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If one judges from the news stories of the past year, North Carolina's dog population is breaking all records, and a sizeable but unknown proportion of the dogs are ownerless strays.
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.
As a result of legislation set forth by the General Assembly in 1951, the office of County Dog Warden was implemented to control rabies and protect wildlife. This also aided farm economy with the elimination of stray, self-hunting dogs that threatened wildlife and farm animals.