Pets & Animals

Fri 15 Nov 2019

WATCH: Meet Dexter, the dog that can ski

WATCH: Meet Dexter, the dog that can ski

“I see people look twice when Dexter is out in the water … when we’re going past the shacks, people cheer,” she said.

Thu 14 Nov 2019

Marathon Noosa mission to save unwanted dogs

Marathon Noosa mission to save unwanted dogs

Noosa animal carer goes the extra miles to save unwanted dogs.

Wed 13 Nov 2019

Couple’s house full of 24 koalas

Couple’s house full of 24 koalas

Inside their loungeroom, Christeen and Paul are working around the clock to save two dozen koalas caught up in devastating bushfires.

Fri 8 Nov 2019

Activists abuse blind man for having guide dog

Activists abuse blind man for having guide dog

Animal rights activists have attacked a blind man for having a guide dog, saying the animal should be “out there playing in the fields”.

Thu 7 Nov 2019

Call to save killer dog from being put down

Call to save killer dog from being put down

Thousands of people have signed a petition calling for the staffy who mauled a dachshund to death not to be put down over the incident.

Tue 5 Nov 2019

87-year-old’s ‘incredible’ reunion with stolen dog

premium_icon 87-year-old’s ‘incredible’ reunion with stolen dog

An old one-eyed dog stolen from his elderly owner last week has had a tearful reunion with his family after being found in a surprising place.

Fri 25 Oct 2019

Racing Australia pushes for levy to save unwanted horses

Racing Australia pushes for levy to save unwanted horses

A meeting between officials from state and territory racing authorities to reaffirm the industry’s commitment to equine welfare reforms.

Men arrested in lizard smuggling case

Men arrested in lizard smuggling case

Men from Melbourne and Sydney have been arrested for their alleged links to a reptile smuggling ring including posting lizards to Hong Kong.

Hunter gored to death by deer he shot

Hunter gored to death by deer he shot

A hunter in Arkansas has been killed by the same deer he had shot just moments earlier. The buck attacked him, goring him to death.

Vegan cat diets could cause ‘death’

Vegan cat diets could cause ‘death’

Vegans are being warned not to feed their pets cruel and “dangerous” plant-based diets, with vets warning they could cause blindness and even “sudden death”.

Thu 24 Oct 2019

PM found horse slaughter vision disturbing

PM found horse slaughter vision disturbing

Scott Morrison says he was disturbed by footage of retired racehorses being mistreated before being slaughtered at an abattoir.

Tue 22 Oct 2019

Roo caught window shopping

Roo caught window shopping

The kangaroo’s adventures took it on the footpath, through the sand dunes and even for a dip in the ocean.

Fri 18 Oct 2019

Jetski cops save stubborn kangaroo

Jetski cops save stubborn kangaroo

Police have been filmed rescuing a stubborn kangaroo with a jetski from waters in Canberra. But the kangaroo didn’t exactly want to be saved.

Horses slaughtered on ‘industrial scale’

Horses slaughtered on ‘industrial scale’

Warning: Graphic. Thousands of healthy thoroughbred racehorses are being sent to slaughterhouses, many abused and inhumanely killed.

Wed 16 Oct 2019

Monkeys tortured in lab experiments

Monkeys tortured in lab experiments

Shocking footage emerges showing monkeys and dogs being brutally experimented on, prompting calls for the lab to be closed down. Warning: Graphic

Fri 11 Oct 2019

‘Awkward’: Snake pulled from gravesite

‘Awkward’: Snake pulled from gravesite

A funeral service had an unexpected disruption when a red-bellied black snake had to be pulled from a gravesite midway through.

Don't feed your dogs these foods

Don't feed your dogs these foods

There are several human foods that are dangerous for dogs, but there’s plenty they’re fine to eat. Some might even surprise you.

Tue 8 Oct 2019

Best doggo! Koala joey gets a piggyback from a dog

Best doggo! Koala joey gets a piggyback from a dog

A koala has been filmed clinging desperately to its substitute “mother” - Tony the dog.

Sat 5 Oct 2019

Dumped dog’s maternity shoot goes viral

Dumped dog’s maternity shoot goes viral

Photographs of an abandoned dog living her best life quickly went viral after her rescuers gave the pregnant pooch the treatment she deserved.

Thu 3 Oct 2019

GRAPHIC: ’You killed him’: Horrific wombat death video

GRAPHIC: ’You killed him’: Horrific wombat death video

WARNING: Distressing content. A man, believed to be an off-duty South Australian police officer, has been filmed stoning a wombat to death in a disgusting act of...

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