Archive of: Education

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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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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RSPCA WA Statement: Information relating to Dog Attacks

03 August 2017

RSPCA WA Statement: Information relating to Dog Attacks

RSPCA WA understands that people might be concerned about what to do if they are attacked by a dog. Dog attacks occur for a variety of reasons, and breed alone is not a reliable predictor of aggressive behavior.

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GOVERNMENT GRANT A LIFELINE FOR PETS IN CRISIS

26 July 2017

GOVERNMENT GRANT A LIFELINE FOR PETS IN CRISIS

RSPCA WA welcomes today’s announcement by the Minister for Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence, the Hon Simone McGurk MLA, of a one-off funding commitment of $100,000 by the WA Labor Government to support the organisation’s Pets in Crisis trial program.

The Pets in Crisis program offers a temporary home for pets from households experiencing family and domestic violence while their owner seeks refuge or temporary accommodation of their own, helping to alleviate some of the logistical stress of removing themselves and their loved ones from a dangerous home environment.

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RABBIT OWNERS URGED TO VACCINATE AGAINST NEW VIRUS STRAIN AHEAD OF PLANNED NATIONWIDE RELEASE IN MARCH

23 February 2017

RABBIT OWNERS URGED TO VACCINATE AGAINST NEW VIRUS STRAIN AHEAD OF PLANNED NATIONWIDE RELEASE IN MARCH

RSPCA WA is urging rabbit owners to take their pet to the vet before March 1 to discuss vaccination options and other precautionary measures ahead of the planned release of a new strain of the Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease Virus – known as RHDV1-K5.

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