Animals/Pets

The Deer, the Pig and the Cockatoo: A PR Love Story (video)

October 19th 2014

The Deer, the Pig and the Cockatoo: A Pleasant Ridge Love Story (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct.19, 2014) “There’s a reason people call stubborn people pig-headed,” said Tracey Leigh Bechard Magiera. The Pleasant Ridge mother and friend to animals everywhere knows this first-hand. Magiera can often be seen walking in Pleasant Ridge with one or […]

Fido Does Ferndale is Thursday Oct. 16

October 13th 2014

Fido Does Ferndale is Thursday Oct. 16 (Compiled, Oct. 13, 2014) Fido Does Ferndale is a chance for dog owners to bring their beloved pet to Downtown Ferndale. There will be contests for the dogs, including best dressed and best trick. There will also be booths with animal-loving vendors, and a pet parade. Those who […]

Pasta for Paws Supports Royal Oak Animal Shelter Oct. 12

October 7th 2014

Pasta for Paws Supports Royal Oak Animal Shelter Oct. 12 (Royal Oak Animal Shelter Press Release, Oct.7, 2014) On Sunday Oct.12 from 3pm to 7pm, enjoy a delicious pasta dinner with other animal lovers , at VFW Post 1669, at 214 E. Fourth Street in Royal Oak. Tickets are available at the door, and the […]

Detroit Zoo Caring for over 1,000 Smuggled Turtles

October 3rd 2014

Detroit Zoo Caring for over 1,000 Smuggled Turtles (Detroit Zoo Press Release, Oct. 3, 2014) More than a thousand turtles – some endangered – found stuffed into rubber snow boots and cereal boxes inside a Canadian man’s luggage at Detroit Metropolitan Airport last week are receiving care at the Detroit Zoo. The man was arrested […]

Low Cost Pet Vaccinations Clinic in Oak Park Oct 4

September 21st 2014

Low Cost Pet Vaccinations Clinic in Oak Park Oct 4 (All About Animals Press Release, Sept. 21, 2014)   All About Animals Rescue will be coming back to Oak Park this October! Bring your furry friends (cats & dogs) to our annual Low Cost Pet Vaccination Clinic to be held on Saturday, October 4 from […]

Ferndale Police Officers Caught in Middle of Night Prank…

September 12th 2014

Ferndale Police Officers Caught in Middle of Night Prank Involving Stray Dog (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 12, 2014) “It’s infantile. It’s grade school-ish, middle school-ish at best,” that’s what Ferndale Police Lt. William Wilson told Hank Winchester of WDIV News in response to a prank played by officers involving a stray dog that had been […]

Detroit Zoo Makes an Impact on Wyoming Toad Comeback

September 4th 2014

Detroit Zoo Makes an Impact on Wyoming Toad Comeback (Detroit Zoo Press Release, Sept. 5, 2014) The Detroit Zoological Society’s breeding program for the Wyoming toad has produced a record 3,945 tadpoles for release into the wild in its efforts to preserve the federally endangered amphibian. “This is the largest number of tadpoles we have […]

Oak Park Shares Rodent Control Precautions

August 31st 2014

Oak Park Shares Rodent Control Precautions (City of Oak Park, Aug. 31, 2104) The City of Oak Park sent out the following guidelines to help residents control rats and rodents in the community. The tips are useful for any community: Here are seven actions you can take to control the rodent population and help keep […]

Singing Insects of Michigan Presentation Sept. 3

August 30th 2014

Singing Insects of Michigan Presentation Sept. 3 ( Royal Oak Nature Society Press Release, Aug.30, 2014) Not all the sounds of nature come from birds and frogs. Singing insects are one of the most dominant sounds of our summer days and nights. The Singing Insects of Michigan speaker program is being held on Wednesday, Sept. […]

Wild About Reading Charity Walk for Literacy at Zoo Sept. 6

August 10th 2014

Wild About Reading Charity Walk for Literacy at Zoo Sept. 6 (press release, Aug. 10, 2014)   Oakland Literacy Council (OLC) asks that you mark your calendars for our Wild About Reading charity walk on September 6th from 7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Detroit Zoo in Royal Oak, Michigan. All proceeds raised will […]

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