Animals/Pets

Free Adoption Day at Oakland County Pet Adoption Center Oct. 6

October 4th 2018

Free Adoption Day at Oakland County Pet Adoption Center Oct. 6 This Saturday is the Bissell Empty the Shelter FREE Adoption Event at Oakland County Pet Adoption Center. Pontiac, MI- The event is from 10 am till 4 pm at our shelter located at 1200 N. Telegraph Rd (building 42 East) in Pontiac. Join us […]

Fido Does Ferndale Oct. 25

September 26th 2018

Fido Does Ferndale Oct. 25 Ferndale, MI – Downtown Ferndale goes to the dogs on Thursday, October 25 (*please note new date!) when Fido Does Ferndale takes over the district with canine activities, vendors and doggone good fun. The fun event happens from 5-8 pm throughout downtown with headquarters at Schiffer Park (Planavon & West […]

Meet Some Creepy Crawlies at Ferndale Library Oct. 6

September 26th 2018

Meet Some Creepy Crawlies at Ferndale Library Oct. 6 Ferndale, MI – Bring the whole family to check out Dan the Creature Man as he brings bunch of creepy crawly live invertebrates and reptiles to the library! All ages, no registration required. Oct. 6 2-3pm, Ferndale Library 222 E. 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220 […]

Ferndale Garden Club Presentation on Urban Chickens Oct. 11

September 14th 2018

Ferndale Garden Club Presentation on Urban Chickens Oct. 11 Ferndale, MI – Ferndale Garden Club:  Presentation on “Urban Chickens in the Garden”.  Thursday, October 11, 2018, 7 p.m. at Kulick Community Center, 1201 Livernois.  Guests are welcome.  For more information, call 248-541-6427. ****** Visit the Event Page for other fun and educational things to do! […]

Ferndalians Can Now Keep Up to Six Backyard Chickens

September 11th 2018

Ferndalians Can Now Keep Up to Six Backyard Chickens Ferndale, MI- Ferndale City Council voted Monday night to increase the number of chickens permitted by residents from three to six. The item was passed on Monday night’s consent agenda.  Ferndale first approved backyard chickens in 2012, with a limit of three.  The ordinance retains requirements […]

Dumpsters, Chickens, & Wind Turbines under Consideration by Holly Twp.

September 4th 2018

Dumpsters, Chickens, & Wind Turbines under Consideration by Holly Twp. (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 5, 2018) Holly Twp, MI- The Holly Township Planning Commission is considering regulations for dumpsters, backyard chickens, and wind turbines.  Each discussion is still in the early stages, with staff working on research and drafting of ordinances.  And each will have […]

Detroit Zoo Welcomes Five Flamingo Chicks

September 4th 2018

Detroit Zoo Welcomes Five Flamingo Chicks Royal Oak, MI – The Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) is tickled pink to announce the hatching of five flamingo chicks in recent weeks. The hatchlings – four greater flamingos and one Chilean flamingo – are being reared by their parents and foster parents in the Detroit Zoo’s African bird […]

Meet Your Best Friend at the Zoo September 14-15

September 3rd 2018

Meet Your Best Friend at the Zoo September 14-15 Royal Oak, Huntington Woods, MI- Hundreds of dogs, cats, puppies, kittens available for immediate adoption The Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) and Michigan Humane Society (MHS), in collaboration with more than 20 local animal welfare organizations, will co-host the fall 2018 Meet Your Best Friend at the […]

Explore: E L Johnson Nature Center in Bloomfield Hills

September 1st 2018

Explore: E L Johnson Nature Center in Bloomfield Hills (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 2, 2018) Bloomfield Hills, MI – There is something exciting about walking across a lake on a long wooden walkway and looking down into the water and seeing a foot long trout swimming  alongside. On a recent visit to the E. L. […]

Poison Dart Frogs Part of Rust Belt Charm

August 29th 2018

Poison Dart Frogs Part of Rust Belt Charm (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 29, 2018) Ferndale, MI – Big box stores have greeters that say hello as shoppers enter. But Rust Belt Market in Downtown Ferndale does things differently. Here guests are welcomed by a pack of poison dart frogs and their beautiful chirping song. The […]