Tucker is large, sweet and goofy. He is also available for adoption and waiting for a family at the Union County Animal Shelter.
The oldest animal in the Grandfather Mountain Animal Habitats at around 35 years old, Morely came to the Mountain in 1984. He was a native of the western United States before being injured by a gunshot. The wound left him unable to fully extend one of his wings, rendering him incapable of hunting and surviving in the wild.
According to the state’s Department of Health and Human Services, the Piedmont encompasses a large rectangle with Stokes County in NW corner, Mecklenburg County in the SW corner, Warren County in the NE corner and Richmond County in the SE corner. Within this boundary we find the largest percentage of our population per square mile which would logically equate to the largest number of those with mobility impairments.
Paisley is a quiet, thoughtful Boxer mix. She has been at the Union County Animal Shelter for about a week.
Thanks to the recently released six edition of the NC Department of Health and Human Services’ Guide for People with Disabilities, access to some of the best the state has to offer may be easier that you think.
The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, along with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, has scheduled an open house on Jan. 10 to answer questions about the Cape Fear Shiner Augmentation Project in the Rocky River.