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Animals & Pets

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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Published November 21, 2019

STERLING HEIGHTS — More than nine months after dozens of dogs were rescued by authorities in Sterling Heights, Macomb County officials are reflecting on an outpouring of generosity that helped turn those animals into pets for new homes.

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Published November 20, 2019

HAZEL PARK — Nearly a year ago, something unimaginably horrible happened to Alissa Sullivan, a member of the Hazel Park City Council and an advocate for animals.

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Published November 15, 2019

BIRMINGHAM — A domestic cat living in Birmingham was diagnosed with rabies, according to county officials, making the animal the most recent case of rabies diagnosed locally, along with four bats and 11 skunks. 

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Published November 14, 2019

WEST BLOOMFIELD — About 125 second grade students at a local elementary school are on a quest to make the monarch butterfly the official state insect.

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Published November 12, 2019

TROY — Although Pawfficer Badges, now 1 1/2, 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 — and doing well.

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Published November 6, 2019

METRO DETROIT — Increasingly, dogs aren’t just our best friends — they’re also our aides and co-workers. From police and military dogs to service animals, our furry buddies are showing that they can do a lot more than fetch a ball.

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Published November 5, 2019

SOUTHFIELD — Officials recently announced that the city will be partnering with the Oakland County Animal Shelter and Pet Adoption Center.

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