Topic: "RSPCA"

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Parliamentary Inquiry Into Restricted Breed Legislation

A Parliamentary Inquiry into effectiveness of current restricted breed dog legislative arrangements has been established. The Inquiry will deliver on the Andrews Labor Government’s election commitment to review Victoria’s restricted breed legislation. The Economy and Infrastructure Committee will inquire into the current laws for restricted..

Labor And RSPCA Putting Pet Welfare First

Work is underway to strengthen a special investigations unit within the RSPCA to uncover and prosecute illegal and cruel puppy farms, following a $5 million grant from the Andrews Labor Government. Visiting RSPCA Pets Place in Ballarat today, Minister for Agriculture, Jaala Pulford, said the..

Labor Cracks Down On Puppy Farms

The Andrews Labor Government will support the RSPCA with an additional $5 million over the next four years to clamp down on and prosecute illegal puppy farmers. Delivering on a key election promise, Minister for Agriculture, Jaala Pulford, today confirmed the2015-16 Victorian Budget will provide..

Puppy Farm Changes Fast-Tracked

The Andrews Labor Government has fast-tracked changes to improve the welfare of breeding dogs and cats, with increased powers for councils to protect vulnerable animals now in effect. The Primary Industries Legislation Amendment Act 2014 (the Act) provides additional protection for animals by: placing greater..


Denis Napthine has gone soft again on rogue puppy farms. Instead of smashing the operators’ business model, the Napthine Government has backed them in. The Napthine Government has refused to set limits on litters, meaning dogs will be bred to death. The Government has also..