Animals & Pets

Published April 11, 2024

METRO DETROIT — Although most cities and townships have their own unique agendas to tend to, in recent years a common issue has captured the attention of multiple municipalities.

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Published April 4, 2024

METRO DETROIT — Pets are a huge commitment. Before a new owner takes the plunge, they should carefully consider their home, how it’s configured, and whether it makes sense for the pet. And once the animal arrives, they will need time to adjust.

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Published April 3, 2024

METRO DETROIT — Donald Payne has seen many white-tailed deer pass through his Farmington Hills yard. The lanky ruminants are a common sight around the region, but one recent visitor stands out from the rest with its stark white fur.

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Published March 20, 2024

ROCHESTER — Two of the Rochester Police Department’s four-legged members have retired.

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Published February 19, 2024

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Local nature photographers have recently spotted two American bald eagles nesting in Shelby Township’s Holland Ponds Park with possible eggs in the nest again.

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Published February 19, 2024

DEARBORN — Friends for Animals of Metro Detroit will host their second annual Best Buddies Brunch presented by The Envelope Printery on Saturday, March 23.

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Published February 8, 2024

ROCHESTER HILLS — The Rochester Hills Tractor Supply is inviting customers to attend a Pet Adoption Event on Feb. 17, from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.

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Published February 7, 2024

ROYAL OAK — The Royal Oak Planning Commission Jan. 9 unanimously approved a special land use and site plan that will allow the city’s animal shelter to relocate from its current location at 1515 North Edgeworth Ave. to 2005 Bellaire Ave., near East 12 Mile Road.

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Published February 2, 2024

ROYAL OAK — Paws with a Cause is searching for new volunteer foster puppy raisers during February with its “Do You have Extra Love to Give?” initiative.

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Published January 25, 2024

SOUTHFIELD — When asked about her favorite part of being a K-9 handler for the Southfield Police Department, Officer Ashley Daisley said, “Everything.”

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Published January 24, 2024

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Sharada Sharp and Katie Schuur, the co-owners of Pawsitive Stretch, host puppy yoga on weekends and provide much-needed happiness for both humans and animals.

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Published January 23, 2024

BEVERLY HILLS — Birmingham Youth Assistance is holding its 41st annual Kids’ Dog Show on Sunday, Feb. 4.

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Published January 6, 2024

ST. CLAIR SHORES — “Teddy’s Law” was recently passed as state law in Michigan, and those who worked on the bill package are excited for what it means for animals throughout the state.

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Published December 6, 2023

C&G Newspapers

OAKLAND COUNTY — Motorists should be on high alert for deer in the roadway this winter. Each year, there are over 50,000 deer-car crashes reported in Michigan, according to the Michigan State Police, with the majority of vehicle-deer crashes occurring in the late fall and early winter.

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Published December 5, 2023

MADISON HEIGHTS — Ten cats are currently at the Madison Heights Animal Shelter waiting to find their forever homes. With the holidays underway, officials also hope to see an uptick in charitable giving to the shelter, which relies on donations to take care of the animals there.

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Published December 4, 2023

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — In the cold morning hours of Nov. 18, the residents of Macomb Township waited for the leash to drop.

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Published October 25, 2023

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — The Grosse Pointe Animal Adoption Society is known for rescuing pets, but this time, it could be said they rescued a city.

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Published October 3, 2023

BERKLEY — An ordinance to ban the sale of dogs, cats and rabbits in Berkley was passed by the City Council. Approved at its Sept. 18 meeting, the law prohibits a retail pet store in Berkley from selling and adopting dogs, cats and rabbits. 

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Published October 3, 2023

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Some Shelby Township police officers took time out of their day to help an injured deer that had been called in to them on Sept. 18.

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Published September 18, 2023

MADISON HEIGHTS/HAZEL PARK — Like arts and crafts? Love cats and dogs? An upcoming event will cater to your creative side while helping raise much-needed dollars for animal shelters in Madison Heights and Hazel Park.

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