Archive of: Media Releases

Wanted: Animal Welfare Heroes

07 June 2018

Wanted: Animal Welfare Heroes

RSPCA WA has launched a state-wide awards program to recognise animal welfare heroes. Anyone can nominate, and awards will be presented at a ceremony on World Animal Day, 4 October 2018.

[read more...]

RSPCA WA Reveals Cruelty Hot Spots

11 May 2018

RSPCA WA Reveals Cruelty Hot Spots

RSPCA WA has revealed the top animal cruelty hot spots in the Perth metro and regional areas around WA.

[read more...]

RSPCA WA Calls for More Inspectors to Combat Cruelty

07 May 2018

RSPCA WA Calls for More Inspectors to Combat Cruelty

RSPCA WA is launching the second year of ground-breaking campaign to get more Inspectors on the roads in WA. More Inspectors means more animals rescued.

[read more...]

COURT PUNISHES REPEAT ANIMAL CRUELTY OFFENDER

13 April 2018

COURT PUNISHES REPEAT ANIMAL CRUELTY OFFENDER

A WA man has appeared in court charged with animal cruelty for failing to alleviate harm suffered by his pet dog ‘Pepper Pig’, an adult female Shar Pei which was found to be suffering from skin, eye and ear problems requiring treatment.

[read more...]

RSPCA WA CALLS FOR END TO LONG-HAUL LIVE EXPORT OF SHEEP

09 April 2018

RSPCA WA CALLS FOR END TO LONG-HAUL LIVE EXPORT OF SHEEP

RSPCA WA is appalled at the footage of the abhorrent treatment of sheep in the long-haul live export industry. We are equally stunned that, despite the overwhelming evidence, the Federal Department of Agriculture has granted yet another export licence to this same, repeat-offender exporter.

The footage last night showed the distressing experience of sheep on long-haul export journeys – most of which is caused by high stocking density, extreme heat conditions, and lack of veterinary care.

[read more...]

APPEAL FOR INFORMATION AS WEEK-OLD PUPPIES FOUND DUMPED IN BUSH

03 April 2018

APPEAL FOR INFORMATION AS WEEK-OLD PUPPIES FOUND DUMPED IN BUSH

RSPCA WA is appealing for information following the discovery of 7 one-week-old puppies in bushland near Balingup on Friday (31 March).

[read more...]

RSPCA REMINDER FOR PET OWNERS AT EASTER

28 March 2018

RSPCA REMINDER FOR PET OWNERS AT EASTER

The RSPCA is asking pet owners to keep sugary Easter treats out of their pet’s reach over the Easter holidays, with many traditional Easter foods such as chocolate and hot cross buns containing ingredients that are harmful to pets.

Owners are also advised to check their vet’s Easter opening hours and locate their nearest after-hours vet so they can act quickly if their pet becomes unwell over the Easter break.

Those going away for the Easter holidays are reminded not to leave pets home alone – with RSPCA Inspectors regularly called out to properties where owners have gone on holiday and failed to make adequate arrangements for their pet’s care.

[read more...]

Call for Information: Cat found with Severed Leg

02 March 2018

Call for Information: Cat found with Severed Leg

RSPCA is calling for information about a cat with a severed leg, found in Merriwa this morning (2 March, 2018)

[read more...]

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).

[read more...]

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.

[read more...]