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C&G Newspapers is pleased to have resumed publication. For the time being, our papers will publish on a biweekly basis as we work toward our return to weekly papers. In between issues, and anytime, continue to find local news on our website and look for us on Facebook and Twitter.

Animals & Pets

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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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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