CFP Noseworthy

Welcome. Here you’ll find new, notable and ‘noseworthy’ information from Cause for Paws of North Carolina. We’ve been rescuing animals since 2005 and are known as the rescue willing and able to take on the hardest cases. This is in large part thanks to our incredible foster network and the faithful support from animal lovers all over the country. We trust you’ll see why we go all-in when others will not. We are confident you will find the information we share here noseworthy, indeed!


  • Percy’s Story (8/26/2019) - CFP-NC has a strong belief that all dogs deserve a chance, even the ones with higher medical needs. Some would disregard them and not think they have a chance. We go out of our way to give them a chance. Percy was one of those, we got a call from the shelter and we sprang into action. Harley, Percy’s foster and now adopter tell his story best. Have you seen the movie 50 First Dates? CFP alumni Percy is the…
  • How to Introduce Your Existing Dog to Your New Rescue – by Angie Hill from WoofDog.org (11/14/2019) - How to Introduce Your Existing Dog to Your New Rescue Dogs are part of the family, and your family is like their pack. Even though you might not live with a hierarchy in mind, the dog will establish its own way of determining the social structure in the house. When you bring an adopted dog into the fold, this dominance hierarchy, which operates to maintain order, minimise conflict and support cooperation among pack members has to be worked on with…
  • 5 Tips for Reducing Stress in Dogs (12/12/2019) - Dogs can’t tell us when they feel stressed or frustrated. This is why canine stress often manifests in other ways, such as destructive behaviour or excessive barking. Here are five tips for reducing stress and making sure your dog is happy, healthy and calm. 1. Know the Signs of Stress Dogs show stress in a variety of ways. Some of these signals are obvious, but others are often mis-understood or missed. Examples of stress signals include: Tail tucked between the…