Archive of: 2018

Bunbury Woman Convicted, Sentenced for Cruelty to Horses

05 December 2018

Bunbury Woman Convicted, Sentenced for Cruelty to Horses

A 35 year old Bunbury woman was convicted for two counts of animal cruelty in the Bunbury Magistrates Court on Monday, 3 December. The charges relate to two horses found in her care in May this year.

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Live Sheep Export Update

26 November 2018

Live Sheep Export Update

In recent weeks, the federal government granted a licence to RETWA to export live sheep to the Middle East. This has given some producers involved in the live sheep trade reason to express optimism in its future.

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National Standards and Guidelines for Livestock

26 November 2018

National Standards and Guidelines for Livestock

Having national Standards for the welfare of livestock demonstrates Australia’s commitment to basic animal welfare standards.

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Cruelty Reports Involving Commercial Livestock

26 November 2018

Cruelty Reports Involving Commercial Livestock

From time to time, farmers ask how reports about animal cruelty are made and what happens next.

Here is a brief outline.

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Animal Welfare Highlighted at 2018 WA College of Agriculture Conference

26 November 2018

Animal Welfare Highlighted at 2018 WA College of Agriculture Conference

RSPCA takes first steps to foster collaboration to improve understanding and commitment to farm animal welfare.

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On-farm Inspector Work and Biosecurity

26 November 2018

On-farm Inspector Work and Biosecurity

Biosecurity is an important part of everyday farm work. The RSPCA WA Inspectors work to administer the Animal Welfare Act 2002 under which they are required to take reasonable precautions not to spread disease.

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Welfare Tips

26 November 2018

Welfare Tips

Recently, a grazier was found guilty of animal cruelty because a cow’s overgrown horn had pierced its eye.

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RSPCA Animal Welfare Seminar 2019

26 November 2018

RSPCA Animal Welfare Seminar 2019

Save the date! RSPCA Australia’s 2019 Animal Welfare Seminar will be held on Friday 22 February 2019 at the Alastair Swayne Theatre at Canberra Airport.

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7 Tips to Help Your Pet Have a Happier Halloween

29 October 2018

7 Tips to Help Your Pet Have a Happier Halloween

With Halloween just around the corner, RSPCA WA is reminding pet owners to be mindful of their furry friend’s welfare if considering dressing them up

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Thornlie Woman Sentenced for Cruelty to Pet Dog

16 October 2018

Thornlie Woman Sentenced for Cruelty to Pet Dog

A Thornlie woman was fined $5000, prohibited from contact with any animal for three years, and is required to pay costs $764.02, after being found guilty for cruelty to her dog, Lily. Lily has made a slow but full recovery.

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