Animals have been getting inventive to try and keep cool during the heatwave.
A two-year-old pitbull terrier has found online fame because she has a selfie on her ear.
When five-year-old Jack Russel, Rebel, arrived at the Scottish SPCA's Aberdeenshire rescue centre he was suffering from a "very bad" case of mange and shunned any human contact.
Effie the lamb thinks she’s a dog – and she is inseparable from her two best canine friends.
A north-east animal sanctuary has been nominated for a prestigious award.
New Arc wildlife sanctuary are giving you the opportunity to name their new baby pigeon after it was saved following the death of its parents.
Emergency services were to the scene where a car struck a horse this morning. The incident happen at around 6.30am on the B9001 in Rothienorman. A spokeswoman said: “Police received reports of a car hitting an animal at 6.30am this morning. The road was partially closed but has now reopened as of 7.45am.
A deer has died after it was apparently attacked by a pack of dogs in a suspected hunting incident.
Two north-east animal sanctuaries have stepped in to rehome creatures great and small following the closure of a rescue centre.
Two teenagers accused of causing "unnecessary suffering" to a pet snake, which later died, have denied the charges against them and will stand trial next year.
A baby hare which was attacked by a dog just days after being born is being nursed back to health at an Aberdeenshire animal sanctuary.
A tiny fox has died despite the best efforts of a north-east animal charity to save it.
Two island women are determined to make sure that local animals can be rescued if they become trapped in a fire.
An Elgin vet's "super" wildlife pictures have been praised by the judges of a national competition.
Are we human, or animal? Well, a bit of both according to Sara Pascoe. Her literary debut takes an intelligent look at behaviour and evolutionary characteristics, and asks whether our genetic make-up or cultural background defines our gender and sexuality.
More than a dozen canaries were found left for dead after being trapped in a sealed-up cardboard box and dumped at the side of a rural road.
Vet charity PDSA is urging owners to make sure their pets’ vaccinations are up to date following a confirmed case of leptospirosis.
A loveable dog wearing its heart on its face is looking for a new home on Valentine's Day.
An ex-racing horse and a chicken have struck up a stable friendship and now do everything together - from riding to sleeping.
The Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue service had an unusual call out amongst a busy morning caused by Storm Gertrude.
A giant squid has been filmed in Japan's Toyama Bay after swimming into the harbour.
Dogs Trust Glasgow has named a litter of eight bonnie puppies after the nation’s best-loved Scottish icons in the hope that it will help them all to bag a loving new home this St Andrews Day.
Goliath is an adorable little calf who was rescued by California owner Shaylee Hubbs and her family from a dairy farm that had plans to slaughter him.
Oil workers came to the rescue when an owl crash-landed on an offshore platform in the North Sea. The bird was airlifted to shore after it was found on the rig and is recovering in the Scottish SPCA’s care. Read the full article on our sister website Energy Voice.
This is the moment a bear on a rampage smashed its way out of a shopping centre and stormed to a local playground.
Stunned tourists off the coast of Costa Rica find their small boat surrounded by a ‘superpod’ of dolphins, racing alongside and leaping into the air. Orlando Marin, who posted his footage to Facebook, says they numbered in the thousands. Gathering’s of this size can be the result of a food source, or can happen spontaneously.
A Stonehaven teenager has spoken of her delight at being reunited with her beloved cocker spaniel after an eight-day, 20-mile search.
Police in West Lothian are appealing for witnesses following the theft of nine dogs from kennels at a property in Winchburgh yesterday (September 16).
An animal lover has trained her two 15-stone pigs to sit like puppies.
Penny the Boston Terrier was innocently popped in the machine by toddler Sienna Edwards, two, who unknowingly shut the door.
A north-east dog owner who fears her pets may have been stolen has issued an emotional appeal for their safe return.
The SSPCA has had a busy time of it lately and now they need your help.