Archive of: RSPCA Inspectorate

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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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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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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‘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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CEO Statement: Sunday Times Article about Roxy

23 October 2017

CEO Statement: Sunday Times Article about Roxy

A statement from RSPCA WA CEO, David van Ooran, on the Roxy case.

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Lucy's Story

13 October 2017

Lucy's Story

This page provides more information on Lucy’s rescue and subsequent treatment at RSPCA WA. We want you to know that we did everything we possibly could to rehabilitate her and give her the life that every dog deserves.

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