A pug has been rescued by firefighters after falling down a 40-metre well in her owner’s garden.
A Rottweiler puppy named Fifi has been rescued by fire services after her head was caught in a cinder block in Florida.
A mischievous jackdaw who had been dropping sticks down a chimney “for weeks” was apprehended after falling into the house.
An airline crew received a shock when it found an owl sleeping inside a plane engine as they were performing pre-flight checks.
It wasn’t a routine day for a sheriff’s officer after she spotted a donkey meandering along Interstate 90 near Chicago.
Monkeys have been enjoying Easter treats at their safari park home.
A rare miniature wallaby native to Indonesia has been born at Chester Zoo, the first birth of the species for the centre.
A family of ducks have been filmed blocking the road in a town centre.
An unconventional family of bald eagles comprised of two males and one female have been filmed raising eaglets together.
Newquay Zoo’s male red panda Germaine has found a mate after being paired up by an international zoological “dating agency”.
Firefighters were called in to rescue a dog which had become trapped down a rabbit hole.
Shoppers at one US pet store got more than bargained for when zoo staff stopped off with a camel in tow.
Demand for the Scottish SPCA’s services is at an all-time high, figures have shown.
It seems like a traditional yoga just won’t cut it anymore – weird and wonderful alternative classes have been popping up all over the place, from laughter yoga to stand up paddleboarding yoga, and even nude yoga.
An Angus prankster fooled frightened locals after launching a crocodile head into a pond.
Werribee Open Range Zoo in Victoria, Australia, has almost doubled its population of critically endangered plains-wanderer birds overnight.
A wild elephant surprised residents of a town in China after separating from his group and exploring the streets.
They may not receive the same prizes and adulation as the best-in-show champion at Crufts but the kings and queens of the Furbabies doggy pageant are no less pampered pooches.
Petco has shown that all pets really are welcome after a couple stunned shoppers by bringing in their enormous steer bull.
A blind golden retriever named Charlie was given his very own guide dog when he lost his eyes to glaucoma in January.
A five-year-old dog has become a recycling hero for regularly picking up plastic bottles on her daily walks.
Police officers do not all know about dog control legislation introduced by Holyrood almost a decade ago, MSPs have been told.
A man in Australia was surprised to find a “persistent” koala refusing to budge from his car after the creature was attracted by the air conditioning.
A rare addition to UK species has been captured on camera at Whipsnade Zoo following the birth of two wolverines.
A dead whale with 40 kilograms of plastic in its stomach has been discovered off the coast of the Philippines.
Members of the public are being asked to stay vigilant following a sickening series of attacks on wild animals in Aberdeen.
A speckled wood butterfly has become the 1.5-millionth animal logged by north-east wildlife watchers.
Metrolink passengers were left confused after a wandering pygmy goat named Belle found her way on to a tram platform in Manchester.
A herd of goats has turned up in a town centre after bad weather drove the animals from their hilly home.
Red panda triplets, two males and a female, have been welcomed to Taronga Zoo in Sydney, where they are beginning to explore their enclosure.
Social media users have been discussing the age-old question of what they would tell their cat or dog if they could understand English.
Dogs of all shapes and sizes have been showing up in style as Crufts returns to Birmingham.