Animals & Pets

Published June 18, 2018

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OAKLAND COUNTY — “Yep, that’s a coyote.” That’s what Oakland County Parks naturalist Lynn Conover said when she saw a photo snapped of an animal wandering along busy Woodward Avenue, just south of 14 Mile Road, in Royal Oak during rush hour.     

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Published June 14, 2018

MOUNT CLEMENS — The Macomb County Sheriff’s Office has three new members on its law enforcement team, and their names are Loki, Enzo and Radar. The three additions to the sheriff’s K-9 Unit started working the second weekend in June and are poised to take on tasks from tracking to narcotics searches.

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Published June 12, 2018

NOVI — Dog lovers are hardly a new breed. Our affinity for pups goes back more than 100 years, in fact. That’s when the Detroit Kennel Club started celebrating its annual dog show, and the revelry continues June 23 and 24 at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi.

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Published June 11, 2018

UTICA — The Utica Public Library will host its first-ever read-with-a-therapy-dog events at the library during the months of June and July in correlation with its summer reading program that begins this month.

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Published June 8, 2018

WARREN — A new Warren Police Department endeavor aims to make sure animals aren’t slipping through the cracks when household budgets are tight.

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Published June 8, 2018

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Duck, duck, duck ... safe! St. Clair Shores firefighters have rescued at least 19 ducklings from storm sewers so far this year, responding to calls on Socia Street and the area of 10 Mile Road and Jefferson Avenue May 29 and June 2.

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Published June 7, 2018

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — The Harrison Township Fire Department is now able to save even more lives thanks to a southeast Michigan organization whose mission is to insure the well-being of the canine community.

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Published June 4, 2018

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — Sometimes when you’re dealing with wildlife, it helps to have technology on your side.

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Published May 29, 2018

GROSSE POINTE SHORES — For participants, it’s a fun morning out for a stroll with their best friends, but for animals in need, the Mutt March is a lifesaver.

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Published May 29, 2018

MADISON HEIGHTS — Warm weather is here, and with it, kitten season. That means more animals arriving at the Madison Heights Animal Shelter — and that means increased costs.Read More

Published May 22, 2018

GROSSE POINTE SHORES — Grosse Pointe Shores’ newest public safety officer is very different from any previous hires. He can’t drive or make arrests, but that doesn’t prevent him from playing a vital role in the city.

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Published May 22, 2018

MADISON HEIGHTS — It’s a recurring complaint heard by Madison Heights Animal Control and the volunteers at the city shelter: residents letting their dogs run off leash, potentially spooking other people’s pets that may not be as friendly.Read More

Published May 18, 2018

WEST BLOOMFIELD — A West Bloomfield woman and her furry companion recently won an agility competition at the international level.

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Published May 15, 2018

TROY — A different cat than expected swore to purr-tect and serve the Troy Police Department May 11. 

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Published May 15, 2018

ROYAL OAK — Organizers of the Meet Your Best Friend at the Zoo event are pretty confident that, this year, one family will take home the 25,000th pet, a tally that has been rising since the inaugural event 26 years ago.

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Published May 14, 2018

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LANSING — Legislators at the state and federal levels are dedicating their time to efforts they say will protect their four-legged constituency. But some advocates question whether the outcome will help or hurt cats, dogs and other animals.

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Published May 10, 2018

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — According to the Florida-based Save the Manatee Club, West Indian manatees have no natural enemies, and it is believed they can live 60 years or more.

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Published May 8, 2018

TROY — The newest recruit to join the ranks of the Troy Police Department is scheduled to report for duty May 11. 

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Published May 7, 2018

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OAKLAND COUNTY — For some, the surest sign of spring is the first glimpse of sprouting leaves, or maybe the warmer temperatures. For others, it’s the sound of birds chirping early each morning after a long winter away from home.

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Published May 7, 2018

UTICA — The Utica Downtown Development Authority April 24 unanimously approved a local Boy Scout’s request to consider working together to build a dog park in the city of Utica.

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