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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!



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  • 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!!!


Found Kitten in Todd

Found female kitten on South Fork of New River in Todd. Gray in color. 4-6 months old. Very friendly. Please call 828-297-7925 to claim.

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Lost Kitten

"Willow" is a gray kitten, 14-16 weeks old lost near Watauga Medical Center.  Please call Maggie at 828-773-9702.

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Two Lost Dogs

Two dogs are missing off Rominger Road:  Marley is a 7 month old Australian Shepherd, white with brown and black blotches, a neutered male with harness, collar and tags.  Pickens is a 7 month old Blue Heeler, gray with black blotches, a neutered male with harness, collar and tag.  Both dogs are very friendly.  Please call Freida at 297-4717 or 773-1235.

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Missing DogOur dog, Lucy went missing yesterday between 2 and 5 pm from the Zionville area. She is a border collie, and 11 years old. She is wearing a blue collar, but no tags. It is very rare from her to be away from home. She is the typical black and

Our dog, Lucy went missing yesterday between 2 and 5 pm from the Zionville area. 
She is a border collie, and 11 years old.  She is wearing a blue collar, but no tags.
It is very rare from her to be away from home. 
She is the typical black and white, with a gray mussle.  She has a sore spot on her back, that is being treated daily. 
We would love to get her back soon, so she can get her medicine, and treat her spot.

Any info would be great.

Please contact Leslie at 828-266-2093.


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Lost Dogs

Two dogs missing off Rominger Road...Last seen on Sunday, November 21st
running deer.

MARLEY is an 7 month old Australian Shepherd, white with brown and black
blotches.  He is a male and has been neutered...Has harness, collar with

PICKENS is an 7 month old Blue Heeler, grey with black blotches.  He is a
male and has been neutered.  Has harness, collar with tag.

Both dogs are very friendly.  If you have seen them or if they have taken
up residence at your home please call Freida at 297-4717 or 773-1235.

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Lost Rat Terrier

"Hercules" is a non-neutered male Toy Rat Terrier lost near Joines road in Creston.  He's white with black and brown areas, 12 years old, docked tail and very nervous.  Call Kim Moretz 336-385-6084.

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Lost Chihuahua mix

"Roxy" is a female mixed breed, possibly a Chihuahua/Jack Russell mix, lost near Watauga River Road.  She is reddish brown in color with some black on her tail (looks like a red fox) weighing 17 pounds wearing a collar with tags and has been microchipped.  Call Eugene at 828-297-2003

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Found Dog

A Black Pit Bull was found at the Vanderpool Campground near Vilas.  Call 297-3486 or (if no answer) Fred at 297-2460

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Lost Japanese Chin

"Si" is a female Japanese Chin dog lost in the Flannery Fork and Winkler's Creek Road area wearing a pink collar with no tags.  She weighs 10-15 pounds, is blind in her right eye and is very shy.  Call Denise Johnson at 828-264-7591 or (cell) 828-406-7379.

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Found Dachshund

This female Dachshund was found in Valle Cay.  She's a very sweet girl, probably a much loved house dog.  Call Joanne at 828-297-1344

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Lost Lab/Terrier Mix

"Jerry" is a 3 year old male mixed breed, possibly a Lab/Terrier mix, lost in the Deep Gap area near the Blue Ridge Parkway and Phillips Road.  He has wirey, blond colored hair, weighs 65 pounds and is wearing a multi-colored with black collar.  He has been microchipped.  336-973-2464

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Lost Shih Tzu

"Volcano" is a 3 year old male Shih Tzu lost near the Flintlock Campground.  He's black with a white belly, wearing a small black collar with no tags.  His people live in Tennesee and hope someone has spotted him.  423-534-4509 or 423-878-3000

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Lost Pit Bull Mix

"Zeus" is 3 year old non-neutered male Pit Bull mix lost on the backside of Grandfather Mountain near Highway 221 between Blowing Rock and Linville.  He's brown with a white chest and nose and weighs 80-100 pounds.  No collar but he has been microchipped.  Call David Wright at 828-260-5626.

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Found Cat

A gray cat with black stripes wearing a red collar with a bell but no tags was found on Old Turnpike Road near Hound Ears.  963-5328 or 963-2720.

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Lost Chihuahua Mix

"Ripley" is a male Chihuahua mix, black with a white chest lost in the Matney area near the Community Center.  He is 1 1/2 years old, not neutered with very long nails, wearing a spiked red leather collar with no tags.  Call Laura at 963-4383.

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Lost Chocolate Lab

"Chewbacca" is a male chocolate Lab lost in the Zionville area.  He's wearing a chain collar with rabies tag.  828-773-4532 or 773-0469.

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Two Lost Cats

Two cats are missing in Valle Crucis about a mile from the Ham Shoppe.  A spayed female Siamese mix with back end shaved due to an injury and a neutered male black and gray tabby, heavyset, with bowed back.  Call Amy Baird at 963-7900 or Animal Hospital of Boone at 264-7113.

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Lost Australian Shepherd

A Black Australian Shepherd, Male, 45 pounds, black with white blaze, no tail, named "Bucci" is lost in the Creek Lane area of Pine Swamp.  He is wearing a red collar with tag showing a Florida address with a 4-5 inch long "light wand" attached.  He has been microchipped.  A $500 reward is being offered for his safe homecoming.  336-877-1225 or 305-587-1225

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Missing: Boston Terrier
Our 12 year old Boston Terrier went outside last night and did not come back in as she usually does.
We cannot find any trace of her. Georgia is a medium sized dog with black and white markings.She
has had one eye surgically removed. Please contact Trixie Wilkie 295-9367 or 719-0541 if you have
seen her or perhaps someone picked her up thinking she was lost. She wandered from our house on
Hwy 221, 5 miles from the town of Blowing Rock. Thank you.

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