A snake was reportedly spotted in the hospital grounds near to Raigmore Hospital.
A rescue operation was launched today after an animal was spotted struggling in the water at Aberdeen beach.
An animal charity has appealed for information following claims a taxi driver deliberately ran over ducklings crossing a city road.
An animal welfare charity has issued advice to the public on the steps to take when coming to the aid of baby birds found on the ground.
A man who kept three dogs for fighting has been jailed for seven months.
Scotland must ban snares to stop the “horrific suffering” of animals, a leading animal charity has warned.
The Scottish SPCA has issued an appeal to find a new owner for a dog who has been a resident of theirs for 242 days.
Members of the public are being asked to stay vigilant following a sickening series of attacks on wild animals in Aberdeen.
An animal sanctuary is seeking a home for a young border collie named Brian.
A deer has died after it was apparently attacked by a pack of dogs in a suspected hunting incident.
A north east farmer has been banned from keeping cattle after three of his cows had to be put down.
Aberchirder woman given 10-year ban from owning most animals following ‘shocking neglect’ that led to the death of three kittens
An Aberchirder woman has been banned from keeping pets - apart from her dogs - after she was caught neglecting animals.
Two teenagers have confessed to tormenting a snake in Aberdeen which later died as a result of its injuries.
A north-east man could face criminal charges and the permanent seizure of all his livestock due to welfare concerns.
Nine gulls have been released back into the wild after they were contaminated by cooking oil in the north-east.
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.
More than one-quarter of all the dog owners caught behaving cruelly to their pets live in the north-east.
Scotland’s fire crews had to be drafted in almost once a day to rescue animals from a variety of predicaments this year.
A Peterhead man has been banned from keeping animals after starving two dogs, leading to the death of a staffordshire bull terrier named Russia.
Workers at an Aberdeen oil services firm were shocked to find a reptile in one of their company's workshops this week.
A north-east man is continuing his legal bid to get his donkey back from a national animal welfare charity.
The SSPCA has released a storm petrel bird back into the wild after it was rehabilitated at their National Wildlife Centre.
A generous donation to an Aberdeenshire animal sanctuary means its services have been vastly improved throughout the last year.
The Scottish SPCA is celebrating its annual Staffie Awareness Week by encouraging members of the public to come along to meet dogs desperate for new homes.
An appeal for information has gone out after a pet cat had its back leg and tail ripped off by what is suspected to be a snare.
The Scottish SPCA is urging locals in Aberdeenshire to consider the impact of fireworks on the welfare of animals.
Scotland’s biggest animal charity has recorded a harrowing increase in the number of calls made across the north.
From deadly snakes and crocodiles, to wild cats, primates and even a zebra, nearly 500 dangerous exotic animals are being kept privately right here in Scotland.
Songwriter John McLaughlin, known for writing hit songs for artists such as Westlife, Busted and Sandi Thom, has teamed up with the Scottish SPCA to create a music album aimed at relaxing dogs.
Visitors to a north-east beauty spot are being urged to help clear away rubbish after a seal died after becoming caught in a discarded piece of rope.
Shocked workers at an Aberdeenshire firm discovered an unwelcome visitor in a shipment from the US yesterday – a deadly black widow spider.
The Scottish SPCA is hunting for the heartless owners of a dog left tied up in an Aberdeen park.