A popular country park in Leicestershire is urging dog owners to keep control of their pets this Bank Holiday Monday after seeing an increase in deer attacks.
The Bradgate Park Trust say dogs are to blame for the deaths of 30 deer during this winter and spring.
Deer are heavily pregnant at this time of year and they are asking people to stop their dogs from chasing them.
A cat from Northampton has been crowned the 'UK's Happiest Cat', two months after it was nearly killed in a road accident.Read the full story ›
Trading standards in Nottinghamshire say the use of forged pet passports is on the increase as they seized 12 over the last year.Read the full story ›
Pet owners are warned of the increased risk of rabies as more puppies are illegally brought into the UK with fake 'pet passports'.Read the full story ›
A man from Leicestershire has been left shocked when a grinning zebra photobombed his picture.
According to the Leicester Mercury, James Beech was at West Midlands Safari Park over the bank holiday weekend when the animal posed for the photograph by putting its head through the open passenger window.
We had been feeding the zebras from the window when my girlfriend took a picture. At the exact moment I smiled, a zebra poked his head next to mine and gave a cheesy grin. When we looked at the pictures it looked like the character Marty out of the Madagascar movies."
The Duchess of Cambridge might still be waiting for her special delivery, but in the Midlands some other new mums are already getting to grips with parenthood.
The Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Park - which used to be known as the Nature Centre - has welcomed a whole host of new arrivals.
Park boss Les Basford to introduces them.
Staff at Dogs Trust Shrewsbury in have their fingers crossed that an elderly doggy duo will soon find a home together.Read the full story ›
The RSPCA's annual figures for 2014 show that cruelty complaints investigated by the charity in the Midlands have gone up once again.Read the full story ›
The young male tabby was dumped in a Dyke in Spalding, Lincolnshire, six inches deep in water on Monday.
The RSPCA were called, and have taken him into their care.
"He was unhurt and in good health, and he looks as if he has been cared for, so it is possible he is a much loved pet and that someone else dumped him in this callous way."
New powers to tackle dog fouling look set to be introduced in Daventry. The council there plans to fine dog owners as much as £1000 if they don't carry bags to clear up their pet's mess.