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.
The Scottish SPCA is currently caring for a young seal pup who was rescued on the shore of Tayvallich last Thursday.
Animal welfare officers have said a cat is lucky to be alive after it was shot in a “sickening attack”.
The Scottish SPCA is appealing for information after it is believed that a cat was shot in Auchomacoy, Ellon on July 6.
A talented tutor has treated talkative tots to a sign language class with a difference.
Snake dies from injuries after being thrown around by ‘despicable’ drunken revellers in Aberdeen city centre
A boa snake has died from its injuries after being thrown across a street in Aberdeen by drunken revellers early this morning.
Police have charged an 18-year-old woman with animal cruelty after video footage emerged which appeared to show a pet snake being fatally injured as it was thrown about an Aberdeen street.
A police investigation is under way after jet-skiers were reported to have invaded north-east waters that are home to a legally protected seal colony.
Three deer have been horrifically killed and dumped near a popular dog-walking spot.
A hedgehog who won fame for his swimming abilities while being rehabilitated has been reintroduced into the wild.
Rescue teams had to scramble down the side of a rocky cliff face to save an injured dog after it tumbled from cliffs in Aberdeenshire.
A cat owner has described finding her beloved pet caught in an illegally set snare in Macduff - and urged others to be on the lookout.
Three neglected Aberdeenshire mules who were suffering with extremely overgrown hooves in Aberdeenshire are recovering after being rescued by an animal charity.
Two people involved with an alleged puppy farm in Aberdeenshire are to fight a bid to re-home nearly a hundred dogs.
The Scottish SPCA were called in to rescue a giant lizard found hiding from the cold weather, only to discover it was an ornamental otter.
An average of more than one stray dog a day is being picked up by council animal wardens across the north-east.
Dog owners have been warned to keep their pets safe after an animal plunged to its death off one of the north-east’s most notorious cliffs.
A sheriff who gave two men a chance to show they were sorry for trashing a family’s home and killing their pet gecko in a blender has lost patience with the pair – and warned they will now likely be locked up.
The Scottish SPCA is encouraging anyone in Aberdeen thinking of buying a rabbit to consider rehoming one instead.
Animal charities across the region have united in their determination not to allow two thugs, who killed a child’s pet gecko by placing it in a blender, to volunteer with them.
Adorable barn owls found on floor of cold Moray barn defy expectations as they prepare to fly for first time
Three adorable barn owls are preparing to return to the wild just weeks after facing death on the floor of a cold Moray barn.
The Scottish SPCA is appealing for information after a cat was badly injured when it was caught in a spring trap in Sutherland.
A Moray woman who left a cat without food and water has been banned from keeping animals for two years.
An animal charity has been given a boost of more than £17,000 from a north-east oil company.
Man tied his car to SSPCA home doors with rope and accelerated away… Because his dog had been put down
A man forced his way into a SSPCA rehoming centre - using a car and a rope - after finding out his dog had been put down.
They can usually be found going for a dip in the rivers and streams they call home.
The paint all over a cat found dying on an Inverness street contributed it to its eventual death, according to experts.
Police have confirmed they are considering an investigation into the controversial killing of a snake in Aberdeen.
The Scottish SPCA in Inverness is encouraging animal lovers in the area to look after some of the guinea pigs in its care.
A rescue effort was launched yesterday after a sickly seal pup was discovered bleeding on a Moray beach.
A fresh planning application has been lodged for kennels at the site of a former illegal puppy farm.