Grand Pawformance: Lowcountry Strawberry Festival to Feature Dog Show

Pompeyo Dog Show at the Lowcountry Strawberry Festival at Boone Hall Plantation in Mount Pleasant, SC.

A family business that prioritizes having fun with dogs sounds like a dream, but it’s a reality for the Pompeyo family. Semi-finalists on “America’s Got Talent,” Jorge and Natalya, daughters Katerina and Isabella and almost 5-year-old son, Nicolas, handle rescue dogs of all ages and breeds, using each dog’s unique talents to entertain audiences throughout


Helping Hands Come in Paw Shapes and Sizes

Agent Tony Tonelis talks pet-friendly house hunting.

It was a gloomy Thursday morning when Jaxson, a sweet-spirited goldendoodle, pulled into the Channel 4 News parking lot to appear on a special segment for “Lowcountry Live”. Followed closely by handler Cathy Bennett, Jaxson jaunted into the station wearing a bright yellow rain jacket, and for a brief moment, it didn’t seem as dark


Comfortable Living for You and Your Four-legged Family at 1201 Midtown

An outdoor photo of 1201 Midtown in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina at the fire pit.

Pets are an integral part of many families, which is why it is so important to find residential communities that embrace our furry friends, like Mount Pleasant’s 1201 Midtown. A MAA (Mid-America Apartments) Community, 1201 Midtown offers flexible lease terms from three to 14 months. You can choose from one, two and three-bedroom luxury apartments,


Equine Therapy Helps Riders Learn, Grow and Flourish

A horse at Charleston Area Therapeutic Riding is in Johns Island. Photo provided by Southern Studios LLC

Today, when even the gasoline-powered “horseless carriages” that pushed horses to the sidelines as daily transportation are on their way out, few will ever have the chance to realize their equine fantasies. But in the Lowcountry, a select group of individuals each year will get a life-changing opportunity to learn, grow and flourish through riding some very


Charleston Animal Society is Leading the Way For a No Kill State

Charleston Animal Society Volunteer Wes Lowther on an emergency transport.

The town of Mount Pleasant and the Charleston Animal Society have a long-standing relationship of saving animals together. This teamwork is continuing to flourish as the Society introduces a new initiative to the state. At its 147th annual meeting, Charleston Animal Society announced that the Palmetto State can become a No Kill State by 2024.