Animals http://wfae.org en Private Kennel Or Neighborhood Nuisance? City Seeks Compromise http://wfae.org/post/private-kennel-or-neighborhood-nuisance-city-seeks-compromise <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Complaints from animal rescue operations – </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">and from their neighbors – </em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">have prompted the Charlotte city manager to have staff look into the current zoning rules regarding operations known as "private kennels."</span></p><p> Wed, 04 Sep 2013 13:38:29 +0000 Julie Rose 34600 at http://wfae.org Private Kennel Or Neighborhood Nuisance? City Seeks Compromise Coyotes In The Carolinas http://wfae.org/post/coyotes-carolinas <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">When one thinks about coyotes they might imagine the boisterous and rowdy Wile E. coyote playing pranks on that darn roadrunner. But coyotes don’t just exist in cartoons or the Wild West; they actually dwell in all one hundred counties of North Carolina. And like Wile E. these coyotes are wrecking a little bit of havoc. Coyote attacks on small animals and reported sighting by citizens are ever-rising. So how do we safely co-exist with our furry friends? A conversation about coyotes, when Charlotte Talks.</span></p><p> Tue, 21 May 2013 04:00:00 +0000 27661 at http://wfae.org Coyotes In The Carolinas Humane Society rescues 19 dogs from puppy mill http://wfae.org/post/humane-society-rescues-19-dogs-puppy-mill <P>The Humane Society of Charlotte says it rescued 19 breeding dogs early Saturday from a puppy mill in western North Carolina.&nbsp; The society said its emergency response team found a breeding operation at the site, with 19 Maltese and Maltese mix dogs between 4 and 10 years old.</P> <P>Officials said the dogs had mouth, eye and skin problems resulting from a lack of veterinary care. They will be treated then sent to foster homes.&nbsp;</P> <P>In a statement Saturday, Jorge Ortega, vice president of operations for the Human Society of Charlotte, criticized the operation. Sun, 28 Apr 2013 14:03:50 +0000 David Boraks 26177 at http://wfae.org The World Of Dog Shows (Rebroadcast) http://wfae.org/post/world-dog-shows-rebroadcast <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">There are dog lovers all over the region but our guests today take dog ownership to a very big degree. We’ll meet two people who breed, train and judge dogs for shows. In advance of the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show next week, we’ll learn what goes into the making of a champion dog, why pure breeds are so important to the dog show world, breeding practices and more. We’ll also be joined by a couple of four legged guests and you will actually hear from them.&nbsp;</span><em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Originally Aired November 16, 2012</span></em></p><p> Fri, 08 Feb 2013 05:00:00 +0000 20962 at http://wfae.org The World Of Dog Shows (Rebroadcast) The World Of Dog Shows http://wfae.org/post/world-dog-shows <p>There are dog lovers all over the region but our guests today take dog ownership to a very big degree. We’ll meet two people who breed, train and judge dogs for shows. We’ll learn what goes into the making of a champion dog, why pure breeds are so important to the dog show world, breeding practices and more. We’ll also be joined by a couple of four legged guests and you will actually hear from them. Dog shows are common in the area and we’ll learn more.</p> Fri, 16 Nov 2012 05:00:00 +0000 15873 at http://wfae.org The World Of Dog Shows