READERS’ PICTURES: Animal magic in Northumberland

It is often been said that we are a nation of animal lovers.

If the pictures in this slideshow are anything to go by, Northumberland is certainly a county of animal fans.

Tilly, by Kevin Murray

Tilly, by Kevin Murray

The images have been taken by our readers and include hungry puffins, a laughing seal, a smiling donkey, a strutting pheasant and lots of dogs!

If you have any pictures of your pets or creatures in the wild you’d like to share with us, send them to northumberland.gazette@jpress.co.uk or post them to our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/nlandgazette