Animals/Pets

After Series of Attacks, Troy Fire Removes Baby Cooper Hawk

June 26th 2018

After Series of Attacks, Troy Fire Removes Baby Cooper Hawk (Troy Fire Dept, June 26, 2018) Troy, MI- A nesting pair of Cooper’s Hawks had been attacking residents on Hempstead Street in Troy for some time. After multiple citizens were injured from these attacks, and with no one in which to turn, a firefighter from […]

Pops for Italian Introducing Cooled “DogSpot” House so Pets Can Wait Safely

June 22nd 2018

Pops for Italian Introducing Cooled “DogSpot” House so Pets Can Wait Safely   (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 22, 2018) Ferndale, MI – Ever wish you could pop into a store or have a nice Italian dinner, but not sure what to do with the pooch you’ve been walking?  Well, Pops for Italian in Downtown Ferndale […]

Turtles are on the Move, Here’s How to Help Protect Them

June 4th 2018

Turtles are on the Move, Here’s How to Help Protect Them (North Oakland Headwaters Land Conservancy, June 4, 2018) Clarkston, MI – Across the state of Michigan, female turtles have begun their annual nesting trek from their home wetlands to open areas. Every year, thousands of female turtles are killed on our roadways in pursuit […]

Ferndale Catfe Cat BINGO June 30

May 25th 2018

Ferndale Catfe Cat BINGO June 30 Ferndale, MI – Come out and play… Join us for our fundraising game night at the Catfe. Enjoy an evening of CAT BINGO in support of our shelter. We’ll provide the snacks, you provide your libation of choice. There will be cat themed prizes, lots of laughter and, of […]

Kitten Saved Using Jaws of Life Will be Available to Adopt

May 23rd 2018

Kitten Saved Using Jaws of Life Will be Available to Adopt (Michigan Animal Rescue League, May 23, 2018)  Waterford, Pontiac, MI– The Waterford Regional Fire Department responded to a call about a small kitten stuck in an air conditioning unit on Tuesday, May 22.  The kitten had wedged itself into a tiny hole in the […]

Donation Honors Memory of Retired Oak Park Officer, Supports Police Dog Mase

May 23rd 2018

Donation Honors Memory of Retired Oak Park Officer, Supports Police Dog Mase (City of Oak Park, May 22, 2018) Oak Park, MI – The Oak Park Public Safety Canine Unit received two donations in memory of Retired Oak Park Public Safety Officer Bill Shuttleworth. Officer Shuttleworth’s family provided a monetary donation to the Oak Park […]

Hazel Park Police Investigating Cat Deaths

May 19th 2018

Hazel Park Police Investigating Cat Deaths (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 19, 2018) Hazel Park, MI – Three cats were found bludgeoned to death and left on Evelyn Street near Caledonia in Hazel Park Thursday evening. Police are not releasing details as the investigation is still ongoing, but they have assigned a detective to the case.  […]

Claws & Paws Pet Themed Event Oct. 6 in Clawson

May 18th 2018

Claws & Paws Pet Themed Event Oct. 6 in Clawson Claws & Paws is an annual event hosted by the Clawson Chamber of Commerce that raises money and awareness for animal rescue organizations, as well as contributes to scholarships for graduating Clawson seniors and the Clawson Food Pantry. This year’s event is Saturday, October 6, 2018 from 10 […]

15 Pics from the Detroit Zoo (part 3)

May 10th 2018

15 Pics from the Detroit Zoo (part 3) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 10, 2018) Royal Oak, Huntington Woods, MI-   Happy Thursday Oakland County Times readers.  Here is the third installment of pictures from the Detroit Zoo. Thank you to the zebra , the ostrich, the cuddly snakes, the peacock and all the other animals who […]

15 Pics from the Detroit Zoo (part 2)

May 3rd 2018

15 Pics from the Detroit Zoo (part 2) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 3, 2018) Royal Oak, Huntington Woods, MI-   Happy Thursday Oakland County Times readers.  Here is the second installment of pictures from the Detroit Zoo. This round includes some artwork at the zoo, as well as a peek at some of the displays. And […]