Animals & Pets

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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Published January 28, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Australia began burning in November, fueled by record-breaking temperatures and months of severe drought.

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Published January 20, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Two red foxes in Shelby Township have regrown their winter fur coats after Consumers Energy employees working on the South Oakland Macomb Network pipeline project took the time to care for the foxes after spotting them in dangerous health.

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Published January 10, 2020

EASTPOINTE — The Eastpointe City Council approved several ordinance changes meant to help the city’s animal control in its duties.

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Published January 8, 2020

FARMINGTON HILLS — One Farmington Hills resident is expressing his thanks to police after an officer saved the resident’s cat following a fire at an apartment. 

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Published January 6, 2020

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OAKLAND COUNTY — According to officials, the dog that attacked a veteran staffer at the Oakland County Animal Control and Pet Adoption Center last month had an extensive history of aggression.

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Published January 6, 2020

UTICA — Dog owners will soon have a new, fun place to take their little family members to play in Utica. Pioneer Park, a new park that is located on land to the north of Eppler Junior High School, where Hahn Street ends, is nearing completion and is slated to be opened sometime in June this year.

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Published January 3, 2020

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OAKLAND COUNTY — A recent rash of rabies cases reported in Oakland County has again reached West Bloomfield, with a confirmed case in another skunk from the area, according to officials.

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Published December 30, 2019

TROY — Troy firefighters at Station 3 wear their full gear and equipment when Go Team Therapy Crisis and Airport Dogs visit to train so the dogs get used to seeing them in it.

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Published December 27, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Citing multiple reasons it may be looking for a new option for animal control in the city, St. Clair Shores City Council voted Dec. 16 to extend its contract with Macomb County Animal Control for six months.

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Published December 17, 2019

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MACOMB COUNTY — Just like that, the life of Izzy changed, and so did those whom she came into contact with.

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Published December 13, 2019

OAKLAND COUNTY — An employee of the Oakland County Animal Shelter is recovering after an unprovoked attack Dec. 12 by a pit bull being held at the facility.

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Published December 10, 2019

FERNDALE — The coral reef in Florida has been battling stony-coral tissue loss disease since 2014.The disease wipes out the tissue of the stony corals, which die rapidly after becoming infected.

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Published December 3, 2019

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Not only do humans use blankets to help stay warm this time of year, so do our furry friends.

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