An RSPCA inspector has mounted a brave rescue of a dog who had become trapped in an ice-covered river.
A feline who was once so fat he got stuck in his cat flap has won the top place in his category in a pet slimming competition.
A tiny fox has died despite the best efforts of a north-east animal charity to save it.
Donald Trump’s lawyer attempted to take the fall for a tweet from the president’s account which appeared to claim his administration knew about Mike Flynn lying to the FBI.
An RSPCA Christmas advert following the story of an abandoned toy puppy has racked up more than 300,000 views online.
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.
A north-east family have launched a massive fundraising drive to ease the suffering of their Newfoundland dog, Big Bill.
A gull has taken an RAF Arrows air show by storm - by appearing to take part in an iconic RAF plane formation.
A north-east politician has called on the Scottish Government to ban the use of wild animals in circuses.
An Aberdeenshire family were taken aback when they spotted a "little pair of ears" sticking out a raging River Dee.
An Aberdeen charity is appealing for donations for a Portuguese animal charity.