Posted on 25 May 2013.
The pet business seems to be a good business in the Lake Norman area these days. Two new veterinary offices are starting up less than a mile apart on NC 115, joining a market already home to a variety of established practices, pet supply stores and even a dog cafe. Main Street Veterinary Hospital opened its doors April 15 in Cornelius, while The Veterinary Hospital of Davidson will open on June 1. Tara Moore reports, in PETS & ANIMALS»
Posted in Art notes, Business, Cornelius, Downtown & old Davidson, Huntersville, pets
Posted on 30 April 2013.
Weather couldn’t keep local canines and their owners from frolicking at the 2013 Bark in the Park Top Dog Festival on Saturday, April 27, at Historic Rural Hill in Huntersville. Thousands of visitors came for a variety of activities, from live music to demonstrations to dog contests. Our photographer Gayle Shomer was there to record the scene. See her photo gallery in PETS & ANIMALS»
Posted in Fund-raisers, Huntersville, pets, Photo of the Day
Posted on 12 February 2013.
We’ve got the first pictures of that newborn eaglet at Carolina Raptor Center in Huntersville. The eaglet emerged Saturday from its egg, the first of two laid by Savannah the Bald Eagle back in January. See PETS & ANIMALS»
Posted in pets, Photos
Posted on 25 January 2013.
This week we introduce “Quiet Moments,” a new feature by Gayle Shomer. That’s what Gayle’s co-workers called her feature photos when she worked at
Tru and Simba (Gayle Shomer photo)
The Charlotte Observer. She’s a Mooresville resident and a frequent contributor here. She’ll produce this feature on the fourth Friday of the month, focusing on people and places in the Lake Norman area.
TRU AND SIMBA
Tru Kim and her dog, Simba, greet customers like family. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Cornelius, Exit 30 area, Gayle Shomer Quiet Moments, Huntersville, Mooresville, People, pets, Photos
Posted on 14 January 2013.
Common Laws is a general legal information column written by two local attorneys, Lyn and David Batty.
We were fascinated by the recent story of a local girl and her family, who adopted a lost fancy homing pigeon and named him Crash. The story of the family’s care and concern for this bird started us thinking about the nature of pets, and what defines a pet in terms of the law. Read the full story
Posted in Common Laws, pets
Posted on 26 December 2012.
Kathryn Barnabei and Crash.
Anyone get a new puppy for Christmas? A kitten? Perhaps a parakeet? We all love our pets and imagine that many were decked out with red ribbons attached to collars while they enjoyed treats from their very own Christmas stockings. But not many Davidson families can claim a pet pigeon to pamper on Christmas Day.
Today Around Davidson visits with a very special pet pigeon named “Crash” – who was not a chosen by a family in River Run but rather chose the family himself. We thought this was a warm and wonderful story about adopting a pigeon - written by our guest correspondent, 11-year-old Kathryn Barnabei.
Read the full story
Posted in Around Davidson, Life in Davidson, pets, River Run
Posted on 04 December 2012.
Many of our canine residents brought their owners out this past weekend for Christmas in Davidson, while some other local creatures were stars in Saturday’s 30th annual North Mecklenburg Christmas Parade. The action included Friday night’s Doggie Fashion Show on the Davidson Village Green. See a photo gallery today on PETS & ANIMALS»
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Posted in Downtown & old Davidson, Fund-raisers, pets, Photo of the Day, South Main Street
Posted on 30 October 2012.
The maze is cut from a 7-acre cornfield at Historic Rural Hill in Huntersville. (Gayle Shomer/DavidsonNews.net)
HUNTERSVILLE - Historic Rural Hill marks the final weekend of this year’s Amazing Maize Maze with a canned food drive for the Angels and Sparrows Soup Kitchen. Bring a donation of canned food and get a buck off your admission.
The maze, on a 7-acres cornfield off Neck Road in Huntersville, will be open Friday through Sunday, Nov. 2-4, from 10am to 5pm. And if you’re looking for an adventure, try the nighttime flashlight maze Friday and Saturday beginning at 6pm (last tickets sold to those in line by 9). Read the full story
Posted in Calendar, Huntersville, pets, Photo of the Day