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Who's a clever boy then?

Eli with handler PC Ed Goldswain. Picture courtesy of Kent Police

21 August 2017

Police dog Eli tracked down a suspected drink driver who had fled from a crash scene and hidden among bushes at a motorway roundabout

Father and daughter accused of revenge attack

The English bull terrier was a rescue dog

20 August 2017

The owners of a dog which had to be put down after it was allegedly attacked by a man with a sword are facing charges of grievous bodily harm.

Horse dies after being hit by lorry

A screen was put up around the horse. Picture: Kent Police Roads.

17 August 2017

A horse has had to be put down after being hit by a lorry on the M25.


Dead hares strung up along busy road

Heath Road. Picture: Google

16 August 2017

Villagers got a nasty shock on their way to work after dead animals were strung up at the side of a busy road. Warning: graphic images.


Can you help this poor dog?

The female Shih Tzu

16 August 2017

A female Shih Tzu had to have its eye removed after being found in a park - the council want to find out what happened.


Wildlife park welcomes newest arrival

Port Lympne has welcomed its newest resident - Clyde

16 August 2017

Clyde the camel is settling in well at his new home at a Kent wildlife park.


Huge rise in dog attacks in Kent

Police recorded more than 700 offences involving dangerous dogs. Stock image

16 August 2017

Poor training by owners is thought to be responsible for the number of attacks by dangerous dogs in Kent rocketing 46-fold in the past five years.


Operation fox rescue

Oh, bother...

13 August 2017

An overly curious fox required some human assistance after getting himself trapped in a very tight spot.


Dead rat left on unemptied bin for days

The dead rat was left on the bin for days

12 August 2017

A dead rat was left to rot on top of a litter bin for at least three days, sparking complaints about rubbish not being cleared often enough.


Coco is home safe after making tracks

Zoe Doughty reunited with her missing dog Coco after seven weeks

11 August 2017

A chihuahua-cross who had been missing for more than seven weeks has been found safe and well in the next town thanks to a sniffer dog


Summer lovin' across Kent

The Beach is at Bluewater this summer

11 August 2017

From battles to board games and beaches, dive into the school summer break with these events for all the family across Kent.


Video: Baby ostrich joins gang as dogs' new best friend

Baby ostrich Cambridge has befriended dogs as he prepares for life at Port Lympne. Picture: Port Lympne Reserve

10 August 2017

At just two months old little Cambridge has made some rather unusual but great new friends.


Protests as live animal exports re-start

Sheep in a transporter travelling through Ramsgate Port. Picture: Mike Pett

09 August 2017

More than 60 campaigners blocked the path of three lorries 'crammed' with hundreds of sheep to protest against live animal exportation.


Cruel gun attack on cat leaves family devastated

Marian Kitchener's cat Soxx was shot in Deal

09 August 2017

Police are appealing for information after a pet cat was found with a pellet lodged in her spine after being repeatedly shot.


Animal abusers 'getting off lightly'

One of the animal cruelty cases dealt with by the RSPCA involved a dog buried alive with a nail hammered into its skull

09 August 2017

A study has suggested people committing crimes of animal cruelty are being given lenient suspended sentences.


Sumatran tiger put down

Tigress Indah who has had to be put down

07 August 2017

A tigeress has had to be euthanised at a Kent zoo.


Petition to rescue rare Victorian bear pit

Rosie the bear in her pit at Rosherville Gardens

05 August 2017

People have been rushing to a make their voices heard since a developer announced plans to keep the structure covered up.


College slithering into history books

A new national reptile welfare centre will be the first of its kind in the UK

05 August 2017

A new reptile welfare centre is being set up to look after hundreds of unwanted and abandoned exotic pets.


Feral cats found breeding in rubbish heap

The cats were found living in a rubbish heap

04 August 2017

Owners are urged to get pets neutered after feral cats were found breeding uncontrollably in a heap containing needles, faeces and rotting waste.


Pet owners warned over fox snares

Concern has been raised over fox snares. Library image.

30 July 2017

Residents are warning others to keep their pets safe after snares were allegedly set in a back garden on a residential street.

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