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Pawz Too Run draws a 2- and 4-legged crowd


The 5K race brought out runners of the four-legged and two-legged varieties. (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)

The 5K race brought out runners of the four-legged and two-legged varieties. (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)

paws_to_run1 fundraisers logoA total of 71 runners – some being pulled along by their dogs – completed the fourth annual Pawz Too Run 5K last Saturday, April 12, in downtown Davidson, while hundreds more spent the day on the Village Green visiting vendors’ booths, running the pets through their paces in contests, and listening to live music.   It all was a for a cause: to help the nonprofit Friends of the Animals raise money for a new no-kill animal shelter in Mooresville.  Read the full story

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Corgi mix found along Main St. Davidson


Found at Davidson Library.

Found at Davidson Library.

A male  brown and black Corgi/Shepherd mix, maybe about 1 1/2 years old, was found Saturday afternoon at NC 115 and Catawba Avenue in Davidson. He also was seen earlier near Davidson Public Library, off Main Street. He has a a leather collar, no chip and no tags.

Contact Tammy at 704-987-8646 with any information.

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Pawz Too Run 5K race set for April 12


paws_to_run1Runners, walkers, vendors, dog lovers, animal advocates and those who just want to celebrate spring are invited to the fourth “Pawz Too Run” on April 12 on the Village Green in downtown Davidson. The early morning annual event, originally spearheaded by Cannon School junior Joanna Copio, will benefit the local not-for-profit Friends of the Animals, whose mission is to promote responsible pet ownership, provide low-cost spay/neuter services and promote adoption of homeless pets. Read the full story

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4th annual Pawz Too Run April 12 on Davidson Green


fundraisers logopawz_to_runThe fourth annual Pawz Too Run, a 5K race, dog walk and vendor fair, is scheduled Saturday, April 12, from 8:30am to noon, on the Davidson Village Green, at Main Street and Concord Road in Davidson. The event, founded by local student Joanna Copio in 2011, is a fundraiser for Friends of the Animals. Read the full story

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Pip’s death is a reminder to beware of coyotes


Pip - sheltie

Pip died after two attacks in his yard on Lynbrook Drive in Davidson.

By DAVID BORAKS
CorneliusNews.net/DavidsonNews.net

Coyotes are more prevalent than ever in Lake Norman neighborhoods these days, and they’re presenting a new danger for our pets. Two coyotes fatally attacked a dog in his Davidson yard last week, and his owners say it’s a reminder that pet owners need to beware.

Bruce and Lynn Henderson of Lynbrook Drive, off Concord Road, lost their 10-year-old Sheltie named Pip last week after he was attacked for the second time in two weeks. Read the full story

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Christmas in Davidson includes Doggie Fashions Dec. 6


these kids dressed their doggies for the fashion show friday night at Christmas in Davidson

These kids dressed their doggies for the 2012 doggie fashion show at Christmas in Davidson. (Bill Giduz/DavidsonNews.net)

Christmas in Davidson returns Dec. 5-7, running nightly from 6 to 9 o’clock in downtown Davidson. And this year’s festival will include the popular Doggie Fashion Show on Friday, Dec. 6, at 7pm on the Davidson Public Library stage.

“Come dress your best friend in a ridiculous outfit and join the town for a night of doggie merriment,” say the organizers. There’s a limit of 30 dogs, and participants should pre-register. 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 news tips, information about upcoming events and links to your favorite animal articles elsewhere on the web to editor Michelle Marckwardt (photo), michelle.marckwardt @netzero.com. Have a lost pet? Send that to Michelle and 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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