It’s that time of year again where we assemble our stellar judging panel to decide the winners of this year’s Animal Hero Awards. You’ve entered in your thousands and our team of researchers have whittled the nominations down to our front runners for the judges to choose from.
Bertie Cheesecake and Soots were abandoned by the roadside in Cyprus at just three weeks old. Luckily for them a kind passerby took them to the Paphiakos & CCP Animal Welfare Shelter where staff ensure that all animals are taken good care of. Andrea Bell, one of the members of staff at the shelter took pity on the little puppies and took them home to foster alongside her ever growing brood of waifs and strays.
The brand new one-horned rhino is only the fourth of its species to be born in Europe in the last 12 months
Emergency crews spent more than two-and-a-half hours trying to get the 13-year-old out of the tree
Since being uploaded to YouTube, the clip has attracted almost 150,000 views for its glimpse into an unlikely romance
Animal search and rescue groups wrote on Facebook that setter mix Tillie is a "true friend and a humbling example of the power of love”