Pets

Keeping pets protected in cold weather

Temperatures are going to be frigid this weekend and it’s important to keep our pets protected.

12 Strays of Christmas 2018

Homeless man in Mississippi saves dog hit by car

Shelter animals adopted; none euthanized

Pet of the Week

Woman rubs feces on neighbors’ door in retaliation for dog pooping in yard

Southport's no-kill shelter gives unwanted animals a second chance

Continued Coverage

Pender County Animal Shelter waiving pet adoption fees

Columbus County animal shelter to accept animals again Tuesday

Adopt a horse and help equine rescue at Help A Horse Day event Saturday

Dozens of cats find new homes in Pender County

Cases of canine influenza confirmed in Wilmington

Adoption fair for rescued cats coming up on Saturday

'Spring to Adopt' planned in Whiteville

Gurganus Feed and Grain Company will host a "Spring to Adopt" fair on Saturday for the Columbus County Animal Shelter. The event will be held from 9 a.m. until noon at 7 Lewis Smith Shopping Center in Whiteville, NC.

Anonymous donor gives shelter a box of 'smart' dog toys

Dogs housed at the Columbus County Animal Shelter received a gift that will not only enrich their lives, but also engage their brains.

Pet education program coming to Brunswick County school

A group of fourth graders in Brunswick County will soon get an education in how to properly care for pets. Paws-Ability, a nonprofit organization that raises funds to improve animal welfare in Brunswick County, is planning a six-week pet education program for the fourth-grade students at Jessie Mae Monroe Elementary School beginning Thursday.

Dog in distress gets help from Columbus County shelter

An dog has a new lease on life and a new look after getting some much-needed attention on Easter morning.

  Walk and Dog Dash coming up Saturday

Columbus County animals find homes near and far

Pet Ownership 101

Voiceless Victims: An inside look into New Hanover Animal Services

Adopting a pet: Laws and registration

Can't find your pet?

Are you ready for a pet? Take the quiz!

Are you ready for a pet? Take the quiz!

SUCCESS: More than 100 pets adopted during 'Clear the Shelters' in 2016

More than 45,000 pets across the nation found their fur-ever home during the month of July. Of those animals, more than 20,000 were adopted during the Clear the Shelters event on Saturday, July 23.

Springer: a dog left to die in foreclosed home

After being found in a crate, abandoned in a foreclosed home, Springer is thriving with one of the men who helped him when he showed up at the animal shelter in Brunswick County.

Have you heard about Howie and his owie?

Howie is a two month old beagle who was recently rescued by the Brunswick County Animal Protective Services. The puppy has no feeling in his back leg due to a spinal injury that left him dragging his back legs.

Protect your pets from being poisoned

This year, National Poison Prevention Week is March 20-26. Dr. Eliza Ruffner, a local veterinarian, joined us for WECT News First at Four to talk about the dangers for your pets.

Soaring temperatures a danger for pets

With the record-breaking temperatures this week, pet owners have to take extra precautions to keep their furry ones safe.