The UK's 'hedgehog hotspot' has now employed its first Hedgehog Officer.
Abbie Jury has seen the elusive kaka - native parrot - in her garden for the last month or so.
A feisty young takahē has made a miraculous recovery from a near-fatal infection is starting a new life on Rotoroa Island with her mate.
Cruz the dog used to skate and surf. But a road accident has left the Taranaki pooch housebound and awaiting expensive surgery.
One man and his dog are joining a 250km scooter rally for cancer across the Southern Alps.
Russian Blue cats have a dense double coat, which may have shielded her from the heat of the fire.
A Brisbane postie has befriended a dog on his beat by ensuring he always has a letter for her.
In a city where people don't have space for pets, Rabbitland has opened... but for how long?
Pod of "curious" orcas spotted just metres from shore, delighting swimmers.
A Polish athlete has sold his silver medal to help fund cancer treatment for a 3-year-old boy.
He's a seal, he's cute, and he's back to play.
Another set of twins has started at Kowhai Kindergarten, bringing its twin tally to four.
"It was the initial shock of it all that you just lose it for a moment."
Pets don't always pay attention. But when they do, it's full-on and fierce.
Blind office dog Bellsie has taken out runnerup spot in New Zealand's Top Office Dog competition.
When 6-year-old's red ball was stolen he went to the cops. He's chuffed with the outcome.
Penelope has gotten too big to pick up so owner Ray Willett has thought of a novel way to take her to town.
Veterinarian Dr Bruce Chard responds to reader questions about common pet problems.
My dog's face has changed in the eight years I've had her - but she's the same Phoebe.
Tony Ratcliffe's relationship with Jumbo the African elephant lasted longer than any of his previous three marriages.
This might make you cry, depending on how much you love cross-species friendships.
"I'll see a dress or something in my dream world, when I'm sleeping, then when I wake I get on the sewing machine and create it."
Dogs in college classroom calm student nerves before their exams.
He can't speak and doesn't wear clothes, but that hasn't stopped him being voted in for a third term.
The first baby pygmy hippo to be born at Melbourne Zoo in 33 years has lost his mother.
A Whanganui boy made a poster to help police in their search for his ball.
Cuddling cats while eating croquettes and cupcakes has been a dream-come-true for these cat lovers.
Dachshunds, pugs, shnoodles - they're adorable but beware of the dark side of dog breed trends.
These 10 animals - each with their own adoring following - are Instagram's hottest stars.
A lamb legging it down a suburban street was the last thing a Palmerston North driver expected to see.