Keep an eye out for an injured hawk in Davidson

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Injured hawk photographed on North Main Street. (Nelson Malushizky photo)

Michele Houck sends a note seeking help locating an injured hawk that has been flying around the North Main Street area of Davidson, since it was hit by a car Tuesday morning, Aug. 26, 2014, around 8 am. It appears to have an injured talon or leg but is flying well and eluding capture.
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Boys’ Life on guide dogs: Raised to Serve

Raising a guide dog puppy for Southeastern Guide Dogs

Quinn and Ethan Schneider with Kajsa, the guide dog they raised. (Patrick Schneider photo)

Quinn Schneider, a Boy Scout and Woodlawn School student from Huntersville, is featured in a cover story in this month’s issue of Boys’ Life. Quinn and his family spent a year raising a black lab named Kajsa as a guide dog for Southeastern Guide Dogs. Continue Reading

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Cornelius Animal Shelter pets of the week

Lucy Lu and Lady

Lucy Lu and Lady

The Cornelius Animal Shelter has pets available for adoption. For more information about these or other adoptable pets, please contact the Cornelius Police Department. The shelter is open Tuesday-Friday 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. It is also open on Saturdays from 9 a.m.-noon. Read on for more about this week’s pets. This week we would like to feature Lucy Lu and Lady. Continue Reading

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Celebrate your pets on September 14th

2014PPLifeCelebrationFlyerlarge September 14th is National Pet Memorial Day. To commemorate this day, Pet Pilgrimage is hosting an evening of reflection and celebration of the extraordinary love we have for our pets. The third annual Pet Life Celebration is an opportunity to honor pets that have brightened lives and filled hearts with unconditional love. In addition, it is an opportunity to support the Humane Society of Iredell in its promotion of animal welfare and pursuit to find loving homes for homeless and rescued animals. Pet families are encouraged to bring well-behaved, leashed pets to share in the celebration. Owners will have an opportunity to have their pets blessed by Pastor Tom McCrea of The Bridge Church in Mooresville between 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Continue Reading

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Rye is missing in McConnell – see her?

Rye

Rye

Rebecca Esque writes: “Our sweet dog, Rye, got out of our fenced back yard this afternoon (Friday, Aug. 22). We have only been on Davidson a few weeks and she has not been outside alone much at all. We know that she will not know her way home to our new home here in McConnell.”

UPDATE: Rye is home safe as of Saturday evening.

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Photo of the Day: Back to school dog

The dog statue at Main Street Veterinary on North Main Street in Cornelius is ready for school. (Hannah Plank/DavidsonNews.net)

The dog statue at Main Street Veterinary on North Main Street in Cornelius is ready for school. (Hannah Plank/DavidsonNews.net)

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DavidsonNews.net/pets

Welcome to our Pets page, with news of interest to animal lovers, events listings, adoptable pets of the week, and our lost and found pets listings. We're also looking for your favorite photos of your pets (and you, too).

Send lost pet notices, news tips, information about upcoming events and links to your favorite animal articles elsewhere on the web to Michelle Marckwardt or the editor, editor@davidsonnews.net

More pet listings in Classifieds

See our Davidson Classifieds page for additional listings of pets in search of homes and pet-related services, such as dog-walking or pet-sitting, www.davidsonnews.net/classifieds.

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