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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!



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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!!!


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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We miss our 8 year old male Schnauzer.  He is all white and doesn't have the typical Schnauzer haircut.  He has a swollen right ear (hemotoma).  He was last seen 9-29-10 in the Vilas/Zionville area.  Please call Amanda @ 828-297-4395 if you have him or have seen him.  There is a reward offered for his safe return.

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Found Dog

A spayed, female, black and tan dog showed up at a home in Blowing Rock on Sunset Dr. and Possum Hollow on 10/3/2010. She has a rather short/course coat and she is a small boned dog. She is very friendly and seems to be someone's pet. If you are missing this little girl please call Mather at 828-414-9112.

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Lost Cat


Sasha Grace (Gracie) is a spayed, Himalayan Cat. Her coat id blue/tortie, she has white fur with gray tips on her ears, feet and tail.she has an under-bite and a cream colored streak on her nose.  She is 5 1/2 years old and she weighs about 5 1/2 pounds. She has long hair and up-to-date on all shots. She was last seen on Saturday, 9/25/2010, on Slopes Court off of Friendship Church Road. She is not wearing a collar but she does have a micro-chip. If you have ANY information, no matter what it might be, please call Libby, Home:  (828) 262-1844  (828) 262-1844 , Cell:  (859) 608-5651  (859) 608-5651.

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Lost Dog






9 Years Old
Spayed Female
4.2 lbs.

Lucy was last seen at 10:30am on railroad grade road and Riverchase trail about a mile from downtown Todd.

Lucy is a Long-hair Chihuahua. She is 9 years old and she has been spayed. She is tri-colored, mostly brown/tan and she has a white chest. She is not wearing a collar. If you have seen this sweet little girl please call Kelly or Amy at 336-877-2028 or 336-877-6624.



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Found Cat

A adult cat was found today, Thursday, September 30, 2010, at the Bare Bones Boutique. Possibly female. Dark gray, with white socks and a white nose. Wearing an orange collar. Please call the Watauga Humane Society at 828-264-7865.

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Lost Dog

A male full-blooded Pomeranian was lost on Monday, September 27, 2010 on Charlie King Road in the Lansing/Tea-berry area of Ashe County. He has not been neutered. He is wearing a black collar with a blue, bone shaped rabies tag and a bell. His name is Grizzy, he is about 2 1/2 years old and he is tan in color. If you have seen this little guy please call Andy at 336-977-9576.

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Lost Dog

Lost Golden Retriever Toby.  He is a five year old male, about 55 pounds.  He’s kind of small for the breed.  He has on a green collar.  He is scared of thunderstorms but extremely friendly.  We live on Little Plumtree Creek and Spanish Oak in Newland.  He was last seen Sunday the 26th of September.  Please help us find him!  Our phone number is 828-733-1812.  Ask for Whitney or Kenny Daniels.

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Lost Dog

Lost: A male Basset hound, wearing a brown leather collar with a rabies tag. Lost on Tuesday, July 13th at around 6 pm in the Cove Creek Store area. Named “Kennedy,” the dog could possibly be on Mast Gap Road. If found, call 297-2567, 964-2786 or 297-1382

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Lost Dog...

A neutered male Husky went missing last night (Sunday, 9/26/2010) on the Cone Estate around 7:00pm. We were on the trail directly across from the Cones’ grave site when he went missing.

His name is Luca. He is reddish-brown in color and had a black collar with an electric fence receiver.  He also had a pronged choker chain.  He’s fixed, about 6-7 months old and has been micro-chipped.  His eyes are blue.  If found or seen please call Jack at 828-265-9168 or email me at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it




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Found Dog(UPDATED 9/29/2010)





This little gal showed up at our house on the night of 9-24-10. She has
a collar but no number. We are on Friendship Church Road in Jefferson.
You can call me at 336-977-0194 or 336-982-5655 Lori Witherspoon.

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