Animals/Pets

Holiday Howl and Merry Meow Raises Over $2,000 for Rescues

November 13th 2013

Holiday Howl and Merry Meow Raises Over $2,000 for Rescues (Crystal A. Proxmire, with Photography by Bernie Laframboise, Nov. 13, 2013) A merry and howling good time was had by all at the Holiday Howl and Merry Meow fundraiser at the Rust Belt Market on Nov. 9.  The event raised over $2,000 to help animal rescue […]

Sheriff Bouchard Gives Hunter Safety Tips

November 2nd 2013

Sheriff Bouchard Gives Hunter Safety Tips (Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard Press Release, Nov. 2, 2013) With deer hunting season rapidly approaching, many sportsmen and women will take advantage of the opportunity to share time with their friends, relax, and enjoy the outdoors. The hunting season offers much in the way of sportsmanship and camaraderie, […]

Holiday Howl & Merry Meow in Ferndale Nov. 9

October 20th 2013

Holiday Howl & Merry Meow in Ferndale Nov. 9 (Jean Peplinski, Oct. 20, 2013) Tickets are now available for a spectacular new holiday event is coming to downtown Ferndale! Guests at the Holiday Howl & Merry Meow will enjoy free appetizers, treats and drink samples, live cocktail music from the amazing Roland Remington, make-and-take ornaments […]

Fido Does Ferndale Shows Power of Puppy Love

October 18th 2013

Fido Does Ferndale Shows Power of Puppy Love (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 18, 2013)   There are many things that bring a community together, and Ferndale has gotten good at catering to them.  Like dogs for instance.  Each year the Ferndale DDA, led by volunteer Andrea Johns, hosts Fido Does Ferndale. Fido Does Ferndale brings […]

Fido Does Ferndale BowWows Participants Oct. 17 (video)

October 8th 2013

Fido Does Ferndale BowWows Participants Oct. 17 Ferndale, MI — Downtown Ferndale goes to the dogs on Thursday, October 17 when Fido Does Ferndale, The Dog’s Night Out, takes over the district with canine activities, vendors and doggone good fun.  The event happens from 5-9 pm and takes place throughout the downtown with headquarters set […]

Bat Festival Brings Fun & Learning to Southfield (video)

October 1st 2013

Bat Festival Brings Fun & Learning to Southfield (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 1, 2013) Georgia Mies is learning young the value of caring for nature’s creatures, appreciating ecology and science, and talking with the public.  The Bloomfield Hills teen is one of dozens of volunteers that made the 2013 Great Lakes Bat Festival a […]

Friday Fuzzy: Candy the Huggable Pug

September 27th 2013

Friday Fuzzy:  Candy the Huggable Pug The oc 115 is helping to promote animal adoption in our community by showcasing an adoptable animal each week in a new section called “Friday Fuzzy.” This week’s featured fuzzy is Candy, a huggable female pug that is looking for a good home.  Candy has all the personality of […]

Annual Bat Festival at Southfield Pavillion Sept. 28

September 21st 2013

Annual Bat Festival at Southfield Library Sept. 28 (Press Release, Sept. 20) TV personality, conservation biologist and Organization for Bat Conservation Executive Director Rob Mies announced today that the 12th Annual Great Lakes Bat Festival will be held on Saturday, September 28, 2013. This free event will be held at the Southfield Pavilion in Southfield, […]

Man Saved from Explosion by Runaway Cats (video)

September 9th 2013

Man Saved from Explosion by Runaway Cats (video) (C. Proxmire, Sept. 10, 2013) Last weekend a man was spared a potentially fiery fate as he came home early Sunday morning and chased two cats that ran out of his back door. When he returned the home was in flames and firefighters were at work putting […]

Ferndale Fur Protestor Brings Change in Birmingham (video)

August 31st 2013

Ferndale Fur Protestor Brings Change in Birmingham (video) (ACLU Press Release, Aug. 31, 2013) The City of Birmingham has adopted a new free speech policy to settle a federal lawsuit brought by the American Civil Liberates Union of Michigan on behalf of an animal rights activist who was arrested while peacefully demonstrating on a public […]

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