Archive of: Media Releases

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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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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