Police seize endangered dogMay 16, 2019, 6:38 a.m.
Zurich police have taken a young dog into protective custody after a video went viral of man trying to silence the an...
Police discover 21 cats in Thurgau man's freezerMarch 29, 2019, 9:41 a.m.
Police in canton Thurgau have made a grim discovery – 21 dead cats in a freezer.
Zurich police warn dog owners of poisoned foodFeb. 27, 2019, 9:19 a.m.
Zurich police are warning dog owners to be careful about what their dogs may eat while out. The warning comes after o...
Keeping track of cats for World Animal DayOct. 4, 2018, 7:40 a.m.
Today is World Animal Day – and a campaign has been launched to make it compulsory for cats to be chipped.
Future of injured golden eagle splits countryAug. 22, 2018, 8:15 a.m.
The fate of a wounded Golden Eagle is splitting the country. Seven weeks ago, the year-old bird was found with a brok...
Calls to cut power from nuclear plant to bring down river temperatureAug. 6, 2018, 6:47 a.m.
Members of a fishing organization in canton Aargau are demanding the power from the Benznau nuclear plant is cut back...
Farmers call for government heatwave helpAug. 6, 2018, 6:45 a.m.
Farmers are calling on the government to help as the ongoing heatwave is causing crops to fail and livestock lack water.
Zurich police dogs issued with hot weather bootsAug. 1, 2018, 7:41 a.m.
The Zurich cantonal vet office is warning dog owners to be careful of very hot pavements. They advise the owners to p...
Drones to save fawns in fieldsMay 30, 2018, 6:08 a.m.
Farmers are using drones equipped with thermal imagery cameras to find newly born fawns in the fields.
Young swans drown due to too many peopleMay 30, 2018, 6:05 a.m.
Animal protection groups in Schaffhausen say young swans are drowning as there are too many people on the lake shores...
Alligators and lions kept as pets in SwitzerlandMay 24, 2018, 6:12 a.m.
Unsurprisingly cats and dogs are the most popular pets in Switzerland. A new survey by the pet database Amicus says t...
Police search for owners of abandoned rabbitsMay 16, 2018, 6:14 a.m.
Bern police are searching for people who abandoned two domesticated rabbits in a forest near the town of Studen.
Couple convicted of animal cruelty after drowning dogsMay 4, 2018, 6:48 a.m.
Protestors gathered outside a court in canton Aargau yesterday as a married couple were sentenced for animal cruelty.
Nesting Swans have eggs smashed in canton BernMay 3, 2018, 6:04 a.m.
Residents of a town on Lake Thun are outraged that a pair of nesting swans have been scared away and their eggs smashed.
Search for lost goats on mountain slopesMarch 5, 2018, 6:01 a.m.
Locals in a Valais village have launched a search for some missing goats which are facing starvation on the slopes.
Geneva loses cash due to unregistered dogsFeb. 28, 2018, 6:50 a.m.
Canton Geneva believes it is losing around CHF 600,000 a year due to people not registering their dogs, according to ...
Zoos make sure animals are safe in cold weatherFeb. 27, 2018, 9:13 a.m.
The cold weather means zoos in the country are taking measures to make sure the animals that normally live in warmer ...
Firefighters rescue cows from cesspit in BernFeb. 22, 2018, 6:37 a.m.
If you think you’ve had a bad day at work – spare a thought for firefighters yesterday who had to climb i...
Abandoned kittens found in WinterthurFeb. 21, 2018, 5:34 a.m.
A walker in Winterthur has found 4 kittens police believe had been abandoned in the forest.
Graubünden to help deer and wild goats with foodJan. 26, 2018, 7:05 a.m.
Wildlife authorities in Graubünden are to help the resident herds of deer and wild goats.
Parliament rejects measures to limit primate experimentsDec. 12, 2017, 9:20 a.m.
Parliament has rejected a motion to stop animal experiments on primates.
Man jailed for 2 years on animal cruelty offencesSept. 20, 2017, 8:52 a.m.
A 24 year old man has been sent to prison for 2 years on various charges, including animal cruelty.
Two headed tortoise celebrates 20th birthdaySept. 4, 2017, 6:48 a.m.
A two headed tortoise adopted by the Geneva Natural History Museum is celebrating his 20th birthday.
Abandoned kittens found in BaselAug. 23, 2017, 8:41 a.m.
Six abandoned newborn kittens were found wrapped in a cardboard box and separated from their mother in Basel.