Archive of: 2018

RSPCA WA Reveals Cruelty Hot Spots

11 May 2018

RSPCA WA Reveals Cruelty Hot Spots

RSPCA WA has revealed the top animal cruelty hot spots in the Perth metro and regional areas around WA.

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RSPCA WA Calls for More Inspectors to Combat Cruelty

07 May 2018

RSPCA WA Calls for More Inspectors to Combat Cruelty

RSPCA WA is launching the second year of ground-breaking campaign to get more Inspectors on the roads in WA. More Inspectors means more animals rescued.

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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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Open letter to all West Australians from RSPCA WA President, Lynne Bradshaw AM

18 April 2018

Open letter to all West Australians from RSPCA WA President, Lynne Bradshaw AM

Open letter from RSPCA WA President, Lynne Bradshaw AM, about the horrendous live export situation currently unfolding.

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COURT PUNISHES REPEAT ANIMAL CRUELTY OFFENDER

13 April 2018

COURT PUNISHES REPEAT ANIMAL CRUELTY OFFENDER

A WA man has appeared in court charged with animal cruelty for failing to alleviate harm suffered by his pet dog ‘Pepper Pig’, an adult female Shar Pei which was found to be suffering from skin, eye and ear problems requiring treatment.

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RSPCA WA CALLS FOR END TO LONG-HAUL LIVE EXPORT OF SHEEP

09 April 2018

RSPCA WA CALLS FOR END TO LONG-HAUL LIVE EXPORT OF SHEEP

RSPCA WA is appalled at the footage of the abhorrent treatment of sheep in the long-haul live export industry. We are equally stunned that, despite the overwhelming evidence, the Federal Department of Agriculture has granted yet another export licence to this same, repeat-offender exporter.

The footage last night showed the distressing experience of sheep on long-haul export journeys – most of which is caused by high stocking density, extreme heat conditions, and lack of veterinary care.

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APPEAL FOR INFORMATION AS WEEK-OLD PUPPIES FOUND DUMPED IN BUSH

03 April 2018

APPEAL FOR INFORMATION AS WEEK-OLD PUPPIES FOUND DUMPED IN BUSH

RSPCA WA is appealing for information following the discovery of 7 one-week-old puppies in bushland near Balingup on Friday (31 March).

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RSPCA REMINDER FOR PET OWNERS AT EASTER

28 March 2018

RSPCA REMINDER FOR PET OWNERS AT EASTER

The RSPCA is asking pet owners to keep sugary Easter treats out of their pet’s reach over the Easter holidays, with many traditional Easter foods such as chocolate and hot cross buns containing ingredients that are harmful to pets.

Owners are also advised to check their vet’s Easter opening hours and locate their nearest after-hours vet so they can act quickly if their pet becomes unwell over the Easter break.

Those going away for the Easter holidays are reminded not to leave pets home alone – with RSPCA Inspectors regularly called out to properties where owners have gone on holiday and failed to make adequate arrangements for their pet’s care.

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What's Wrong with the Battery Cage for Layer Hens?

21 March 2018

What's Wrong with the Battery Cage for Layer Hens?

The animal welfare science is clear. Keeping layer hens in battery cages causes them to suffer because they are not able to exhibit their natural behaviours.

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Animal Welfare and Control of Invasive Species

20 March 2018

Animal Welfare and Control of Invasive Species

Many landholders in WA experience significant problems associated with introduced animals and some native animals that are viewed as ‘pests’ because of their adverse impacts on human activities and the health of the environment.

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