Archive of: Media Releases

NORTHERN SUBURBS COUPLE SENTENCED FOR CRUELTY TO PET DOGS

02 February 2018

NORTHERN SUBURBS COUPLE SENTENCED FOR CRUELTY TO PET DOGS

Two people were sentenced today in the Joondalup Magistrates Court, for cruelty to their three pet dogs, Milo (male Siberian Husky), Chloe (female Staffordshire Terrier) and Hikari (female Siberian Husky).

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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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Australia Day Honours for RSPCA WA President's Work in Animal Welfare

26 January 2018

Australia Day Honours for RSPCA WA President's Work in Animal Welfare

RSPCA WA President, Mrs Lynne Bradshaw, has been recognised for her work in animal welfare with an Australia Day Honours List award as a Member of the Order of Australia (AM).

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OVER 70 ANIMALS REMOVED FROM 'DESIGNER PUPPY' BREEDER NORTH OF PERTH

19 January 2018

OVER 70 ANIMALS REMOVED FROM 'DESIGNER PUPPY' BREEDER NORTH OF PERTH

RSPCA WA Inspectors have removed 66 animals from a property in Gingin.

The animals appear to be in good condition and RSPCA WA would like to make it clear that this was a surrender of animals – there is no welfare issue with this case at this stage, and there is no evidence to suggest any contravention of the Animal Welfare Act.

This is simply a case of dog breeders with too many animals who have contravened local council by-laws. This case has highlighted just why dog breeding legislation is needed in WA.

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Over 70 Animals Being Removed from 'Designer Puppy' Breeder North of Perth

19 January 2018

Over 70 Animals Being Removed from 'Designer Puppy' Breeder North of Perth

RSPCA WA Inspectors are in the process of removing approx. 46 dogs and puppies and 20 cats and kittens from a property in the Shire of Gingin

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RSPCA Boiling Mad as Dog Dies in Hot Car

18 January 2018

RSPCA Boiling Mad as Dog Dies in Hot Car

RSPCA WA is investigating two cases of dogs left in hot cars. Sadly, one dog died from symptoms of heat stroke; two other dogs are recovering.

Warning for images that may cause distress

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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 Responds to Two Disturbing Reports of Cruelty Overnight

29 November 2017

RSPCA Responds to Two Disturbing Reports of Cruelty Overnight

RSPCA WA is investigating two reports of alleged cruelty to animals overnight: A dog was apparently shot with a nail gun in Victoria Park; and in Quinns Rocks a girl was filmed apparently slapping a dog repeatedly with considerable force with a rubber thong. Inspectors are investigating both cases.

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