It's national Love Your Pet Day today. You've been showing us how much you love your pets by sending in your favourite pictures of them.Read the full story ›
Two lambs have been born in Cumbria just in time for Valentine's Day with ready made hearts on their fleeces.
Sarah Kendall and Paul Holmes, from Low Hesket, were expecting Floppy the Jacob ewe to have three lambs, but when five arrived - two with perfect hearts on their coats - the couple had even more reason to fall in love with them.
The Lake District is famous for its hardy Herdwick Sheep, but a rather unusual German breed is also doing rather well in a quiet corner of the National Park.
Farmer Mayson Weir is currently breeding them successfully at Dowthwaite Head Farm in the North Lakes. He has 20 ewes, eight sets of twins, one set of triplets, and nine single lambs.
A pair of dogs from Keswick have won a tourism award for their work in bringing more visitors into Keswick and promoting it as a dog-friendly place.
Max and Paddy have become social media stars:
Milo, who's an African grey parrot, has escaped from his home on Glendale Rise in Morton on Boxing Day. His owners desperately want him back.
They believe he might be near Lyndhurst Gardens or Ellesmere Way in Carlisle. Milo is described as having a light front, with dark grey wings and a bright red tail.
Anyone with information can contact his owner on the Lost & Found in Carlisle Facebook page.
You've been sending in photos of your pets dressed up in their best festive gear for Christmastime. Can you spot your furry friend?Read the full story ›
The harrier, named Manu, is one of two chicks monitored and protected by the Northumberland Hen Harrier Protection Partnership.Read the full story ›
He's wrecked toys, cancelled children's parties and even scared cats and dogs out of the garden. This is the tale of Timmy the tortoise:
Facebook has blocked an artist from selling her animal-themed Christmas cards online due to their "sexual" and "adult" nature.Read the full story ›
Thousands of barnacle geese have arrived in Dumfries and Galloway this autumn to stay for the winter.Read the full story ›