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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!!!



On Sunday, May 25 a German short haired pointer named Bo went missing at Liberty Grove Baptist Church, Fleetwood Area, off of Lemley Hill.   Bo was wearing a silver choker chain with tags.  Bo is medium size, about 140 pounds, black & white in color.  If you have seen or have any information about Bo, please call (336) 977-3249 or (336) 877-4205.

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26 year old Appaloosa gelding got out his pasture on Castle Ford Road on the evening of May 22.  He is white/grey with black spots, answers to name of Apache.  He was not wearing a halter, but he is very gentle and friendly.  If seen or found, please call (828) 406-7078 or (828) 964-7998.

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On Monday, May 12, two cockatiels, Rita & Daniel got loose from their cage when a gust of wind knocked the cage over on the owners porch.  Rita is a pied cockatiel, yellow with grey markings, Daniel is a grey in color.  They both respond to the wolf whistle and Rita was learning to sing the "Adams Family" song.  They were last seen on the corner of State Farm Road and Dale Street.  There is a reward for the safe return of Rita and Daniel.  If you have any information or have seen these two birds please call Raffa @ ((828) 406-7498.

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Female mixed breed, approx. 20#'s, wearing a multi-colored collar named Layla went missing on Friday, April 25th.  Layla missing from Tanner Rd., Boone of of Castle Ford Road, near Roby Green Rd.  Layla is primarily black and with some white markings.  If you have any information or have seen Layla please call (828) 264-6866, (888) 366- 8477 (Toll-Free), (828) 773-0776.

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Found on Wednesday, April 16th off of Pinnacle Drive on the west side of downtown Boone a male German Shepherd.  He is sable in color, was not wearing a collar and does not appear to be chipped.  He is very friendly.  If this sounds like your dog, please call (828) 320-8930.

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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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