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Thanks to everyone who came out to this year's event. We send a special thank you to all of our corporate and individual sponsors. Also, those who purchased auction items or  donated during our "Fund the Animals" part of the event - THANK YOU! 

Your love and support for all things pets is overwhelming. 

Check out the photos from this event by clicking the "Photos" tab. 

Be on the look out for information on next year's Gala. Tickets go fast!  

Again, THANK YOU. 


Wags and Whiskers is a collaborative fundraising event hosted by several of the Outer Banks organizations dedicated to improving the lives of animals in our county and beyond!

The event features an evening of entertainment including live music, a silent auction,  dancing, and amazing food. Individuals and community businesses sponsor the event with financial contributions and the donation of auction items. All proceeds are dispersed among the hosting organizations.

Thank you for your support and we'll see you on the dance floor!

Wags and Whiskers


Purchase 2019 Tickets at the following locations:


of Avon!


Kill Devil Hills


Nags Head





Hosting Organizations

Feline Hope is an all volunteer organization that provides

spay, neuter, and medical assistance to our community to enable owners to keep their pets. We sponsor low cost spay neuter clinics that include the vaccines.

We are also dedicated to providing food, medical care, shelter, and finding loving homes for homeless cats and kittens. We are a strong supporter of TNVRM Trap-Neuter-Vaccinate-Return-Manage with ongoing projects in Dare and Currituck counties.

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Our Mission Statement:

A community resource dedicated

to rescue, adoption,

assistance, and education.

Our Vision Statement:

We will promote innovative animal welfare, cultivate a responsible and humane community, and find all adoptable

animals homes.


Coastal Humane Society is an all-volunteer organization that

has helped more than 7,700 OBX animals and their families

since 1997. Our mission is to help people help their pets. In

partnership with OBX veterinarians, Coastal Humane helps

pay for low cost spay/neuter, vaccinations, and emergency

medical care, sponsors pet food banks for owners needing help with ongoing pet care or disaster recovery, and funds low-cost dog and cat vaccination clinics throughout Dare and lower Currituck counties.


Friends of Felines-Cape Hatteras Island is an all volunteer, non-profit organization founded in 2009. Our mission is to humanly control

the feral and community cat population on Hatteras Island with a trap, neuter,

vaccinate, micro-chip, and return program.


FOP is an all-volunteer non-profit organization which provides sizeable financial assistance to qualified residents of Dare and Currituck Counties whose dogs/cats need cancer treatment (including palliative care) or are facing emergency medical situations. We provide our clients with both emotional and financial support as well as directing them to other community resources and sources for additional financial support. 


How to be corporate sponsor


FOUR PAw Sponsors

Wags and Whiskers sponsors are broken down into four paw tiers. Please visit our sponsors websites by clicking their logo!

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Three Paw Sponsors

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TWO Paw Sponsors

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2 Paw Martin's Point Veterinary Hospital
2 Paw C-Breeze Heating and Air-Condition
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One Paw Sponsors

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1 paw Midgett Insurance.png
1 paw Nags Head Self Storage.jpg
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1 paw Towne Bank Mortgage.png
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