Archive of: Education

RSPCA gets WA Government Funds for Pets in Crisis, Site Upgrades

14 August 2018

RSPCA gets WA Government Funds for Pets in Crisis, Site Upgrades

RSPCA WA has received $100,000 from the WA Government to continue providing crisis care for pets in domestic violence situations. An additional Lotterywest grant will also enable some desperately needed infrastructure improvements.

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Proposed New Laws Mean Better Welfare for Dogs

21 June 2018

Proposed New Laws Mean Better Welfare for Dogs

From time to time, RSPCA is asked what the State Government’s proposed new laws to stop puppy farming might mean for working dog breeders. So, what’s happening and why?

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Wanted: Animal Welfare Heroes

07 June 2018

Wanted: Animal Welfare Heroes

RSPCA WA has launched a state-wide awards program to recognise animal welfare heroes. Anyone can nominate, and awards will be presented at a ceremony on World Animal Day, 4 October 2018.

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RSPCA REMINDER FOR PET OWNERS AT EASTER

28 March 2018

RSPCA REMINDER FOR PET OWNERS AT EASTER

The RSPCA is asking pet owners to keep sugary Easter treats out of their pet’s reach over the Easter holidays, with many traditional Easter foods such as chocolate and hot cross buns containing ingredients that are harmful to pets.

Owners are also advised to check their vet’s Easter opening hours and locate their nearest after-hours vet so they can act quickly if their pet becomes unwell over the Easter break.

Those going away for the Easter holidays are reminded not to leave pets home alone – with RSPCA Inspectors regularly called out to properties where owners have gone on holiday and failed to make adequate arrangements for their pet’s care.

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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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Is your best friend bushfire ready?

03 January 2018

Is your best friend bushfire ready?

With the hot weather forecast this week, the Department of Fire and Emergency Services and RSPCA WA are urging Western Australians to include pets in their bushfire survival plans.

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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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RSPCA Welcomes Moves by WA Government to end Puppy Farming

15 November 2017

RSPCA Welcomes Moves by WA Government to end Puppy Farming

RSPCA WA is proud to be participating in the Government’s moves to end puppy farming and introduce meaningful regulation around dog breeding.

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RSPCA WA Community Action Day in Kwinana

03 October 2017

RSPCA WA Community Action Day in Kwinana

On Thursday 12 October we will be holding one of our Community Action Days in the City of Kwinana, at Calista Oval from 1pm – 3pm.

The Kwinana catchment has been identified as an area in need of animal welfare education and support, with our Inspectors regularly called out to welfare concerns.

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