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 maximum prison sentence for people convicted of animal cruelty could increase dramatically under new proposals.
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.
An animal rehoming charity is looking for new owners for a pair of dogs who have been left in its care for almost a year.
A north-east man, who left a dog to starve in a squalid caravan and caused it “unimaginable suffering” has been banned from keeping animals for life.
Plans have been approved for the creation of a five-star dog hotel outside a north-east village.
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A new campaign to increase awareness of the damaging impact of livestock attacks among dog owners has been launched.
More than one-quarter of all the dog owners caught behaving cruelly to their pets live in the north-east.
Punch and Judy stand, pets, Loch Ness Monster and elderly relative among list of items left behind at hotels in 2018
A Punch and Judy booth, a 10ft tall model of the Loch Ness Monster and even a bewildered great-granny were all left behind by forgetful hotel customers last year.
A dog owner has been ordered to pay compensation after his "friendly" German Shepherd bit a passing cyclist.
An Aberdeen grandmother is recovering after being cornered and viciously attacked by a dog while she was out with her pet.
The Scottish SPCA is seeking homes for Magnus, a South African mastiff, Bungle, a French mastiff and Wallace, an American bulldog.
Aberdeen guide dogs gained their sea paws this week after they boarded a Northlink Ferry as part of a training exercise.
A group of north-east volunteers are helping a dog charity celebrate its 10th anniversary this week.
Stressed out students got a special visit from furry stress relievers this week.
An island dog owner has lashed out at Western Isles Council’s “judge, jury and executioner” style of handling complaints over animals.
A crackdown on drug dealing in Orkney has suffered a setback after the handler for a new sniffer dog being introduced on the islands got hurt.
The owner of a sanctuary for dangerous dogs destined to be put down aims to expand its services because there is no room for any more animals.
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Visitors to Slains Castle are being urged not to underestimate the dangers posed by the beauty spot and the sheer cliffs on which the ruin stands.
A Moray dog breeder is donating her animals to a very worthy cause - to be four-legged supports for autistic children throughout the region.
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Fire chiefs have praised a hot dog whose exceptional search skills have been used to help casualties around the world.
Aggressive, over-excitable dogs are more likely to die young, a study has suggested.
A hundred and one Dalmatians were put in the shade by 361 golden retrievers yesterday - the biggest ever gathering of the breed anywhere in the world.
Aberdeenshire-based Willows Animal Sanctuary marked its 20th anniversary with a weekend of fundraising for animals in their care.
A leading animal charity has expressed concerns about the number of dogs being left in cars during the current heatwave.
A local dog lover and ambulance technician in Shetland have been praised for bringing smiles to the faces of patients and staff at the Gilbert Bain Hospital through an exhibition of pictures of her dogs.
The north-east has been revealed as one of the worst areas in the country for dog attacks on postal workers.
An Aberdeenshire woman was wrongly refused entry to a taxi because she had a guide dog.
Owning a dog is great fun and can be hugely rewarding - in many respects.