Police seize endangered dog

Police seize endangered dog

May 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 freezer

Police discover 21 cats in Thurgau man's freezer

March 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 food

Zurich police warn dog owners of poisoned food

Feb. 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 Day

Keeping track of cats for World Animal Day

Oct. 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 country

Future of injured golden eagle splits country

Aug. 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 temperature

Calls to cut power from nuclear plant to bring down river temperature

Aug. 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 help

Farmers call for government heatwave help

Aug. 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 boots

Zurich police dogs issued with hot weather boots

Aug. 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 fields

Drones to save fawns in fields

May 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 people

Young swans drown due to too many people

May 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 Switzerland

Alligators and lions kept as pets in Switzerland

May 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 rabbits

Police search for owners of abandoned rabbits

May 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 dogs

Couple convicted of animal cruelty after drowning dogs

May 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 Bern

Nesting Swans have eggs smashed in canton Bern

May 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 slopes

Search for lost goats on mountain slopes

March 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 dogs

Geneva loses cash due to unregistered dogs

Feb. 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 weather

Zoos make sure animals are safe in cold weather

Feb. 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 Bern

Firefighters rescue cows from cesspit in Bern

Feb. 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 Winterthur

Abandoned kittens found in Winterthur

Feb. 21, 2018, 5:34 a.m.
A walker in Winterthur has found 4 kittens police believe had been abandoned in the forest.
Graub√ľnden to help deer and wild goats with food

Graub√ľnden to help deer and wild goats with food

Jan. 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 experiments

Parliament rejects measures to limit primate experiments

Dec. 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 offences

Man jailed for 2 years on animal cruelty offences

Sept. 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 birthday

Two headed tortoise celebrates 20th birthday

Sept. 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 Basel

Abandoned kittens found in Basel

Aug. 23, 2017, 8:41 a.m.
Six abandoned newborn kittens were found wrapped in a cardboard box and separated from their mother in Basel.
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