Animals/Pets

Coyote Captured in Royal Oak Stirs Controversy

March 17th 2015

Coyote Captured in Royal Oak Stirs Controversy (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 17, 2015) A coyote was captured in a Royal Oak back yard and subsequently euthanized, with footage of the captured animal struggling in a toothless rubber jaw-style trap aired on WXYZ news causing reaction through the community. The City of Royal Oak issued the […]

Zoo Gives Statement about Intentions to Reduce Noise, Next Meeting June 8

March 14th 2015

Zoo Gives Statement about Intentions to Reduce Noise, Next Meeting June 8 (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 14, 2015) As the Detroit Zoo prepares for Bunnyville, which is the unofficial kick off to the event season on April 3, zoo officials are working to address concerns that were brought up by residents last month in a […]

Debate Continues Over Hazel Park’s Pit Bull Ban

March 14th 2015

Debate Continues Over Hazel Park’s Pit Bull Ban (Doug Sanders and Crystal A. Proxmire, March 14, 2015) A ban on pit bulls that was passed in 2012 has made its way into public discussion in Hazel Park, where the debate comes down to if violent K9 behavior is the fault of the dog’s breed or […]

Go Along with Experts on an Owl Hoot Feb. 27

February 20th 2015

Go Along with Experts on an Owl Hoot Feb. 27 (Royal Oak Nature Society, Feb. 20, 2015) Event – Date & Time: Friday, February 27, 2015 – 7:30pm The Royal Oak Nature Society presents “Owl Hoot” at Cummingston Park on Friday, February 27th, 2015 beginning at 7:30 pm.  Park and meet at Leafdale & Torquay.  […]

Multiple Perspectives in Detroit Zoo Discussions (video)

February 13th 2015

Multiple Perspectives in Detroit Zoo Discussions (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 13, 2015) There are several balancing acts in play as the Detroit Zoo figures out how to provide the right blend of entertainment and fundraising with their mission of providing a good home to animals, and how to be good neighbors with the Royal […]

Former Detroit Zoo Elephant Wanda Dies

February 12th 2015

Former Detroit Zoo Elephant Wanda Dies (Detroit Zoo Press Release, Feb. 12, 2015) A three-day journey from Michigan to California a decade ago marked the beginning of a new life for two Asian elephants and sparked an international conversation about how elephants are faring in captivity. Wanda and Winky – aging, arthritic elephants at the […]

Detroit Zoo to Meet with Residents About Events and Noise Feb. 12

February 4th 2015

Detroit Zoo to Meet with Residents About Events and Noise Feb. 12 (C. Proxmire, Feb. 4, 2015)   In response to Huntington Woods’ residents’ concerns about noise, The Detroit Zoo is hosting a 2015 Event Update meeting to include time for questions and answers from the public. The event takes place from 6pm to7pm at […]

Huntington Woods Collecting Items for Almost Home Animal Shelter

February 3rd 2015

Huntington Woods Collecting Items for Almost Home Animal Shelter (Huntington Woods Press Release, Feb. 3, 2015) Help our animal friends waiting to find their fur-ever homes! BHS Senior Maddie Sabbath along with members of the Huntington Woods Teen Council are collecting items to donate to the Almost Home No-Kill Animal Shelter. During the month of […]

Oak Park Sparkles with Winterfest

February 1st 2015

Oak Park Sparkles with Winterfest (C.Proxmire, Feb. 1, 2015) The freezing January temperatures did not deter the people of Oak Park from putting on a Winterfest event that warmed the hearts of the families that attended. Outside the ice sculptures held their form, and animals in the petting zoo got plenty of love to keep […]

Shrine Circus Returns to Hazel Park March 20-22

February 1st 2015

Shrine Circus Returns to Hazel Park March 20-22 (Shrine Circus Press Release, Feb. 1, 2015) Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, children of all ages, this is your hometown circus, your glimpse of the majesty of the wild, your thrills of the high wire, your taste of the popcorn and hot dogs, your touch of […]

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