Animals/Pets

Dog Day at Oak Park Pool Aug. 26

August 20th 2018

Dog Day at Oak Park Pool Aug. 26 Oak Park, MI – For one day only the Oak Park Pool goes to the dogs. For $10 in advance or $15 at the door a dog can let loose and enjoy the Oak Park pool with a bunch of other doggie friends. Small dogs (under 30lbs) […]

Red Oaks Dog Swim Sept 9

August 20th 2018

Red Oaks Dog Swim Sept 9 Madison Heights, MI – Red Oaks Water Park is hosting their annual Bow Wow Dog Swim on Sunday, Sept. 9 from noon to 4:50pm.  There are contests for Best Wet Look and Best Swimsuit.  All dogs must have valid Michigan dog license along with proof of current vaccinations.  Time […]

Waterford Oaks Dog Swim Sept 8

August 20th 2018

Waterford Oaks Dog Swim Sept 8 Waterford, MI – Waterford Oaks Water Park is hosting their annual Bow Wow Dog Swim on Saturday, Sept. 8 from noon to 2:50pm. There are contests for Best Wet Look and Best Swimsuit. All dogs must have valid Michigan dog license along with proof of current vaccinations. Time slots […]

Story of Big Top Changes, As Kelly Miller Circus Returns to Holly Animal-Free

August 7th 2018

Story of Big Top Changes, As Kelly Miller Circus Returns to Holly Animal-Free (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 6, 2018) Holly, MI – “The Greatest Show on Earth” ceased to exist in 2017 when Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus ended their nearly 150-year run of traveling the country to delight and amaze ladies and […]

Is Your Dog Sick? Cases of Canine Influenza on the Rise

August 2nd 2018

Is Your Dog Sick? Cases of Canine Influenza on the Rise (Michigan Dept. of Agriculture, Aug. 2, 2018) Oakland County, MI- Since July 13, 2018, there have been 49 confirmed cases of canine influenza reported. The cases have occurred in Huron, Kent, Macomb, Oakland, Ottawa and Wayne counties. In all of 2017, there were nine […]

After Series of Attacks, Troy Fire Removes Baby Cooper Hawk

June 26th 2018

After Series of Attacks, Troy Fire Removes Baby Cooper Hawk (Troy Fire Dept, June 26, 2018) Troy, MI- A nesting pair of Cooper’s Hawks had been attacking residents on Hempstead Street in Troy for some time. After multiple citizens were injured from these attacks, and with no one in which to turn, a firefighter from […]

Pops for Italian Introducing Cooled “DogSpot” House so Pets Can Wait Safely

June 22nd 2018

Pops for Italian Introducing Cooled “DogSpot” House so Pets Can Wait Safely   (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 22, 2018) Ferndale, MI – Ever wish you could pop into a store or have a nice Italian dinner, but not sure what to do with the pooch you’ve been walking?  Well, Pops for Italian in Downtown Ferndale […]

Turtles are on the Move, Here’s How to Help Protect Them

June 4th 2018

Turtles are on the Move, Here’s How to Help Protect Them (North Oakland Headwaters Land Conservancy, June 4, 2018) Clarkston, MI – Across the state of Michigan, female turtles have begun their annual nesting trek from their home wetlands to open areas. Every year, thousands of female turtles are killed on our roadways in pursuit […]

Ferndale Catfe Cat BINGO June 30

May 25th 2018

Ferndale Catfe Cat BINGO June 30 Ferndale, MI – Come out and play… Join us for our fundraising game night at the Catfe. Enjoy an evening of CAT BINGO in support of our shelter. We’ll provide the snacks, you provide your libation of choice. There will be cat themed prizes, lots of laughter and, of […]

Kitten Saved Using Jaws of Life Will be Available to Adopt

May 23rd 2018

Kitten Saved Using Jaws of Life Will be Available to Adopt (Michigan Animal Rescue League, May 23, 2018)  Waterford, Pontiac, MI– The Waterford Regional Fire Department responded to a call about a small kitten stuck in an air conditioning unit on Tuesday, May 22.  The kitten had wedged itself into a tiny hole in the […]