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Animal Welfare a Key Election Issue in WA

20 November 2020

Animal Welfare a Key Election Issue in WA

In the lead up to the March election, RSPCA WA is calling on all political parties and independent MPs to show Western Australians that they’re committed to animal welfare.

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Woman Sentenced for Cruelty to Horse

30 October 2020

Woman Sentenced for Cruelty to Horse

A 72-year-old woman from Jelcobine, 115km south-east of Perth, has been sentenced after pleading guilty to one charge of animal cruelty in the Armadale Magistrates Court.

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Halloween costumes scary in more ways than one

27 October 2020

Halloween costumes scary in more ways than one

RSPCA WA is asking people to pause and think before playing dress-up with their pet this Halloween.

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Animals and Welfare Warriors Celebrated at Awards

05 October 2020

Animals and Welfare Warriors Celebrated at Awards

A doggy volunteer who loves a good book, a couple of wildlife warriors and a bold emu rescuer were among those recognised at RSPCA WA’s Animal Welfare Awards on Friday 2 October.

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Life-Time Prohibition handed down for cruelty to dog

11 August 2020

Life-Time Prohibition handed down for cruelty to dog

A 55-year old Yanchep woman has been permanently prohibited from being in charge of any animal as part of her sentence for animal cruelty.

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Man sentenced for using metal-jawed traps on animals

15 June 2020

Man sentenced for using metal-jawed traps on animals

A man from Perth’s southern suburbs pleaded guilty to two charges of animal cruelty, relating to his use of steel-jawed traps.

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RSPCA WA Statement: Live Export Ship Concerns

02 June 2020

RSPCA WA Statement: Live Export Ship Concerns

RSPCA WA Chair Lynne Bradshaw AM has written to the WA Minister for Agriculture to voice our concerns about an application for exemption from animal welfare policy for a live sheep export ship to send 56,000 sheep into the searing heat of the northern hemisphere summer.

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RSPCA seeks urgent assurance for stranded sheep

28 May 2020

RSPCA seeks urgent assurance for stranded sheep

RSPCA Australia seeks urgent assurance that Al Kuwait sheep will be protected from dangerous exemption after COVID-19 outbreak.

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Swan View Man Sentenced for Cruelty to His Dog, Max

27 May 2020

Swan View Man Sentenced for Cruelty to His Dog, Max

A 44-year-old Swan View man has pleaded guilty and was sentenced for cruelty to his dog, Max.

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RSPCA Statement on Al Kuwait Live Sheep Export COVID-19 Outbreak

27 May 2020

RSPCA Statement on Al Kuwait Live Sheep Export COVID-19 Outbreak

The RSPCA will be closely monitoring the welfare of 56,000 sheep left stranded by the live export industry after a COVID-19 virus breakout aboard the Al Kuwait that docked in Fremantle on Friday, 22 May 2020.

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