A stray dog rescued from the streets of a Romanian city is to have three bionic paws fitted. Thousands of pounds will need to be raised.
Baby owls at the World Owl Trust have had their keepers in a bit of a flap this year over fears the freezing spring had stopped breeding.
Boot the Labrador prefers a swim in a lake to a walk in the park
An animal lover is calling for Christmas shoppers in the Scottish Borders to boycott Melrose town centre until what she calls a rabbit cull is stopped.
Christmas is coming and the region's animal centres are poised for the usual influx of unwanted and abandoned pets that arrive at this time of year.
However, Eden Animal Rescue Centre at Hardendale near Shap is making a desperate plea about another problem.
Kim Inglis reports.
Eden Animal Rescue Centre has launched a desperate appeal for volunteers after a number of staff have had to leave because of the cost of travelling to the rescue centre.
The centre needs six more volunteers to complement the 20 they already have and three paid employees.
The centre looks after around 30 cats and 20 dogs.
There have been new arrivals at Cumbria Constabulary after one of the force's operational dogs gave birth to ten new springer spaniel puppies.
Millie, a drug detection dog, gave birth to ten puppies yesterday - five male and five female - and mother and puppies are all doing well and are healthy.
This is the first litter from a Cumbria Constabulary dog since 2007, and it is also the first time ever that the litter will be of puppies that will become specialist operational dogs for Cumbria Constabulary.
People across Wigtownshire have launched a large-scale search for a missing dog.
Skye has not been seen since 22 October and her owners are becoming increasingly concerned for her welfare.
She was last seen in a field near to the A75 in the Monreith area.
Anyone who has any information about Skye's whereabouts can post on the Facebook group that has been set up to find her. Over 400 people have joined the group so far.
A Cumbrian woman has received a special award at the House of Lords today for her dedicated animal sanctuary work.
Elizabeth McDonagh from Hethersgill has been rescuing and rehoming animals for around 20 years. At the moment she has 86 animals.
She concentrates on providing homes for the pets of terminally ill people.
Her work was recognised today by the International Fund for Animal Welfare.
The country's only breeding herd of micro pigs has gone on display at a Cumbrian Animal Centre - they are adult pigs but less than half the size of a standard pig.
Micro pigs have become popular pets with celebrities like the Beckhams, but they have also been the subject of some controversy - with many people refusing to believe there is such a thing.
Kim Inglis trotted along to the Lake District Widlife Park to sniff out the story.
Watch her full report below.
The world's first original breeding herd of micro pigs goes on public display for first time today.
The pigs and two sets of six week old piglets are at the Lake District Wildlife Park near Keswick .
A Cumbrian woman who has spent years caring for animals, and turned her home and garden into a sanctuary is to be honoured in the House of Lords.
Elizabeth McDonagh, from Hethersgill, set up her service to save the pets which belong to people with terminal illness.
Andy Burn reports:
Cumbria Police introduced their newest four-legged recruits in the fight against crime today
Over the next few months, three young puppies will be trained up to become fully-fledged police dogs, before heading out on the beat to get their teeth into the new job.
Finola Miles has been to see them - watch her full report below.