Let's take the chance to meet some of the cutest and most loving animals on the hunt for new homes in Scotland.
Firefighters have been called to help get a horse back on its feet in Moray.
If you bought your pets a tasty treat for Christmas, spare a thought for the tireless workers at the Scottish SPCA's team who worked through the big day looking after the animals in their care.
When a motorist called the Scottish SPCA to report a dead parrot lying in the street, rescuers feared the worst.
A dog has fallen 200ft to its death whilst being walked on the Skye coast.
A north-east cat breeder is celebrating this week after claiming a third UK-level title at the Supreme Cat Show.
One of the world's best known animal welfare charities has condemned the living conditions of the five big cats being kept in a north east enclosure.
Monkeys, tigers, tortoises and even a sloth - it appears the entire animal kingdom are joining us in the Halloween spirit.
Halloween's just around the corner and many of you will spend this week carving your pumpkin and adding finishing touches to your costume.
An escaped snake was found slithering through the grass at an industrial estate near St Machar Academy.
One man has been taken to hospital after a cattle float he was driving - with nearly 50 cows on board - went off a north east road.
A quadbiker who caused the death of a dog while banned from driving has been spared a jail sentence.
A Highland woman had to be saved by rescuers as she tried to herd her sheep from a flooding barn this morning.
They are Aberdeen's most notorious seabirds, known to keep city residents awake well into the night with their squawks.
Check out this Youtube video of a labrador named Jax saving a struggling baby bird from the waters of a lake.
A runaway cow that swam the width of Aberdeen Harbour was shot today following failed attempts to save it.
Three newborn Japanese macaque babies are delighting visitors at Highland Wildlife Park near Kingussie.
Three newborn Japanese macaque babies are putting on quite the show at Highland Wildlife Park, Kingussie.
Following in the fearsome pawsteps of a mouse-catching record holder was always going to be difficult.
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Bird enthusiasts hope a newly-hatched sea eagle chick will have a happier fate that its brother who went missing in Aberdeenshire earlier this year.
An Aberdeen church welcomed some unusual visitors yesterday for its 23rd annual animal blessing service.
Almost 40 felines are living unwanted in an Aberdeenshire re-homing shelter.
Craigiebuckler Church's annual animal blessing service will take place on Sunday, June 8, at 3pm.
Two lovable mini donkeys won the hearts of crowds at a fundraising spring fair in Peterculter at the weekend.
A national campaign group have claimed that Aberdeen is the least dog friendly city in Scotland.