An Aberdeenshire farmer whose pedigree sheep were chased to their death by dogs has backed the call for increased legislation surrounding sheep worrying.
A dog who was badly hurt in a house blaze has been adopted by a firefighter and is starting a new life supporting young burn victims.
Cats are able to recognise their own names much like their canine counterparts, a study has suggested.
A husky’s close shave has brought it viral stardom and inspired dog owners to share their own pooch’s entertainingly short haircuts.
A tattoo parlour is giving all funds raised from a special paw tattoo to a local dog shelter to help rescue animals.
Two wolf statues that were made redundant after the missing stone dogs they were created to replace turned up in storage have finally found a home - on Inverness’s newly-refurbished Town House.
A retired police officer has warned against cuts to canine units, as it was announced that police dogs that responded to the London terror attacks in 2017 are to receive awards for their efforts.
A warning has been issued to dog owners after a potentially deadly substance was spotted on local beaches.
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.
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.
A shortage in the number of search and rescue dogs available for use in emergency situations in the hills has led to a call for more mountaineers to take up the challenge.
A man and his dog launched themselves into a frozen reservoir when they saw two pups trapped in the ice.
Dogs of all shapes and sizes have been showing up in style as Crufts returns to Birmingham.
Owners giving their dogs raw meat food should avoid their sloppy “kisses” after meals, researchers have warned.
The Scottish SPCA is appealing for information following the attack.
A group of sled dogs who went viral earlier in 2019 have been whittled down to a final team ahead of the Iditarod race in Alaska.
Hundreds of pet lovers flocked to the Thainstone Centre at the weekend to attend the second North East Pet Expo.
It is one of the most celebrated dog breeds in Britain, with a Monopoly piece to its name, but experts say the Scottish terrier is at risk after falling out of fashion.
Firefighters came to the rescue when a dog and a tortoise got wedged together down a hole.
The owners of a Moray castle have launched a new campaign to save its eponymous dog breed.
An Aberdeenshire primary school teacher is behind a growing and worldwide network of dog owners doing their bit to look after the environment.
Signs have been erected at a north-east beauty spot following a spate of incidents involving dogs falling from the cliffs.
A dog handler has appeared in court charged with dangerous driving following a crash that led to the death of his Labrador.
The 143rd annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show is taking place in Manhattan, New York City, and social media users have fallen in love with the very talented dogs.
London dog owners are being given the chance to take their pets to an art gallery designed especially for dogs.
Hector the two-year-old lurcher has been nicknamed “the loneliest dog in Devon” by staff at RSPCA Little Valley Animal Shelter after looking for a home for more than 500 days.
Five pets are in contention for Crufts’ dog hero competition for 2019, proving that some pups go above and beyond in being mankind’s best friend.
The maximum prison sentence for people convicted of animal cruelty could increase dramatically under new proposals.
An abandoned dog with no nose has been adopted by a loving home in Orlando after spending Christmas in a shelter.
The north-east's first ever police dog handler met some of the latest crime-fighting pooches yesterday to mark 60 years of the unit.
A shelter dog is being hailed as a superhero after he saved a litter of puppies who had been abandoned in a plastic container.