Archive of: Media Releases

7 Tips to Help Your Pet Have a Happier Halloween

29 October 2018

7 Tips to Help Your Pet Have a Happier Halloween

With Halloween just around the corner, RSPCA WA is reminding pet owners to be mindful of their furry friend’s welfare if considering dressing them up

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Thornlie Woman Sentenced for Cruelty to Pet Dog

16 October 2018

Thornlie Woman Sentenced for Cruelty to Pet Dog

A Thornlie woman was fined $5000, prohibited from contact with any animal for three years, and is required to pay costs $764.02, after being found guilty for cruelty to her dog, Lily. Lily has made a slow but full recovery.

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Peel Couple Convicted, Fined for Cruelty to Pony

05 October 2018

Peel Couple Convicted, Fined for Cruelty to Pony

A husband and wife from the Shire of Murray were both found guilty of animal cruelty offences in the Mandurah Magistrates Court on Wednesday (3 October 2018). They were each fined $4000, and each had legal and care costs of $7000 awarded against them. They have also been banned from being in charge of any horse for a year.

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Local animal welfare heroes recognised by RSPCA WA

04 October 2018

Local animal welfare heroes recognised by RSPCA WA

Four of WA’s most committed animal welfare heroes were recognised by RSPCA WA at a State Awards Presentation on Thursday 4 October.

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Half-Price Adoptions to Help RSPCA WA Clear The Shelter

01 October 2018

Half-Price Adoptions to Help RSPCA WA Clear The Shelter

RSPCA WA is offering all adoptions at half-price this week, in an effort to clear the shelters in preparation for kitten season.

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Call for Information on Man Running Down Emus

20 September 2018

Call for Information on Man Running Down Emus

RSPCA WA is calling for information after receiving a video of a man laughing as he appears to intentionally run down a number of emus. Anyone with information is urged to call RSPCA Cruelty Hotline on 1300 278 3589

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Surrendered animals stretch resources at RSPCA WA

19 September 2018

Surrendered animals stretch resources at RSPCA WA

An influx of animals surrendered to Inspectors over the past financial year is stretching resources at RSPCA WA’s Animal Care Centre in Malaga.

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Man Sentenced After Dog Left in Parked Car Dies

11 September 2018

Man Sentenced After Dog Left in Parked Car Dies

A 43 year old man has pleaded guilty to animal cruelty and was sentenced in Perth Magistrates Court today. The charge relates to his dog, Bully, a bull mastiff, who died after being left in a parked car in Balga in January this year.

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Merriwa Man Sentenced For Cruelty to Pet Dogs

06 September 2018

Merriwa Man Sentenced For Cruelty to Pet Dogs

A Merriwa man has pleaded guilty to two counts of animal cruelty and was sentenced in Joondalup Magistrates Court on Wednesday, 5 September, 2018. The charges related to his dogs, Max and Marley, who were seized by a RSPCA Inspector in May, 2017.

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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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