Archive of: Animal cruelty

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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INFORMATION SOUGHT FOLLOWING ANOTHER VIOLENT ACT OF ANIMAL CRUELTY IN WA

28 June 2017

INFORMATION SOUGHT FOLLOWING ANOTHER VIOLENT ACT OF ANIMAL CRUELTY IN WA

In a joint investigation with the Department for Parks and Wildlife (DPaW), RSPCA WA is seeking information following the discovery of a critically injured kangaroo in the State’s south, which appears to have been tortured in a sickening act of animal cruelty.

A member of the public discovered the kangaroo still breathing and conscious on the ground in an area west of Albany early last week. The kangaroo had been partially skinned and disemboweled; its front leg also seriously injured.

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RSPCA WA’S ANIMAL CRIMESTOPPERS – UNSOLVED CRUELTY CASES NEED PUBLIC HELP

23 June 2017

RSPCA WA’S ANIMAL CRIMESTOPPERS – UNSOLVED CRUELTY CASES NEED PUBLIC HELP

RSPCA WA is appealing to the WA public for assistance in solving several disturbing acts of animal cruelty that occurred in the last eighteen months, with the perpetrators still at large and yet to be held accountable for the crimes they have committed.

Despite the widespread publicity surrounding the cases, and the information provided by members of the public at the time, a person of interest could not be identified or located in any investigations that followed.

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RSPCA WA Statement: Luna the Labrador Case

15 June 2017

RSPCA WA Statement: Luna the Labrador Case

“We heard from so many people in the aftermath of Luna’s stabbing, who all expressed outrage at this senseless cruel act. While we need to respect the court’s decision, this horrible case has highlighted just how much the community finds cruelty towards animals totally unacceptable.”

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