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Pet-care expenses in an economic slump

videoKeeping your four-legged friend healthy can cost a lot of money. With the economy in a slump, pet owners are being forced to make cut-backs.

Dangers of leaving your pet in a hot vehicle

Many people like to take their dog with them with them everywhere, but this time of year, that may not be a good idea.

Free rabies clinic

A free rabies clinic is available to New Hanover County residents on Saturday, April 19.

Dog dies in vet’s care

videoTerry Rowe recently took his bulldog to have his toenails clipped at a Wilmington veterinarian's office. Thirty minutes later he got a call saying the dog was dead.

Saturday is World Rabies Day

Pet experts say World Rabies Day is a good time to make sure you're dog or cat has been vaccinated. More than 55,000 people die from rabies every year around the world.

Shelter opens for animals and owners

While this storm is still churning in the Atlantic it's a good time to talk emergency planning. That includes having a plan ready for your pet. New Hanover County has a third shelter ready for pets in the event of an evacuation. And unlike the other shelters, this one will house both pets and their owners.

Pender County Humane Society raising funds for new home

With the help of an anonymous donor, the Pender County Humane Society is planning to build a new home. But the effort needs your help.

Pets missing after July Fourth fireworks displays

Animal welfare officials are looking for pets that ran away this week after they were spooked by Independence Day fireworks displays.

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BALLOT MIX-UP: Brunswick County woman told she ‘already voted’

Imagine going to the polls to cast your ballot, only to be told you've already voted. That's exactly what happened to a Brunswick County woman on Wednesday.

Supreme Court leaves NC absentee ballot deadline at Nov. 12

The Supreme Court will allow absentee ballots in North Carolina to be received and counted up to nine days after Election Day.

Dogs say “I do” for a good cause in Sunset Beach

A pair of dogs in Sunset Beach tied a knot stronger than any leash on Wednesday night at Sunset Beach. 

Counties reach 50% turn out during early voting, expect to surpass 2016 numbers

There are still three full days left of early voting, but we're seeing turnout across the state far surpassing numbers in years past. Counties in the Cape Fear are already reaching the 50% mark of ballots cast.