Archive of: Animal cruelty

RSPCA WA WELCOMES GOVERNMENT MOVE TO ADOPT LIVESTOCK WELFARE STANDARDS

08 May 2017

RSPCA WA WELCOMES GOVERNMENT MOVE TO ADOPT LIVESTOCK WELFARE STANDARDS

RSPCA WA welcomes the move by the WA Government to raise welfare standards and guidelines for livestock in WA up to a level consistent with the rest of the country.

Not only will this long overdue move lead to better conditions for livestock in WA, it will bring our standards on livestock management including transport more into line with community expectations.

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10 YEAR PROHIBITION FOR ANIMAL CRUELTY COUPLE IN REGIONAL WA

12 April 2017

10 YEAR PROHIBITION FOR ANIMAL CRUELTY COUPLE IN REGIONAL WA

Today two people were sentenced at Merredin Magistrates Court for fourteen animal cruelty offences relating to horses and dogs at a property in South Trayning following an investigation by RSPCA WA Inspectors that commenced in March 2016.

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RSPCA WA Inspector Assault

11 April 2017

RSPCA WA Inspector Assault

A RSPCA WA Inspector was treated at Armadale Hospital for injuries suffered after an alleged assault while responding to an animal cruelty report in Cardup yesterday afternoon.

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PERTH MAN SENTENCED FOR BACK YARD PET BASHING

06 April 2017

PERTH MAN SENTENCED FOR BACK YARD PET BASHING

This week Mathew Bacich was sentenced after pleading guilty to cruelty to his dog, Bruce, a pug-cross, on 14 September 2016.

The acts of cruelty inflicted upon Bruce were disturbing and deplorable.

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CONVICTION FOR GREAT SOUTHERN MAN OVER NEGLECT OF TWO PET DOGS

22 February 2017

CONVICTION FOR GREAT SOUTHERN MAN OVER NEGLECT OF TWO PET DOGS

A Great Southern man has today been convicted of animal cruelty in the Albany Magistrates Court for neglect of his two dogs.

Philip Tsipouras, 34, of Mira Mar pleaded guilty to the two charges which related to his two dogs Rosie, a Mastiff cross and Alice, a Staffordshire Bull Terrier cross.

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A Win for Animal Welfare in Kangaroo Cruelty Case

22 February 2017

A Win for Animal Welfare in Kangaroo Cruelty Case

RSPCA WA is pleased with the sentences handed down yesterday for the violent bashing death of a kangaroo by two men in 2015, the vision of which is both sickening, and disturbing.

This kangaroo will have clearly suffered significantly as a result of this deliberate and malicious attack, and such crimes against animals warrant strict punishments to send a clear message to the community that cruelty towards animals is not acceptable.

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RSPCA ‘DUMBFOUNDED’ BY IGNORANT DOG OWNERS FOLLOWING MORE CASES OF DOGS IN HOT CARS

04 January 2017

RSPCA ‘DUMBFOUNDED’ BY IGNORANT DOG OWNERS FOLLOWING MORE CASES OF DOGS IN HOT CARS

RSPCA WA is urging dog owners to listen to its warning about leaving their dog in a car on a hot day, following a number of new incidents and continual reports to its cruelty line.

Despite widespread publicity in recent years about the dangers of leaving a dog in a hot car, people are ignorantly still putting their dog’s health and life at risk.

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FOURTEEN CATS SURRENDERED TO RSPCA WA IN ‘OVERWHELMED CAREGIVER’ CASE

01 September 2016

FOURTEEN CATS SURRENDERED TO RSPCA WA IN ‘OVERWHELMED CAREGIVER’ CASE

Fourteen cats were transported to the RSPCA WA Animal Care Centre at Malaga yesterday. The cats were surrendered to RSPCA WA following a call from a concerned family member, who discovered the pets inside a relative’s suburban home located in the northern suburbs of Perth.

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RSPCA NSW APPLAUDS GOVERNMENT DECISION TO SHUT DOWN GREYHOUND RACING

24 August 2016

RSPCA NSW APPLAUDS GOVERNMENT DECISION TO SHUT DOWN GREYHOUND RACING

RSPCA NSW regards the NSW Government’s decision to shut down the Greyhound racing industry in New South Wales as a tremendous outcome in the interests of animal welfare, and hopes other states and territories will follow suit.

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EIGHTEEN PUPPIES AND SEVEN DOGS RESCUED BY RSPCA WA

09 August 2016

EIGHTEEN PUPPIES AND SEVEN DOGS RESCUED BY RSPCA WA

Eighteen puppies and seven adult dogs were transported to the RSPCA WA Animal Care Centre at Malaga today.

The dogs have been surrendered to the RSPCA as a result of irresponsible backyard breeding from a suburban home located in the southern suburbs of Perth.

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