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New Hanover County Animal Control

Dismembered cats left on lawns; human or animal attack?

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videoA 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...
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Former Animal Control director speaks on settlement

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video Last week we told you a settlement was reached between New Hanover County and former Animal Control director Jean McNeil. Today, McNeil sent a statement to WWAY. Full story...
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Pet Pals

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video Stephen Watson with New Hanover County Animal Services stopped by Good Morning Carolina with a sweet 10-year-old cat up for adoption. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. Sheriff using inmate labor to cut costs

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video New Hanover County Jail inmates were behind another type of bars Friday morning, helping out the Sheriff's Animal Services Unit. The inmates lent their skills with a brush by giving the kennels at Animal Control a fresh coat of paint. Full story...
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10th rabies case in New Hanover Co.; Free vaccines this weekend

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Animal Control Services says the victim was working in the yard and did not see the rabid fox Sunday when it ran out and bit her wrist. She was able to shake the animal off. A neighbor then killed the fox. Full story...
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New family dog bites 20-month-old girl on face, experts give advice to avoid similar accidents

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video WWAY has learned that the mother of the child had called several rescue services Thursday, trying to get the family's adopted boxer picked up because of aggressive behavior. Though advised to board the dog herself, it was too late. The dog attacked her daughter. Fortunately though, there are precautions you can take to avoid this from happening to your family. Full story...
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Rabid raccoon found in New Hanover County after fight with dogs

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A raccoon in New Hanover County has tested positive for rabies. The Animal Services Unit got word from the state lab today of the positive test of the animal found on Sycamore Avenue in Castle Hayne. Full story...
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Animal Control officers join Sheriff's Office ahead of change

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The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office has gone to the dogs. Kind of. The Sheriff's Office takes over Animal Control Services tomorrow. Full story...
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Fourth case of rabies this year in New Hanover County

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New Hanover County Animal Control says the fourth case of rabies this year in the county has been confirmed. Full story...
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Third rabies case of 2012 reported in New Hanover County

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A third case of rabies has been confirmed by New Hanover County Animal Control Services. On Monday, ACS officers responded to the area of Yellow Daisy Drive and captured a fox that chased nearby residents and attacked their dog. Full story...
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