RSPCA cops a serve over two dead dogs

RSPCA cops a serve over two dead dogs

South Coast Register A CLAIM by the Nowra RSPCA that two dogs in its care had found homes when in fact they had been put down has upset animal advocates. On the RSPCA Nowra Facebook page a photo was posted of a group of people with six dogs on July 29. At least two of...

OPINION: Poor rescue groups shame rich RSPCA

Newcastle Herald OPINION: Poor rescue groups shame rich RSPCA By DAVID ATWELL Oct. 23, 2012, 7:38 p.m.   EVERY year thousands of companion animal rescue volunteers save thousands of dogs and cats from pounds and shelters across the state. These community-based rescue...

Point score: how to test pet temper

Newcastle Herald Point score: how to test pet temper Oct. 16, 2012, 10:38 p.m. A TEMPERAMENT test for dogs was provided to the Newcastle Herald yesterday. It consists of 25 assessments with each having between four and 11 response levels. Each level of the test comes...

LETTER: Fear, aggression, big difference

Newcastle Herald LETTER: Fear, aggression, big difference By MEGAN FOLEY Oct. 18, 2012, 5:23 a.m.   I AM a dog groomer in Charlestown and in Grooming 101 we were taught to interpret dog behaviour, a vital part of the trade for our safety and the dogs’. At either end...

LETTER: RSPCA, we’re waiting

Newcastle Herald LETTER: RSPCA, we’re waiting By KEN AND CAROLINE MOORE Oct. 19, 2012, 5:33 p.m.   AS foster carers for Newcastle Dog Rescue, we assure Andrew Cornwell (“Animals are not the problem, it’s people” Herald 19/10) that we are very...