Animals/Pets

Video: A Trio of Sandhill Cranes Strolling, Singing at Stony Creek Metropark

October 25th 2020

At first the birds were quiet, but after about 30 seconds of filming the biggest of the cranes began to call out in a voice that echoed across the waterways, and the two littler birds made quieter songs in reply

Video: Up Close View as Hawk Hunts in Woodland Hills Park, Farmington Hills

October 7th 2020

But a Wednesday morning walk at Woodland Hills Nature Park in Farmington Hills gave this reporter an up close look at a red tail hawk hunting in the forest. 

Curious Mink Caught on Video Being Adorable at Lake St. Clair Metropark

September 30th 2020

They are very wary and cautious of people normally, and are voracious predators.

Oct. 1-2 – Reduced Fee to Adopt a Cat or Dog through Oakland County Animal Shelter

September 29th 2020

“There are a hundred animals waiting for their forever home at the pet adoption center,” said Bob Gatt, Oakland County Animal Shelter and Pet Adoption Center manager.

Injured Pelican Finds Refuge at Detroit Zoo

September 9th 2020

When she arrived at the Detroit Zoo, she was weak, malnourished and unable to walk.

As a Fox from Troy Finds Sanctuary,  A Reminder They Are Not Pets

September 8th 2020

Shortly after taking Ash to DAWG, the County had two more turned in. 

Crowd Lending Campaign Raising Funds for Ferndale CatFe Expansion

August 27th 2020

The Ferndale Cat Shelter is looking to grow into their recently expanded space, and is asking people to invest through a KIVA campaign

Leashes, Licenses, Hours Outside, and Even Chickens in Oak Park Ordinance Changes

August 18th 2020

Cats, dogs, and even chickens got some love from the Oak Park City Council Monday as the body approved the first reading of a package of animal-related ordinances. 

Off Duty Officer Shoots Dog During Attack in Oak Park

August 4th 2020

On Sunday, August 2nd at approximately 8:25PM, Public Safety Officers were dispatched to the area of Kenwood and Norwood on the report of a dog that had just been shot. 

Turkey Vulture Living in Stairwell of Golf Course Gets Help from Detroit Zoo

August 3rd 2020

“We believe the bird left the nest prematurely and didn’t have the flight capability to return to it.”