A man who left a cable tie around his 11-month-old dog's muzzle was sentenced to a good behaviour bond in the Mount Gambier Magistrate's Court this morning.
OPINION: RSPCA SA’s proposed legal reforms – if adopted – will represent significant and much needed progress in catching up with interstate legislation.
A woman who failed to seek veterinary care for her dog's large, ulcerated tumour was today given a suspended prison sentence.
"Leaving one dog to starve and freeze to death in a backyard and another to starve, locked up in a filthy room, betrayed these animals and their owner.”
A woman was today given a suspended jail sentence after pleading guilty on charges of failure to take reasonable steps to mitigate harm of an animal.
RSPCA has given a no-holds-barred look at the horror of animal suffering and death occurring across SA, launching its second annual Combat Cruelty campaign.
"It’s a credit to our veterinary team that they were able to save Bindi's leg and life, but this treatment and long recovery could all have been avoided."
The change comes after a 2017 incident, in which a large man pinned a female inspector by her throat against a fence.
An international student who abandoned two puppies in a Glenelg North motel room without food and water has pleaded guilty to animal ill treatment.
"He’s a big cuddler, he’s amazing with kids and he’s pretty much the centre of my world right now."