Never let your dog eat mushrooms that grow in the wild. An NC State University Vet School veterinarian and toxicologist tells how to rid your yard of mushrooms, what poisoning symptoms to look for and what actions to take if your dog eats a toadstool.
A mini horse named Sammy was brought to a Union County, North Carolina rescue, Carolina Equine Rescue and Assistance, scared and severely neglected. But when he arrived, Molly the golden retriever immediately made friends with him.
A 2018 study by WalletHub ranked the 100 biggest pet friendly United States cities. Charlotte, North Carolina placed near the bottom of the list, while Raleigh, Durham, Winston-Salem and Greensboro were higher.
More than 100 goats belonging to a goat rental business in Boise escaped their enclosure, near a highway district retention pond, and wandered from lawn to lawn through a neighborhood, looking for snacks and meeting the neighbors. Aug. 3, 2018.
Three tigers and a lion at Carolina Tiger Rescue in Pittsboro got free dental surgery — root canals and extractions — free of charge from the Peter Emily Veterinary Dental Foundation. The big cats had broken and worn teeth.
If you go to the SPCA on a weekend, long-time volunteer Jerry Kroll, 85, will ask you to greet a "Jerry Dog" as the staff now affectionately calls them. He brings hard to adopt dogs out to the lobby to help them perk up and hopefully find a home.
On June 19, 2018 Animal Control officers responded to a call about a 500-pound pig, now named Toby, that had collapsed on the side of I-40. He was later bought at a shelter auction and now lives at Blind Spot Animal Sanctuary in Rougemont, NC.
The ASPCA and Orange County Animal Services in North Carolina seized 30 pit bulls in a dogfighting case. Now, as in the NFL player Michael Vick case, they are trying to find people to adopt eight of the dogs they think can be rehabilitated.