As more animals crowd social media the pressure for them to stand out is intensifying, but a growing number of vets and animal welfare groups argue this trend is promoting the adoration of inbred and deformed animals with health problems.
The chair of Melbourne's Lost Dogs' Home has been unanimously re-elected amidst controversy at the shelter's AGM, with some members left "shocked" and "angry" at their exclusion from the voting process.
Blurred vision, a numb mouth, tingly lips and a foot that "felt like it was about to explode" — these were the symptoms that struck famer Luke Bartlett after two bites from a highly venomous snake at his property near Goulburn. Nearly two weeks later, the venom is still in his system.
A Senate hearing is told the agency at the centre of Barnaby Joyce's controversial decentralisation scheme has convinced just eight of 170 staff to move from Canberra to Armidale.
The owner of six polo ponies that allegedly died during a Bass Strait crossing on the TT-Line's Spirit of Tasmania says he has seen the autopsy report and blames the ferry service for their deaths.
Would you pay to see rhinos in Australia's savannas or forests? It's not as crazy as it sounds — and could help save collapsing rhino populations, writes Bill Laurance.
The number of dogs struck down by a debilitating and potentially fatal condition believed linked to a popular Australian dog food has jumped from 74 to more than 100, 7.30 has discovered as part of its ongoing investigation into the dog food industry.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announces the mass cull as the country tries to eradicate a strain of disease-causing bacteria.
They may be the cute, cuddly icons of Australia, but kangaroos are viciously attacking people at a popular tourist spot, and an addiction to carrots is to blame.