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It's National Pet Month, and the Wake County Animal Center is waiving adoption fees this week for dogs who have been at the shelter more than three weeks.
Meet Ladybug, Pet Of The Day for April 25. She is a sweet senior girl who is blind but doesn't let that slow her down from being active. Ladybug is 24 lbs of pure love and is a world-class snuggler. She gets along great with other dogs and is well-behaved in her crate. Despite her lack of sight, she's a pro at walking on a leash and can navigate around obstacles with a few cues from her human. To learn more about adopting Ladybug, visit tribeagles.org
The three-legged, 40-pound husky mix was fostered by a Cary vet tech after rehabbing from a car accident in September. Now, she needs a "fur"ever home.
Karma, a 40-pound husky mix, was hit by a car in September in Chatham County. Now after months of rehabilitation, a vet tech in Cary is hoping to find her a forever home.
Lora Lavigne, WRAL anchor/reporter
It might be one of the largest cats anyone has ever seen at an animal shelter in Richmond. Patches weighs 42 pounds and has gone viral and has now been adopted.
Meet Raphael, a Border Terrier mix, who is approximately 1-2 years old and weighs 42 pounds. He is a friendly dog that's exceptionally sweet and easy to handle! Raphael is very respectful with other dogs but he'd do best in a home without any cats. Raphael is neutered, microchipped and ready to complete your family! Interested adopters should visit www.redbarnrescue.com and fill out an application today!
Meet Ophelia! She's a 50-pound lap dog who loves to go on walks and meet other dogs. She adores people and loves children. For more information about adopting Ophelia, go to lovemuttsrescue.org.
Our pet of the day is Comet the bunny rabbit! He's friendly, energetic and litterbox trained. He loves face rubs and exercise. For more information about adopting Comet, go to trianglerabbits.org.
North Carolina animal shelters had the second-highest euthanasia rate in the country in 2021. How is the community helping change this?
Delaney Eyermann, WRAL multiplatform producer
Black Dog Club founder Dawn Herron is saving lives one adoption at a time.
Jessica Patrick, WRAL senior multiplatform producer
Cumberland County Animal Services is closed to the public on Saturday due to a power outage caused by an incident on Tom Starling Road.
Pet of the day is one-year-old, green-eyed beauty Victoria, who will give you all her love. She is looking for a special family who doesn't mind that she's different from the other cats. Victoria has a condition that affects coordination and balance. As a result, she can't walk, so she scoots herself around for the most part but don't be fooled; it doesn't slow her down one bit! She's full of spirit and pizzazz. Interested adopters can get more information at spcawake.org
Six-year-old Clint would love to join your family. He weighs 55 pounds and throws himself on the ground in anticipation of belly rubs. He is quiet, does not bark, appears housetrained, and loves other dogs. Clint, unfortunately, has heartworm disease, but heartworms are treatable, and Clint is receiving his full course of treatment through the SPCA of Wake County as part of his adoption! Interested adopters can get more information about Clint at spcawake.org
An urgent plea from the Wake County Animal Center asking people to considering adopting as it nears maximum capacity.
Two months into the new year the Wake County Animal Center is already nearing maximum capacity, issuing an urgent request to the community to consider adoption.
Destinee Patterson, WRAL reporter
Max is 6 years old and very easygoing. He loves kids and can do various commands, including sitting, giving the paw, and lying down. Max is crate trained and friendly. For more information, visit Spcawake.org.
Beau, who is 13 years old, weighs 18 pounds. He welcomes visitors with warmth and love and is content to hang out with anyone he meets.
Pet of the day is 13-year-old Beau, who is incredibly friendly and has had no issues at the SPCA. He welcomes visitors with warmth and love and is content to hang out with anyone he meets. Beau's adoption fee is $45, including his neuter, microchip, and cat vaccines. For more information about adoption -- contact the spcawake.org
Levi Pinnix's new dog Bruno is loving his cozy new life after being adopted from the SPCA of Wake County.
The pups at Wake SPCA may be cute, but their sports picks have not always been accurate.
The Wake County Animal Center is reducing its adoption fee for Valentine's Day week.
A dog in eastern North Carolina is recovering from severe burns after surviving a house fire that killed its owner.
A dog in eastern North Carolina is recovering from severe burns after surviving a deadly house fire, that killed his owner.
The SPCA of Wake County is sharing a feel-good story with the community after one animal's hope for a home took a positive turn following a prolonged stretch of bad luck.
Ryan Bisesi, WRAL multiplatform producer