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 ›
Blue Reef Aquarium in Tynemouth has welcomed twin marmoset babies.Read the full story ›
Two bizarre turtles - from a species dubbed ‘the world’s weirdest turtle’ - have gone on display at the Scarborough Sea Life Sanctuary.Read the full story ›
A potentially deadly Boa Constrictor snake, stretching 6ft long, was found near Scarborough. Don't worry though - it's now in a safe place!
Cases include a dog stamped on and thrown down stairs, and a dog who went blind through neglect. **Warning - contains distressing images**Read the full story ›