Animals/Pets

Detroit Zoo Sends Five Captive Born Vultures to South Africa for Population Efforts

December 7th 2021

For the first time ever, five vultures from the Detroit Zoo have moved to Africa as part of an important conservation program to restore South Africa’s vulture populations.

No Longer An Endangered Species, Kirtland’s Warbler Population…

November 25th 2021

“Expansion of Kirtland’s warblers into new areas, and in greater numbers, is good news for the future of the species in Michigan,” said DNR Director Dan Eichinger.

Adults with Special Needs Welcome Rescue Goats to Dutton Farm

November 12th 2021

A pair of goats who’d originally been raised for meat are now living out their lives bringing joy to dozens of adults with special needs as the newest pets on Dutton Farm in Rochester.

What to do about Deer? Farmington Hills & Neighbors Exploring Solutions

October 11th 2021

DNR will be working with the communities, and residents will be updated as there are opportunities for engagement.

Oct 4 -10 – Reduced Fees for Pet Adoptions Through Oakland County

September 30th 2021

Oakland County Animal Shelter and Pet Adoption Center is participating everyday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday – Friday and 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

Golden Retrievers Gather for Swimming At Orion Oaks Dog Park

September 13th 2021

A portion of Lake Sixteen is set aside for playing, with a large dock and ramps that are perfect for jumping in and walking out of the refreshing water.

Sept. 18 – Pet Vaccination Clinic at Independence Oaks

September 13th 2021

Services will include $10 vaccinations for dogs and cats, $20 microchips, $20 heartworm tests and other preventative treatments including flea prevention and dewormer.

Sept. 11-12 – Barktoberfest at Royal Oak’s Memorial Park

September 1st 2021

Barktoberfest encourages you to leash up your pooch pal and come out to enjoy a locally brewed beer, food and live music while you browse vendor booths with everything from…

Oakland County Hosting Low Cost Vaccination, Micro-chipping Event Oct. 2

September 1st 2021

Services will include $10 vaccinations for dogs and cats, $20 microchips, $20 heartworm tests and other preventative treatments including flea prevention and dewormer.

Dozens of Animals Rescued from Dangerous Conditions in Independence Township

August 26th 2021

This case remains under investigation. When complete, animal control officers will present the results to the Oakland County Prosecutor’s Officer for review and consideration of criminal charges.