Wandering lab found in River Run

Found in River Run.

Found in River Run.

This dog has been found on Rock Garden Drive in the River Run neighborhood of Davidson. It’s a young Black Lab wearing only a flea collar. The dog is being cared for by a resident until the owner can be found. If you recognize this dog, call Davidson Police at 704-892-5131.

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With 5th case, rabies tops last year’s total in Iredell

Iredell County is seeing an increase in rabies cases in 2014, with the announcement Tuesday that the year’s fifth case was discovered in recent days. Iredell Animal Services and Iredell Health Department said a rabid raccoon bit a pet on Friendship Road, in northern Iredell County. Read the full story

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Stray dogs found near Hopewell Baptist Church

Found at Hopewell Baptist Church.

Found at Hopewell Baptist Church.

Davidson police found two stray dogs around 10pm Tuesday, June 17, at Hopewell Baptist Church, off Davidson-Concord Road. A person met police at the church and delivered the two dogs, which are now at the town’s temporary kennel. One is female, about 30 to 40 pounds, tan and white with a pink collar. The other is a male, 15 to 20 pounds, black and tan, with a blue collar.

The female had an ID chip with “Country 982″ and a 15 digit number, 982009105805779. The male had no chip.

If you recognize these dogs, call Davidson Police at 704-892-5131.

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Found near Davidson College – yours?

Found near Davidson College on Monday.

Found near Davidson College on Monday.

This dog was found wandering Monday afternoon, June 17, near Baker and Faculty drive on the Davidson College campus. He did not have a collar. If you recognize this dog, call the Davidson Police Department, 704-892-5131.

UPDATE: This dog has been reunited with its owner as of Monday night.

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Missing: male Border Collie mix

A male Border Collie mix is missing from the Mayes Road/Black Farms Road area off NC 73 near the Huntersville-Davidson line. If you see this dog, please call Cindy at 704-634-8236.

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Raptor Center milestones: 30 years, 18,000 patients

This osprey became the Carolina Raptor Center's 18,000th patient May 31. They're calling the bird "Eighteen Grand." (Carolina Raptor Center photo)

This osprey became the Carolina Raptor Center’s 18,000th patient May 31. The bird was dubbed “Eighteen Grand.” (Carolina Raptor Center photo)

HUNTERSVILLE – The Jim Arthur Raptor Medical Center at Carolina Raptor Center admitted its 18,000th patient on Friday, May 30 – an osprey nicknamed “18 Grand” in honor of the milestone.

This is a huge accomplishment for the center, which only treats eagles, hawks, falcons, vultures, owls, osprey, and various other raptors. Carolina Raptor Center is celebrating its 30th Anniversary in Latta Plantation Nature Preserve this year. Read the full story

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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

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