Archive of: Media Releases

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.

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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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SIMPLE TIPS FOR HAPPY AND HEALTHY PETS AT CHRISTMAS

22 December 2017

SIMPLE TIPS FOR HAPPY AND HEALTHY PETS AT CHRISTMAS

The RSPCA is reminding pet owners to think about how their pets are coping with the festivities on Christmas Day with the ‘big day’ bringing big risks to our pets’ physical and emotional wellbeing.

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Pet Owners Warned: Don't Abandon Your Pets This Christmas

19 December 2017

Pet Owners Warned: Don't Abandon Your Pets This Christmas

RSPCA WA is warning people not to abandon their pets this Christmas. Responsible pet ownership means making arrangements to ensure pets are well cared for over the holidays as well.

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RSPCA Responds to Two Disturbing Reports of Cruelty Overnight

29 November 2017

RSPCA Responds to Two Disturbing Reports of Cruelty Overnight

RSPCA WA is investigating two reports of alleged cruelty to animals overnight: A dog was apparently shot with a nail gun in Victoria Park; and in Quinns Rocks a girl was filmed apparently slapping a dog repeatedly with considerable force with a rubber thong. Inspectors are investigating both cases.

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RSPCA 2018 Calendar a

21 November 2017

RSPCA 2018 Calendar a "Paw-fect" Gift for Christmas

RSPCA’s 2018 calendar goes on sale Tuesday 21 November, with 100% of proceeds going directly to animals in need. The calendar costs just $10, and is available to purchase from RSPCA WA retail stores.

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‘DOGS DIE IN HOT CARS’ – RSPCA WA’S WARNING FOR DOG OWNERS

15 November 2017

‘DOGS DIE IN HOT CARS’ – RSPCA WA’S WARNING FOR DOG OWNERS

RSPCA WA is reminding dog owners to leave their pets at home on hot days after receiving a large number of ‘dogs in hot cars’ reports before summer has even officially started in WA.

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RSPCA Welcomes Moves by WA Government to end Puppy Farming

15 November 2017

RSPCA Welcomes Moves by WA Government to end Puppy Farming

RSPCA WA is proud to be participating in the Government’s moves to end puppy farming and introduce meaningful regulation around dog breeding.

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RSPCA WA VOLUNTEERS RECOGNISED FOR LONG SERVICE

08 November 2017

RSPCA WA VOLUNTEERS RECOGNISED FOR LONG SERVICE

29 RSPCA WA volunteers were recognised for their length of service to the organisation at a function hosted by RSPCA WA Patron-in-Chief, Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson AC, Governor of Western Australia, at Government House on Wednesday 8 November 2017.

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RSPCA WA Appoints New Board Members at AGM

30 October 2017

RSPCA WA Appoints New Board Members at AGM

RSPCA WA has appointed to two new board members at its Annual General Meeting for 2016-2017. Michelle Mackenzie returns to the board, and Michelle De Ronchi joins the board.

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