Please get involved by donating to, or volunteering to help set up and sell donated goods at the WLPA Animal Welfare Continuous …


Adoption Open House – Grandparents’ Day 16 AUG 2014

6 MAR 2013: We are having an Adoption Weekend at Fairfield Road Vet in West Guildford this weekend Sat 9th and Sun 10th March from 10am to 6pm. This free event is hosted by our vet Dr Donna Schofield at her new clinic and will involve stalls, baked goods, face painting, pet grooming demonstrations and more!


WLPA welcomes newest patron

18 DEC 2012: WLPA is very happy to welcome our newest patron, acclaimed Australian novelist Belinda Alexandra. Belinda has published five novels …

Russia to renew kangaroo meat imports after three year ban

12 DEC 2012: After a complete three year ban on the import of kangaroo meat due to serious health breaches, Russia has reportedly reached an agreement with Australia’s largest kangaroo meat processor, Macro Meats, to renew imports.

However, leaked documents between Macro Meats and its kangaroo shooters have revealed that shooters have been ordered to spray all kangaroo carcasses with acid in an attempt to combat controversial contamination issues.

Benny the Bengal Cross

WLPA puppy and kitten adopted

5 DEC 2012: Congratulations to Benny on finding a new home! WLPA wishes his new family, Rebecca Cox and fiance Ashley a very happy wedding. Benny was dumped on Victoria Road and showed up terrified at our Gladesville office.

Congratulations also to Jack, our 6 month old poodle-cross puppy …

SA Baiting

20 NOV 2012: We strongly urge the government to cease 1080 baiting and implement long term, nonlethal solutions in preference to littering our fragile environment with 30,000 toxic poison baits. Research demonstrates dingoes kill few stock animals.

Wildlife as Pets?

20 NOV 2012: There are a myriad of reasons as to why we need to ensure that our dwindling and threatened wildlife do not have to face yet another obstacle jeopardising their long term survival. For many decades, proponents wishing to see wildlife become suburban pets have been intimately connected with the pet trade and view wildlife as just another commodity to be marketed. Environmentalists and animal welfare groups have long argued in the defense of wildlife.

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Brushtail Possums under threat from commercial interests

20 NOV 2012: A Draft Management Plan for the Commercial Harvest and Export of the Common Brushtail Possum (Trichosurus vulpecula) in Tasmania was recently submitted to the Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities for approval. Due to an influx of submissions from the public and groups like Against Animal Cruelty Tasmania, the plan had to be amended and was resubmitted.


Solomon’s story

11 NOV 2012: Solomon was given no chance and euthanasia was strongly recommended.