Archive of: RSPCA Inspectorate

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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RSPCA WA LAUNCHES CONFRONTING APPEAL TO GET MORE INSPECTORS ON WA ROADS

08 May 2017

RSPCA WA LAUNCHES CONFRONTING APPEAL TO GET MORE INSPECTORS ON WA ROADS

On Monday 8 May, RSPCA WA will launch the biggest appeal of its 125 year history, asking every household in Western Australia to help put more Animal Welfare Inspectors on WA roads.

Aptly named ‘20for20’ – the appeal will call on every West Australian to chip in $20 to increase the number of RSPCA Inspectors across the State to twenty; almost double the current number of Inspectors covering the whole of WA.

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10 YEAR PROHIBITION FOR ANIMAL CRUELTY COUPLE IN REGIONAL WA

12 April 2017

10 YEAR PROHIBITION FOR ANIMAL CRUELTY COUPLE IN REGIONAL WA

Today two people were sentenced at Merredin Magistrates Court for fourteen animal cruelty offences relating to horses and dogs at a property in South Trayning following an investigation by RSPCA WA Inspectors that commenced in March 2016.

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RSPCA WA Inspector Assault

11 April 2017

RSPCA WA Inspector Assault

A RSPCA WA Inspector was treated at Armadale Hospital for injuries suffered after an alleged assault while responding to an animal cruelty report in Cardup yesterday afternoon.

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PERTH MAN SENTENCED FOR BACK YARD PET BASHING

06 April 2017

PERTH MAN SENTENCED FOR BACK YARD PET BASHING

This week Mathew Bacich was sentenced after pleading guilty to cruelty to his dog, Bruce, a pug-cross, on 14 September 2016.

The acts of cruelty inflicted upon Bruce were disturbing and deplorable.

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CONVICTION FOR GREAT SOUTHERN MAN OVER NEGLECT OF TWO PET DOGS

22 February 2017

CONVICTION FOR GREAT SOUTHERN MAN OVER NEGLECT OF TWO PET DOGS

A Great Southern man has today been convicted of animal cruelty in the Albany Magistrates Court for neglect of his two dogs.

Philip Tsipouras, 34, of Mira Mar pleaded guilty to the two charges which related to his two dogs Rosie, a Mastiff cross and Alice, a Staffordshire Bull Terrier cross.

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A Win for Animal Welfare in Kangaroo Cruelty Case

22 February 2017

A Win for Animal Welfare in Kangaroo Cruelty Case

RSPCA WA is pleased with the sentences handed down yesterday for the violent bashing death of a kangaroo by two men in 2015, the vision of which is both sickening, and disturbing.

This kangaroo will have clearly suffered significantly as a result of this deliberate and malicious attack, and such crimes against animals warrant strict punishments to send a clear message to the community that cruelty towards animals is not acceptable.

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Join our next Community Action Day in Mandurah

02 February 2017

Join our next Community Action Day in Mandurah

Come along to our next Community Action Day at Rushton Park, Mandurah on Wednesday 15th February from 1pm til 3pm.

Discuss your pet’s health with our friendly team and take home some goodies - including free pet food & treatments for your pet.

Bring your best mate along for a free vet check and a play date with other local pooches.

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