Archive of: 2016

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EIGHTEEN PUPPIES AND SEVEN DOGS RESCUED BY RSPCA WA

09 August 2016

EIGHTEEN PUPPIES AND SEVEN DOGS RESCUED BY RSPCA WA

Eighteen puppies and seven adult dogs were transported to the RSPCA WA Animal Care Centre at Malaga today.

The dogs have been surrendered to the RSPCA as a result of irresponsible backyard breeding from a suburban home located in the southern suburbs of Perth.

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MAN CONVICTED IN WA MAGISTRATES COURT FOR MALICIOUSLY BEATING HIS DOG

22 July 2016

MAN CONVICTED IN WA MAGISTRATES COURT FOR MALICIOUSLY BEATING HIS DOG

Kourosh Bahmani, 49, of Carey Park was convicted today in the Fremantle Magistrates Court of two counts of animal cruelty against a male Staffordshire Bull-Terrier cross.

The dog named Buddy was maliciously beaten by Mr Bahmani and suffered significant pain when Mr Bahmani failed to arrange treatment for a fracture sustained by Buddy to his left leg.

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Greyhound racing end in NSW spares many animals from a cruel fate

15 July 2016

Greyhound racing end in NSW spares many animals from a cruel fate

RSPCA WA congratulates the NSW State Government on the decision announced on 7 July to end greyhound racing by mid-2017.

This outcome was inevitable in light of widespread abuse of greyhounds and appalling cruelty to small animals including possums, rabbits and piglets used as live bait in training sessions.

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A NEW BREED OF FASHION SET TO OPEN IN NORTH PERTH

13 July 2016

A NEW BREED OF FASHION SET TO OPEN IN NORTH PERTH

Ever thought you can combine high street fashion with giving back to a cause that protects and cares for the well-being of animals? Here’s your chance.

Reloved opened its doors to the public on 9 July, offering a new kind of experience to those who want to look good and feel good, knowing all proceeds go to RSPCA WA to help protect all creatures great and small.

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Dennis does Parliament

27 June 2016

Dennis does Parliament

On May 7, WA Labor Leader Mark McGowan announced a new policy to stop puppy farming. Puppy farm bred boy Dennis Barks heard about this announcement and made sure he met Mark McGowan at the RSPCA WA’s major fundraising event Million Paws Walk a few weeks later.

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ABC’s “7.30” Reveals Shameful Inactivity on Live Export Standards

22 June 2016

ABC’s “7.30” Reveals Shameful Inactivity on Live Export Standards

RSPCA Australia says tonight’s ABC “7.30” program demonstrates the urgent need for a review of Australia’s live export standards, and the transfer of regulatory oversight from the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources to an independent authority.

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Vietnam Live Exports: Animal Welfare Must Come First

20 June 2016

Vietnam Live Exports: Animal Welfare Must Come First

RSPCA Australia says last night’s TV broadcast of the sledgehammering of Australian cattle in an unapproved Vietnamese abattoir should focus on the welfare of the estimated 311,000 cattle which end up in that country each year.

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A big thank you to the wonderful RSPCA community!

13 June 2016

A big thank you to the wonderful RSPCA community!

I was recently nominated for the Western Australian of the Year awards, which are part of the Celebrate WA Festival. I was honoured to be selected as one of three finalists for the Community Award section.

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ARE YOU LOOKING FOR LASTING LOVE THIS LONG WEEKEND?

26 May 2016

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR LASTING LOVE THIS LONG WEEKEND?

RSPCA WA is launching its ‘Lasting Love’ promotion over the WA Day long weekend, which will see all of its long term residents available for adoption at half the usual price.

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