Latest Updates from RSPCA Member Societies

RSPCA SA deploys volunteer teams on Kangaroo Island

  • Monday, 10 February 2020

RSPCA South Australia have now deployed our first volunteer teams to Kangaroo Island to begin feed and water drops for wildlife that survived the bushfires. They have joined our veterinary, rescue and Inspectorate teams who have been on the island since early January.

RSPCA SA: A day rescuing animals on Kangaroo Island

  • Thursday, 6 February 2020

RSPCA South Australia’s Chief Inspector, Andrea Lewis was on Kangaroo Island for four days assisting with animal rescue efforts in the aftermath of the island’s bushfires. She worked with two RSPCA colleagues – veterinarian Lauren and animal handler Justin – to assess and care for injured animals.

RSPCA SA volunteer teams begin important work on Kangaroo Island

  • Wednesday, 5 February 2020

RSPCA South Australia has begun coordinating its volunteer teams for bushfire relief efforts on Kangaroo Island as part of its Emergency Response Plan. The three teams are led by experienced animal handlers and rescuers selected from RSPCA South Australia staff.

RSPCA SA conducting food drops to save wildlife on Kangaroo Island

  • Tuesday, 28 January 2020

As we continue to respond to the bushfire situation on Kangaroo Island, it’s becoming clear that a “second wave” animal welfare disaster is looming. With little feed or water available in devastated landscapes, many native animals that survived the bushfires are now at risk of starvation and dehydration.