Archive of: Media Releases

Man fined and banned for allowing dog to suffer

13 September 2013

Man fined and banned for allowing dog to suffer

A Doubleview man today pleaded guilty to one charge of animal cruelty and was fined $7500, banned from owning dogs for 18 months and ordered to pay costs to the RSPCA of $1370.

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Woman fined $8000 for 'preventable' cruelty

12 September 2013

Woman fined $8000 for 'preventable' cruelty

A South Australian woman, who formerly lived in Maida Vale in WA, was today sentenced in her absence for animal cruelty in Midland Magistrates Court and fined $8000, and ordered to pay RSPCA costs of approximately $7500 after being found guilty of one count of animal cruelty.

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Woman banned and fined for dog neglect

25 July 2013

Woman banned and fined for dog neglect

A Huntingdale woman was today found guilty of animal cruelty, in her absence, and banned for six years from owning animals and fined $5,000 for neglecting her dog. RSPCA was awarded costs of approximately $670 in relation to veterinary and associated costs.

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Woman Banned for Starving Dogs

16 July 2013

Woman Banned for Starving Dogs

A Hamilton Hill woman was today found guilty, in her absence, of animal cruelty in Fremantle Magistrates Court and was fined $2,000 and banned for five years from owning animals.

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Woman fined $48,000 and banned for life

15 July 2013

Woman fined $48,000 and banned for life

A Coodanup woman was fined a total of $48,000 and banned for life from ever owning pets after being sentenced in Mandurah Magistrates Court on Friday 12 July.

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Rabbits Hung from Barbed Wire Fence

20 June 2013

Rabbits Hung from Barbed Wire Fence

We are seeking witnesses after Inspectors received a complaint from a member of the public who alleges rabbits were being hung up alive from barbed wire fences in a bush land area in Nowergup, north of Wanneroo.

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Four week old kitten thrown from car

30 January 2013

Four week old kitten thrown from car

RSPCA is calling for witnesses after a four-week-old kitten was thrown from a hatch back type vehicle on Heppingstone Road in Brunswick, in the state’s south west, at midday on Saturday, 26 January 2013.

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RSPCA Inspectors Seize 132 Animals

21 December 2012

RSPCA Inspectors Seize 132 Animals

RSPCA Inspectors carried out a major operation on Wednesday 20 December, in suburban Perth.

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Woman Fined and Banned for Starving Dog

14 December 2012

Woman Fined and Banned for Starving Dog

A 27-year-old Waggrakine woman pleaded guilty to one count of animal cruelty in Geraldton Magistrates Court today and was fined $2000, banned from owning animals for three years, and ordered to pay $1030 in costs to the RSPCA.

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Cattle Cruelty Attracts $47,000 Fine

07 December 2012

Cattle Cruelty Attracts $47,000 Fine

A Kojonup farmer was today fined $47,000 on three counts and faces a three-year conditional ban prohibiting him from being in charge of animals.

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