Animals
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Kids get hands-on lesson with search and rescue dog
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Wed, 07/09/2014 - 12:53pm.

videoAt Greenfield Lake Park, kids got a hands-on lesson on what it means to be a search and rescue K-9. Jorga is more than just a pretty face. She finds missing kids, hidden evidence and even lost keys.

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Oak Island beaches to continue welcoming dogs
Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Tue, 07/08/2014 - 9:39pm.

video A huge turnout at Tuesday night's meeting led the Oak Island Town Council to make a decision about banning dogs on the beach.

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Wildlife rehab takes animals in after hurricane
Submitted by Helen Holt on Sat, 07/05/2014 - 5:29pm.

video Coastal Carolina Wildlife Rehab takes in animals after Hurricane Arthur.

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Sampson Co. deputies seize 60 animals from farm
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Wed, 07/02/2014 - 8:20am.

Sampson County authorities have seized 60 animals from a farm following a month-long investigation.

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Police looking for man wanted for stealing puppies
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Mon, 06/30/2014 - 4:28pm.

videoWilmington Police are searching for a man they say stole 10 puppies from a home then tried to sell them on Facebook, but the owners were hot on his trail.

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Raptor Center readies bald eagle to return to wild
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Tue, 06/17/2014 - 4:25pm.

videoThe Cape Fear Raptor Center in Rocky Point has been rehabilitating a bald eagle named Aang. Found in a parking lot, sick from lead poisoning and unable to fly, this big bird has come a long way.

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WPD could send K9 Kaas to Fair Bluff
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 06/13/2014 - 12:40pm.

videoA Wilmington police dog that's been off the street for months after a bite incident following a car chase could soon find a new home in Columbus County.

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ONLY ON 3: Dog shot by air-soft rifle expected to be fine
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Fri, 06/06/2014 - 5:00pm.

videoA Wilmington woman's dog is expected to be ok after it was shot in her backyard. Sue Cuming says she was sitting in her back yard with her three dogs when she heard a loud pop, and her dog buddy yelp in pain. That's when she noticed blood running down his leg, and realized he was shot. But family of the alleged shooter say he was just trying to protect his family.

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Animal protection groups lobby on NC breeding bill
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 05/15/2014 - 2:41pm.

Animal protection activists are still hopeful a law regulating large commercial dog breeding in North Carolina can pass soon even as legislation sits in the Senate and a key chamber leader there has vowed not to consider it in 2014.

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WPD releases evaluation of K-9 Unit
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 05/09/2014 - 10:35am.

videoThe Wilmington Police Department has released an outside report that evaluates its K-9 unit. The report was commissioned following an incident last fall where the use of a police dog at the end of a car chase was brought into question.

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