Archive of: Media Releases

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).

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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.

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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)

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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).

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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.

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Australia Day Honours for RSPCA WA President's Work in Animal Welfare

26 January 2018

Australia Day Honours for RSPCA WA President's Work in Animal Welfare

RSPCA WA President, Mrs Lynne Bradshaw, has been recognised for her work in animal welfare with an Australia Day Honours List award as a Member of the Order of Australia (AM).

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OVER 70 ANIMALS REMOVED FROM 'DESIGNER PUPPY' BREEDER NORTH OF PERTH

19 January 2018

OVER 70 ANIMALS REMOVED FROM 'DESIGNER PUPPY' BREEDER NORTH OF PERTH

RSPCA WA Inspectors have removed 66 animals from a property in Gingin.

The animals appear to be in good condition and RSPCA WA would like to make it clear that this was a surrender of animals – there is no welfare issue with this case at this stage, and there is no evidence to suggest any contravention of the Animal Welfare Act.

This is simply a case of dog breeders with too many animals who have contravened local council by-laws. This case has highlighted just why dog breeding legislation is needed in WA.

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Over 70 Animals Being Removed from 'Designer Puppy' Breeder North of Perth

19 January 2018

Over 70 Animals Being Removed from 'Designer Puppy' Breeder North of Perth

RSPCA WA Inspectors are in the process of removing approx. 46 dogs and puppies and 20 cats and kittens from a property in the Shire of Gingin

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RSPCA Boiling Mad as Dog Dies in Hot Car

18 January 2018

RSPCA Boiling Mad as Dog Dies in Hot Car

RSPCA WA is investigating two cases of dogs left in hot cars. Sadly, one dog died from symptoms of heat stroke; two other dogs are recovering.

Warning for images that may cause distress

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Is your best friend bushfire ready?

03 January 2018

Is your best friend bushfire ready?

With the hot weather forecast this week, the Department of Fire and Emergency Services and RSPCA WA are urging Western Australians to include pets in their bushfire survival plans.

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