Animals
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Robeson Co. woman killed in dog attack
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 10/03/2012 - 7:33am.

A woman has died in Robeson County after she was attacked by her dogs. Sheriff Ken Sealey says the Pembroke woman was attacked Tuesday as she was trying to stop a fight between the dogs.

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PETA wants NC New Year's Eve opossum drop halted
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 09/25/2012 - 11:49am.

A national animal rights group is headed to court in North Carolina to try to stop a small mountain town's tradition of lowering a caged opossum on New Year's Eve.

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Man charged after shooting three horses, all three died
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 09/21/2012 - 8:07pm.

Deputies say a man shot three horses, killing one of them. The other two were later euthanized. Keith Kincy has been arrested and now faces gun and animal cruelty charges.

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Two more rabies cases reported in New Hanover County
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 09/13/2012 - 11:22am.

Two more cases of rabies have been confirmed in New Hanover County raising the total number of cases this year to 17.

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$6 rabies vaccines available in Brunswick Co. Saturday
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Thu, 09/13/2012 - 9:59am.

From Southport to Leland, there are several locations offering $6 rabies vaccinations for your pets Saturday.

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GE-Hitachi named 'Wildlife at Work' site
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Mon, 09/10/2012 - 3:08pm.

When you think nuclear fuel manufacturing facility, you probably don't think wildlife preservation. But GE-Hitachi now displays a sign after being named a "Wildlife at Work" site by the Wildlife Habitat Council.

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Sunburst Foundation helps four legged friends
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Sat, 09/01/2012 - 4:31pm.

A local organization spent their Labor Day weekend laboring away for their four legged friends.

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ONLY ON 3: Dogs on Deployment helps military pets while owners deploy
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Wed, 08/29/2012 - 4:17pm.

video Animal shelters often see an influx of pets when member of the military have to deploy. One organization hopes to change that by finding foster parents for the animals.

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Bobcat killed in Brunswick Co. tests positive for rabies
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 08/23/2012 - 11:09am.

The Brunswick County Health Department says a bobcat tested positive for rabies. It's the fourth case of rabies in the county this year.

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UPDATE: Mill puppies adopted; still more dogs that need homes
Submitted by Asha Dave on Sun, 08/19/2012 - 1:29pm.

videoBecause there are no laws against dog-breeding operations in North Carolina, some refer to our state as puppy mill central. But a two-county sting in southeastern North Carolina has been busted, and the owners pleaded guilty. The animals are now being cared for by rescue groups around the area. One of those groups helping to foster the mill puppies held an adoption Saturday.

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