Pets http://wunc.org en NC Pooch Takes Title As 'World's Ugliest Dog' http://wunc.org/post/nc-pooch-takes-title-worlds-ugliest-dog <p style="margin: 0px 0px 15px; padding: 0px; direction: ltr; font-family: Georgia,Century,Times,serif; font-weight: normal; font-size: 15px; line-height: 21px; text-rendering: optimizelegibility; border: 0px none; vertical-align: baseline; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); letter-spacing: normal; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px;">It's that time of year again when dogs with unusually large heads, hairless bodies and other oddities compete to be the World's Ugliest Dog.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Sun, 22 Jun 2014 19:29:38 +0000 Associated Press 37723 at http://wunc.org NC Pooch Takes Title As 'World's Ugliest Dog' Spaying and Neutering Assembly Line http://wunc.org/post/spaying-and-neutering-assembly-line <p>Veterinarians are meeting in Asheville today to learn a quicker, more cost-effective way to neuter and spay pets. <a href="http://humanealliance.org/">The Humane Alliance of Western North Carolina</a> is hosting the conference. It operates a spay and neuter service in Buncombe County that sterilizes an average of 24,000 cats and dogs a year. The group can offer the procedure at a lower cost than full service clinics because it performs many at a time in an assembly line.</p> Thu, 31 Mar 2011 09:25:00 +0000 WUNC News 9196 at http://wunc.org