These dogs are waiting for a home in lockdown

These dogs are waiting for a home in lockdown

These angels need a home (Picture: Birmingham Dogs Home)Last week, we told you about Alfie, the adorable pup who hadn’t received a single adoption enquiry.Look at this beauty (Picture: Birmingham Dogs Home)This 10-year-old Staffie might be old, but she still likes to play and be active.

12 animals longing for forever homes this Christmas after years in shelters

12 animals longing for forever homes this Christmas after years in shelters

(Picture: RSPCA)Seven-year-old Kitty Kat was extremely poorly when he arrived at the RSPCA’s Birmingham Animal Centre in February – 320 days ago.

Another Birmingham TV series that’s worth a look

Another Birmingham TV series that’s worth a look

• It is good news that Peaky Blinders fans have flocked to explore the world associated with the BBC series (Report , 2 September).The BBC’s Bergerac series (1981-91) was, for example, credited with a huge increase in tourism to Jersey.

Thief who stole dog and tried to cut its ears off still allowed to own animals

Thief who stole dog and tried to cut its ears off still allowed to own animals

Martin Carter, 32, has been sentenced to six months behind bars after stealing Marley, an American XL Bully dog, from Birmingham Dogs Home in November 2017. Carter was given a six month custodial sentence for handling stolen goods and three months – which will run concurrently – for the animal offence, on June 4.

UK kitten crisis as charity warns it rescues three unwanted cats EVERY HOUR

UK kitten crisis as charity warns it rescues three unwanted cats EVERY HOUR

and I should know White and black mother cat rescued with kittens from busy London Underground station (Image: RSPCA)Four black and white kittens were saved by luck last month after being dumped like rubbish in a cardboard box near bins in Scafell Drive, Birmingham.

Dog hilariously doesn't care about obstacle course, goes his own way

Dog hilariously doesn't care about obstacle course, goes his own way

A lovable rescue dog named Kratu had the crowd and announcer in hysterics when he adorably went his own way at his own pace during an obstacle course race at the Crufts dog show in Birmingham, England, last week.

Crufts 2019: What dog won Crufts last night? Recap of top Crufts moments

Crufts 2019: What dog won Crufts last night? Recap of top Crufts moments

The 128th edition of Crufts saw more than 200 breeds and approximately 3,600 dogs from oversea take the trip to Birmingham last week. A papillon named Dylan has been crowned Best in Show at the 2019 Crufts dog show.

Crufts 2019 LIVE updates: ADORABLE moment dog DANCES with owner and JUMPS through arms

Crufts 2019 LIVE updates: ADORABLE moment dog DANCES with owner and JUMPS through arms

Crufts 2019 LIVE updates: ADORABLE moment dog DANCES with owner and JUMPS through arms CRUFTS 2019 has returned for the second day of competition in the NEC Arena, Birmingham, with flyball and agility taking place today.

Crufts 2019: Britain's most loved pups - The most popular dog in YOUR area MAPPED

Crufts 2019: Britain's most loved pups - The most popular dog in YOUR area MAPPED

Crufts 2019: Britain's most loved pups - The most popular dog in YOUR area MAPPED CRUFTS 2019 has seen dogs and their owners descend on Birmingham for one of the world’s largest dog shows.

Winter pet dumping scandal: Terrified dog CHAINED to lamp post in freezing cold

Winter pet dumping scandal: Terrified dog CHAINED to lamp post in freezing cold

Last year, the RSPCA were rescuing up to 850 pets a month, with more than 10,000 calls – one every 12 minutes – from worried members of the public about abandonments .Now, in the space of the past few cold, winter days, the RSPCA has witnessed a worrying spike in the number of pets callously thrown on the streets, with the blame likely to be on owners worried about running up vets’ bills in the countdown to the Christmas period.Animal Collection Officer Vic Hurr described how he found the terrified dog after being called out to Esher Road, Birmingham, by worried residents.“This poor dog was tied with a choke chain and was absolutely terrified,” explained ACO Hurr.