Animals/Pets

Putting Pet Safety First Over the 4th of July

July 1st 2015

Putting Pet Safety First Over the 4th of July (Michigan Dept. of Agriculture and Rural Development Press Release, July 1, 2015) Every year Michigan families look forward to celebrating the Fourth of July with picnics, time on the Great Lakes and the traditional fireworks. However, the furry members of your family might not look forward […]

Hazel Park Annual St. Filbert’s Day Race Aug. 22

June 25th 2015

Hazel Park Annual St. Filbert’s Day Race Aug. 22 (Hazel Park Neighborhood Enrichment Group, June 25, 2015) Saturday August 22, 2015 Dinner at 6 pm, racing begins at 7 pm Hazel Park Raceway 1650 E. 10 Mile Rd. Hazel Park 248-398-1000 info@hazelparkraceway.com Hazel Park Neighborhood Enrichment Group welcomes you to join us in celebrating our […]

Ferndale Dog Park Plans Proceed

June 23rd 2015

Ferndale Dog Park Plans Proceed (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 23, 2015) Ferndale City Council voted Monday to move ahead with plans to build a dog park at Wilson Park near University High School. The baseball diamond will be removed and a fenced-in area will go up so dogs can run around without a leash. There […]

Madison Heights Animal Shelter Expands, Open House June 13

June 11th 2015

Madison Heights Animal Shelter Expands, Open House June 13 (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 11, 2015) The kitties can now sleep better at the Madison Heights Animal Shelter. The City-run facility added on, giving them a way to keep the cats at a distance from the dogs. “Before the expansion the animals were housed together in […]

Less Than 12 Hours Remain to Help Ferndale Qualify to Win a $100,000 Dog Park!

June 10th 2015

Less Than 12 Hours Remain to Help Ferndale Qualify to Win a $100,000 Dog Park (compiled, June 10, 2015) The fifth annual PetSafe Bark for Your Park contest is reaching the end of the first round, and Ferndale has a good chance of reaching the finals supporters can rally enough votes in the final hours. Voting for the first […]

Oakland County Fair – July 3-12 in Davisburg

June 5th 2015

Oakland County Fair – July 3-12 (event listing, June 5, 2015) Springfield Oaks County Park, July 3- 12 12451 Andersonville Rd, Davisburg, MI $10 Per Vehicle includes Fair Admission for all passengers $5 Admission if you walk into the grounds $5 Per motorcycle includes Fair Admission for all riders Schedule Information For a list of […]

Duck Family Finds Safe Harbor in Pleasant Ridge Pool

June 3rd 2015

Duck Family Finds Safe Harbor in Pleasant Ridge Pool (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 3, 2015) Word seems to be spreading in the animal kingdom about how kindly the residents of Pleasant Ridge welcome unexpected four-legged, and two-legged, guests. For years a rescued stray cat named PR (purr) roamed the rooms of city hall and sneaked […]

Help Name Royal Oak’s Latest Police K-9

May 28th 2015

Help Name Royal Oak’s Latest Police K-9 (Royal Oak Police, May 28, 2015) The Royal Oak Police Department is turning to Facebook fans for help naming its newest recruit. Officer Michael Stajich will travel to the Vohne Liche Kennels in Indiana on June 3 to select and train the department’s newest police dog. Police say […]

Blessings, Adoptions and More Make Claws and Paws Event Fantastic

May 17th 2015

Blessings, Adoptions and More Make Claws and Paws Event Fantastic (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 16, 2015) In Medieval times, pastors would travel the countryside, stopping at farms and offering to bless the animals in hopes of abundant food production. The tradition of the blessing of pets grew out of this practice, leading to the afternoon […]

Video of Oak Park Man Tazering Mouse to Death Goes Viral

May 5th 2015

Video of Oak Park Man Tazering Mouse to Death Goes Viral (C. Proxmire, May 5, 2015) A mouse met its unpleasant demise last week as a man and his brother made a You Tube video tazering the mouse to death. The man wielding the stun gun was wearing his work shirt, and various reports confirmed […]

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