Miniature Yorkshire Terrier was found with his head stuck in a hole in a wooden TV unit at his home in MerseysideRead the full story ›
There's a warning to dog owners after biscuits laced with nails were found scattered across a park in Widnes.Read the full story ›
Animal safety experts are warning dog owners of oil deposits, which could kill their pets, which have appeared on beaches in Formby and Southport.
Palm oil is being washed ashore from a 26-year-old shipwreck off the North Wales coast.
The oil is toxic to dogs, if eaten. Vets say they have treated a number of dogs who have become ill.
Three-year-old Ted responds to more than 100 commands for vital tasks Chloe would struggle to do alone.Read the full story ›
This is the touching moment a tiny dog’s life was saved by firefighters.
Penny, a nine-year-old Jack Russell, was carried unconscious from a smoke-filled house in Gorton - then brought back to life on the road outside.
Heroic firefighters from Ashton-under-Lyne and Gorton fire stations were told Penny was trapped inside after the family who live there returned home to discover their home was filled with flames and thick smoke.
Crews in breathing equipment managed to find her in a downstairs room of the terrace house on Pinnington Road, curled up in a ball and unconscious.
The crews have done a really good job, in terms of locating Penny, rescuing her and resuscitating her. She went to the vet’s and the last update we had was that she was doing well and was on the good side. Hopefully she will make a full recovery.
Penny was found unconscious downstairs. She was treated with a standard adult oxygen mask and given oxygen therapy. She came round while fire crews were treating her and was taken to a vets by her owners.”
An abandoned dog which had two huge tumours hanging from its stomach is up for adoption following an operation to remove them.Read the full story ›
Five month old Shih Tzu cross Maltese pup found in street after public appealRead the full story ›
The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog's body was found in a shallow grave, in a field, in Wirral.Read the full story ›
Cheshire Police has announced the name of its new police dog after the public was asked to vote for one of three potential names.Read the full story ›
If you were one of the many families who bought a puppy this Christmas, do you know where it came from? How sure are you that it came from a reputable breeder?
These are questions one of our region's major pet charities wants everyone to think of before buying a puppy.
And it's because, they say, we're seeing a worrying rise in puppy smuggling from eastern Europe.
ITV News correspondent Rob Smith reports: