Animals & Pets

Published October 1, 2019

GROSSE POINTE PARK — A proposed dog park at Patterson Park sparked intense debate during a Sept. 23 Grosse Pointe Park City Council meeting.

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Published October 1, 2019

ROYAL OAK — Royal Oak police dog Ryker has spent the last seven years faithfully accompanying officer Rich Chipman, catching bad guys and mingling with the community.

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Published September 27, 2019

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP — October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month, so Clinton Township is making the community aware in simple fashion — by bringing the dogs to them.

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Published September 24, 2019

ROYAL OAK — The Royal Oak Animal Shelter’s financial model desperately needs reworking.

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Published September 24, 2019

CLAWSON — Last year, Clawson code enforcement taped code violation letters dated Sept. 5, 2018, to the doors of four chicken owners.

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Published September 23, 2019

ROYAL OAK — One team of tigers is having a good season.

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Published September 20, 2019

EASTPOINTE — Two Eastpointe women — a mother and daughter — have been charged with animal cruelty after a malnourished and neglected dog was taken in by Eastpointe Animal Control.

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Published September 18, 2019

TROY — Walking into a courtroom to testify and face cross-examination can be daunting.

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Published September 17, 2019

METRO DETROIT — For pets in the state of Michigan, there’s good news.

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Published September 16, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — A Shelby Township resident was recently approved by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to import to Michigan a critically endangered black rhino that he shot in Africa.

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Published September 10, 2019

ROYAL OAK — This weekend is for the dogs. And cats. And rabbits. 

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Published September 6, 2019

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OAKLAND COUNTY — The latest addition to the staff at Walled Lake Western High School is a bit unorthodox — covered in fur and walking on four legs, for starters — but she’s expected to be a boon to the emotional well-being of the students there.

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Published August 28, 2019

SOUTHFIELD — A local homeowner recently caught on camera what she believes to be a coyote.

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Published August 20, 2019

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — They entered at the last minute and only had about a week to prepare, but that didn’t stop Grosse Pointe Farms Public Safety Officer Tim Harris and his K-9, Duke, from walking away with an award from the United States Police Canine Association Region 19 competition.

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Published August 12, 2019

UTICA — A Utica man was recognized July 25 as a 2019 Change Agent for flying his plane to save at-risk dogs in addition to helping a Sterling Heights dog rescue receive a $2,000 donation.

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Published August 7, 2019

SOUTHFIELD — According to city officials, Almost Home, the animal rescue that operates Southfield’s animal control shelter, no longer has a home in the city.

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Published August 7, 2019

TROY — Have a hankering to see wild animals that roam Botswana, Namibia or the Falkland Islands, but not the money or time to travel there?

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Published August 5, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — State Sen. Peter Lucido recently announced that he is introducing legislation meant to help protect animals from abuse.

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Published July 22, 2019

HUNTINGTON WOODS — One year ago, a then-12-year-old Huntington Woods girl decided she wanted to get her city to change its code to allow chickens as backyard pets.

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Published July 22, 2019

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — On July 15, the Clinton Township Board of Trustees unanimously approved the requiring of permits and a list of standards for residents to own chicken on properties that are less than 5 acres.

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