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Pet Portraits

Caroline Quinn brings your pet to life on canvas Story By Carla Edstrom photos by Caroline Quinn I have always loved animals and have continually had a pet or two or four in my family since I can remember. Being

Dog Labels

Don’t miss these holiday classic favorites Story by Jeff Stites For this month’s Pet Issue, I figured I’d review some pet beers. Not beers you cuddle and love and call “George” mind you, but beers with a pet on the

Fatty Liver Labs?

Leslie gives you everything you need to know about your test results. Story By: LESLIE RESCHLY, BSN, RN Question: I had blood laboratory work done with my health physical and my doctor told me I had elevated liver tests and

2018 Season Looks Like a Winner!

Local venues step it up for 2018! Story by: Ami Brown The Odell Williamson Auditorium has a great line up for 2018, and so does the Little Brunswick Theatre and the Wilson Center! Take a look at what is happening

DIY Pet Treats

Healthy options that taste great! Story by Kass Fincher As we ring in the New Year, many of us make resolutions that (fingers crossed) we hope to keep. Although our pets don’t participate in this annual rite, we should also

Famous Subs & Pizza

Italian/Greek/Southern Fried Goodness Story by Kass Fincher One of our oldest family businesses in Southport successfully combines Italian subs and pizza, Greek gyros and Southern fried chicken for a tasty menu that keeps locals and tourists coming back for more.

Breed All About it!

A history of popular dog breeds By Kass Fincher In the clothes we wear, the music we enjoy and the cars we drive, American popular culture tends to influence many aspects of our life choices. It shows who we are,

Ocean Front Dream Home!

Make this Oak Island Beach property yours and everyday will be a holiday. By Ami Brown This immaculate Ocean Front home is located at 6907 West Beach Drive in Oak Island. With 5 bedrooms and 5 baths, there is plenty

Dear Cat Owners!

An important message from your local vet By Alyssa Travis, DVM, CVMA Dear cat owners, You’re falling down on the job. OK, not all of you, but a lot of you. A recent study showed that 50% of adult cats

Snakes are Pets Too

Exotic pets are not for everyone. Story & Photos by Carla Edstrom My first snake was just this little garter snake my dad got me at a pet store,” said Southport resident and long-time exotic pet owner Melanie Dess. “The

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