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N.C. pets ready in case of disaster

By on November 1, 2013

Earlier this week, Emergency Programs Director Sharron Stewart was on hand when the AKC Pet Disaster Relief program made a special presentation to Pamlico County Emergency Management. Pamlico County became the first in the country to receive an AKC Pet

Top 5 In the Field posts of 2010

By on December 29, 2010

As another year comes to a close, we’d like to take a moment to look back over the past 12 months and highlight our five most popular blog posts of the year. A unifying theme does not connect these posts.

Emergency animal sheltering training

By on April 29, 2010

With hurricane season just a little more than a month away, state and local governments are already preparing for the possible aftermath of a storm. In actuality, a disaster could strike at anytime and displace thousands of people – and

News Roundup: Feb. 20-26

By on February 26, 2010

Each week we’ll round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from newspapers across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. Click on the links to go straight to each paper’s full story. “Organic advocates optimistic about

Pet project: NCDA&CS division works to ensure companion animals can get shelter from storms

By on September 16, 2009

Today marks the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Floyd, which caused massive flooding throughout Eastern North Carolina in September 1999. The storm killed 52 people and millions of animals. It damaged crops, barns, equipment, businesses and homes. The level of devastation