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

5 min read

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.

News

News

Lobsters Left To Die In Restaurant Tanks Spur Animal Cruelty Complaints

3 min read

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

2 min read

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

1 min read

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

2 min read

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

1 min read

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

1 min read

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

1 min read

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

3 min read

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

2 min read

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

3 min read

WARNING: This story contains graphic images.

National

National

Dog Found With Mouth Taped Shut During QLD Heatwave

1 min read

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

2 min read

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

1 min read

WARNING: Some viewers may find the following footage distressing.

National

National

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

1 min read

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

1 min read

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?

1 min read

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

2 min read

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

2 min read

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

Crime

Crime

Who Does This? Bird Shot With Arrow In Horrific Attack

1 min read

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.