More than 80% of Scots think buying a puppy online is unsafe, according to a survey by the Scottish SPCA.
A duck was put to sleep after being found near a canal with a crossbow arrow through its body.
Pet owners are being warned to take care after dog biscuits were found laced with pins in Glasgow.
An investigation is under way after five cats died and two disappeared in the same area in South Lanarkshire.
Mountain rescuers stepped in to help save a lamb stuck on cliffs on the Isle of Lewis.
Animal welfare charity the Scottish SPCA has hailed the passage of a “transformational” new law.
The Scottish Government will look into the effectiveness of empathy training for those who commit crimes against animals as proposed new welfare legislation faces its final vote.
Animal charities have backed calls for the Scottish Government to look at banning electric shock dog collars.
An animal welfare charity is calling on blanket donations for animals in its north-east centre.
A search has been launched to find the owner of a pet rabbit found in a north-east town.
An animal welfare charity has issued an appeal for the public to make face masks for its staff.
Scotland’s animal welfare charity has rescued 13 puppies from an illegal dealer at Cairnryan Port in Dumfries and Galloway.
The Scottish SPCA has issued a warning to dog owners over the danger of leaving pets in hot cars.
A Scottish animal charity will be taking part in a special online pub event hosted by BrewDog this week.
An investigation has been launched after a crow was caught in a “barbaric” illegal trap.
A swan has been rescued after getting plastic litter trapped around its beak.
Following a loss of 1,500 members in recent weeks, Scottish SPCA has a simple message – don’t forget the animals.
Three swans were rescued from a disused sewage works after a five-hour operation involving 15 firefighters.
A snake has been rescued after getting trapped inside a family’s new oven.
A fox cub is recovering after she was saved from drowning in a hole in a Glasgow dockyard – helped by a police officer called Robert Fox.
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A stray pony has been reunited with its owner after it was spotted loose near an Aberdeen woods.
People have been urged to keep dogs under control after a rise in the number of attacks on livestock and wildlife.
A Scottish animal charity has urged to public to control their pets during lockdown after a number of recent attacks on wildlife.
The Scottish SPCA bid farewell to one of its longest residents in September 2019. After a whopping 290 days, Staffordshire bull terrier, Bertie Brown found his fur-ever home.
The Scottish Government has issued advice on how to care for animals during the coronavirus outbreak.
A north-east animal shelter is asking the public for donations after being forced to shut down all rehoming centres in the wake of the coronavirus crisis.
The Scottish SPCA has announced its inspectors and animal rescue officers will continue to attend emergency reports of animals in need throughout the coronavirus pandemic.
An investigation into a dead cat found with graphic injuries in Aberdeen has found there are no suspicious circumstances.
An animal welfare charity is appealing for responsible breeders to join a new scheme after 85 animals were rescued from a puppy farm in the north-east.