Animals/Pets

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 […]

Pug & Terrier Rescues Hosting Valentine-Themed Event Feb. 7

January 17th 2015

Pug Rescue Network & Midwest Boston Terrier Rescue Hosting Valentine-Themed Event Feb. 7 (Pug Rescue Network, Jan. 17, 2015) Pug Rescue Network and Midwest Boston Terrier Valentines event Renaissance Vineyard Church 1841 Pinecrest Drive Ferndale, Michigan 48220 Come and see Pug Rescue Network and our available pugs and Boston Terriers There will be games, raffles […]

Bird Banding Demonstration at EL Johnson Nature Center Feb. 7

January 17th 2015

Bird Banding Demonstration at EL Johnson Nature Center Feb. 7 (Press release, Jan. 17, 2015) Join us at the E.L. Johnson Nature Center for the Winter Bird Banding on Saturday February 7, 2015 from 9:00 am – 11:00 am! Allen Chartier, one of Michigan’s premier birding experts, will demonstrate the science of bird banding. Chartier […]

Make a Bird Feeder at Bloomfield Twp Library Feb. 16

January 16th 2015

Make a Bird Feeder at Bloomfield Twp Library Feb. 16 (BTPL Jan. 17, 2015) Celebrate National Bird Feeding Month Help make winter easier for your backyard birds.  Stop by the Youth Room on Monday, February 16 from 2-3 p.m., and create your own bird feeder and have some feathery fun. All ages are welcome. Registration is […]

Give Young Readers Practice Reading to a Therapy Dog Jan 17

January 15th 2015

Give Young Readers Practice Reading to a Therapy Dog Jan 17 (Ferndale Library Press Release, Jan. 15, 2015) A tail wags for a tale told, with the floppy, open ears of a Therapy Dog listening intently (and objectively) as kids read aloud from a book of their choosing. Paws & Tales is an early literacy […]

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