Animals/Pets

Scent of Love Spices the Air: Romancing the Skunk

March 11th 2016

Scent of Love Spices the Air: Romancing the Skunk (Jonathan Schechter, Destination Oakland, March 11, 2016) Courtship is well underway for Mephitis mephitis, the often maligned striped skunk, and that means the scent of love is in the night air. Romance for the skunk is a simple affair: wander about under the cover of darkness […]

Troy Police Offer Advice to Public about Coyotes

January 26th 2016

Troy Police Offer Advice to Public about Coyotes (Troy Police, Jan. 26, 2016) Troy, MI – The Troy Police Department recommends that citizens experiencing problems with coyotes contact a licensed nuisance company.  The typical cost associated with this service ranges from $300 to $750.  The following companies are licensed and handle coyote nuisance issues in […]

Dog Rescued from Creek Bed in Orion Twp. by Oakland County Deputies

January 13th 2016

Dog Rescued from Creek Bed in Orion Twp. by Oakland County Deputies (Oakland County Sheriffs Dept, Jan. 13, 2016) Late Entry that Occurred on 1-8-2015:  INCIDENT:  22:21 hrs. – Orion Township – Animal Complaint – Animal Rescue – #16-4613 SUMMARY:  Deputies were dispatched to the 2000 block of Marie Drive for an animal complaint.  The […]

Red Oaks Nature Center: All About Owls Jan. 9

January 4th 2016

Red Oaks Nature Center: All About Owls Jan. 9 (EVENT page) Madison Heights, MI – All About Owls Red Oaks Nature Center 30300 Hales St Madison Heights, MI 48071 1/9/2016 3:00:00 PM Nature Education Programs Owls are amazing predators and one of the earliest nesting birds in Michigan. Look at the biology of owls and […]

Dog Aide Event Combines Mead, Fundraising, & Animal First Aid Dec. 12

December 7th 2015

Dog Aide Event Combines Mead, Fundraising, & Animal First Aid Dec. 12 (EVENT page) Ferndale, MI – Paws for the Dog Aide Cause, Saturday Dec. 12 from 1pm to 5pm B. Nektar Meadery 1511 Jarvis, Ferndale, MI 48220 Save 1 CPR has gone to the dogs! Come join us in raising money for a great […]

Royal Oak Comedian Doing Food Drive for Dogs

December 6th 2015

Royal Oak Comedian Doing Food Drive for Dogs (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 6, 2015) Though normally full of laughter, there is a sad spot in comedian Leslie Norlin-Thompson’s heart when she thinks of her dearly departed dog, Beau the Wonder Dog. Beau, a Bassett lab mix, passed away on Dec. 18, 2014 with no prior […]

Wild Lights at Detroit Zoo Nov. 20-Dec. 31

December 2nd 2015

Wild Lights at Detroit Zoo Nov. 20-Dec. 31 (EVENT page) Experience the magic of the Detroit Zoo in winter as you take in the lights and the sights and enjoy holiday entertainment and activities for guests of all ages. More than five million LED lights will illuminate trees, buildings and more than 100 animal sculptures […]

Ferndale: How to Select the Right Dog for You Dec. 9

November 28th 2015

Ferndale: How to Select the Right Dog for You Dec. 9 (EVENT page) Ferndale, MI – Wed. Dec. 9, 2015, 6:30pm Ferndale Area District Library 222 E. 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220. It’s a tough choice when you want to find the right four-legged best friend. The Ferndale Library has partnered with Fido Personal […]

Bob Gatt Talks about Future Animal Shelter, Gives Tour of Current Facility (video)

November 24th 2015

Bob Gatt Talks about Future Animal Shelter, Gives Tour of Current Facility (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 23, 2015) With cages of kittens stacked up in the hallways, the echo of endlessly barking dogs, dingy floors, walls painted with fading cartoonish murals, and the endless “here let me move past you”s in the all too […]

Something Fishy in Ferndale: Coy Koi and Rescued Goldfish

November 15th 2015

Something Fishy in Ferndale: Coy Koi and Rescued Goldfish (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 15, 2015) It isn’t just puppies and kitties that get love in Ferndale, people care for the fishes too. A rescue effort is under way to save a group of fish that have called the pond in the Ferndale High School courtyard […]

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