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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
  • 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 Dog: Bonzo

We are missing our dog.  He is the love of our life.  He is approximately 1 and 1/2 years old.  He is a boxer mix but looks just like a full boxer only a thinner frame.  He was last seen on Mt. Pleasant Road/Trim Branch Road which is 2 miles from the town of Crossnore.  He answers to the name of Bonzo.  Very sweet and playful.  He was wearing a blue collar when he took off.  We just had him fixed the day before he went missing.  Please contact us at (828) 733-9744 or (828) 231-6687 if you have any information.

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Lost Dog: Chuck

Missing from Friendship Area in Jefferson NC (Ashe County). 3 year old reddish-gold dog looks like a small mixed Golden Retriever.  His name is "Chuck".  He is wearing a name tag and rabies tag.  If you have any information please call (336) 977-6224.

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Found Dog:

A young female red bone with a blue collar and her back two paws are white showed up on homeowners front porch near the TN NC border.  Very sweet and family friendly.  If anyone can identify please contact through e-mail at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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Found Dogs:

Two young brown female dogs with a little white on the chest and bobbed tails were wandering in the area of Plumtree Creek Rd. near Cross ore and Newland.  There is a third dog often seen with them - not able to determine the breed.  The little females are friendly and are appearing a little malnourished.  Please call (210) 355-7633

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Kittens Needing a Home:

Two beautiful kittens, one black and one gray calico (boy and girl) need a home together.  Very bonded to one another.  Litter trained and they eat dry kitten chow.  Please call 773-3173.

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Lost Cat: Trapper

A grey tabby cat named Trapper went missing on Chestnut Dr. in Boone, behind Modern Toyota.  He does have a collar on him, but the number on it is no longer connected.  Please call 964-2437 if you find him.

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Found Dog:

A female terrier dark gray with brown and has white around her muzzle.  She appears to be in really good shape, weighs about 12 to 15 lbs.  Has no collar.  The dog was found on the corner of Holloway Mtn. Road & 221, South of Blowing Rock.  Please call (828) 295-7879 or (828) 295-6100 and ask for Bart.

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Lost Cat: Oscar

Oscar is a 3 year old female brown tabby with black stripes with a white belly.  All of Oscars four legs are white from the knees down to her paws.  She is wearing a black collar, there are 2 tags - one tag has the owners information and the other will say Pet Watch and she has a micro-chip in her.  Oscar was last seen in the Todd area out on Zion Methodist Church Road and has been missing since August 13th.  If you have any information about her please call (704) 490-8938 or (717) 655-0673.

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A male Maltese dog to give-away to a good home.  He is 10 years old, loving and very handsome. Not good with small children.  We are moving and are unable to take him with us.  If interested, please call Diane at (828) 262-9620.

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Lost Cat: Dexter

Dexter has been missing from the Matney area since July 8th. He is an 11 year old Bengal cat, black marbled with an orange belly (often mistaken for tortoiseshell). A neutered male, he is microchipped with an overseas registration; wears no collar or tags. Weighs 10-11 lbs., very well cared for & loved. Reward for his return. Call (828) 963-4272 with any information.

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Lost Cat: Ruby

Ruby was last seen on August 22, 2013 at home on Spice Creek Road in Banner Elk.  She has long orange hair and is very sweet.  She is a spayed female, approximately 10 lbs. and is 8 years old.  She is not wearing any tags.  If you have any information, please call (828) 297-7017 or (910) 352-6662.

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Found Dog:

A female beige shitzu, she was found out on Bairds Creek Road about one and half miles past the Willow Creek Golf Cource.  Took her to the Vet to find out if she had a chip, Vet said she appears to be about 4 or 5 years old.  She has a summer cut, she is very layed back and sweet.  Please call Rick at (828) 963-1874.

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Found Dog:

On Sat., August 31st found a male Blue-Heeler walking towards Wilkesboro down the middle of 421.  He appears to be young, very intelligent and has not been neutered.  Please call (828) 963-6284.

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Lost Dog:

Sweet older black lab, with a little white spot on her chest, very thin but very sweet and obedient was found walking around in Banner Elk Park on Thursday night, August 29th.

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Found Kitten:

A female beige kitten with green eyes found off of Fairway Drive in Boone.  Please call (828) 773-0258.

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Two lost dogs

The Townsend family has lost two dogs, a tan/whitish mountain cur with a black face named Ziva and a black lab mix with a white chest named Sophie. The two will most likely stay together, Ziva is wearing a collar with no tags, and Sophie is not wearing a collar or tags. Ziva is very friendly, but Sophie is a little shy and wary of men. Please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it if you have seen the dogs.

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Found cat

Long-haired calico/tortoise shell cat on Charlie Ward Rd. in the Matney area. Call 963-8306.

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Lost Dog

White small papillon dog with red head and big fluffy ears lost near best western  banner elk on July 31. Bella has a pink harness, no tags. Reward offered.  561-445-7523

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Lost Dog: Bernie

Bernie is a two year old purebred Australian Shepherd. He was last seen around Durham Park near Appalachian's campus. He has one blue eye, one marble and is white with black spots and brown on his face. He should have a red collar on. If found, please call 724-889-7119 or 704-605-2197.

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