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Dealing with a neighbouring dog’s excessive barking

There are few things less irritating than the sound of a neighbour’s dog that won’t stop barking. Barking is a… Read more

Woman convicted for failing Chihuahua with protruding eye

A 41-year-old Bidwill woman was convicted and sentenced at Mount Druitt Local Court on 21 October 2021 after pleading guilty… Read more

RSPCA NSW Court Release: 40-year-old woman convicted for leaving large cancerous lump on dog untreated

A Glenmore Park woman was convicted and sentenced at Penrith Local Court on 21 October 2021 after pleading guilty to… Read more

Get busy and desex your cats – kitten season is coming

RSPCA NSW is urging pet owners to desex their cats with kitten season now on our doorstep. A drier and… Read more

Warmer and longer days mean it’s kitten season!

As the weather starts to get warmer and the days get longer, kitten season begins and female cats start to… Read more

How to: Care for Your Pet Cat or Kitten

There’s nothing cuter than watching a cat chase a patch of light, using their paws to knead as if they’re… Read more

Seasonal Allergies in Pets

Spring has officially sprung. But for many of us and our pets, springtime also means allergies. To make this season… Read more

Why we’re no longer using night cages

We’re investing in surrender intervention, starting with the problem of drop boxes  Surrendering a pet is always a difficult decision. We have learned a… Read more

Tails wagging as RSPCA NSW Shelters re-open to the public

Members of the public who are double vaccinated will be able to visit RSPCA NSW shelters from today, Tuesday 25 October 2021…. Read more

Tails wagging as RSPCA NSW’s shelters reopen!

In line with NSW health easing restrictions, RSPCA NSW is excited to announce we are reopening our shelter doors back… Read more

RSPCA Rescue Run: Supporting our inspectors for the long run

RSPCA Rescue Run: Supporting our inspectors for the long run There is still time to step up to the RSPCA Rescue… Read more

RSPCA NSW: Tricks for Treats

On Monday the 25th of October our shelters will be reopening again to the public and after months in lockdown,… Read more

RSPCA Rescue Run: 67 km for 67 animals in need

Join RSPCA Rescue Run this October and run, walk, or roll 67 km to help prevent animal cruelty. Staring Monday 18 October… Read more

Life after COVID-19: Preparing our dogs for the future

Our four-legged friends have been reaping the benefits of our extra time at home: more walks, more play time, more… Read more

A Guide to Keeping Chickens

If you’re anything like us, the last few weeks in lockdown have been filled with daydreams about of  moving to a farm… Read more

How to manage ehrlichiosis

Ehrlichiosis is a disease of dogs caused by bacteria carried by the Brown Dog Tick. If not treated appropriately it can be fatal. RSPCA NSW urges dog owners to… Read more

20-year-old man convicted for starving Bull Arab dog

A Nelsons Plains man was convicted and sentenced at Raymond Terrace Local Court on 30 August 2021 after pleading guilty… Read more

Severity appeal dismissed for man who failed to provide vet treatment to pet poodle

A 72-year-old Lethbridge Park man who was found guilty of multiple animal cruelty offences withdrew his conviction and sentence appeals… Read more

Bourke Dog Investigation Update

As the lead agency on the investigation into the deaths of fifteen dogs who were in the custody of Bourke… Read more

Woman convicted of animal cruelty for starving horses

A 41-year-old Kooringal woman was convicted and sentenced in her absence at Wagga Wagga Local Court on 21 July 2021… Read more

Test your baking skills this RSPCA Cupcake Day

RSPCA NSW is calling bakers of all skill levels to whip up some tasty treats for animals in need this… Read more

Severity appeal dismissed for man who kicked dog to death

A 33-year-old Broken Hill man who pleaded guilty to committing an act of aggravated animal cruelty had his severity appeal… Read more

Remembering former Corrective Services NSW Commissioner Ron Woodham

RSPCA NSW is saddened to hear about the passing of former Corrective Services NSW Commissioner Ron Woodham. Mr Woodham served… Read more

Man who mutilated Corgi puppies convicted of animal cruelty

A 24-year-old man on a student visa was convicted and sentenced at Downing Centre Local Court on 16 July 2021 after pleading guilty to multiple animal cruelty charges.  … Read more

Why does RSPCA NSW oppose tail docking? 

When you’re looking to purchase a new puppy or dog to join your family, something we recommend you should look… Read more

Penrith man convicted of cruelty for bashing dog

A 28-year-old Penrith man was convicted and sentenced in his absence at Penrith Local court on 23 June 2021 for… Read more

5 DIY Treats for Lockdown Blues

If your pup is experiencing cabin fever in the lockdown, these easy homemade treats are the perfect way to cheer… Read more

Keeping pets entertained during lockdown 

Lockdowns can be difficult for both pets and their owners as the sudden change in schedule can be a challenging… Read more

RSPCA NSW response to COVID-19

In response to the ongoing COVID-19 Greater Sydney outbreak , RSPCA NSW is taking necessary and responsible measures to protect the health and… Read more

How can your shelters be full if there are only a few animals available for adoption?

It can be so disheartening to hear that your local animal shelter or adoption centre is full only to visit… Read more

RSPCA NSW welcomes tougher penalties for animal cruelty offences

RSPCA NSW welcomes amendments to state animal welfare legislation which bring tougher penalties for animal cruelty offences, including the introduction of a new offence… Read more

Keep your pets warm this winter!

Winter is here and even though your furry friends may have a ‘built-in coat’ it’s still a good idea to… Read more

RSPCA NSW and Taronga partner to protect the iconic platypus

Flip tails on a twenty cent coin and you will see one etched in rippling water. In real life, this… Read more

RSPCA NSW New England Road Trip

Last week our team went out to the New England region of NSW to help some of the local community… Read more

Our Sustainability Plan

At RSPCA NSW, we are committed to ensuring that we are improving our environmental sustainability.  Over the last year, we’ve… Read more

Woman who left horse’s horrific, gaping chest wound to fester convicted of animal cruelty charge

A 42-year-old Cliftleigh woman was convicted and sentenced at Maitland Local Court on Tuesday 27 April 2021 after pleading guilty… Read more


From Monday 12 April to Sunday 25 April 2021 we will be reducing the adoption fees for all cats and… Read more

Hop into RSPCA NSW’s ‘Million Paws Walk: Walk This May’ to help animals in need this Easter

Hop into RSPCA NSW’s ‘Million Paws Walk: Walk This May’ to help animals in need this Easter

RSPCA NSW Flood Relief Update

We are deeply saddened by the devastation caused by the New South Wales floods, yet another crisis in a series… Read more

Inspectors seize 19 dogs from Sydney southwest property

RSPCA NSW inspectors executed a search warrant at a property in Sydney’s southwest at 8.53am yesterday (Wednesday 23 March 2021)… Read more

Record seizure of 540 fighting roosters in Sydney south-west cockfighting ring bust

RSPCA NSW and NSW Police have seized more than 540 roosters as investigations continue into the activities of an illegal cockfighting syndicate in Sydney’s south-west.  This is… Read more

It’s happening! The RSPCA Clothing Collective is here

RSPCA NSW is launching a new Clothing Collective pop-up on Thursday 4 March at The Addison Community Centre in Marrickville,… Read more

RSPCA NSW inspectors seize 79 dogs from Central West NSW breeding establishment

RSPCA NSW yesterday seized 79 dogs from a breeding establishment located in Central West New South Wales following reports of alleged… Read more

One step closer to tougher animal welfare laws after Bill passes second reading

RSPCA NSW welcomes the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Amendment Bill 2021, presented by Adam Marshall MP in parliament yesterday, passing the... Read more

Parkes man convicted after unsuccessful challenge of penalty infringement notice in court

A 58-year-old Parkes man was convicted and sentenced at Parkes Local Court on 23 December 2020, following a plea of… Read more

Be a mate to our furry friends in the heat

RSPCA NSW is urging all pet owners to keep their pets cool, hydrated, and safe this summer. As temperatures across… Read more

RSPCA NSW welcomes parliamentary inquiry findings

RSPCA NSW welcomes the NSW Government response to the NSW parliamentary inquiry into the administration of state animal cruelty legislation.  The NSW Government supports RSPCA NSW’s role in enforcing the Prevention… Read more

Severity appeal withdrawn by Greenacre man convicted of aggravated animal cruelty

A 38-year-old Greenacre man has withdrawn his severity appeal from Campbelltown District Court on 20 November 2020. The original conviction… Read more

RSPCA NSW inspections performed at properties in Southern Tablelands

RSPCA NSW inspectors today performed animal trade inspections at two properties located in the Southern Tablelands following reports of animal… Read more

Moving into a new house with your dog? Here are our top tips!

As the Biden family plans their move to the White House with their precious pooches Champ and Major (a rescue!),… Read more

RSPCA NSW welcomes announcement of the push for tougher penalties for animal cruelty offences

NSW Minister for Agriculture Adam Marshall said he will introduce into State Parliament notice for legislation in what would be… Read more

We are establishing an animal rehabilitation centre

RSPCA NSW is pleased to share our plans to establish a dedicated rehabilitation centre for animals who suffer from anxiety and behavioural issues. The rehabilitation centre, which will… Read more

RSPCA Cupcake Day is today!

It is raining sprinkles and icing sugar today for RSPCA’s Cupcake Day’s fight against animal cruelty. Across the country, RSPCA Cupcake Day is being celebrated… Read more

Donate to Our Shelter Wish List

We understand some people prefer to donate to us by buying specific goods rather than giving cash donations. During these… Read more

Non-compliant puppy factories targeted through new RSPCA NSW taskforce

New South Wales is one step closer to winning the fight against non-compliant puppy factories, with RSPCA NSW today welcoming… Read more

Wildlife rehabilitation update

We are thrilled to share an exciting update with you all! We announced earlier this year that, as part of… Read more

Everything you need to know about parvovirus

Canine parvovirus is a serious and often fatal viral disease that impacts unvaccinated puppies and dogs. It’s important to understand the ins and outs of this virus, so you… Read more

Why we keep telling you to desex your pets

At RSPCA NSW, we’re constantly urging community members to desex their pets. It’s our job to advocate for the health, safety and protection… Read more

Give To Get Them Home: donations doubled for one day only!

For one day only, animal lovers will be given a rare opportunity to double the dollars they donate to RSPCA… Read more

Did you know? Steel jaw traps are illegal to set in NSW

The RSPCA NSW Inspectorate wants to remind members of the public that it is illegal to set a steel jaw trap or… Read more

Learn new tricks with RSPCA NSW’s online training courses

RSPCA NSW offers a range of accredited and non-accredited courses available to complete whilst we sit and stay at home. The… Read more

Mountain pygmy possum Q&A with Chris Humfrey

Chris Humfrey is a zoologist who’s passionate about native Australian animals. He’s the founder of Wild Action, a reptile and… Read more

Important pet safety tips for Take Your Dog to Work Day

As we all transition back to work in the traditional sense, we’re able to enjoy some of the exciting parts… Read more

RSPCA NSW Shelters re-open to the public!

RSPCA NSW shelters and care centres across the state are ready to welcome walk-in adoptions effective Monday 15 June 2020…. Read more

Chip the Dachshund ready to roll into his forever home

Chip the Dachshund, after six months in RSPCA NSW care where he received critical veterinary treatment, rehabilitation and a very tiny wheelchair fitting, is now looking for his perfect forever home. Chip is… Read more

Severity appeal allowed for Wyong man convicted of aggravated animal cruelty

Warning: Images may be graphic to some readers. A 44-year-old Wyong man who was previously convicted of two counts of… Read more

RSPCA NSW on the road with new emergency response infrastructure

RSPCA NSW’s new Animal Welfare Response Unit is making its way down the NSW south coast this week to revisit communities affected by… Read more

Did you know? It’s illegal to possess an electric collar in NSW

The RSPCA NSW Inspectorate wants to remind animal owners that using, selling or possessing an electric collar device – otherwise… Read more

You can now browse the RSPCA NSW Op Shops online!

Did you know there’s more than one way to support RSPCA NSW? Along with donating, volunteering and sharing our mission… Read more

Cupcake Day has a new date!

RSPCA is calling on animal lovers to bake a change in the fight against animal cruelty for this year’s annual Cupcake Day… Read more

Thank you to our amazing volunteers!

Our volunteers are the reason that RSPCA NSW is able to do what we do. Thanks to their tireless help,… Read more

RSPCA NSW bushfire relief update

Red on the mend When the fires came through Jeremadra, Claire and her family loaded up their cars and evacuated with… Read more

Bichon Frise breeder convicted for failing to provide veterinary treatment to dogs at breeding facility

A 77-year-old Bendoura woman was convicted and sentenced at Queanbeyan Local Court on Monday 27 April 2020. She had earlier… Read more

Honouring the animals who fought alongside us

Animals bring us love and joy with their companionship – and in times of war, they’ve been known to serve… Read more

Join us for the RSPCA NSW Online Trivia Night Fundraiser

Are you clever as a fox when it comes to animal knowledge and know-how? RSPCA NSW is holding an online… Read more

RSPCA NSW Easter long weekend opening hours 2020

Over the Easter long weekend, RSPCA NSW opening hours will be further impacted. Please read on for opening hours relevant… Read more

Home Ever After: All your questions, answered

Have you ever wondered what would happen to your pet if something happened to you? Pets are much loved family… Read more

7 tips for a fun and safe Easter with your pet

The Easter long weekend is just around the corner! While pets and pet owners will be spending it in a… Read more

Adopt a pet with RSPCA NSW ‘Adopt from Home’

15th June 2020 – UPDATE: Please note that as of Monday 15 June 2020 RSPCA NSW shelters are open to… Read more

RSPCA NSW COVID-19 Update: Adoptions

15th June 2020 – UPDATE: Please note that as of Monday 15 June 2020 RSPCA NSW shelters are open to… Read more

7 Disney cartoons you should put on right now

Stuck at home with nothing to do? Have a bunch of kids and animals to keep entertained? Don’t worry, we… Read more

COVID-19 Update: RSPCA launches Million Paws Walk: Walk This May

The RSPCA has adapted their much-loved national dog walking event by launching Million Paws Walk: Walk This May. In response… Read more

Important information about COVID-19 and your pets

In this uncertain time, as the health and safety of our community is at risk, we want to clear up… Read more

RSPCA NSW response to COVID-19

In response to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak (caused by a novel coronavirus called SARS-CoV-2), RSPCA NSW is taking necessary and… Read more

DIY dog enrichment projects for you and the kids

With many in Australia (and the world) taking part in self-isolation, we thought we’d do our part to keep you,… Read more

Illawong man convicted for multiple cruelty offences towards pet dogs

A 56-year-old Illawong man was convicted and sentenced at Sutherland Local Court on Thursday 5 March 2020, following pleas of… Read more

You would be barking mad to miss this Million Paws Walk Discount

There are only four days left to get 50% off your Million Paws Walk registrations – join the thousands of… Read more

What you can do to protect our country’s wildlife

Australia’s wildlife is some of the most unique and diverse in the world. From the sweet koala to the curious… Read more

University student receives jail sentence for leaving pet dog to starve to death on balcony

A 25-year-old University of New South Wales student was convicted on 19 February 2020 at Downing Centre Local Court for… Read more

RSPCA needs your help to ‘Clear The Shelters’ with $29 adoptions this weekend

The RSPCA is on a mission to ‘Clear the Shelters’ this weekend (21-23 February 2020) with adoption fees reduced to… Read more

Animal rescue founder convicted and sentenced for multiple cruelty offences

Repeat animal cruelty offender and founder of Northern NSW animal rescue Happy Paws Haven was convicted and sentenced at Ballina… Read more

RSPCA NSW on the road: Inspector Tyson in Oberon and Lithgow

As our bushfire relief efforts continue across New South Wales, we’re keeping our dedicated supporters updated with the latest developments…. Read more

Emerton man convicted for beating dog with hammer

A 33-year-old Emerton man pleaded guilty to one offence of committing an act of cruelty and one offence of failing… Read more

Hebersham woman convicted for failing to provide vet treatment to emaciated pet dogs

A 29-year-old Hebersham woman was convicted and sentenced in Mount Druitt Local Court on Tuesday 17 December 2019, following pleas… Read more

Prairiewood man convicted and sentenced for cruelty towards German Shepherd

A 55-year-old Prairiewood man was convicted and sentenced at Fairfield Local Court on 22 January 2020 for aggravated cruelty towards… Read more

Man convicted and sentenced for aggravated cruelty towards dog with maggot-infested wound

A 56-year-old man was convicted and sentenced at Liverpool Local Court on 17 January 2020 for committing an act of… Read more

RSPCA NSW on the road: Stories from our bushfire relief efforts

The past few months have been unbelievably difficult for so many animals and people across our state. RSPCA NSW has… Read more

Corporate groups who made a difference for RSPCA NSW in November and December

Towards the end of 2019, the year may have been wrapping up but our corporate pals were just getting started!… Read more

How we’re responding to the bushfire crisis, now and in the future

As the bushfire crisis unfolds across the state, RSPCA NSW is continuing to work tirelessly to provide relief and recovery… Read more

We’re opening our shelters for the NSW Seniors Festival 2020

In February, we’re opening three of our shelters to the public to coincide with the NSW Seniors Festival 2020. Each… Read more

RSPCA NSW Bushfire Relief FAQs

We are truly saddened by the catastrophic bushfires that continue to rage across Australia. The unwavering commitment of NSW Rural… Read more

How to protect your pets from deadly paralysis ticks this season

As the weather warms up, it is more important than ever to make sure your furry friends are protected against… Read more

Christmas closures at RSPCA NSW

This Christmas, RSPCA NSW is thankful for all the love, compassion and hard work you have put into supporting the… Read more

Keep your pets happy and healthy this Christmas

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! However, a busy house full of guests and noise can be very… Read more

Tips to cool down hot dogs and parched pets

As parts of the state rise above 40 degrees Celsius this week, RSPCA NSW is urging all pet owners to… Read more

Bass Hill woman convicted for aggravated cruelty against pet poodle

A 68-year-old woman from Bass Hill was convicted and sentenced in Bankstown Local Court on Tuesday 11 December 2019, following… Read more

Yes, your pets are affected by poor air quality too

Recently, bushfires have been unfolding across New South Wales, leaving many of our communities, animals and landscapes devastated. At RSPCA… Read more

Corporate groups who made a difference for RSPCA NSW in October

October was jam-packed with Corporate Support goodness! We had six different groups come to our shelters to help the animals… Read more

Statement from RSPCA NSW regarding seizure of cattle at Binnaway

On Monday 25 November 2019, we commenced seizing approximately 1000-1200 head of cattle on five properties across 4807 hectares located… Read more

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Keep pets safe from catastrophic fire conditions

RSPCA NSW urges pet owners to include their pets in their fire safety plans with the state currently facing unprecedented… Read more

Severity appeal dismissed for woman who left paralysed dog untreated

The severity appeal of a 39-year-old woman who was convicted and sentenced in relation to multiple counts of animal cruelty… Read more

Come and join us for a night at ‘Shrek The Musical’

Remember Shrek, his loveable companion Donkey and the gang of fairytale misfits, humans, animals and fantastical beings? Well Shrek and… Read more

3 facts you may not know about your pet’s mental health

A responsible owner knows all about their pet’s health and wellbeing. You make sure to give them enough food and… Read more

Corporate groups who made a difference for RSPCA NSW in September

It’s officially spring time! Which means the dusting, the clearing, the cleaning and the organising is in full swing. Thankfully,… Read more

All the corporate supporters we visited in August and September

It’s always exciting to meet our supporters face to face! Our team gets a real kick out of meeting lots… Read more

RSPCA celebrates Vet Nurse Day 2019

They are the steady hands behind the thousands of surgical procedures, vaccinations and countless head pats, treats and cuddles dispensed… Read more

Celebrating our vet nurses on National Vet Nurse Day

Where would we be without our wonderful, hard-working vet nurses? It’s impossible to say! At RSPCA NSW, our brilliant vet… Read more

How to responsibly protect your pet

Our pets rely on us for all their basic needs: adequate food, water and shelter, but also to ensure they’re… Read more

One call, one opportunity, double the donation

The phone lines are now open for RSPCA’s Give to Get Them Home campaign, where one donation can help twice… Read more

Edensor Park man convicted for cruelty towards pet dogs

A 37-year-old man from Edensor Park failed to appear at Fairfield Local Court on Tuesday 17 September 2019 in relation… Read more

What we wish everyone understood about magpies

Australian magpies have to be one of our country’s most misunderstood birds. As majestic as they are musical as they… Read more

RSPCA doubles down on donations for ‘Give to Get Them Home’

For 24 hours, donations made to RSPCA NSW will be doubled in an effort to find loving homes for as… Read more

Muswellbrook woman convicted for starving pet dogs and chickens

A 36-year-old Muswellbrook woman entered pleas of guilty, was convicted and sentenced in Muswellbrook Local Court on 4 September 2019… Read more

What to expect from fostering an animal

Welcoming a furry fostered friend into your home is so flippin’ fun! Their sleepy, burpy, silly selves are going to… Read more

You can now Return and Earn for RSPCA NSW!

As you may or may not know, RSPCA NSW is a not-for-profit, non-government organisation. With only two per cent of… Read more

Why you won’t regret adopting a bonded pair

Bonded pair animals are best friends forever. They exercise together, sleep together and go up for adoption in a package… Read more

Ready, steady, bake! To help fight animal cruelty

Do you have a sweet tooth? Want to suppawt a good cause? RSPCA’s annual Cupcake Day fundraiser officially kicks off… Read more

Corporate groups who made a difference for RSPCA NSW in July

Thank you to all the incredible corporate groups who came out to our shelters and braved the winter weather for… Read more

All the amazing corporate supporters we visited in July

The month of July was a chilly one, but the enthusiasm and excitement from our corporate supporters kept our hearts… Read more

Breaking down our annual report for FY18-19

Our annual report (which you can find in full here) details all the wins, woofs and worries from our last… Read more

Thank you to the Dalwood-Wylie Foundation!

Every year, over 29,000 animals turn to RSPCA NSW for help. And each day they are in our shelters, these… Read more

Carlingford woman convicted for repeatedly hitting, kicking pet Husky

A 21-year-old Carlingford woman was convicted and sentenced in Parramatta Local Court on Wednesday 3 July 2019, following pleas of… Read more

Leptospirosis outbreak: Information and prevention

What is leptospirosis?

There have been recent reports of a leptosprirosis outbreak in certain parts of Sydney – specifically the inner west suburbs…. Read more

All the corporate groups who made a difference for RSPCA NSW in June

We had the immense pleasure of hosting a number of companies at our Sydney Shelter this June for a Corporate… Read more

Buttercream up & raise some dough to fight animal cruelty

Don your aprons, whip out your wooden spoons and preheat your ovens – it’s time to bake a change for… Read more

Important information for anyone looking to sell or rehome a cat or dog

From 1 July 2019, as part of an amendment to the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1979, every individual… Read more

All the amazing corporate supporters we visited in June

At RSPCA NSW, we’re so grateful for our loyal and generous corporate supporters. This June, we had the chance to… Read more

Put your paws up for RSPCA NSW’s 146th birthday

Today commemorates 146 years of RSPCA NSW’s mission to protect and serve all creatures great and small, and to celebrate… Read more

How to responsibly rehome your pet

How to responsibly rehome your pet

Sometimes, life gets in the way of our well-intentioned plans. We get sick, have to move, or are no longer… Read more

How to become an RSPCA NSW inspector

Being an inspector is one of the most rewarding jobs in our organisation. They’re on the frontline day in, day… Read more

Chippendale man convicted for throwing cat down seven-storey garbage chute

A 21-year-old Chippendale man who pleaded guilty to two counts of animal cruelty was convicted and sentenced in Downing Centre… Read more

Windsor woman convicted for failing to provide vet treatment to two horses

A 70-year-old Windsor woman was sentenced following a plea of guilty at Windsor Local Court on 28 June 2019 in… Read more

All the corporate groups who made a difference for RSPCA NSW in May

This May, corporate groups were flocking in droves to take part in an RSPCA NSW Corporate Support Day. Seems like… Read more

Record prison sentence for petting zoo owner who stabbed, beat, hanged dog to death

A 30-year-old man appeared in Campbelltown Local Court today and was sentenced to 40 months’ imprisonment with a non-parole period… Read more

Why it’s so important to keep up to date with worming and flea treatments

As a responsible pet owner, you’re well aware of your duty to protect your pet from fleas and worms with… Read more

All the amazing corporate supporters we visited in April and May

At RSPCA NSW, we’re lucky enough to have the support of a bunch of incredible companies. That support usually comes… Read more

Marsden Park Greyhound racing veteran failed to provide veterinary treatment for 12 dogs

80-year-old Marsden Park man Mr Charles Sultana was sentenced at Blacktown Local Court on 13 June for seven offences for… Read more

Cat-Choo! Protect your sneezing cat this winter

Winter is here and RSPCA NSW is urging cat owners to take responsible measures to protect their feline friends from… Read more

Abacus, Brandalism and Events Hospitality make a difference for RSPCA NSW

The month of April was chock-a-block full of amazing Corporate Support Days. RSPCA NSW was lucky enough to invite teams… Read more

A million reasons to attend Million Paws Walk

Our biggest fundraiser of the year is happening this week! Tails across the nation are wagging in anticipation for the… Read more

All the fantastic corporate supporters we visited in March and April 2019

Here at RSPCA NSW, we’re extremely thankful to have so many brilliant corporate supporters. And their continuous generosity gives us… Read more

Raise your paws for a good cause! RSPCA Million Paws Walk is here

Million Paws Walk will return for 2020 on Sunday 17 May. To find out more and buy tickets to this… Read more

Artarmon man convicted of aggravated animal cruelty for permanently deforming puppy

21-year-old Artarmon man Mr Hamid Aghaei was convicted in Downing Centre Local Court on 1 May 2019 for committing an… Read more

Lakesland egg farm owner convicted for cruelty against 4,000 hens

36-year-old male was convicted on 29 April 2019 at Picton Local Court for multiple serious animal cruelty offences in relation… Read more

pet-friendly plants

The pet-friendly guide to indoor plants and flowers

Much like pets, indoor plants are great at making our home feel cosy, vibrant and interesting. They’re having a real… Read more

Donate towels, bedding and manchester to RSPCA NSW

Do you have old towels and blankets to donate to RSPCA NSW?

RSPCA NSW is always in need of extra towels, sheets, blankets and bedding to make the lives of animals living… Read more

Easter Trading Hours 2019

RSPCA NSW wishes you all a happy and safe Easter. We hope this long weekend is full of fond memories,… Read more

Severity appeal dismissed for repeat animal cruelty offender; prison sentence upheld

A 50-year-old Northern Rivers woman had her severity appeal dismissed and prison sentences upheld in Lismore District Court last Friday… Read more

RSPCA wants ‘bullies’ to stop being judged on their appearance

While no one likes a bully, the RSPCA says it’s time to give the canine version a second chance. As… Read more

Bully breed dog

5 facts you need to know about bully breeds

For the next few weeks, we’re shining a light on the most loveabull, adorabull type of dog: bully breeds! This… Read more

Sydney science teacher convicted for beating ringtail possum to death for eating his shrubs

68-year-old Mr Robert Ferguson, Head of Science at St Augustine’s College in Brookvale, appeared at Downing Centre Local Court on… Read more

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9 top tips for being a responsible cat owner

It may not always seem like it, but your cat or kitten adores you. She wants nothing more than for… Read more

Parramatta woman escapes conviction for failing to provide vet treatment to kitten

26-year-old North Parramatta woman Ms Jenny Jung appeared in Parramatta Local Court yesterday in relation to one count of animal… Read more

Greenstone, Deutsche Bank, SMLXL and Montgomery Advisory make a difference for RSPCA NSW

Last month we were thrilled to welcome four of our incredible supporters to aCorporate Support Day. Greenstone, Deutsche Bank, SMLXL… Read more

A huge thanks to our corporate supporter, Equiem

Some suppawters are so special, we need to shout it from the wooftops. One of these superstar suppawters is Equiem,… Read more

Dog adoption myths

5 common myths about adopting a dog from RSPCA NSW

At RSPCA NSW, we encourage our supporters to ‘adopt not shop’. This means rescuing a dog from reputable organisations like… Read more

Corporate Support Day Optus

Optus, CS Banking, Torrens Uni and Equiem make a difference for RSPCA NSW

February was a busy month for our Corporate team.   We were lucky enough to welcome not one but three… Read more

What Thumbelina’s story can teach us about pet sun safety

For people like you and me, sun safety is second nature. We know that if we don’t slip, slop, slap… Read more

Dubbo woman convicted of animal cruelty over five emaciated horses

52-year-old Dubbo female resident pleaded guilty in the Dubbo Local Court yesterday, 4 March 2019, to one offence of failing… Read more

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5 of the sweetest adoption stories from Clear the Shelters

This past weekend, RSPCA NSW rehomed 736 animals as part of our annual Clear the Shelters promotion. That’s 90 per… Read more

Feline Immunodeficiency Virus

Everything you need to know about Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV)

If you’ve visited one of our shelters before, you may have heard the term FIV (Feline Immunodeficiency Virus) thrown around…. Read more

RSPCA NSW successfully rehomes 736 animals in one weekend

RSPCA NSW’s Clear the Shelters adoption weekend rehomed 90% of available animals across the state. In total 2,654 animals across… Read more

Valentine's day pet hazards

7 Valentine’s Day treats you may not realise are hazardous to your pet

As we busy ourselves spritzing perfume and getting dressed up for a hot date this Valentine’s Day, it’s important not… Read more

RSPCA NSW Orange Shelter receives critical cattery renovations

Thank you, Orange Credit Union! Your generosity has helped the Orange Shelter make essential renovations needed to continue our work… Read more

Couple who filmed beating their puppy have appeal dismissed

A woman filmed her partner beating their puppy with a shoe and shared the video online. RSPCA NSW is warning… Read more