Archive of: Media Releases

Collie Couple Convicted, Sentenced for Starving Horse

01 March 2019

Collie Couple Convicted, Sentenced for Starving Horse

A Collie couple, both aged 20, pleaded guilty and were sentenced in the Collie Magistrates Court on Wednesday (27 February 2019) for cruelty to their horse, a thoroughbred stallion named Rio. The charges relate to a cruelty report made in May, 2018.

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RSPCA WA Announces Mission: Clear the Shelters with $29 Adoptions

20 February 2019

RSPCA WA Announces Mission: Clear the Shelters with $29 Adoptions

RSPCA WA is clearing the Shelters 22-24 February, offering animals for adoption at a flat rate of $29 each. Regular adoption policy, procedures, terms and conditions apply.

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Port Kennedy Man Sentenced for Maliciously Beating his Dog

25 January 2019

Port Kennedy Man Sentenced for Maliciously Beating his Dog

A Port Kennedy, WA, man who was convicted on January 3 of maliciously beating his dog in August 2017, was sentenced today. He has received a 6-month Community Service order and must undergo an approved dog training course. His conviction is spent, and his dog, Jingle Bells, has been forfeited to the Crown.

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RSPCA WA Warns: Hot Cars are Death Traps for Dogs

18 January 2019

RSPCA WA Warns: Hot Cars are Death Traps for Dogs

RSPCA WA is warning dog owners about the dangers of leaving their pets in cars as Perth and surrounding areas in WA are forecast to endure 40C+ temps this weekend.

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RSPCA WA Appoints Experienced Animal Welfare Advocate as New CEO

14 January 2019

RSPCA WA Appoints Experienced Animal Welfare Advocate as New CEO

RSPCA WA has appointed experienced animal welfare advocate, Iain Torrance, as its new Chief Executive Officer, to commence in the role in March, 2019.

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BAITING WARNING FOR PORT KENNEDY RESIDENTS

08 January 2019

BAITING WARNING FOR PORT KENNEDY RESIDENTS

RSPCA WA is investigating a number of baiting reports in Port Kennedy, south of Perth.

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10 Tips to Help Keep Pets Safe and Calm During Fireworks

28 December 2018

10 Tips to Help Keep Pets Safe and Calm During Fireworks

RSPCA is urging pet owners to take steps to ensure their furry friend stays safe and calm during fireworks on New Year’s Eve.

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A Pet is For Life, Not Just For Christmas, Says RSPCA WA

14 December 2018

A Pet is For Life, Not Just For Christmas, Says RSPCA WA

RSPCA WA is warning people against impulse purchasing a pet this Christmas – whether as a gift for someone else or for their own family.

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Bunbury Woman Convicted, Sentenced for Cruelty to Horses

05 December 2018

Bunbury Woman Convicted, Sentenced for Cruelty to Horses

A 35 year old Bunbury woman was convicted for two counts of animal cruelty in the Bunbury Magistrates Court on Monday, 3 December. The charges relate to two horses found in her care in May this year.

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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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