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National

Fireworks Warning After Distressed Pets Die

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As we enter the party season, it is important to remember our pets when fireworks are expected.

News

News

CCTV Shows Couple Toss Kittens Into Shopping Centre Garden Bed

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Security camera footage shows a man and a woman casually abandon the tiny animals at a busy Adelaide shopping centre on Sunday.

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News

Kookaburra's Head Ripped Off In 'Horrific' Pub Attack

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The RSPCA is investigating after the head was allegedly ripped off a friendly kookaburra which had been a regular visitor to a pub in Western Australia.

News

News

Man Convicted Of Serious Neglect Of Pet Donkey And Horse, Banned From Owning Animals

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An Adelaide man has been convicted and ordered to pay thousands in veterinary costs after he failed to care for his pets.

Crime

Crime

Owners Reveal The Threatening Letters Sent Before Dogs Were Killed

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Letters threatening to kill two barking dogs have been released, as police hunt for the dogs' alleged killer.

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Updated

Man Caught Allegedly Kicking Helpless Dog Until It Vomited

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A man has been caught allegedly assaulting a dog in a violent rampage.

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News

Man Brutally 'Smashes Cat' In Plastic Bag

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The RSPCA is calling for witnesses and dashcam footage of a disturbing case of animal cruelty that is alleged to have taken place in a Brisbane park on Tuesday.

National

National

Dog Owners Raise Alarm After Pets Poisoned At Popular Park

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Dog owners are being warned to remain vigilant after several suspected dog baiting incidents at popular Brisbane parks.

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News

Woman Avoids Jail For Neglect Of Staffy Left 'Near Death'

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Warning: graphic images. An Adelaide mother had her three-month jail term suspended, after she starved and neglected her American Staffy-cross.

National

National

RSPCA Offers Free Vaccinations For Dogs After 'Rat Disease' Outbreak

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The RSPCA is offering free vaccines after a spate of dog poisonings in Sydney.

News

News

There Are 150 Secret Dog Fighting Rings In Australia, Authorities Suspect

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Semen from fighting dogs around the globe is being imported into Australia to secretly breed more animals for combat, experts claim, as authorities crack down on fighting rings operating in the shadows nationwide.

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News

Lobsters Left To Die In Restaurant Tanks Spur Animal Cruelty Complaints

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The RSPCA is outraged after lobsters were left in the display tanks of a closed restaurant, but it has sparked a discussion about how crustaceans are covered by animal cruelty laws.

World

World

Former Magistrate Hit Dog With A Hammer And Threw Body Into River

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A former magistrate has been given a suspended sentence after admitting to killing his dog because it was "getting on his nerves".

National

National

Chinese Student Banned From Owning Pets For Life After Neglecting Puppies

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A Chinese student in Adelaide who abandoned two dogs in a motel room has been forced to pay over $7000 in vet costs, and isn't allowed to own animals again.

Crime

Crime

Man Jailed For Torturing Dog After It Bit His Camel

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The owner of a petting zoo has been jailed for killing a dog on his Sydney property in 2016.

News

News

RSPCA Announces Free Cat Adoptions For June

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A worrying spike in the number of abandoned cats has forced the organisation to take unprecedented action.

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News

Vets Forced To Euthanase Puppy Found On Beach

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The three-legged husky had previously had her back right leg amputated, and the site was badly infected.

Crime

Crime

A Second Decapitated Cat Has Been Found In Adelaide

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The RSPCA is sending out a warning to pet owners after the discovery of a headless cat in an Adelaide playground -- the second decapitated cat in as many weeks.

National

National

Every Dog In A Shelter Besides This One Was Adopted

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After the RSPCA's enormously successful Clear the Shelter Campaign in February, Lucius was the only dog left in Sydney's Yagoona shelter.

National

National

Woman Who Left Kitten's Fractured Leg Untreated For Weeks Avoids Conviction

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The RSPCA began investigating Jenny Jung, 26, after she failed to return to a veterinary clinic for further treatment for her injured 14-week-old kitten, Chanel.

National

National

Staff 'In Tears' After Rescuing Disabled Animals From 'Rescue' Group

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WARNING: This story contains graphic images.

National

National

Dog Found With Mouth Taped Shut During QLD Heatwave

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The RSPCA has been left horrified after a dog was found with its mouth taped shut in heatwave conditions.

Good News

Good News

More Than 2,500 Animals Were Adopted During RSPCA 'Clear The Shelter' Weekend

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It's been a bumper weekend for the RSPCA, sending 90 percent of its NSW furbabies to new homes.

National

National

Man To Be Charged After 'Disturbing' Dog Attack Caught On Video

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WARNING: Some viewers may find the following footage distressing.

National

National

RSPCA Call For Help Over 'Brutal' Attack On Dog Caught On Video

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Disturbing video has emerged of what appears to be a brutal attack on a dog in a suburban street of Mackay, Queensland.

Lifestyle

Lifestyle

You Might Want To Rethink Taking Your Cat For A Walk

2 min read

No-one and we mean NO ONE loves going for a walk as much as dogs, but what about our other furry companions?

Good News

Good News

The RSPCA Saved 200 Neglected Guinea Pigs, Now They Need A Home

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More than 200 guinea pigs have been found living in horrible conditions in a Brisbane home.

Crime

Crime

What Kind Of Bastard Runs Down Emus?

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The RSPCA is pleading for help after a video of a man laughing as he ran down emus in his car went viral on Facebook.

National

National

Warnings After Dogs Baited With Poison, Razor Blades

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Two unrelated incidents of dog baiting in NSW and Queensland have sparked warnings from councils and the RSPCA for owners.

Good News

Good News

The Heartbreaking Note Left With Abandoned Dog

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"We can no longer afford his treatment", said the heartbreaking note.

Crime

Crime

Who Does This? Bird Shot With Arrow In Horrific Attack

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The RSCPA has urged the public to help them find the person who impaled a small bird with an arrow in a horrific act of animal cruelty.