Over 86 per cent of pet owners in the North East believe having a dog can help to bring stress levels down.Read the full story ›
The Dogs Trust says there is high demand for puppies in Newcastle and Sunderland which is fuelling the tradeRead the full story ›
A new sheep-marking system is being trialled in North Yorkshire in a bid to tackle the issue of sheep rustling.Read the full story ›
Around 50 nests have been lost after damage was caused to Little Turn Recovery Project in County DurhamRead the full story ›
A nine-year-old cat from Chester-le-Street made a lucky escape after finding a cooked chicken breast laced in rat poison.Read the full story ›
The Yorkshire Showground in Harrogate is hosting more than 6,000 children for Countryside Day events today and tomorrow.Read the full story ›
It's #dogsatpollingstations time again on Twitter, but here's what you need to know to take your dog (or other animal) to vote.Read the full story ›
The RSPCA say it's facing an 'equine crisis' across the North East, with the number of horses currently needing rehoming after being abandoned or abused having risen to over 300.
It comes after one animal had to be put down after it was discovered with a broken leg at the side of the road in Northumberland.
Amy Lea reports:
The six-year-old pooch has been selected to compete against six other fat pets from across the UK, including dogs, cats and a giant rabbit.Read the full story ›
The Kielder osprey breeding season is now well underway with a total of 13 eggs being incubated in four nests.Read the full story ›