets are coping with the festivities on Christmas Day with the ‘big day’ bringing big risks to our pets’ physical and emotional wellbeing.

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Pet Owners Warned: Don't Abandon Your Pets This Christmas

19 December 2017

Pet Owners Warned: Don't Abandon Your Pets This Christmas

RSPCA WA is warning people not to abandon their pets this Christmas. Responsible pet ownership means making arrangements to ensure pets are well cared for over the holidays as well.

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