There are now more stray dogs on our streets than at any other time since 2008.
Rescue charities say they're seeing a big rise in the number of so-called, "status dogs" in North West - and many of them have been injured and abused.
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Some snow showers. Cold with a frost and icy stretches.
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The animals at Knowsley Safari Park, some of home aren't used to a British winter, have been braving the snow.