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All American Dog Show is Oct. 1

Aug. 30. The 23rd Annual All American Dog Show will be Sunday, Oct. 1, from 2 pm to 5 pm at Robbins Park. Registration is $6 for up to two contests, which include Best Pooch Smooch, Most “Ear-resistible” Ears and Best Puppy Dog Eyes. Day-of, on-site registration is $10. Winners of each contest will compete […]

Officer Lex: Retired and ready to take it easy

June 7. Dave Vieser. At their June 5 meeting, the Town Board honored a retiring police dog, Lex, a Cornelius Police canine officer since 2017. “Due to health conditions that would put Lex at high risk in his working police dog role, we requested his official retirement,” said Police Chief David Baucom. Commissioners concurred, unanimously […]

Dogs and cats can be screened to see if they are able to give blood to help other pets that may lose blood through trauma or surgery.

National Pet Day is tomorrow; learn how your dog or cat can do a good deed

April 10. Pets can need blood transfusion while being treated for trauma or for surgery. The Blood Connection is urging pet owners to consider having their dog or cat donate blood. Mobile blood drives will be held in Huntersville, Concord and Charlotte this month. In celebration of National Pet Day on April 11, The Blood […]

Electronic dog collar

K-nein: Electronic collars no longer OK as restraints in Cornelius parks

April 4. By Dave Vieser. Electronic and training collars will no longer be acceptable for restraining dogs within public or parks properties in Cornelius as a result of a unanimous vote during Mondays Town Board Meeting. The change in the Town Code goes into effect immediately. Background For the protection and safety of the general public, […]

LKN Humane seeks donation to help animals caught in wake of Ian

Oct. 6. As Florida begins the recovery from the devastation of Hurricane Ian, help is still needed on the ground. Gulf Coast Humane Society in Fort Myers is among the animal welfare organizations that were impacted by the storm, having sustained major structural damage. Thanks to Lake Norman Transportation, the Lake Norman Humane Society is […]

How Davidson handles animal control differs from Cornelius

Sept. 26. Unlike Cornelius, Davidson does not have its own animal shelter. Instead, the Town of Davidson contracts with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Animal Control for animal control services. The town  budget line item for FY2022-2023 is $8,640 for those services, according to Amanda Preston, town communications director.  “We evaluate each year to estimate the next year’s annual […]


Friends of the Animals’ Cover Dog pageant to be held Sept. 25

Aug. 24 Canine contestants will vie for fame next month as dogs compete in the annual Lake Norman Cover Dog Pageant. The event, which will be held from 3-6 p.m. Sept. 25 at the Historic Langtree Plantation, is a fundraiser for Friends of the Animals, a local nonprofit organization. It is open to dogs of all […]

American Pit Bull fundraiser July 18

The American Pit Bull Foundation (APBF) will hold its second annual Spayghetti Dinner from 6 p.m until 10 p.m. on Saturday, July 18, 2015 at Lucky Dog Bark & Brew in Cornelius to benefit APBF’s spay/neuter initiative to combat overpopulation and euthanasia of adoptable dogs. Tickets are $15 each and include a plate of pasta […]