DOC to hold training sessions for helpers to manage the Ohau Stream "baby seal encounter" that is a hit with tourists.
All this adorable husky wanted was a good old nosh on potato skins.
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.
A Victoria University Masters student became an impromptu foster mother in Cambodia.
When Quincy finally got to meet his heroes and their rubbish truck it was all a little overwhelming.
Dog lovers around the country offer homes to a bulldog found wandering the streets in Nelson.
An oh-so-cute Japanese cooking channel features tiny meals being cooked in a tiny kitchen.
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.
Bug-repellent spray in high demand for World Cup cricketers as mosquitos come out to play at Seddon Park.
Born without eyes, rescued from a puppy farm, and now bringing joy to those in need as a service dog.
When young children ask why Cordelia the sheep wears a tutu, Whanganui owner Joy Clark responds: "Because she's a girl."
Japan's cat island had a burst of publicity recently but there are plenty of places where cute-ish animals hang out.
It looks like a scene from a Disney movie - but is this photo too good to be true?
Bright-eye bushy-tailed and stripy - a beautiful baby nyala can now be seen at Wellington Zoo.
Richard the sheep has managed to pull the wool over his doggy pals' eyes.
To bring in money, you need more than a random clip of your pet doing something funny. It takes an orchestrated campaign.
Is just one of your favourite animal just not enough? Turns out you can immortalise them in soft-toy form (to the tune of $265).
A newborn rhinoceros captured a Christchurch zoo's hearts on Valentine’s night.
Mountainview High School has an additional 12 students - chicks - in its agriculture classes.
Dogs exercising on an underwater treadmill is one of the therapies on offer at new Wellington business Aqua Hounds.
At one Carnival street party in Rio de Janeiro, the revelers weren't as skilled at dancing samba as they were at wagging their tails.
For Valentines Day, Wellington zoo goes "adults only" with a live band, bar and, er, 'unique' animal talks.
Super cute shiba inu Lulu is a natural in front of the camera and she's gaining fans by the day.
Prepare yourself for one minute of high-pitched, fuzzy cuteness.
What do you get when you cross a pitbull with a dachshund? Something that looks very Photoshopped.
Brutus the Rottweiler grieves for his brother, Hank.
Kiwi designer Karen Walker taps four-legged Instagram sensation for her spring 2015 campaign.
Such a troublesome teen is Tiger that mother hen has flown the coop, though she checks in on her only hatch now and again.
An 11-year-old girl sent this letter to a boy she liked and his incredibly mature reply can only mean kids really do listen their parents.
An adorable two-year-old has suffered from an acute bout of stage-fright after being selected to present flowers to the Duchess.