Archive of: Media Releases

RSPCA WA releases alarming findings and a proposal for Broome/West Kimberley animal welfare plan

14 March 2014

RSPCA WA releases alarming findings and a proposal for Broome/West Kimberley animal welfare plan

Warning: images and content in this media release are of a graphic nature and will disturb viewers

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WOMAN FINED AND BANNED FOR 10 YEARS FOR DOG CRUELTY

11 March 2014

WOMAN FINED AND BANNED FOR 10 YEARS FOR DOG CRUELTY

A Midland woman was today fined $6000 and prohibited from being in charge of; or having any contact with, an animal for 10 years after being found guilty of three counts of cruelty under the Animal Welfare Act 2002.

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Izzy and her family – the truth

10 February 2014

Izzy and her family – the truth

10 February 2014 - It is disappointing to see the emergence over the internet of a story relating to a dog named “Izzy” and her puppies.

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MAN CONVICTED FOR NEGLECTING DOG AFTER ACCIDENT

05 February 2014

MAN CONVICTED FOR NEGLECTING DOG AFTER ACCIDENT

A Willagee man was today fined $2000 for animal cruelty in the Fremantle Magistrates Court for not taking his dog to a vet after it was hit by a car.

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Man fined and banned for cruelty to dog

15 January 2014

Man fined and banned for cruelty to dog

A Bayswater man who appeared in Perth Magistrates Court today was fined $2500 and prohibited from owning a dog for five years after being charged by RSPCA with animal cruelty.

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Cruelty risks future of live export trade

09 December 2013

Cruelty risks future of live export trade

With recent live export rallies being held this weekend, RSPCA is urging those involved in the live export industry, government and welfare advocates to find an alternative to the live export trade.

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More than 70 animals found living in filthy conditions

22 November 2013

More than 70 animals found living in filthy conditions

RSPCA Inspectors today seized more than 70 animals from a property in the outskirts of Perth. The animals included sheep, dogs, cats, birds, guinea pigs and rabbits. Some of the animals were left with no food or water and were wallowing in filthy conditions.

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RSPCA seizes a large number of cats living in appalling conditions

13 November 2013

RSPCA seizes a large number of cats living in appalling conditions

RSPCA Inspectors today conducted a major operation seizing a large number of cats from a suburban Perth property after receiving a complaint about a number of cats allegedly living in appalling conditions.

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Woman fined and banned after cats locked in truck

13 November 2013

Woman fined and banned after cats locked in truck

A Greenmount woman was today found guilty of animal cruelty in Fremantle Magistrates Court, and received a 10-year ban and was fined $3000. She was also ordered to pay $5000 to the RSPCA in boarding and veterinary costs and more than $1200 in court costs.

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Cat loses leg after being shot

21 October 2013

Cat loses leg after being shot

The RSPCA is appalled that an 18-month old female cat, Stella, has had its leg amputated after being shot with what appears to be a small-calibre rifle, somewhere in the vicinity of Leichardt Road in Broome.

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