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Wilmington service dog certified in ‘red vest’ ceremony

A service dog named Trent became certified with paws4people, a nonprofit organization designed to give people with physical, mental and emotional disabilities assistance through canine companionship.

Service dog vs. emotional support dog: Incident leaves one dog injured, another labeled dangerous

How many times have you been in a store or a restaurant and seen a dog inside? Some, of course, may be legitimate service dogs.

Anything is pawsible when it comes to NC Azalea Festival

Huge crowd and their furry friends support paws4people and the Azalea Festival

NC Azalea Festival announces new furry event

The North Carolina Azalea Festival will be partnering with paws4people for a new festival event - Paws on Parade. It's the official dog party of the Azalea Festival.

Service dog helps put children at ease when visiting the dentist

We may not all love going to the dentist, but for some, that trip may feel almost impossible. Some dentists are using man's best friend to ease human anxiety.

New service dogs celebrated at paws4people graduation ceremony

It was a proud day for some pets and their owners Saturday. Paws4people held its graduation ceremony for new service dog teams in Kenan Auditorium at UNCW.

Service dog honors fallen New Hanover Firefighter

Terri Smith and William Heath are two people who now share one connection a golden retriever.

Legislator aims to tighten laws on flying with service animals

North Carolina Senator Richard Burr introduced legislation earlier this year that he says will protect the ability of people with disabilities travelling with trained service animals.

DIY dog washing stations now available in Wilmington

Those looking for a cheap and quick way to wash their dogs are in luck. A do-it-yourself dog wash manufacturer has opened for business in Wilmington.

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District attorney addresses suspect’s release from jail before police standoff

The man involved in a nearly 10-hour standoff with police Monday morning had been arrested and released from jail just hours earlier. Now the district attorney is explaining why that happened.

Save Our Hospital, Inc. takes final shot against NHRMC sale

Less than a week before county commissioners are expected to vote on a final agreement between New Hanover County and Novant Health to sell New Hanover Regional Medical Center, one local non-profit is aiming to delay the process until certain documents are made public.

Tillis, Cunningham spar over vacant SCOTUS seat and police reform in second Senate debate

Sen. Thom Tillis (R) and Democratic challenger Cal Cunningham took part in the second North Carolina Senate race debate on Tuesday, September 22 in Raleigh.

President Donald Trump bans offshore drilling in North Carolina through 2032

For the past several years, many people along our coast have been concerned about the possibility of oil drilling just offshore.