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Animals

New Hanover Co. Sheriff to take over Animal Control

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Add dog catcher to the list of duties for the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office. County Manager Bruce Shell announced this afternoon the Sheriff's Office will take over Animal Control beginning March 1. Full story...
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Emerald Isle fails to block bow hunters

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The hunt for roaming deer continues in a North Carolina beach community. A Carteret County judge has refused to order a stop to the work of bow hunters in an Emerald Isle neighborhood at the tip of its barrier island. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Wilmington couple sues over value of dog's life

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video The North Carolina Court of Appeals has waded into a legal tussle over the wrongful death of a Jack Russell terrier named Laci. Full story...
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Grandmother sent to prison after pit bulls maul grandson

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A North Carolina woman will have to spend at least two years in prison after her grandson was mauled by family pit bulls and left in critical condition. Full story...
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Man caught by neighbor having sex with dog

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A Cumberland County man has been arrested after a neighbor says she saw him having sex with her friend's dog. Full story...
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Temperatures shocking sea turtles along coast

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video The ever-changing temperatures continue to take their toll on the sea turtles off the coast of North Carolina. Twelve green sea turtles have died already this winter because of the changing cold temperatures. Full story...
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Neighbors spring to action to save puppies from house fire

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video Neighbors rallied together last night to try to save a Leland home. Although the house at the end of Jennifer Court suffered significant fire damage, neighbors were able to help contain the fire and even saved a few puppies. Full story...
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Gym makes sure needy pets have good Christmas, too

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All the food and toys collected will benefit two area animal rescue groups. The supplies will not only be used for animals in the shelters, but they will also be handed out to needy families with pets. Full story...
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Christmas Bird Count starts this weekend

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video It's going to be a big month for bird watchers across the Carolinas. Christmastime means it's time for counting birds with the Audubon Society. Full story...
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Reward offered for info about dead pelicans

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For the second year in a row dead pelicans are turning up on the North Carolina coast, including North Topsail Beach. Full story...
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Necropsy done on whale washed up on Carolina Beach

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video Crowds lined Carolna Beach today to catch a glimpse of a 15-foot whale that washed up last night. Now scientists are trying to figure out what happened to it. Full story...
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Cumberland County backs away from dog restrictions

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Cumberland County will not ban the adoption of so-called bully breeds of dogs. Full story...
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Injured pelicans washing up on NC beaches again

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Officials say pelicans with injuries similar to those seen last winter are washing up on Onslow Beach and have been reported on another beach along the southeastern North Carolina coast. Full story...
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Pit bull to be euthanized after attacking neighbor, cat

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video A Leland woman is on crutches after a neighbor's pit bull attacked her yesterday. The dog's owner says she takes full responsibility for the attack. Full story...
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Cat with medical problems stolen from rescue group at pet store

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An area animal rescue group is asking for your help finding a stolen cat with special needs. Full story...
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