Animals & Pets

Published August 15, 2018

HAZEL PARK — Frail. Featherless. Few things are more vulnerable than a baby bird. So, what do you do when you find one that’s fallen from its nest?Read More

Published August 14, 2018

Although Pawfficer Badges had to pass on the purrfect pawsition as head of the newly formed Troy Police Department Feline Unit due to health reasons, she is now the spokescat for the cause of feline leukemia.

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Published August 13, 2018

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MADISON HEIGHTS/WARREN — Madison Heights Animal Control is reminding residents that the family pet can be unpredictable and escape, so exercise caution. The advice comes in the wake of an incident in Warren where a family became separated from its pet parrot after the bird was spooked and unexpectedly took flight. This led to a search in Warren and nearby communities before it was found days later.

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Published August 10, 2018

ST. CLAIR SHORES — The Gurguls welcomed Violet into their St. Clair Shores home as an 8-week-old puppy during the summer of 2017. A Labrador-border collie mix, the rescue dog has always had a lot of energy, perfect for her life living with 7-year-old Ethan, who thinks of her like a sister.

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Published August 9, 2018

WARREN — A family in Warren became separated from their fine-feathered friend when the pet parrot was spooked and unexpectedly took flight. 

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Published August 7, 2018

ROCHESTER — Keeping the citizens of Rochester safe is a job that often comes with dangerous suspects, materials and places.

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Published August 7, 2018

DEARBORN — On Aug. 2, children with special needs at the Beaumont Center for Exceptional Families in Dearborn got to select their own stuffed animals from a selection of 130 Detroit Zoo plush toys.

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Published August 3, 2018

DETROIT — The Belle Isle Conservancy is welcoming the public to join it for its Deeper Dive: Into the Congo program to highlight its new Mbu puffer fish exhibit. 

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Published July 30, 2018

UTICA — The city of Utica is still in the process of working to adopt a local Boy Scout’s request to build a dog park in Utica. The dog park is part of an Eagle Scout project planned by Charlie Borus, a Boy Scout with a Rochester troop and a Utica High School student, that is aimed to better the community for both dogs and their owners.

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Published July 25, 2018

HUNTINGTON WOODS — A young Huntington Woods resident is looking to change a law to allow the keeping of backyard chickens within the city’s limits.Read More

Published July 11, 2018

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — A potential dog park along 21 Mile Road that has been in the works since 2016 will continue to sit on the shelf after the matter was met with some questions during the Macomb Township Board of Trustees meeting on June 27.Read More

Published July 2, 2018

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — Watching a school of fish swim about in her aquarium was one of Claire Valente’s favorite pastimes. 

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Published July 2, 2018

BERKLEY — After a yearlong pilot program, the Berkley City Council has decided to continue allowing chickens in the backyards of homes.Read More

Published June 29, 2018

BEVERLY HILLS — On June 19, several members of the Beverly Hills community attended the village’s monthly council meeting to express their support for a local push to allow residents to keep chickens on their property.

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Published June 28, 2018

MADISON HEIGHTS — Since opening in 2010, the Red Oaks Dog Park in Madison Heights has provided a safe space for dogs of all kinds to run off-leash and play with other canines.

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Published June 26, 2018

METRO DETROIT — With a few days having hit highs in the mid-90s before the official start of summer, it’s important to remember that humans aren’t the only ones who feel the effects of the heat — pets do too.

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Published June 25, 2018

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — The Shelby Township Board of Trustees recently approved an amendment to the township’s animal control ordinance to make it more in line with Macomb County’s similar ordinance.

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Published June 22, 2018

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Two local organizations are creating a buzz with their project to bring honeybees into the community. 

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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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