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Give this rescue dog a bone

Gemma the LandSAR dog.

She's helped rescue dozens of others from life-threatening situations, and now it's Gemma who needs some saving. 

'Unusual' behaviour for a male cat video

Henry snuggles with the abandoned kittens.

This boy cat is doing something pretty unusual - and it might save the life of six kittens.

Lizards, skinks and turtles make classroom fun

Sally Hibbard shows Pinehurst pupils a tortoise

A TIME AND A PLACE: Pinehurst School, Albany, Auckland, Monday, 1.30pm

Find Fido fast video

Pedigree Found app

The new Pedigree Found app promises to find lost dogs in a flash.

Kittens loving their herbal highs video

Moose sucks a stolen herbal teabag as owner Heather Talbott looks on. Both her kittens seem to be hooked on the 'herbal highs'.

Two Timaru kittens are finding herbal teabags so irresistible they are breaking into the pantry and helping themselves.

Have you seen this dog?

A dog that was impounded in Mt Wellington on May 7.

A lost pets Facebook page works tirelessly to reunite animals with their owners. But they need help.

Hamilton Zoo's tiger cubs named gallery

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Hamilton Zoo . The young Sumatran Tiger cubs born to Sali play in thier enclosure .

Hamilton Zoo's growing Sumatran tiger cubs have been given traditional Indonesian names.

Stolen bulldog reunited with family

Poppy was seen by Laura Pierce's partner outside their driveway on the street a week after the incident.

"Once she was gone, in our eyes, there was nothing left worth taking."

Meet Concerned Kitten

Could Concerned Kitten be the new Grumpy Cat?

First there was Grumpy Cat. But could this "Gary Barlow lookalike" ursurp the internet favourite?

New baby for Willowbank video

Willowbank Wildlife Reserve has a new small, furry addition.

Willowbank Wildlife Reserve has a new small, furry addition.

Names in for tiger cubs

The young Sumatran Tiger cubs play in their enclosure .

Six names have been selected from more than 750 entries in a naming competition for Hamilton Zoo's newest tiger cubs. You can vote for your favourite here. The winner will be announced on May 4.

Can a pet psychic save my cat?

Charis Connolly lays her healing hands on Molly the emotionally damaged cat.

A cat owner puts his deranged feline in the hands of an animal spiritualist.

Japanese name kiwi chick

Ayako Imahashi releases Bihoro once maned, into the Southern Enclosure at Sanctuary Mountain.

A kiwi chick named by delegates from Cambridge's sister city in Japan has been released into Maungatautari's Southern Enclosure.

How to speak cat

A slow blink is like a kitty kiss, says Dr Bonnie Beaver.

Yes, your cats is talking to you. Here's what it's saying.

Why is this the most rehomed breed?

Michelle and her volunteers give the huskies 5km of exercise a day.

Games of Thrones made the Siberian husky the newest ‘it’ dog - but as with many from the show, it often ends badly.

Name a tiger cub

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Hamilton Zoo . The young Sumatran Tiger cubs born to Sali play in thier enclosure .

Hamilton Zoo's two playful tiger cubs need naming and they hope the public will put forward ideas.

Penguins having a tough year

Vet Karina Argandona and technician supervisor Pauline Conayne treat a yellow-eyed penguin at Wildbase Vet clinic in Palmerston North.

It's been a hard year for yellow-eyed penguins and Massey University's Wildbase Hospital has stepped in to help.

Furry friends need foster parents

The Hamilton SPCA is desperate for foster homes for numerous cats, dogs, kittens and puppies.

It's just gone 11am and already the Waikato SPCA has gained eight kittens, one mother cat and a rabbit.

Baby (seal) sitters wanted video

Volunteers are needed at Ohau Stream, near Kaikoura, to manage visitors to the
popular seal viewing spot.

DOC to hold training sessions for helpers to manage the Ohau Stream "baby seal encounter" that is a hit with tourists.

Husky and dad argue over food video

Dad lays down the law about who gets to eat his potato skins, while the husky begs to differ.

All this adorable husky wanted was a good old nosh on potato skins.

The cutest thing you'll see today video

Animal care staff report that Funani and her calf are doing well.

San Diego Zoo has welcomed a brand new baby hippo - and this video of it learning to swim is perhaps the best video ever made.

Student fosters gibbon

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Wild thing: There was no sign of the baby gibbon's group when the wild animal was discovered. Victoria University student Naven Hon rescued a baby gibbon in Cambodia last week

A Victoria University Masters student became an impromptu foster mother in Cambodia.

Boy meets his heroes, falls apart

SO CUTE: The moment a wee boy met his idols. His dad posted the image on Facebook, writing: "Quincy's been waiting all week to show the garbage men his garbage truck. But, in the moment, he was overwhelmed in the presence of his heroes."

When Quincy finally got to meet his heroes and their rubbish truck it was all a little overwhelming.

Offers flow for abandoned bulldog

Nelson SPCA inspector and manager Donna Walzl with the English bull terrier covered in sores.

Dog lovers around the country offer homes to a bulldog found wandering the streets in Nelson.

Tiny meals being made in a tiny kitchen video

tiny cakes

An oh-so-cute Japanese cooking channel features tiny meals being cooked in a tiny kitchen.

How to flea-proof your pets

SHARING A MOMENT: Don't let fleas come between you and your pets - learn how to protect your household.

Did you know that one flea can multiply into 1000 fleas in just three weeks? Here's how to keep your pets and home flea-free.

Mozzies give NZ and Bangladesh players hard time video

HAMILTON, NEW ZEALAND - MARCH 13: Nathan McCullum, Brendon McCullum and Daniel Vettori of New Zealand swipe away bugs  during the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup match between Bangladesh and New Zealand at Seddon Park on March 13, 2015 in Hamilton, New Zealand.  (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)

Bug-repellent spray in high demand for World Cup cricketers as mosquitos come out to play at Seddon Park.

Meet Smiley, the blind therapy dog

INSPIRATIONAL: Smiley was born without eyes and later rescued from a puppy farm.

Born without eyes, rescued from a puppy farm, and now bringing joy to those in need as a service dog.

A family album with a difference

Cordelia is an awapara sheep, which explains her distinctive appearance.

When young children ask why Cordelia the sheep wears a tutu, Whanganui owner Joy Clark responds: "Because she's a girl."

Top spots for animal lovers gallery video

St Bernard

Japan's cat island had a burst of publicity recently but there are plenty of places where cute-ish animals hang out.

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