Latest Updates from RSPCA Member Societies
- Thursday, 2 July 2020
The decommissioning of the last RSPCA South Australia feeding stations on Kangaroo Island this week marks a milestone in the gradual scaling back of our Emergency Response to January’s devastating bushfires.
- Friday, 14 February 2020
Working under the direction of National Parks and Wildlife SA, our volunteer team entered Flinders Chase National Park on Tuesday this week.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.