Animals & Pets

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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Published August 11, 2021

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS — Anglers can often be seen catching a variety of fish species, including trout, along the Paint Creek in northeast Oakland County.

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Published July 30, 2021

BERKLEY — The Berkley Public Safety Department has a new member, albeit a furry one.

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Published July 27, 2021

ROCHESTER HILLS — A global pandemic can’t stop the Leader Dogs for the Blind from assisting those who are blind or visually impaired, regardless of what country they reside in.

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Published July 17, 2021

ROYAL OAK — There’s a new mayor at the 2-acre wetland village at the Detroit Zoo known as Amphibiville.

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Published July 15, 2021

ROCHESTER — Community members can get their dogs pampered this month while raising funds to help beautify the city of Rochester.

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Published July 14, 2021

ROCHESTER — The Rochester Police Department recently welcomed its first comfort dog to the team.

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Published July 1, 2021

TROY — Five injured and/or sick owls being cared for at the Stage Nature Center received a new, permanent structure at the nature center June 16 with the unveiling of the new raptor house.

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Published July 1, 2021

UTICA — The Utica woman who repeatedly threw her puppy in a river, causing it to nearly drown Jan. 4, was sentenced to six months in jail and probation June 23 in Macomb County Circuit Court after her request to move her case to Macomb County Mental Health Court was rejected.

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Published June 30, 2021

METRO DETROIT — As the COVID-19  pandemic raged on in 2020, many people found themselves isolated. Cut off from co-workers, friends and family, many turned to pet adoption centers in search of a furry friend.

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Published June 24, 2021

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — A second police K-9 will be added to the Clinton Township Police Department.

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