Archive of: 2020

ADOPT A NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION YOU CAN KEEP… FUREVER

31 December 2020

ADOPT A NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION YOU CAN KEEP… FUREVER

Everyone’s looking forward to seeing the back end of 2020. At the RSPCA in Malaga, there are 6 longtermers who are looking forward to it more than most after having spent an average of 130 days in our kennels or cattery.

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Where there's a will, there's a way

22 December 2020

Where there's a will, there's a way

You work hard. You plan. You save. As you get older, you know who you are and what you value. You decide what kind of legacy you’d like to leave and who you want your assets to help when you’re gone. For many people, that includes a gift in their will to RSPCA WA to reflect their love for animals, to celebrate the joy and companionship animals have brought them, and to help end animal cruelty well into the future.

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Man sentenced for cruelty to dog and rat

18 December 2020

Man sentenced for cruelty to dog and rat

A 21-year-old Midland man has today been sentenced after being found guilty of two charges of animal cruelty in the Midland Magistrates Court.

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Poorly Drawn Pets Christmas Edition: the 'wrap-up'

17 December 2020

Poorly Drawn Pets Christmas Edition: the 'wrap-up'

There were incredible portraits and plenty of laughs as volunteers put pen to paper and captured animal kids great and small for the Christmas edition of our Poorly Drawn Pet Portraits fundraiser. Our favourites from the day are guaranteed to make you smile!

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New Footage Reinforces Rodeos as Outdated and Inhumane

17 December 2020

New Footage Reinforces Rodeos as Outdated and Inhumane

RSPCA WA is urging people to reconsider attending rodeo events this summer, labelling the spectacle “outdated and inhumane”.

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6 Holiday Tips for Pet Owners

16 December 2020

6 Holiday Tips for Pet Owners

Tis the season to come together and celebrate with friends and family, and this includes your furry family members too. Here are some helpful tips to ensure you and your four-legged mate have a purrfectly merry and safe Christmas!

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State Election 2021 - why Animal Welfare Matters

27 November 2020

State Election 2021 - why Animal Welfare Matters

RSPCA WA’s Animal Welfare Matters in the 2021 State Election lists 6 key actions it wants government to commit to, ranging from full Inspectorate coverage for the State to subsidised dog and cat sterilisation and improving the welfare of animals in agriculture.

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Another live export blow...

27 November 2020

Another live export blow...

The RSPCA has expressed disappointment at Agriculture Minister David Littleproud’s last minute intervention on behalf of the live export industry, to block improvements in live cattle exports.

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Feral animal control - are all animals created equal?

27 November 2020

Feral animal control - are all animals created equal?

October saw two feral hunters in the South West fined after being charged by WA Police with animal cruelty. RSPCA WA’s Animal Welfare Policy Officer, Dr Michael Paton, explores attitudes towards pest control.

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Preparing for animal welfare in emergencies

27 November 2020

Preparing for animal welfare in emergencies

As we head into the bushfire and cyclone season in Western Australia, it’s important to have a plan of action for how you will keep your livestock safe.

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