A seal has been captured on video playing with a dog on the banks of the Thames.
The footage, shot by owner Nicola White near Greenwich, shows the seal and dog happily interacting for around 5 minutes.
Police in Waltham Forest are searching for three men who stole a four month-old bulldog puppy worth £2000 after pretending to be police officers.
The robbery happened just after midnight on January 17th at a house in Church Road. After an occupant opened the door to the men, the trio attacked her. They also punched another woman who was also in the house.
Apart from the dog, the robbers took two mobile phones and a laptop. Anyone with information is asked to call Waltham Forest Police on 020 8721 5042 or they can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
The Blue Cross charity is trying to trace the owners of a Saluki purebreed dog which was found badly injured in a street in Wimbledon on Sunday. It is believed the dog may have been hit by a car. He is currently being treated at the charity's animal hospital in Victoria.
Nigel Smith, surgeon at the animal hospital, said: “He is still very shaken and disorientated, but despite his ordeal he has remained friendly and placid. We will operate on him to fix a complicated fracture to his front leg, and hope that over time he’ll be able to resume a normal active life."
Islington Council has launched a new 22-strong 'Dog Squad', targeting irresponsible dog owners.
The squad, thought to be the biggest of its kind in Britain, will patrol the streets to fine wrongdoers who let their dogs foul. They'll also respond to residents' complaints about persistent foulers.
A family from Kent have been reunited with their dog - two years after she disappeared from their garden.
Lily the spaniel vanished from her home in Edenbridge. It's thought she was stolen.
But she's been found on a building site in Fulham, as Malcolm Shaw reports.