Tag: RSPCA

Outcry over new Victoria dog laws

Veterinary groups have been highly critical of Victorian laws which led to two dogs being euthanased. The dogs, named Bear and Kooda, were destroyed in June under Victoria’s new dangerous dog laws following a legal battle to save them. The dogs had not engaged in antisocial behaviour, but were put […]

Veterinary care in Papua New Guinea

If you’re wanting to volunteer your veterinary or vet nursing skills abroad, but don’t want to travel too far from Australia, then consider Papua New Guinea in the south west Pacific region. Papua New Guinea is Australia’s closest international neighbour, yet many Australians may never have considered travelling there. In […]

RSPCA Tasmania – back on track

Almost a year into the role, and with the organisation’s well-documented internal difficulties resolved, Tasmania’s RSPCA branch president Paul Swiatkowski isconfident public confidence in the organisation has now returned. Swiatkowski has a long association with the RSPCA, having served both as a board member and state president, as well as […]