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Animals & Pets

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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Published July 19, 2019

MOUNT CLEMENS — To aid in Blue Star Service Dogs’ ongoing mission, Bark-E-Que will continue the annual tradition with a fundraiser Aug. 9 at the American Legion Post 4 in Mount Clemens.

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Published July 15, 2019

ROYAL OAK — The Royal Oak Animal Shelter lately has been the beneficiary of a couple of civic organizations.

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Published July 12, 2019

EASTPOINTE — The Eastpointe Police Department took a bite out of crime July 9 with the seizure of two alligators from a local business.

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Published July 9, 2019

If you’re an animal lover, you know all too well the pangs of wanting to adopt all of the sweet homeless cats and dogs left in shelters.

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Published July 9, 2019

ROYAL OAK — Bright colors, interesting textures, exotic species, authentic human reactions. The Detroit Zoo offers myriad opportunities for anyone wielding a camera to capture the perfect photo.

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