Archive of: 2014

Stop flogging tired horses – it’s time for whip-free racing

05 November 2014

Stop flogging tired horses – it’s time for whip-free racing

Yesterday’s tragic incidents highlight the inherent welfare issues associated with a sport that pushes horses to their absolute physical limits, all in the name of gambling and entertainment.

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Tragedy at Melbourne Cup

04 November 2014

Tragedy at Melbourne Cup

This is a tragic outcome for both horses and we expect there to be a full and transparent investigation undertaken into both incidents.

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Stock feed employee convicted of starving horse

03 November 2014

Stock feed employee convicted of starving horse

Heather Tasker Rose, a stock feed employee, failed to provide her Chestnut Standardbred Gelding, known as Rusty, with proper and sufficient food, and failing to take steps to have Rusty treated by a vet.

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Live export industry cries crocodile tears in response to cruelty in Gaza

23 October 2014

Live export industry cries crocodile tears in response to cruelty in Gaza

The horrifying vision showed Australian bulls being roped and having their throats sawn open in the streets of Gaza and sheep bundled into car boots in Kuwait and Jordan during the recent Festival of Sacrifice.

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Agenda for the 122nd RSPCA WA Annual General Meeting
Notice of 2014 Annual General Meeting
Broome woman sentenced for animal cruelty

03 October 2014

Broome woman sentenced for animal cruelty

A 27-year-old woman who left her dog tied to a car without food or water until it was so weak and emaciated it could hardly stand up was today sentenced in Broome Magistrates Court.

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Election of Board Members
TWO MEN CONVICTED OF CRUELTY TO

19 September 2014

TWO MEN CONVICTED OF CRUELTY TO "PUPPY"

Two men were convicted of animal cruelty charges in the Armadale Magistrates Court yesterday for cruelty to a young Jack Russell terrier cross named ‘Puppy’.

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BREED ENTHUSIAST LOSES DOG AND RECEIVES $35,000 IN PENALTIES FOR DOG LEFT IN HOT CAR