Archive of: Media Releases

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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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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RSPCA WA Offers Free Vet Checks for Pets in Need

06 August 2018

RSPCA WA Offers Free Vet Checks for Pets in Need

RSPCA WA will hold a Community Action Day at Anthony Waring Park, Clarkson, on 15 August from 12:30-3pm, to assist people who may be struggling financially with the upkeep of their pets.

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RSPCA WA Seeks Sweet Treats for Animals in Need

03 August 2018

RSPCA WA Seeks Sweet Treats for Animals in Need

RSPCA WA is calling for enthusiastic bakers, animal lovers and those who simply appreciate cupcakes to host a Cupcake Day event with friends, family and colleagues on 20 August to help raise funds for animals in need.

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Waroona Woman Found Guilty, Sentenced for Cruelty to Horses

23 July 2018

Waroona Woman Found Guilty, Sentenced for Cruelty to Horses

A 38 year old woman has been found guilty of three counts of animal cruelty and sentenced today in Mandurah Magistrates Court. The charges relate to two horses and a foal found on her Waroona property in March 2016

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Information Sought for Puppies Dumped in Narrogin

18 July 2018

Information Sought for Puppies Dumped in Narrogin

A box of puppies has been found, dumped near Narrogin Creek in Narrogin, 190km south east of Perth. RSPCA is appealing for any information about the puppies or their mother.

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Horrendous Week of Cruelty Continues As Two Dogs Found Mutilated

29 June 2018

Horrendous Week of Cruelty Continues As Two Dogs Found Mutilated

RSPCA Inspector in Kalgoorlie is responding to a report of two dogs found mutilated in a yard in Boulder, as an horrendous week of cruelty-related news continues in WA.

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RSPCA WA Shocked By Sharp Increase in Violence Towards Animals

27 June 2018

RSPCA WA Shocked By Sharp Increase in Violence Towards Animals

RSPCA WA has released data that shows a sharp increase in violent cruelty against animals in the past year. Data relates to cases involving malicious beating or wounding, tormenting, torture and poisoning.

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