PHOTOS: Working animals visit New Hanover County nursing home patients

Working animals greet residents on March 15, 2021. (Photo: NHSO)

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Some area residents who haven’t been outside in a year got to soak up the sun on Monday while also visiting with a group of working animals.

The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office Mounted Unit visited the residents of Northchase Nursing and Rehabilitation.

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The residents and staff — and family members via face time — were able to meet the horses and Master Deputy Gordon and Corporal Moore.

From there, they to the Walnut Hills neighborhood.