Archive of: Media Releases

Care about hens? Choose RSPCA Approved

10 June 2015

Care about hens? Choose RSPCA Approved

In the wake of continued uncertainty around food labelling, particularly regarding free-range eggs, shoppers are being urged to choose RSPCA Approved to be confident they’re getting what they pay for.

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Horrific cruelty exposed in ESCAS-approved abattoir: when will this stop?

09 June 2015

Horrific cruelty exposed in ESCAS-approved abattoir: when will this stop?

RSPCA Australia is again calling for urgent action to be taken after MORE cruelty in the live export trade is exposed.

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Armadale man leaves injured dog to die

21 May 2015

Armadale man leaves injured dog to die

In the Armadale Magistrate Court Peter Campbell FLEMING (44) of Armadale pleaded guilty to failing to take reasonable steps to alleviate a dog from suffering.

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Mount Barker man fined for malicious beating

20 May 2015

Mount Barker man fined for malicious beating

Thomas Herbert GLASS (23) of Mount Barker was convicted today in Albany Magistrates Court to a $2,500 fine plus $182.30 costs.

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Eden Hill man banned for 20 years for beating dog

19 May 2015

Eden Hill man banned for 20 years for beating dog

Scott Toop (33), formerly of Eden Hill, pleaded guilty to ill-treating an animal and in Armadale Magistrates Court today was fined $3000 plus costs and prohibited from owning an animal for 20 years.

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Hobby hunting is not a sport!

29 April 2015

Hobby hunting is not a sport!

The State Government is currently considering a recommendation from the Standing Committee on Public Administration to allow a two year trial of recreational hunting on public land in WA.

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Morris did not deserve this ending

09 April 2015

Morris did not deserve this ending

Charles Visser, 58, from Medina pleaded guilty to animal cruelty charges and today was sentenced in Rockingham Magistrates Court.

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Maylands woman pleads guilty to animal cruelty

20 March 2015

Maylands woman pleads guilty to animal cruelty

PETA BRIEN (53) formerly of Maylands was sentenced to a one year community based order and prohibited from owning an animal for 20 years in the Perth Magistrates Court this morning.

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Parmelia man sentenced for malicious beating

12 March 2015

Parmelia man sentenced for malicious beating

Te Kapua Reremoana Hemopo maliciously beat an 18 month old Staffordshire terrier so badly that she subsequently needed to have a leg amputated.

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Brookdale couple convicted for abandoning dog

05 March 2015

Brookdale couple convicted for abandoning dog

Both were fined $4,000 plus court costs and prohibited from owning an animal for 10 years.

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