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Animals & Pets

Published November 1, 2019

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MACOMB COUNTY — Having the right equipment on hand to move an injured K-9 or safely lift the dog over a wall or fence matters when seconds count for first responders. Members of the Southern Macomb Warthogs Chapter 44 recently supplemented the gear issued by police departments across the county by adding tactical medical litters for 24 K-9 units.

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Published October 25, 2019

OAKLAND COUNTY — Local health officials have announced another case of rabies in a skunk, this time in West Bloomfield.

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Published October 22, 2019

CLAWSON — On Oct. 15, the Clawson City Council voted 3-1 to introduce an ordinance to regulate domestic chicken ownership.

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Published October 18, 2019

STERLING HEIGHTS — The Sterling Heights Police Department’s K-9 unit is now a force of four.

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Published October 15, 2019

Coyotes are in Sterling Heights, and like their Roadrunner-hunting cartoon counterpart, sometimes they fall on the wrong side of technology in a modern world.

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Published October 11, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — Over the years, more than 35,000 animals have been saved by Guardians for Animals and its affiliates. And each fall, the GFA Pet Expo and Adoption Event tries to find homes for as many as possible.

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Published October 9, 2019

SOUTHFIELD — Tacos and hamburgers aren’t the only things you can get at a drive-through anymore.

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Published October 8, 2019

ROYAL OAK — Zoo visitors will see a furry new face in the 2-acre Cotton Family Wolf Wilderness habitat at the Detroit Zoo.

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Published October 8, 2019

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OAKLAND COUNTY — Deer dart across the roadway all year in Michigan, but for the next three months, officials are asking motorists to be extra cautious.

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Published October 8, 2019

ROSEVILLE — Five kittens are safe after the quick thinking of some Roseville residents and the actions of the Roseville Fire Department.

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Published October 8, 2019

EASTPOINTE — Eastpointe Animal Control is expanding its resources by installing new kennels at the Eastpointe Police Department.

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Published October 7, 2019

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OAKLAND COUNTY — In a world on edge over the future of our planet’s natural resources, it’s nice to take a moment to relish what’s going right in our own little ecosystem.

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Published October 4, 2019

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Naiel Aslam has been interested in animals since he was just a kid sitting on the bed watching Animal Planet documentaries with his grandfather, a veterinarian.

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Published October 4, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — Last year marked the debut of the “Howl-O-Ween” fundraiser at the Madison Heights Animal Shelter, with people bringing their beloved dogs and cats all dressed up in Halloween costumes.

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Published October 1, 2019

GROSSE POINTE SHORES — Grosse Pointe Shores’ practice of allowing residents to let their dogs roam Osius Park without a leash during the winter may soon be a thing of the past.

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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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