Animal Rescues

Follow along as RSPCA inspectors rescue and protect Australian farm and companion animals.

Elke’s story

Elkes Story - Elke, a healthy brown and white puppy after being rescued by the RSPCA

RSPCA inspectors attended a property in Gippsland at the request of Local Laws Officers to remove a number of Curly-coated Retrievers and German Short-haired Pointers.

Georgie’s Story

Georgies Story - Picture of Georgie after being rescued by the RSPCA in Queensland. She is missing her back right leg

The defendant, and owner, of this dog faced six charges of cruelty after it was discovered that he had been cruel to his dog.

Molly’s Story

Mollys Story - Molly at the residence she was rescued from in Victoria. She is extremely skinny

An RSPCA inspector attended a property in Melbourne in response to a complaint by a neighbour of a skinny dog. On arrival, he found a brown Kelpie in very poor condition.

Cattle Rescue in Victoria

Cattle Rescue in Victoria - Very unhealthy cow laying on its side in the dirt prior to the RSPCA rescue

In February 2007, a complaint was made after three downer cattle were seen on an Angus beef property near the Victorian town of Colac.

Lucy’s Story

Lucys Story - The foot of the pony showing severe laminitis. The hoof has grown straight up about six inches

RSPCA was called out to investigate a report of a badly neglected pony. Inspector Bode attended the scene where there was a female Shetland pony with severely overgrown hooves.

RSPCA Kitten Rescue

RSPCA Kitten Rescue - a fireman cuddling with the rescued black and white kitten

The RSPCA inspectorate received a call from workers at a site where a 10 week old little black & white kitten had its head stuck in a drainage hole of a large steel bin.

Korweinguboora Horse Rescue

Korweinguboora Horse Rescue - A muddy horse being raised out of well

RSPCA Inspector Kirsten Hughes received a call concerning a horse stuck in a well at a property in Korweinguboora, a small town between Ballan and Daylesford.

Nanooks Story

Nanooks Story - Nanook after being rescued. A healthy and happy adult white dog

Nanook was brought to the RSPCA by an inspector in August 2002. The vet who assessed him on admission said he was in “extremely poor condition and was weak.