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Possyum gets death sentence reprieve

Possyum is safe because he was de-sexed and his owner Natasha Perfect went to DOC for advice.

Pet possums aren't allowed in the Waikato, but Possyum's been given an exemption.

Meet the puppies worth $23,000 gallery

This SPCA pup might not be worth $23,300, but we love him regardless.

All dogs are valuable beyond measure, but these guys are pretty pricey.

Pets bring paws to the pews gallery

Debbie Williams with Topsy at the Pets Service at the Cathedral.

Goats, a llama, a donkey, sheep, guinea pigs and lots of dogs attended Nelson's annual pet service.

Mountain dog top pooch gallery video

The Best in Show medal at the National Dog Show went to Idaho, the Bernese Mountain Dog, here with owner Linda Jury.

This is why a four-year-old Bernese mountain dog has done his breed proud.

Dog show brings in pooches video

2015-10-06 Kapi-Mana News/DANIEL WHITFIELD --- Tawa's Craig Prattley with dog Jess at the Eukanuba 2015 National Dog Show held in Porirua.

The Eukanuba national dog show is underway in the capital.

Possyum and Perfect reunite

Possyum's home after wandering the burbs for four days.

Possyum was found three streets away, unscathed but very hungry.

Kids rescue soggy moggy

At just two weeks old, Woody the kitten was not strong enough to climb up on a log and push itself off down the river.

Lower Hutt teenagers rescued a kitten likely left to die on a floating log.

Genius dog selfie device video

Dog won't sit for a selfie? There's a ridiculously simple solution.

Can't get your dog to sit still for a photo? It's all in the magic of the tennis ball.

Orcas spotted in Hahei

This orca was recently spotted off the coast of Hahei.

A group of Hahei locals are buzzing after getting up close to a pod of eight orcas.

Kiwi dog eyes global prize

So It's Karma is competing in the Eukanuba World Challenge in Amsterdam in December.

One dog bred to win from birth, will try and fetch a major global prize.

Dog paved over, saved

Rescuers tracked the dog's barking and found it was buried beneath newly laid paving stones.

A pregnant dog was rescued after being buried under paving stones for two days.

Got too many dogs? Build them a train video

Eugene Bostick and his dog train.

A US dog lover has taken in so many stray canines, he's built a train to travel around town with them.

Elderly panda gets bamboo bread


Making the special meal each day for Gao Gao is time consuming, but it's a labour of love.

Teen refugees carry puppy 2900km video

Aslan Al Hakim, 17, has carried his puppy Rose some 500km from Syria. (He has a carrier for her).

They've brought the blue-eyed husky pup all the way from Syria to Greece and up through the Balkans.

Baby elephant tries to be scary video

The baby elephant comes out gallantly, with its trunk swinging, ears flapping and tail swishing.

Tourist captures the adorable moment a baby elephant charges their truck during an African safari.

This little dog swimming is irresistible

Jasper now has his own Facebook group.

Little Jasper is taking the internet by storm with his 'swimming' prowess.

Seventy years of happiness and counting

Des and Kath Spellerberg have celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary.

Des Spellerberg knew asking Kath for her hand in marriage would be for life, and neither of them would have it any other way.

Can an indoors cat be happy?

Most cats enjoy indoor comforts, but is it right to stop them venturing into the great outdoors?

Vet Bruce Chard answers reader questions about pets and their problems.

Surviving panda cub 'growing fast' video

The panda cub is beginning to look more like, well, a panda.

The 4-week-old giant panda cub at the Smithsonian's National Zoo is growing and starting to look more like a panda.

Devoted dog guards trapped friend

Tillie refused to leave Phoebe's side for a week, as she lay trapped inside an old cistern.

Tillie the Irish setter refused to leave Phoebe's side for a week, after the basset hound fell into an old cistern.

Dog adorably begs for forgiveness video

We spy a great career as a dog actor in Ettore's future.

We don't know what this very guilty labrador did, but we do know this impossibly cute display meant it was hard to stay angry.

Muddled morepork recovers in rehab

Brooklands Zoo has been asked to rehabilitate a morepork, treated by New Plymouth Vet Group for concussion.

An unnamed Morepork is finding its feet after a mild concussion 

Smith's bassinet up for sale

Conrad Smith

Winning All Black Conrad Smith's bassinet is being auctioned off to raise money for charity.

Day-old duckling rescued

Tina Hura helped rescue this day-old duckling.

A day-old duckling is perking up after being struck by a car.

Baby owl does the boogie video

Baby owlet does the boogie at a sanctuary in England.

A baby owl took shaking his 'tail-feather' to the next level at an an owl sanctuary in England.

Fur baby brought back

Amber Chauval has been reunited with her beloved bunny after he went missing over the weekend.

A Bulls woman has been reunited with her bunny, believed stolen from its hutch.

Cute dog gets caught in a wall

And you thought you were having a bad day...

Don't worry - he escapes. And he really doesn't seem too bothered by it all.

It's a goat, on a boat

Billy the goat has a new life as a kayaking goat.

Tyrell Browne is not kidding when he says the goat he saved has taken a liking to kayaking.

Ten ducklings spring into life

Southwell students Greta Wathen-Smith, 12, Ishbel Eade, 12, and Tamzin Richardson, 11, playing with newborn ducklings.

Ten orphan ducklings have beaten the odds after the loss of their flock in a road accident

Bring back my 'fur baby'

Amber Chauval believes her pet rabbit has been stolen from its hutch in her backyard in Bulls.

A Bulls woman fears her beloved "fur baby" has been stolen from her home.

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