Archive of: legislation

Animal Welfare Amendments in WA

21 August 2018

Animal Welfare Amendments in WA

One of the most important issues in animal welfare at the moment is the current discussion about the State’s animal welfare laws. The legislation that covers matters relating to the welfare of animals in all kinds of settings in the community, including farms, saleyards and abattoirs, is the Animal Welfare Act 2002.

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Puppy Farm or Backyard Breeder - Is There a Difference?

21 August 2018

Puppy Farm or Backyard Breeder - Is There a Difference?

What is a puppy farm? How is a puppy farm different to a backyard dog breeder? Key difference outlined in this article.

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Proposed New Laws Mean Better Welfare for Dogs

21 June 2018

Proposed New Laws Mean Better Welfare for Dogs

From time to time, RSPCA is asked what the State Government’s proposed new laws to stop puppy farming might mean for working dog breeders. So, what’s happening and why?

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RSPCA WA Welcomes Moves to End Indiscriminate Puppy Breeding

03 May 2018

RSPCA WA Welcomes Moves to End Indiscriminate Puppy Breeding

RSPCA WA President, Lynne Bradshaw AM, welcomes the State Government’s plan to open consultation to the public around new legislation and regulations around dog breeding.

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