Archive of: 2019

5 Tips for a Healthy, Happy Halloween With Your Pet

22 October 2019

5 Tips for a Healthy, Happy Halloween With Your Pet

With Halloween just around the corner, RSPCA WA is reminding pet owners to give a little extra thought to their furry friend’s health and welfare.

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RSPCA WA Calls for Greater Oversight of Welfare of Animals Slaughtered for Pet Food

18 October 2019

RSPCA WA Calls for Greater Oversight of Welfare of Animals Slaughtered for Pet Food

RSPCA WA says animals destined for pet food are treated as “second class animals” and has called for greater oversight of the industry.

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What is animal sentience and what has it got to do with farming?

17 October 2019

What is animal sentience and what has it got to do with farming?

Successful producers know how to “read animals” and maximise that instinctive knowledge to produce healthy, contented livestock, which means a profitable business.

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What's new in Fit to Load guidelines?

17 October 2019

What's new in Fit to Load guidelines?

The new Fit to Load Guide is essential reading for everyone involved with transporting livestock.

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Live sheep exports: Twin-tier ships on the way out

17 October 2019

Live sheep exports: Twin-tier ships on the way out

Twin-tier ships are set to be gone from Australia from 1 January 2020 and this can only be good for animal welfare.

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Mulesing: The times are changing

17 October 2019

Mulesing: The times are changing

Mulesing is a quick and effective way of controlling flystrike in Merino sheep which is why it is popular with producers. However, mulesing is extremely painful.

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New RSPCA podcasts on farm animal welfare

17 October 2019

New RSPCA podcasts on farm animal welfare

The welfare of farm animals is of growing interest to the Australian community. This was revealed in a Federal Department of Agriculture report released late last year that found 95% of Australians are concerned about farm animal welfare, with little difference in attitude between people from capital cities or regional areas.

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Free Pet Supplies and Advice for Rockingham Residents in Need

09 October 2019

Free Pet Supplies and Advice for Rockingham Residents in Need

On Tuesday, 15 October, RSPCA WA will be at the Live Life for Less Expo in Rockingham, offering support for local residents who might be finding it hard to make ends meet and take care of their pets.

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2019 RSPCA WA State Award Winners Revealed

04 October 2019

2019 RSPCA WA State Award Winners Revealed

Three committed animal welfare heroes were recognised today by RSPCA WA at a State Awards Presentation.

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Animal Welfare at the Perth Royal Show

27 September 2019

Animal Welfare at the Perth Royal Show

In the lead-up to, and during, the Perth Royal Show, RSPCA WA often receives calls from members of the public who are concerned about the welfare of animals involved in the event. Read more to find out what you can do.

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