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11989
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Jim Exum started his dog remedy business in Snow Hill as a hobby in the 1930s and 1940s. The hobby grew into a million-dollar-a-year business, known as Happy Jack, Inc. Mange medicine, flea and tick powder, and worm capsules are only a few of the formulas developed and marked by the company. Happy Jack products are sold in all fifty states and in foreign countries.
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14365
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Before forensic evidence, dogs' testimony was considered in court. In 1901, two men were found guilty of theft based solely on bloodhounds tracking down their \"trail.\" Such cases went to the highest court in the state to determine the legitimacy of a dog's ability to \"sniff out\" the guilty.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 16 Issue 35, Jan 1949, p8
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14468
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The Plott Hound breed of dog dates back to 1750 and was originated in the mountains of western North Carolina. As hunters of vicious wild animals, they are without a peer.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 15 Issue 42, Mar 1948, p6-7, f
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As with all branches of medicine, animal as well as human, the modern treatment of dogs is the result of a gradual groping through the years, from the superstitious, the fantastic, and absurd, and finally to the scientific. Although veterinary medicine dates back more than 4000 years, it too was governed by those dogmas and superstitions which were the basis of all ancient practices. There are many remedies and treatments for the ailments of domestic animals, dogs in particular, which persist to the present day.
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23538
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Boudin examines the reasons for why numerous puppy mills exist in North Carolina. There are no laws that regulate breeders who sell to the general public. This fosters inhumane living conditions for dogs.
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23608
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An Asheville-based company, Dog Tag Art, creates ultra-durable pet ID tags to help owners reunite with their pets should they ever go missing.
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24289
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Spencer Stolpen, an ex NBA executive, now trains, boards, and sells guard dogs for use by police forces. This article discusses how he initially became involved with the guard dog business.
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26501
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A canine virus isolated in 1978 continues to pose serious threat to the health of dogs. Parvo is a growing epidemic nationwide, and can cause death if not treated immediately.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 24 Issue (27) 9, Sept 1980, p7
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26921
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This article highlights four lesser known places to hike with your dog in western North Carolina. Each location description provides directions and trail lengths.
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29570
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Each year, Garden & Gun magazine publishes an issue featuring a photograph of a dog on the cover. The dogs are part of the magazine’s “Good Dog” column and have included noble retrievers, proud pointers, and regal setters. To celebrate the magazine’s tenth anniversary, this issue’s cover features a photograph of three of their favorite canine cover stars in Garland, North Carolina.
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29832
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Western North Carolina offers a plentitude of places to explore with dogs. Erica Kilgo, manager of Patton Avenue Pet Company, discusses the best places to hike with dogs, leash requirements, outdoor training, mountain safety and traveling.
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31447
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One author recounts life with the family dog shortly before the dog passes. Fred, a yellow lab mix, found the Tomlinson home when he was about 2 months old and stayed with them for the next 14 years.
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34406
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Susan Willson Lally is a clinical instructor at the East Carolina University College of Nursing. Lally uses therapy dogs as a technique in holistic psychiatric nursing to help patients relax or cope with a chronic and mental illness.
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Greenville: Life in the East (NoCar F264 G8 G743), Vol. Issue , Summer 2018, p8-11, por
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34417
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This article highlights five exceptional dogs in Western North Carolina. These dogs are skilled in sniffing out drugs for the police department, racing through agility courses, modeling dog fashion, and guarding farms. Also highlighted are local dog parks, dog-friendly hotels, animal rescue and adoption centers.
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According to owner Carol Whitt, it's been a long way from a backyard for her Pit Bull, Everest. Since then, this pooch has been living a transformed life as a pet and transforming children’s lives as a Therapy Dog for Canine Good Citizen.
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