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A blind man with a phobia of dogs has found an unusual solution.
Vets had to assist a dog that bit off more than he could chew.
Australia’s oldest wombat celebrated her birthday with some veggie cake.
Twelve camels have been disqualified from a beauty contest.
A vacancy at a vets has generated international interest.
A family’s dog found herself in a sticky situation after eating a takeaway leaflet that had been posted through the door.
RSPCA animal collection officer Kim Sheriff was called to a field in Hawkshaw, Greater Manchester, after two girls found a stricken sheep in a bit of a tight spot – with its head stuck in a tree!
Evidence of a giant penguin as big as a person has been discovered.
A lobster was found with a logo on its body.
A hen has escaped death after falling off the back of a slaughter lorry.
A farmer took her pony to the dentist – in the boot of her car!
A duck that lost its foot is now able to walk thanks to a group of schoolchildren.
Designer dog homes are to go on display in London this Spring.
A giant Greenland shark is possibly the oldest living vertebrate in the world.
Phelps the hedgehog has received hydrotherapy.
A stranded sheep had a lucky escape after being helped out of a muddy marsh.
Iguanas have been spotted falling from the sky.
A cat almost died after swallowing a rat whole.
A dog that was rescued from a puppy farm is enjoying life in her new home.
A young deer was spotted struggling to stand up on the thin ice on a lake in Oregon, in the US, almost recreating a scene from the Disney film Bambi.
A pig destined for the slaughterhouse is to host an art exhibition instead.
A couple of adopted pets have become close travel buddies.
A cat was recued from a tree after being stranded for five days.
A villager who found a pig’s gallstone is in luck.
A bear has allegedly made off with various weapons.
A woman came home to find her cats sprawled on the floor after eating marijuana.
A pet is disrupting family life with his temper.
A pair of kittens have become inseparable – and they have something in common.
An injured lamb has been given a new lease of life. Alistair Jenkin found Lamby in a field when she was only two days old and he has been caring for her since then.
One animal shelter has come up with a magic idea to help get dogs adopted.
Two unusual cats are looking for a new home.
A gerbil has been given a traditional Viking funeral.
A Rottwieler surprised her owners when she gave birth to 15 puppies.
A cat had a lucky escape after she was trapped in a car engine.
A pet-friendly hotel has been put to the test.
Kittens rescued from a warehouse have appeared on TV.
A pet shop found an unusual visitor in its store room.
Emergency services swung into action when a cat became stranded on a roof.
A deer was found wandering in a forest with a pumpkin stuck on its head.
A fish that some people claim bears the face of Jesus has fans lining up for selfies.
A group of dogs have had the VIP treatment at a swimming pool.
Lorry driver Anthony Anderson was up in County Durham when he heard a meowing from inside his vehicle.
Linda Tabone is a foster mum with a difference – the orphans she looks after are wombats.
A dog frightened by fireworks found herself stuck fast.
The Scottish SPCA is seeking the owner of a cat who found her way on to a delivery truck heading to Kilmarnock.
A woman who bought a hamster has ended up with a £200 repair bill.
Age isn’t getting in the way of Cleo – a year after a life-saving operation.
A family was surprised after its pet tortoise that had vanished was found six miles from home.
A badger was discovered having a sleep in a kitchen!
A large gathering of Border collies, 576 to be precise, gathered at a sports ground to break a world record.