Western Australia Emergency Contact Details

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Animal Cruelty Emergencies

RSPCA inspector with foal

The RSPCA Inspectorate deals with situations regarding animal cruelty.

An RSPCA WA Inspector is available every day of the year between 8:30 am and 5:00pm. If you need to report an act of cruelty or neglect, or you have concerns for the welfare of an animal, please call:

  • RSPCA WA – (08) 9209-9300
  • RSPCA WA (Regional Callers) – 1 300 CRUELTY
  • or outside of these times the WA Police may be contacted for emergencies only on 131 444

Animal cruelty complaints may be reported online at www.rspcawa.asn.au -simply follow the link Report Cruelty or via Fax on (08) 9248-3144; however, please bear in mind that complaints lodged outside of normal business hours may not be responded to until the next business day. Do not use e-mail /fax if the situation is an emergency. Please refer to the appropriate number above.

General enquiries regarding stray animals or livestock should be directed to local council/ranger services. If the animal presents a likely welfare concern or the animal’s welfare is compromised, please refer to the appropriate number above.

Wildlife Emergencies

For emergencies involving wildlife in WA, please contact DEC’s Wild Care Line on (08) 9474-9055.