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Pet Patrol


Join us Monday-Friday at 4:30 pm on WATA 1450 AM for the Pet Patrol Broadcast. We are working, together, every day to bring families back together!



  • Email the Pet Patrol at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
  • Contact your local Humane Society or Animal Control


Remember...PLEASE...have your pets spayed or neutered. It can improve and extend the life of your pet and it will cut down on the amount of unwanted animals!!!


LOST: Great Pyranees

On July 4th, a white great pyranees went missing from the vilas area of 421. Approx. 150 pounds. If found please call Ed 828-773-4318.

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LOST: Basset Hound

On July 6th a basset hound went missing from the Valle Crucis area. He goes by the name Rocket. He is neutered and has an identifiable 'tag' growing on his left hind-leg/ If found please call Candace at 828-773-4377.


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missing dog

Missing dog (since Sunday night) went missing in Little Laurel Rd. area. Lilly is a black miniature schnauzer with no collar. if found, please call 941.961.3140.

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On June 12th a gray and white cat went missing from the Seven Devils/Banner Elk area. He is around 11 years old and goes by SEVEN. He is gray and white with some light gray/black around his tail and face. He had just been shaved when he went missing so his hair may be growing back. He is neutered and declawed and very lovable. If found please call Laura 828-260-2410 or Duggan 828-260-2453.

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On June 30th a tan and white dog was found on Garvey Bridge in Grassy Creek, NC along the New River. No collar or tags were found, and it will be taken to the animal control to see if it has a micro chip. Extremely friendly and excellent health, aside from an injured left eye.




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On June 30th a dog was found near Idlewild and Calloway Gap in West Jefferson NC.

For more information call Alan at 336-877-7630.

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FOUND DOG: Black lab

On June 25th, a black lab was found on old 321 towards TN. He is around 2 years old, has brownish tint, not neutered, and had a red collar. He was taken to the Watauga Humane Society.


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LOST DOG: Black Lab/Chow

Shiloh is a 14 y/o black lab/chow mix who went missing from the Deep Gap area off Elk Creek Rd (at the bottom of Jake's Mountain rd) on Saturday June 27th. Shiloh is blind in 1 eye, and almost completely deaf. If found please call 828-964-5518.



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LOST: Black and White Dog

On June 23rd a black and white dog went missing from the Jefferson area. Her name is Mya. She is black with white on her chest and white socks on her legs and a white stripe up her nose. She is a Pitbull/Lab mix she is almost one year old, and she is super friendly. If found please call Celest Greer at 336-620-1169.

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Found: female Basset Hound


Found female basset hound on Blue Ridge Parkway in Blowing Rock. No collar. Female, Smaller, older dog, docked tail, well cared for, bronze and white. Gentle. We will take her to the Humane Society to determine if she is chipped. Send your entries to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


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LOST: Black Chihuahua

On Wednesday June 24th a small black chihuahua went missing from the Banner Elk area. She is about 6 1/2 years old and goes by the name Chi Chi. She is all black and her collar is white and pink and has a bell. If found please call Cheri at 305-308-8780.

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FOUND: Black Cat

On Wednesday June 24th, a full grown black cat was found at 134 Mac St apartment complex. It's a black cat with green eyes, white paws, very affectionate and loving. If this is your cat call 919-802-0515 or email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .



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On Sunday, June 21st, a blue tick hound was found in the Howards Creek area.  He's very friendly and pretty old with a fairly large cyst hanging from his bottom lip.  He does not have a collar or tag.  Please call 828-260-2522 for more information.

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On Sunday, June 21st, an older male beagle was found on Junaluska Road.  He's tri-colored black, white and brown and walks with a limp due to a large knot o his hind quarters.  Please call 828-297-4105 if this is your dog.

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On Sunday, June 22nd, a male black and tan German Shepard mix was found on Kellersville road.  He's about six to eight months old wearing a faded red collar.  If this is your dog, please call 828-297-9220.

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On Monday, June 15th, a dog was found wandering on Old Hwy 421 near parkway school. Please contact Kenda Miller at 828-297-4202 for more details.

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On Thursday, June 11th, a beautiful young male Red Bone hound came to a house on Old US 421 in Sugar Grove near Cove Creek School. He's wearing an orange collar and is being well cared for.  If this is your dog, please call 828-297-1013 ask for Pat or Lee.

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A light gray cat with white paws and no collar has been seen wandering in the vicinity of Cherry Drive in Boone over the past week. Please call 265-1139 for further information.

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An older beagle was found Thursday, June 4th on North Pine Run Road.  She was wearing a blue harness but no collar.  She has been taken to the Watauga County Humane Society for her safety.  Please call them for more information at 828-264-7865.

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