Saffron Howden A knackery accused of the brutal treatment and inhumane slaughter of former racehorses will escape prosecution after the RSPCA decided covert footage of apparently conscious beasts being dragged...
From November through to January the dedicated team at the RSPCA anticipate that over 13,500 animals will enter their care in desperate need of medical attention and a safe place to recuperate.
Nicole Hasham THE MP leading a review of the state's companion animal laws has backed the RSPCA's use of controversial ''temperament tests'' to determine whether dogs are put down, despite a study showing many...
Free-range farmers are urging the consumer watchdog to investigate the RSPCA's standards for pork sold in supermarkets.
Allegations of animal cruelty against the head of the RSPCA have been dismissed and the animal protection agency is set to prosecute his accuser on an unrelated matter.
RSPCA spokesman Greg Boland speaks out about the brutal attack on a swan in Melbourne's north.
RSPCA evacuates dogs and cats to shelters and foster homes as the extent of cyclone Yasi comes to light.
The RSPCA has long since condemned the use of whips in horse racing, however it doesn't seem to be enough to stop them from throwing a party for the Melbourne Cup.
Melissa Fyfe, Royce Millar A push by Coles to reshape the free-range egg market through a dramatic reduction in space for hens has come under fire, after two animal welfare groups questioned whether the eggs are genuinely free...
Melissa Fyfe, Royce Millar Supermarket Coles' new standard for free-range eggs looks set to run foul of the national consumer watchdog with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission declaring that eggs produced at...
While Kevin Rudd was not the Labor caucus' cup of tea, a year ago the people voted his blend the winner of Twinings' Australian afternoon tea competition.
Saffron Howden Bound to a wheelchair and largely paralysed from the neck down, John Crasti wouldn't mind one last shot at the novice bull-riding buckle.
Farrah Tomazin The push to ban live exports intensified today as hundreds of people took part in simultaneous rallies around the country in a bid to stop the inhumane treatment of animals.
Farrah Tomazin Thousands of people take part in simultaneous rallies around the country in a bid to stop the inhumane treatment of animals.
Richard Willingham Confusion remains about the fate of more than 20,000 Australian sheep in Pakistani feedlots, with local importers winning an injunction against a government order to cull the flock because they are...
Christopher Knaus A second piggery linked to alleged cases of ''disgusting'' animal cruelty has been inspected by animal welfare groups, while the RSPCA said there were significant improvements in the past week at a...
Henrietta Cook Veterinarians are calling for tough new dog laws that would result in more family pets being declared potentially dangerous.
Chris Johnson Labor and the Coalition have each kicked into a pseudo campaign mode as the carbon tax approaches as asylum seeker boats keep heading to Australia.
Peter Jean He was already worried about how families would cope with the carbon tax. But what about the homeless dogs, cats, birds and lizards who need to be kept warm?
An 18th horse is expected to be destroyed after showing symptoms of a mystery illness that has killed 17 quarter horses at a Queensland property.