A young deer and its mum had a lucky escape when they were rescued from a sticky situation by a crew of firefighters.
A fox had a “miracle” escape after surviving for 12 hours wedged in a car grille, the RSPCA has said.
If you’re a pet owner, the novelty of your dog or cat eating food has probably worn off, so how about a hippo?
Dogs in Brighton were given a grand day out when the resort’s Saltdean Lido opened its doors to pooches for one day only.
Ever since a dog section was introduced at the Darlington Horse and Foal Show in 1860, man’s best friend has remained loyal to the event. It has gone from strength to strength and this weekend marks the 50th time the Crufts qualifying show has been held at the Ripon Racecourse venue.
A rescue operation was launched after a dog fell down cliffs in Aberdeenshire.
If ever there was an excuse to gaze adoringly at some of the planet’s cutest animals, it’s International Red Panda Day – it’s basically our collective responsibility.
A stray iguana has been rescued by RSPCA inspectors from a cherry tree overlooking a canal in Lancaster.
A rare and endangered newborn Rothschild’s giraffe at Woburn Safari Park in Bedford has taken its first steps.
Two rare Amur leopard cubs born in the Highland Wildlife Park have been caught on camera for the first time.
Taronga Western Plains Zoo recently added six fluffy little additions to its fine collection of animal life.
The first kiwi chick of the season has just begun to hatch from its shell at Auckland Zoo in New Zealand.
A black bear had to be freed by firefighters after it got its head stuck in a milk jug.
Pet owners across the world will be familiar with taking their dog for a morning walk, but how many will have seen a porcupine strolling along as the sun rises?
Baby flamingos at Zoo Atlanta in Georgia have been practising their foraging skills in little pans of water in their enclosure.
A baby zebra had to be saved from drowning just minutes after being born at a zoo in Spain.
Deep down creatures great and small all have their similarities, but for one plucky little dog and a group of rather large cows, that common ground is rather more obvious.
Zookeepers in Kansas have welcomed a gorgeous new face into the world – a baby Sumatran orangutan.
Whether you’re turning 30 or three, a cardboard box popped on your head after opening a gift on your birthday – ignoring the present in the process – is one of the great joys of life.
Two cat-like bears said to smell like popcorn have been caught on camera taking their first steps outside their zoo enclosure.
A consultation on a new licensing regime for dog, cat and rabbit breeders has been launched by the Scottish Government.
Twenty rescused slow lorises are getting their first taste of freedom, having been released into a conservation forest in Indonesia.
Whether he’s doing it to get ahead or simply having a bit of a laugh, one monkey at Symbio Wildlife Park on the outskirts of Sydney has developed a rather unusual habit.
Two baby barn owls have become fans of popular TV show The Great British Bake Off after spending time with a keeper at his home.
A pygmy hippo is seen nursing from her mum Kindia in the latest video released by Toronto Zoo in Canada.
A cute baby okapi has enjoyed its first day in the world after being born at Sedgwick County Zoo in Kansas.
The Scottish Government is being urged to give police dogs the “protection they deserve” by including plans to make attacking such animals a specific offence.
Scientists have fully mapped out the genetic codes of the golden eagle in a development they believe will help efforts to protect and monitor the species.
These adorable snow leopard cubs will soon become more deadly than they are cute, so for now let’s all just enjoy them at their sweetest.
Fast race horses are valuable animals, with their offspring considered to have the potential to be quick also, but will that prove to be the case for the world’s fastest tortoise?