Animals & Pets

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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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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