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Preparation pays off for pets during hurricane season

By on July 30, 2020

North Carolina is officially a full month into hurricane season, and given the state’s recent history with damaging storms it can only be a good idea to make sure you and your family are prepared. Among those family members who

Recipe: Frosty Paws Nice Cream

By on November 22, 2018

Looking for a special holiday treat for your pup? This “nice cream” recipe is the perfect Thanksgiving dinner for the four-legged family members. It won food blogger and recipe developer Wendy Perry a ribbon at the Sweet Potato Festival a

No need to panic, but educate yourself to help protect man’s best friend

By on April 21, 2015

Canine influenza has been detected in several Midwestern states, where it has reportedly sickened more than 1,000 dogs. While the virus has not been found in North Carolina or adjacent states, North Carolina veterinary officials are on alert and following

Pets and fireworks don’t mix

By on July 3, 2014

You think fireworks are great on the Fourth of July…well, chances are your dog or cat disagrees. More pets are lost on the 4th of July than any other day of the year. According to PetAmberAlert, animal control officers across

Spay Neuter Program changes hands

By on October 1, 2010

The N.C. Spay/Neuter Program changed hands today, moving from the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services to the Animal Welfare Section of the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ Veterinary Division. This move was mandated by the General