Animals & Pets

Published January 26, 2022

HARPER WOODS — Iconic actress Betty White might be gone — she died Dec. 31, just shy of her 100th birthday Jan. 17 — but her legacy is going strong.

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Published January 20, 2022

C&G Newspapers

WEST BLOOMFIELD/FARMINGTON — West Bloomfield resident Carrie Candela recently said that there are paw prints all over the subdivision she lives in.

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Published January 12, 2022

ROCHESTER HILLS — Close to 80 puppies are entering the Leader Dogs for the Blind program this month, and the nonprofit organization is looking to the community to help raise them.

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Published January 10, 2022

ROYAL OAK — One day after C & G Newspapers published an article reporting no violations of an emergency non-domestic animal moratorium, Royal Oak police responded to a report that an African caracal had escaped and was loose in the neighborhood.

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Published December 19, 2021

ROYAL OAK — Royal Oak police report that they have not had to enforce any violations of a six-month moratorium on non-domestic animals that was included in an emergency ordinance approved and made immediately effective by the Royal Oak City Commission Nov. 8.

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Published December 19, 2021

ROYAL OAK — In November, five vultures who previously called the Detroit Zoo home moved across the world to help restore South Africa’s vulture population.

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Published December 14, 2021

C&G Newspapers

HARPER WOODS/GROSSE POINTE WOODS — A family pet was saved from a house fire thanks to the quick response of a member of the Grosse Pointe Woods Public Safety Department.

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Published October 26, 2021

UTICA — The Marine Corp League Detachment 154 has announced that it will be making an approximately $5,000 donation to the Veteran Service Dogs Organization to help a veteran get a trained dog to assist in the tasks of daily life.

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Published October 17, 2021

C&G Newspapers

EASTPOINTE — “Amazing Grace” was wrapped in a blanket and cradled in the caring arms of Detroit Pit Crew volunteers Oct. 8 during an open house celebrating the progress of construction at the Animal Protection and Welfare Services Veterinary Hospital in Eastpointe. 

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Published October 14, 2021

ROYAL OAK — In the early morning hours of Oct. 13, Royal Oak police got a report of what someone thought was a cougar walking through the parking lot of Keller Elementary School, 1505 N. Campbell Road, south of 12 Mile Road.

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Published October 9, 2021

ROYAL OAK — While Detroit Zoological Society Curator of Amphibians Marcy Sieggreen died in July 2016 at the age of 43, her legacy lives on as a new species of Amazonian frog recently was named after her.

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Published October 7, 2021

SOUTHFIELD — The city of Southfield has had an issue with deer for some time, but a management plan with other Oakland County communities hopes to change that.

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Published October 7, 2021

WEST BLOOMFIELD — As has been the case in other communities, deer roaming the area has been a topic of discussion in West Bloomfield.

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Published October 7, 2021

ST. CLAIR SHORES — After receiving a proposed contract that increases the cost of service by nearly $40,000, St. Clair Shores City Council voted to table the matter to discuss other possibilities for animal control and to get more information about the service being provided by Macomb County.

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Published October 5, 2021

ROYAL OAK — An orphaned grizzly bear rescued near a neighborhood in Tok, Alaska, is now companions with one of the two polar bear cubs born at the Detroit Zoo in November.

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Published October 1, 2021

ROSEVILLE — Two cats and a dog were plucked from danger by firefighters responding to a blaze at a condo in Roseville Sept. 27.

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Published September 28, 2021

ROYAL OAK — The Detroit Zoological Society recently named its next leader after a monthslong search led by a Detroit Zoological Society committee and Koya Partners, an executive recruiting firm specializing in serving mission-driven clients.

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Published September 22, 2021

ROCHESTER HILLS — The Michigan Department of Natural resources is asking hunters, hikers and others who frequent the outdoors to report sightings of dead deer near water after two deer from Rochester Hills tested positive for epizootic hemorrhagic disease, or EHD.

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Published September 8, 2021

NOVI — Students at eight of the Novi Community School District’s buildings will now have a new four-legged, furry emotional support friend for the 2021-22 school year.

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Published September 8, 2021

ROYAL OAK — The Detroit Zoological Society has started vaccinating zoo animals believed to be most susceptible to COVID-19 with a special vaccine developed exclusively for animals.

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