The flavour of the year at the Westminster dog show is Wasabi - the Pekingese that's been named champion of the US most prestigious canine event.
The RSPCA WA is calling on the State Government to back it with a huge rise in funding to combat a troubling increase in animal abuse.
A commercial lobster diver says he thought he was going to die when he became trapped inside a whale's mouth as the huge mammal tried to swallow him.
Twenty African giant pouched rats have been imported to Cambodia from Tanzania to help sniff out landmines in the Southeast Asian nation.
A 10-year-old boy has been bitten by a two-metre bronze whaler shark while snorkelling near the remote West Australian town of Coral Bay.
Scientists have built a remote controlled robot, called Wombot, that can explore wombat burrows.
Over the past week, RSPCA WA has seen a 55 per cent spike in calls regarding concerns for animals without proper shelter.
New camera collars will be trialled on Fraser Island dingoes in an attempt to monitor the behaviour of the animals and observe their human interactions.
A 47-year-old woman in Perth’s south has been charged with animal cruelty after failing to take her tumour-riddled dog to the vet.
Australians are willing to spend thousands of dollars to save their beloved pets before considering putting them down, researchers say.
A freshwater crocodile hatchling is in captivity in suburban Brisbane after being taken from the wild and surrendered thousands of kilometres from home.
For the first time in WA, it would be recognised good animal welfare went beyond an animal’s physical wellbeing, to recognise the innate behaviours of the animals.
Authorities are desperately trying to stop a herd of wandering elephants from entering a major city after they left their nature reserve.
More than 100 long-tailed macaques have been rescued from the back of a truck by Thai authorities who intercepted an illegal smuggling operation.
He famously wore an eagle on his footy jumper for more than a decade during his glittering AFL career. Now former West Coast champ Ben Cousins has got up close to a real life bird of prey.
Six new African Painted Dog puppies born at the Perth Zoo in March have been given a clean bill of health — with the check revealing five males and one female in the litter.
Farmers say the NSW government's $50 million package to help farmers fight the ever worsening mouse plague is "impractical, dysfunctional and weeks away".
Mouse numbers have increased in parts of rural WA, prompting calls for farmers to watch closely for further signs of the rodents to avoid a repeat of the horrific plague gripping eastern Australia.
Jenne Brammer and Cally Dupe
My housemate wants a cat but as part of our rental agreement we are not allowed pets. She has been buying cat food in an effort to entice a local cat to our home, which I find very odd. What do I do?
A family whose puppy was fatally ‘crushed’ during a vicious attack at a dog park are devastated after their local council revealed the other animal’s owners would not be prosecuted. Here’s why.
A man in his 40s has been bitten on the arm by a tiger shark while diving at Quondong Beach, near Broome in Western Australia.
The NSW government has acquired 5000 litres of the rodent poison bromadiolone to help farmers battle a mouse plague, but farmers say it's too little, too late.
Authorities in the United Arab Emirates say a "wild cat" is loose in Dubai's The Springs neighbourhood.
Queensland Parks and Wildlife has warned people not to feed cassowaries after an "unnerving incident" in which a bird followed four bushwalkers.
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