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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!!!



12 year old black and tan yorkie is thought to have been picked up by someone on Hwy 88 West Zionville, NC near Donnelly’s Store on the morning of April 3rd. His name is Levi and he gets scared when it thunders and goes out his trap door and down the road to our business which is Donnelly’s Store. If anyone has information about him please call Larry Donnelly at 336-385-6159 during business hours of Monday – Friday 6:00am – 6:00pm, Saturday 6:00am – 2:00pm. After these hours call 336-385-1135 or leave a message at 336-385-1364.

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Found in the Deep Gap Area on March 1.  He is tan, brown and some gray color.  Was not wearing a collar.  He was starving, you could see his ribs.  He has been trained to lay down and give you his paw, he is very friendly.  Please call (828) 264-5285 if this is your dog.

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Lost in the Foscoe-Twin Rivers Area, a 6 month old long haired, tan, golden doodle with a turquoise collar and rabies tag.  He goes by the name of Fisher, please help bring him home.  If found or have any information regarding Fisher, please call (828) 963-7474 or (828) 268-5310.

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A male, not neutered, beagle mix was found at Ashe County Middle School. He is very friendly, loving, and snuggly and seems to be very domesticated. He comes around very often and seems to have an injured back leg that has healed and he appears to have a few ticks.  Pretty sure this is someones's pet so please call (910) 617-1286.

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An Australian Shepherd named Bear went missing Tues. evening, February 18th in the Silverstone Area near Vilas.  Bear is a year old, brown in color and was not wearing a color. If you have any information about Bear please call (828) 773-3184.

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She is a beagle mix with an invisible fence collar as well as a blue collar that has no tags. I'd guess she weighs about 50lbs or more.  She was found by our neighbor Thursday evening in the Bella vista drive area of Sorrento skies (Boone).  Please call 773-1922 or (207) 664-9869.

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A small white and tan Shitzu named Bandit went missing last night on 2/6 about 10:00 PM from New River Hills Road, from the New River Heights area. Bandit was last seen possibly near the Hospitality House, Hunger Coalition area.  Bandit is 3 years old, he was wearing a black, orange & brown clip on collar.  Bandit has an old injury with a distinct marking on his spinal area, the area has no hair.  If you have any information regarding Bandit, PLEASE call Donna at (828) 406-7043. A REWARD is being given for the return of Bandit.

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Sadie is a Beagle/Spaniel mix about 30-35 pounds. She was last seen in the Tynecastle Area in Banner Elk, near Nick’s Restaurant. She is 7 almost 8 years old. She is super sweet and we are just heartbroken that we still have not been able to find her.  Please call Samantha @ (828) 898-7139.


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Rocky went missing on Friday, Jan 24 around the Clint Norris area, about a mile up 194. Rocky is a pit terrier mix, neutered male, 3 years old, about 55 lbs, brindle coat with a black snout and white streak in the center of his chest. He is well mannered but loves to run, so if someone finds him be certain to only walk him on a leash and to not leave the front door open! He WILL scoot out. He is also has a microchip registered to Ben Wilson. If you have an information regarding his whereabouts please contact me @ (704)609-2164! I miss him greatly and won't rest until he is home!

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A short haired two-year-old male cat went missing on Tuesday morning during the snow storm in the Linville Falls area on Bigger Staff Avenue off of Hwy 183. Her name is Dodger, she is black and white in color.  Her four legged friends are truly missing her and her family is desperately looking for her.  If you have any information about Dodger, please call (828) 964-5361.

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Over the weekend of January 25th & 26th three dogs went missing in the Beech Creek area below Mabel School.  Midnight is a Pitt-bull lab mix, but looks more like a Pitt-bull. He is black with white on his chest.  Midnight's sister Cinnamon is a Pitt-bull lab mix also but looks more like a lab.  Cinnamon is reddish in color and was wearing a black collar.  The third dog is Lilly and she is a Terrier Mix and looks just like Benji.  Anyone having any information regarding any of these dogs please contact Amy at (828) 773-0359.  A reward is being offered for the return of the dogs.

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Lucky, a gray and white long-haired male cat, went missing in the Zionville area, off of Silverstone Rd. If you have seen Lucky, please call (828) 448-4366.

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Found off of little Gap Rd. just off of Cranberry Springs Rd in Deep Gap.  It is a grey tabby with a bluish collar that has a bell on it.  It is definitely a house cat .  If this sounds like your cat, please all (828) 964-2700.

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He is a brown/ grey Pitbull mix with a black collar with flat round studs and a rabies tag. He disappeared from the yard on December 31, 2013 between 2:30 and 3 PM. He is a very shy dog at first but warms up quick, his name is Chance, he is neutered, micro-chipped, weighs between 85 and 100 lb.,and is my big baby, we miss him so much. Willing to pay a reward for his safe return. If he is found or if someone even knows where he might be please have them contact us by calling 828-297-1848 or if that number isn't working 828-297-5767 or email me at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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Lost pet cat Trapper has been missing since 12/22/13.  He was last seen on Meadowview Drive. He is a neutered male, 2 year old grey tabby with no collar on. He IS microchipped. If anyone has any information please contact our office at 828-264-7113 or my cell at 336-262-1743.

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3-year-old English Coonhound, Janey, has gone missing. She wandered off from the house the day before Christmas and has not returned. We live at 3637 Old Hwy 421 in Vilas, which is between Laurel Branch Rd. and Silverstone Rd. Janey was adopted from the Watauga Humane Society this past May, and this is the first time she's ever been gone overnight. Unfortunately, she didn't have her coller/tag on when she left. Any information regarding Janey please call(Burt Aycock) at 828-719-7601 or (Pam Aycock) at 828-719-0531.

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Piper is an 8 year old weimaraner, she is silver and grey.  Very friendly, has no collar - she weighs about 60 to 70 pounds.  She went missing on Sat. Dec. 21 around the Shawnee Road Area, near the Watauga/Avery County to Rock Knob Subdivision.  If you have any information, please call (423) 677-1224 or (828) 297-3853.

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Went missing on Wednesday, 12/18/13 from Trade area, Buttermilk Road.  Female black lab mix, white on the tips of her feet.  Medium/slim short haired, with a pit bull face.  Two years old, answers to the name "Bella".  No tags or collar.  Loves attention.  Any information would be greatly appreciated!  Please call (828) 773-6516

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Found on on Poplar Hill Drive near 105 on Tues. 12/17 - what appears to be a young german shepherd mix. She is a lovely dog, very social.  She was not wearing a collar and she has one droopy ear.  If this sounds like your dog, please call (828) 264-8562

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