Animals/Pets

Ferndale Reminds Dog Owners to Renew Licenses

January 28th 2014

Ferndale Reminds Dog Owners to Renew Licenses (City of Ferndale Press Release, Jan. 28, 2014) 2014 dog licenses are now being provided to all dog owners by Oakland County Animal Control.  As a reminder, any dogs over the age of four months are required to have a valid dog license in the State of Michigan.  […]

2014 Rochester Fire & Ice Festival (video)

January 26th 2014

2014 Rochester Fire & Ice Festival (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 26, 2014) The chilly, snowy weather may have some people feeling gloomy, but the folks in Rochester have found the perfect way to beat the winter blues.  The 2014 Rochester Fire & Ice Festival brought hundreds of people to town to celebrate the great […]

C.H.A.I.N.E.D. Fundraiser to Help Local Dogs Jan. 23 at Loving Touch

January 11th 2014

C.H.A.I.N.E.D. Fundraiser to Help Local Dogs Jan. 23 at Loving Touch (Amanda Hanlin, Jan. 11, 2014) C.H.A.I.N.E.D. is a 501c3 non-profit working to improve the lives of Detroit-area dogs who live chained outside by providing vital supplies and services including fenced yards, insulated dog houses, spay/neuter assistance, vaccines, flea/tick prevention, food assistance, treats, toys, love […]

Doggie Playdate in Ferndale to Benefit Detroit Bully Corps

January 7th 2014

Doggie Playdate in Ferndale to Benefit Detroit Bully Corps (Canine to Five Press Release, Jan. 7, 2014) When: Thursday, January 9, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Where: Canine To Five Ferndale, 2141 Hilton Road 248-556-5675 What: Indoor Playdate, benefiting Detroit Bully Corps Who: Friendly, vaccinated dogs and their owners. We do have a small dog indoor area, and […]

Holiday Ice Festival-Goers Celebrate the Snow

December 15th 2013

Holiday Ice Festival-Goers Celebrate the Snow (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 15, 2013) Ferndale’s annual Holiday Ice Festival had something that it’d been missing for several years before that – snow!  As the weekend storms hit the Ferndale area, festival-goers ventured to 9 and Woodward for shopping and fun.  Santa Claus had kids and adults on […]

DNR Encourages Safety and Fun When Ice Fishing

December 10th 2013

DNR Encourages Safety and Fun When Ice Fishing (Department of Natural Resources Press Release, Dec. 10, 2013)   For many people, fishing is the most relaxing way to spend the day. And in the winter months the most popular angling activity is ice fishing. To those who have never tried it, ice fishing is sometimes looked […]

December programs at the Berkley Public Library

November 27th 2013

December programs at the Berkley Public Library (Berkley Library Press Release, Nov. 27, 2013) Three great programs will be taking place at the Berkley Public Library in December. Adopting and Fostering Household Pets  Interested in learning about adopting and fostering household pets?  Laurie Stadther, Community Outreach Coordinator for the Michigan Humane Society, will cover a […]

Small Turtles Not a Good Pet Choice: Risky and Illegal

November 27th 2013

Small Turtles Not a Good Pet Choice: Risky and Illegal (Oakland County Health Dept. Press Release, Nov. 27, 2013) According to the Michigan Departments of Community Health (MDCH) and Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD), and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) small turtles with shells that measure less than four inches in length […]

Holiday Magic Parade Brings Communities Together (video)

November 25th 2013

Royal Oak’s Holiday Magic Parade Brings Communities Together (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 25, 2013) The Royal Oak Holiday Magic Parade brought people from all over SE Michigan together for an afternoon of fun. Students from Southfield, Ferndale, Royal Oak and Detroit marched in the parade.  Many community groups did as well, including Brownie Troops, […]

Salmon in the Classroom Comes to Ferndale’s Kennedy School

November 19th 2013

Salmon in the Classroom Comes to Ferndale’s Kennedy School (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 19, 2013) The sixth graders in Greg Williamson’s class at Kennedy School in Ferndale have some company in their classroom this year as they get to raise nearly 200 fish until they are large enough to be set free. The Salmon in […]

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