Animals & Pets

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

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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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Published September 8, 2021

MADISON HEIGHTS — A new proposal in the works calls for the formation of a citizen-led board in Madison Heights that would examine issues relating to domestic and wild animals.

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Published September 2, 2021

FARMINGTON HILLS — For many people in Michigan, urban cities aren’t likely the first thing that comes to mind when thinking of large deer populations.

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Published August 30, 2021

NOVI — After a year of fully virtual programming, the Michigan State Fair, hosted at the Suburban Collection Showplace, will return to in-person festivities for the 2021 season.

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Published August 24, 2021

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — The Grosse Pointe Farms Public Safety Department cares about all of its residents — including those that dwell in the water.

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Published August 20, 2021

DETROIT — Despite initial plans to return to an in-person format this year, Detroit Jazz Festival organizers announced Aug. 17 that they would be reverting to a virtual event, instead, over concerns about the delta variant of COVID-19.

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Published August 12, 2021

FRASER — The Fraser Public Library is bringing its 2021 Summer Reading Club to a close with some animal fun.

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Published August 12, 2021

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Supporters of military veterans and the police will soon come together in support of working dogs with a hockey game fundraiser at St. Clair Shores Civic Arena.

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