Archive of: Media Releases

GOSNELLS MAN CONVICTED OF ANIMAL CRUELTY OVER NEGLECT OF TWO ELDERLY DOGS

13 July 2017

GOSNELLS MAN CONVICTED OF ANIMAL CRUELTY OVER NEGLECT OF TWO ELDERLY DOGS

A Gosnells man was sentenced at Armadale Magistrates Court on Tuesday for animal cruelty after he pleaded guilty to charges of neglect of his two elderly dogs.

Christopher Lee Gleich, 44, was fined $10,000 and received a 10 year ban from owning any animal and was ordered to pay costs of $3,808.

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CANINE CUDDLES AND CUPCAKES TO CELEBRATE RELOVED’S FIRST BIRTHDAY

13 July 2017

CANINE CUDDLES AND CUPCAKES TO CELEBRATE RELOVED’S FIRST BIRTHDAY

Fashionistas, animal lovers and savvy shoppers are invited to join the celebration of Reloved Fashion’s first birthday this weekend with doggy cuddles and cupcakes free for shoppers at the RSPCA’s flagship North Perth store.

RSPCA‘s first Reloved store opened in North Perth in July 2016, followed by a store in Subiaco and then Fremantle in January this year. The pre-loved clothing stores have proven popular with fashion-conscious savvy shoppers looking for mid to high-end labels at an affordable price.

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WITNESSES SOUGHT AS PUPPY BASHED AND DUMPED IN PERTH’S NORTH

04 July 2017

WITNESSES SOUGHT AS PUPPY BASHED AND DUMPED IN PERTH’S NORTH

RSPCA WA is appealing to the public for information following the discovery of an injured puppy in Perth’s northern suburbs this morning, which appears to have been bashed on the head and left for dead.

A member of the public was walking their own dog in Strutt Way Reserve in Noranda earlier today when their dog went in to some bushes and discovered the injured puppy.

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INFORMATION SOUGHT FOLLOWING ANOTHER VIOLENT ACT OF ANIMAL CRUELTY IN WA

28 June 2017

INFORMATION SOUGHT FOLLOWING ANOTHER VIOLENT ACT OF ANIMAL CRUELTY IN WA

In a joint investigation with the Department for Parks and Wildlife (DPaW), RSPCA WA is seeking information following the discovery of a critically injured kangaroo in the State’s south, which appears to have been tortured in a sickening act of animal cruelty.

A member of the public discovered the kangaroo still breathing and conscious on the ground in an area west of Albany early last week. The kangaroo had been partially skinned and disemboweled; its front leg also seriously injured.

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Cupcake Fundraiser is the Icing on the Cake for Animal Lovers

26 June 2017

Cupcake Fundraiser is the Icing on the Cake for Animal Lovers

Fight animal cruelty - one cupcake at a time. RSPCA WA has officially kicked off RSPCA Cupcake Day, the year’s sweetest way to raise change for animals in need.

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RSPCA WA’S ANIMAL CRIMESTOPPERS – UNSOLVED CRUELTY CASES NEED PUBLIC HELP

23 June 2017

RSPCA WA’S ANIMAL CRIMESTOPPERS – UNSOLVED CRUELTY CASES NEED PUBLIC HELP

RSPCA WA is appealing to the WA public for assistance in solving several disturbing acts of animal cruelty that occurred in the last eighteen months, with the perpetrators still at large and yet to be held accountable for the crimes they have committed.

Despite the widespread publicity surrounding the cases, and the information provided by members of the public at the time, a person of interest could not be identified or located in any investigations that followed.

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RSPCA WA Statement: Luna the Labrador Case

15 June 2017

RSPCA WA Statement: Luna the Labrador Case

“We heard from so many people in the aftermath of Luna’s stabbing, who all expressed outrage at this senseless cruel act. While we need to respect the court’s decision, this horrible case has highlighted just how much the community finds cruelty towards animals totally unacceptable.”

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WA'S ANIMAL CRUELTY HOT SPOTS FOR 2017

23 May 2017

WA'S ANIMAL CRUELTY HOT SPOTS FOR 2017

Figures from the RSPCA 24/7 Cruelty Hotline are showing little to no change in WA’s animal cruelty hotspots from 2016 to 2017, with some suburbs on track to record the highest number of cruelty reports for a second year in a row.

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MEDINA WOMAN SENTENCED FOR NEGLECTING TWO DOGS

22 May 2017

MEDINA WOMAN SENTENCED FOR NEGLECTING TWO DOGS

Armadale Magistrates Court sentenced a woman on Friday for cruelty to her two dogs, following her failure to adhere to direction notices issued by RSPCA WA Inspectors in July 2016.

Tamahne Ketchup, 29, of Medina was fined $4000 plus costs, and prohibited from being in charge of any dog for three years, for two charges of animal cruelty to her Shar Pei dogs, Marna and Parley.

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RSPCA RESPONDS TO STABBING DEATH OF DOG IN MIRRABOOKA

18 May 2017

RSPCA RESPONDS TO STABBING DEATH OF DOG IN MIRRABOOKA

“RSPCA WA is obviously shocked, saddened and disgusted to hear about the incident last night in Mirrabooka, where a Labrador dog was stabbed and died. Our thoughts are with the dog’s owner and family.

“The public reaction to this senseless act proves that the community of WA does not tolerate cruelty towards animals.

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