You’ve probably seen plenty of puppies in your life – but you might not have seen any quite like these.
Getting trapped in a swimming pool may just have saved this horses’s life.
A German shepherd puppy has been adopted by Spanish police after they rescued him from an unpleasant ordeal.
The RSPCA has issued a warning about the dangers sports nets pose to animals after amputating the tail of a fox trapped in a practice goal.
Two raccoons have been causing alarm in a town in West Virginia, where residents were worried the animals had rabies.
Security guards at a Japanese art museum have been besieged by the most fearsome and persistent of opponents: a pair of neighbourhood cats.
A spectacular starling murmuration has been pictured flying over the small town of Gretna in Scotland.
A baby sloth at a zoo in the States is earning itself something of a cult following online.
Puppies have a tendency to do the silliest things, and French bulldog Karma proved she’s no exception as she accidentally plunged into a swimming pool.
Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered seven Pharaonic Age tombs near the capital Cairo containing dozens of cat mummies along with wooden statues depicting other animals and birds.
An octopus has been named after Canadian actor and comedian Seth Rogen after a public naming contest.
The FA Cup first round got off to a flyer on Friday night, but the star wasn’t a player on the pitch – or even two-legged.
An unusual love story has captured the hearts of Americans after a donkey and an emu bonded so strongly that they couldn’t be separated.
A huge lizard that has terrified residents of a suburban neighbourhood in Florida for months has been captured, authorities said.
This poor little sloth has had a rough start to life.
Bosses at the UK’s busiest railway station have recruited a hawk to scare off pigeons following a spate of complaints from passengers.
Police officers at Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office in Colorado made an unlikely friend as they were chased by a wild turkey while on duty.
Noel Fitzpatrick, star of Channel 4’s The Supervet, has gone viral in a video of him trying to save a swan that had wandered into a busy road in Dublin.
While many people enjoy watching the bonfire crackle and listening to the explosive sounds of fireworks on November 5, many pets struggle.
Luna the miniature bull terrier has a thing about shoes.
This is the touching moment a 96-year-old received a new puppy for her birthday, months after her previous dog had died.
A rare and beautiful Mandarin duck has been spotted in New York City’s Central Park, and social media users have fallen in love with him.
Rare baby Komodo dragons have hatched at San Antonio Zoo in Texas, with their first moments in the world showcased in a mesmerising time-lapse video.
A Japanese sculptor is turning famous animals of the internet into tangible works of art.
A farmer has found an ingenious way to herd his cattle, with the cows following him rather than than running away.
Have you ever accidentally taught your pet something brilliant, and kept it as their party trick? Well, you’re not alone.
Conservationists from West Borneo have shared delightful footage of a baby orangutan and her new surrogate mother.
A kangaroo with an apparent love of the sea was rescued from the waves by two police officers.
Dr Nick Fraser might spend most of his life surrounded by old bones but there’s no way this effervescent Scot, who was passionate about palaeontology even before he started studying it at Aberdeen University, could be described as a fossil.
A baby lion cub has been found by France’s customs agency in a garage in Marseille.
Milwaukee Zoo found the perfect way to celebrate National Pumpkin Day in the US – by hurling the gourds into their animals’ enclosures.
As Ireland went to the polls for the presidential election, the tradition of voters bringing their dogs to the polls returned in full force.