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Animals & Pets

Published March 10, 2020

GROSSE POINTE SHORES — Dog owners in Grosse Pointe Shores are no longer allowed to let their pooches run free in Osius Park during the winter — or any other time.

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Published March 6, 2020

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GROSSE POINTE WOODS — Lou’s Pet Shop, 20779 Mack Ave., will host a snake day at 4 p.m. March 13 to educate visitors about snakes and reptiles.

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Published March 2, 2020

UTICA  — Just over a year after the vicious attack that killed a dog named Sterling in Grant Park in Utica, a celebration in remembrance of the dog’s life and his impact on the community was held Feb. 16 at the park.

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Published March 2, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — The eagle that was reported missing and seriously injured at Stony Creek Metropark has been spotted as of Feb. 23 and appears to be healing well.

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Published February 28, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — The surgical removal of a cat’s claws may generally be no longer purr-mitted in Michigan, if state Rep. Nate Shannon gets his way.

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Published February 28, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — The city of St. Clair Shores is just that, a city, and as such, prohibits farm animals such as chickens from being kept on residential properties.

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Published February 26, 2020

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — A Macomb Township man who confessed to harming a dog said a series of poor choices led to him being in that situation.

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Published February 26, 2020

ROYAL OAK — A new female polar bear, 19-year-old Anana, recently made her debut at the Detroit Zoo’s 4-acre Arctic Ring of Life habitat. She joined 15-year-old male polar bear Nuka and 6-year-old female polar bear Suka.

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Published February 26, 2020

ROYAL OAK — Now in its second year, the Collin Rose Memorial K-9 Safety Award changed two key elements: It opened nominations to police dispatchers and allowed the public to vote on the three finalists.

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Published February 25, 2020

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP/MOUNT CLEMENS – More than two years after a regional nature center was originally announced, a couple of local communities are hoping to get the project moving in their direction.

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Published February 21, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Reynold Gutzi used to drive senior citizens around town for a local senior living facility.

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Published February 21, 2020

MOUNT CLEMENS — It was a multifaceted effort for a local Cub Scout group lending a helping hand.

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Published February 19, 2020

METRO DETROIT — A furry face, a sudden pounce, an inexplicable fascination with mundane things — there are as many reasons to love cat videos as there are cats.

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Published February 18, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — The Stony Creek Metropark Nature Center is looking to the public for help in finding an eagle that has been seriously injured.

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Published February 17, 2020

ROYAL OAK — Bald eagles are unquestionably a tough bunch, but the backstories of the brood at the Detroit Zoo, now up to three with the newest addition, are marked by triumph over tragedy.

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Published February 13, 2020

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — Sidney Bates is “reaching up toward the sky” in her efforts to raise donations and miscellaneous items for homeless animals.

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Published February 7, 2020

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TROY/STERLING HEIGHTS/WARREN — Five years ago, students at Susick Elementary School held a friendly “Penny Wars” competition to support a charitable cause.

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Published February 5, 2020

METRO DETROIT — In an effort to continue its Green Journey initiative and bring others into the loop, the Detroit Zoological Society recently launched its third annual Green Prize. 

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Published January 29, 2020

ROYAL OAK — Keti, a 6-month-old red panda cub born to parents Ash and Ravi at the Detroit Zoo, recently moved to a 2,635-square-foot public enclosure with Ta-Shi, a 14-year-old female red panda who has taken on the role of adoptive grandmother.

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Published January 29, 2020

METRO DETROIT — The idea that only purebred dogs are allowed at dog shows is a common misconception, according to dog experts.

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Upcoming Events

The events in our calendar were submitted prior to the coronavirus crisis. As efforts have increased to contain the spread of the coronavirus, many events have been canceled. Read More... On March 13, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued an executive order to cancel all events statewide that involve more than 250 people. It is recommended that you call ahead if you still intend to attend one of these events.

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