Very young puppies are being ferried across international boarders without proper vaccinations or checks, a charity has revealed.Read the full story ›
A container carrying more than 200 pigs has overturned after a collision involving a bread lorry in North Yorkshire.Read the full story ›
A rescued greyhound has won an award for bravery in Co Durham after saving the lives of his owner and her three children from a house fire.Read the full story ›
These autumn babies were born too late in the year to have time to fatten up before the big winter sleep.Read the full story ›
Police have charged 38-year-old Sarah Jayne Knutson from Romney Avenue in Columbia, Washington with being in charge of a dog dangerously out of control.
The charges come after an incident where a jogger was bitten by two Staffordshire Bull Terriers on October 11th.
She will appear at Sunderland Magistrates Court on November 14.
Police in York are appealing for information after a Barn Owl was killed in the city.
Someone broke into a cage where the owl was kept at a house on Langholme Drive on the evening of Wednesday, 22nd October.
They also released two other birds of prey from their cages.
This is a shocking act of cruelty against a defenceless bird.
If you have any information about the person responsible for this act of cruelty, I urge you to come forward and contact the police straight away.
A filmmaker, who has been collecting footage of grizzlies for years, got quite the shock when his camera was snatched by a curious bear.Read the full story ›
Villagers in East Durham say they're living in fear after persistent problems with dogs.Read the full story ›
Keen birdwatchers in Sunderland have gathered to spot the rareRead the full story ›
Two men have been arrested after a horse was found to have been shot in Raskelf, North Yorkshire.
Police said, "Two men aged 36 and 53 were arrested on suspicion of criminal damage shortly before 12.30am on Thursday 16 October 2014. They both remain in police custody."
They say the animal was shot and later left at an address in the village north of York.