Archive of: 2016

MAKE THIS CHRISTMAS A HAPPY CHRISTMAS FOR YOUR PETS

22 December 2016

MAKE THIS CHRISTMAS A HAPPY CHRISTMAS FOR YOUR PETS

RSPCA WA is reminding pet owners to think about their animals this Christmas, and to consider the impact of the festivities on their beloved pets, while celebrating with loved ones.

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ENDING IRRESPONSIBLE DOG BREEDING A WA ELECTION PRIORITY FOR RSPCA WA

20 December 2016

ENDING IRRESPONSIBLE DOG BREEDING A WA ELECTION PRIORITY FOR RSPCA WA

Ending irresponsible dog breeding is one of five key animal welfare issues on which the RSPCA plans to campaign in the lead up to the WA State Election in March 2017.

RSPCA WA President, Lynne Bradshaw, said the organisation aimed to get support on the issue from all political parties contesting the election, with WA Labor first to get on board.

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RSPCA welcomes whip ban in harness racing

10 December 2016

RSPCA welcomes whip ban in harness racing

The RSPCA has today welcomed the landmark decision by Harness Racing Australia to ban the use of the whip in racing from 1 September 2017.

RSPCA Australia CEO Heather Neil said the removal of whips from harness racing will go a long way towards protecting harness racing horses from unnecessary and unjustified pain and distress.

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APPEAL FOR FOSTER CARERS AS RSPCA WA IS INUNDATED WITH NEWBORN KITTENS

11 November 2016

APPEAL FOR FOSTER CARERS AS RSPCA WA IS INUNDATED WITH NEWBORN KITTENS

The annual ‘kitten season’ is now in full swing with dozens of unwanted litters being handed over to RSPCA WA.

The organisation is inundated with kittens every year from mid-Spring to late Summer, putting a strain on its Animal Care Centre in Malaga and slowing down the adoptions of older animals, as more people opt to take home a cute and cuddly kitten.

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RSPCA WA PRESIDENT LYNNE BRADSHAW RE-ELECTED

10 November 2016

RSPCA WA PRESIDENT LYNNE BRADSHAW RE-ELECTED

Perth businesswoman Lynne Bradshaw will continue to lead the RSPCA in Western Australia, following her re-election as RSPCA WA President after the organisation’s Annual General Meeting on Friday 29 October.

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Billboard Battery to End Layer Cages

05 October 2016

Billboard Battery to End Layer Cages

RSPCA Australia has today stepped up its call to end the battery cage, with the launch of a prominent national billboard campaign.

Concerned about public awareness of the more than 11 million layer hens still suffering in battery cages in Australia, the RSPCA says a disappointing response from the egg industry so far has led it to take bold action beyond the organisation’s more traditional methods of communication.

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CLARA’S COUNTDOWN – HELP CLARA FORGET HER ANNIVERSARY

04 October 2016

CLARA’S COUNTDOWN – HELP CLARA FORGET HER ANNIVERSARY

Today is World Animal Day, a global awareness day aimed at raising the status of animals in order to improve welfare standards across the World.

But for Clara the cat, a long-term resident at RSPCA WA’s Animal Care Centre in Malaga, it’s just another day - her three hundred and sixth (306th) day in the shelter; as she continues to wait for someone to give her a chance, and a loving new home.

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Notice of 2016 Annual General Meeting

30 September 2016

Notice of 2016 Annual General Meeting

Notice is hereby given that the 124th Annual General Meeting of Members of the Society will be held on Friday 28 October 2016, commencing at 4pm at the RSPCA Animal Welfare Centre, Cnr Malaga Drive & Reid Highway, Malaga WA 6090.

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FOURTEEN CATS SURRENDERED TO RSPCA WA IN ‘OVERWHELMED CAREGIVER’ CASE

01 September 2016

FOURTEEN CATS SURRENDERED TO RSPCA WA IN ‘OVERWHELMED CAREGIVER’ CASE

Fourteen cats were transported to the RSPCA WA Animal Care Centre at Malaga yesterday. The cats were surrendered to RSPCA WA following a call from a concerned family member, who discovered the pets inside a relative’s suburban home located in the northern suburbs of Perth.

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RSPCA NSW APPLAUDS GOVERNMENT DECISION TO SHUT DOWN GREYHOUND RACING

24 August 2016

RSPCA NSW APPLAUDS GOVERNMENT DECISION TO SHUT DOWN GREYHOUND RACING

RSPCA NSW regards the NSW Government’s decision to shut down the Greyhound racing industry in New South Wales as a tremendous outcome in the interests of animal welfare, and hopes other states and territories will follow suit.

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