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Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Tue, 09/23/2014 - 4:32pm.READ MORE:
A story we reported has folks wondering if the dismembered cats left on lawns along Amber Drive near Pine Valley is the result of an animal attack or from a human. You asked, could this possibly be the result of a coyote or a disturbing display of animal cruelty. Full story...
Submitted by Chris Brown on Mon, 09/22/2014 - 10:42pm.READ MORE:
Something disturbing is happening to people's cats in one Wilmington neighborhood. Police say someone is to blame for apparently killing cats in a brutal way. Randy Leonard found something disturbing in his front yard Monday morning, half a cat. It was cut almost surgically, and then placed there. Full story...
Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Mon, 09/22/2014 - 4:54pm.READ MORE:
An animal welfare group says one of its transport vans is missing. The group Adopt an Angel is asking for help finding the van they say has saved thousands of animals' lives. Adopt an Angel calls them "freedom rides." Full story...
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Thu, 09/18/2014 - 5:55pm.READ MORE:
One man took his neighbor to Dangerous Dog Court after he says his Boston Terrier bit him causing around $8,000 worth of medical damage. Full story...
Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Wed, 09/10/2014 - 4:36pm.READ MORE:
Dog court was in session today. It's a system that allows pet owners to appeal violations from New Hanover County Animal Services. Like many others, dog owner, Lauren Freeman, says her eight-pound Maltese Bo is part of the family. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 08/19/2014 - 10:23am.READ MORE:
The New Hanover County Animals Services Unit says a fifth case of rabies this year has been confirmed in the county. Full story...
Submitted by Daniel Seamans on Mon, 05/05/2014 - 6:58pm.READ MORE:
An Animal Services investigation landed a New Hanover County in jail on drug and gun charges. New Hanover County Sheriff's spokesman Sgt. Jerry Brewer says the Animal Services Unit showed up to 4217 Parmele Road to take custody of two dogs and four puppies due to a dangerous dog violation. Full story...
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Wed, 03/05/2014 - 11:55pm.READ MORE:
A viral photo taken at a New Hanover County dog grooming business has led to investigations by the New Hanover County Animal Services Unit and the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office. The photo shows a dog hanging from a harness and leash. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 12/30/2013 - 5:05pm.READ MORE:
With the new year comes new laws, including one designed to protect animals. State leaders amended the existing law on animal shelters, in an effort to help owners find lost pets and relieve overcrowding at shelters among other things. Full story...