Archive of: Animal cruelty

CAT SHOT IN BYFORD - CALL FOR INFORMATION

21 September 2017

CAT SHOT IN BYFORD - CALL FOR INFORMATION

RSPCA WA is calling for information regarding a cat shooting on 19 September in Byford, 50km southeast of Perth.

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Warning for Pet Owners Following Spate of Backyard Pet Baiting

21 September 2017

Warning for Pet Owners Following Spate of Backyard Pet Baiting

RSPCA WA has received a number of reports of animal baiting around Perth and regional areas. RSPCA WA is warning owners to keep an eye on their pets, and reminding people that baiting is a criminal offence with serious consequences.

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HORRENDOUS 48 HOURS FOR ANIMALS IN WA

24 August 2017

HORRENDOUS 48 HOURS FOR ANIMALS IN WA

Warning this article contains graphic images

It has been a horrendous 48 hours for animals around Western Australia, with concerned members of the community reporting four severe cases of cruelty and neglect around the state to RSPCA WA. In addition to the sad case of Jack, the dog burnt in Geraldton earlier this week, in the last 48 hours Inspectors have had to attend to: A puppy bashing south of Perth An emaciated, injured foal in Bunbury A cat suffering from extreme neglect in Mandurah A badly neglected dog with a severe skin condition in Perth’s northeast

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Sad Update on Jack, the dog burnt in Geraldton

23 August 2017

Sad Update on Jack, the dog burnt in Geraldton

RSPCA WA is sad to advise that Jack, the small dog who was rescued in Geraldton on Tuesday after suffering horrendous burns, has succumbed to his injuries.

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RSPCA WA Statement about dog burnt in Geraldton

22 August 2017

RSPCA WA Statement about dog burnt in Geraldton

RSPCA WA is calling for information relating to a burnt dog in Geraldton overnight.

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RSPCA WA Inspectors Rescue 39 Neglected Animals in One Day

17 August 2017

RSPCA WA Inspectors Rescue 39 Neglected Animals in One Day

In just one day, RSPCA WA Inspectors rescued 39 animals in just two investigations in Perth’s northern suburbs and Collie. The two cases are not related, but demonstrate the challenges faced by RSPCA Inspectors every day.

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RSPCA WA response to fox trap incident at Warwick Open Space

09 August 2017

RSPCA WA response to fox trap incident at Warwick Open Space

The RSPCA acknowledges that, in certain circumstances, it is necessary to manage populations of wild animals or invasive species for a number of reasons, including for the protection and conservation of native wildlife.

When undertaken, the RSPCA believes management activities must use methods that are humane, target-specific, and effective; to reduce suffering and to mitigate the risk to non-target animals.

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Toodyay Man Sentenced for Mass Cruelty to Sheep

24 July 2017

Toodyay Man Sentenced for Mass Cruelty to Sheep

Clinton Charles Wheatley was sentenced in Perth Magistrates Court today after pleading guilty to cruelty to sheep on his Toodyay farm in March 2014.

He was fined $50,000 and given a conditional prohibition order.

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GOSNELLS MAN CONVICTED OF ANIMAL CRUELTY OVER NEGLECT OF TWO ELDERLY DOGS

13 July 2017

GOSNELLS MAN CONVICTED OF ANIMAL CRUELTY OVER NEGLECT OF TWO ELDERLY DOGS

A Gosnells man was sentenced at Armadale Magistrates Court on Tuesday for animal cruelty after he pleaded guilty to charges of neglect of his two elderly dogs.

Christopher Lee Gleich, 44, was fined $10,000 and received a 10 year ban from owning any animal and was ordered to pay costs of $3,808.

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WITNESSES SOUGHT AS PUPPY BASHED AND DUMPED IN PERTH’S NORTH

04 July 2017

WITNESSES SOUGHT AS PUPPY BASHED AND DUMPED IN PERTH’S NORTH

RSPCA WA is appealing to the public for information following the discovery of an injured puppy in Perth’s northern suburbs this morning, which appears to have been bashed on the head and left for dead.

A member of the public was walking their own dog in Strutt Way Reserve in Noranda earlier today when their dog went in to some bushes and discovered the injured puppy.

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