A woman has made a desperate appeal for people to help her located her beloved dog, who 'vanished' for the Spirit of Tasmania ferry.
The small pup, believed to be a fox terrier, was seen being dropped from a car on Mickleham Road in Tullamarine, Victoria, on Sunday.
Residents around a suburban canal are scared of further attacks after a local kangaroo was mauled by two unrestrained dogs.
A spate of dog attacks on wildlife have prompted volunteer koala carers in a popular tourist town to plead for action.
A mum from South Australia who found eight puppies dumped in a bin at a truck stop has adopted the runt of the litter in time for Christmas.
Kaleb Denham said he didn't hesitate to save his 'baby' after he spotted a bear grabbing his dog's head in its jaws and started dragging him away.
Dogs die when left in hot cars is the simple message the RSPCA wants pet owners to remember ahead of the weekend's heatwave.
The motorist was mortified at what she discovered after kicking the lid from the bin at a roadside stop in South Australia.