Pets & Animals

Thu 6 Jun 2019

Dad mauled to death saving daughter

Dad mauled to death saving daughter

A dad has been hailed a hero after he died saving the life of his five-year-old daughter — who was being mauled by a dog.

Thu 30 May 2019

Charlie crowned most popular dog's name

Charlie crowned most popular dog's name

Maltese cross dogs are the most commonly insured animal

REVEALED: Top dog and cat breeds and names

REVEALED: Top dog and cat breeds and names

Staffies warrant a mention but they're not the state's favourite dog

Tue 28 May 2019

Last male rhino dies as species under threat

Last male rhino dies as species under threat

Tam, the last male Sumatran rhinoceros in Malaysia, has died — leaving the survival of his bloodline to the success of a cell culture being grown in a lab.

Mon 27 May 2019

WARNING: Disease kills cows on Northern Rivers

WARNING: Disease kills cows on Northern Rivers

FARMERS are being warned to take precautions and keep an eye on their cattle for any signs of illness.

Sat 25 May 2019

How balloons led to this grisly discovery

How balloons led to this grisly discovery

It’s a party staple but most people don’t think about what happens to balloons after we use them — until now. WARNING: DISTRESSING.

Wed 22 May 2019

New pet selling law to stop dodgy transactions

New pet selling law to stop dodgy transactions

The rule will be introduced from July 1.

Mon 20 May 2019

Man snatches croc from river with bare hands

Man snatches croc from river with bare hands

A bloke who grabbed a 1.5m freshwater crocodile with his bare hands said he wanted to see if the old mob’s hunting skills were still there. WATCH THE VIDEO

Sat 18 May 2019

How you can help shelter animals be as snug as a bug

How you can help shelter animals be as snug as a bug

RSPCA put out a desperate plea asking the community for help ahead of winter

Mon 13 May 2019

Gorillas go viral in hilarious video

Gorillas go viral in hilarious video

A video of gorillas deftly trying to avoid the rain has gone viral for their human-like reaction to the downpour.

Lovable pets wait for their forever homes

Lovable pets wait for their forever homes

If you have room for one more, head down to the RSPCA at Wacol

Sun 12 May 2019

Dogs savage six-year-old's beloved pony

Dogs savage six-year-old's beloved pony

WHILE a family slept peacefully in their home, less than 150 metres away their 15-year-old pony was being mauled by dogs.

Fri 10 May 2019

Gumtree petsitting nightmare: ‘Your cat’s gone’

Gumtree petsitting nightmare: ‘Your cat’s gone’

When this devoted Brisbane pet owner went to collect her beloved cat, her petsitter told her she didn’t have it any more. But it was what happened next that left...

Thu 9 May 2019

Dog food urgently recalled over plastic fears

Dog food urgently recalled over plastic fears

Mars Petcare is recalling a number of its pet food packets after plastic was found in its popular My Dog brand.

Thu 2 May 2019

Australia’s longest snake blocks road

Australia’s longest snake blocks road

Australia’s longest snake species has been photographed making a late night road crossing and blocking a road in north Queensland.

Wed 1 May 2019

Dental floss used to sew wounds

Dental floss used to sew wounds

A farm manager has been fined for conducting caesarean sections on two ewes without administering any anaesthetics and suturing the wounds with dental floss.

Fri 26 Apr 2019

Creepy ‘sushi’ spider found in Sydney

Creepy ‘sushi’ spider found in Sydney

A picture of a spider found hiding in a Sydney home has people freaking over how much it looks like a delicious piece of sushi.

Thu 25 Apr 2019

Monster shark chokes on sea turtle

Monster shark chokes on sea turtle

A fisherman has captured the gruesome aftermath of a great white shark choking to death while eating a sea turtle.

Tue 23 Apr 2019

Woman’s ‘shameful’ act caught on camera

Woman’s ‘shameful’ act caught on camera

This is the sickening moment a woman tosses a bag of newborn puppies into a bin before a good Samaritan comes to the rescue.

Thu 18 Apr 2019

Controversy over horrific Netflix scene

Controversy over horrific Netflix scene

A Netflix doco’s disturbing “walrus scene” left viewers in tears, now there are claims the film crew weren’t entirely truthful about what happened.

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