Animals/Pets

Keller, the Blind Rescue Cat, and Companion Helen Hope for Loving Home

January 20th 2019

Keller, the Blind Rescue Cat, and Companion Helen Hope for Loving Home (Cheryl Weiss, Jan. 20, 2019) Madison Heights, MI- Keller was with his buddy, Helen, under a dresser on a hot August afternoon when the rescuers came.  They were the last of many cats in the last room that Madison Heights Animal Control officers […]

Creating Homes for Outdoor Cats

January 19th 2019

Creating Homes for Outdoor Cats (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 19, 2019, adapted from orig. Oct. 28, 2018) Ferndale, MI – It costs about $20 and an hour of being crafty to help save the lives of feral and community cats, and Kimberly Wallace of the Ferndale Cat Shelter is helping people learn how. Though most […]

Detroit Zoological Society’s Annual Wildlife Conservation Gala March 16

January 18th 2019

Detroit Zoological Society’s Annual Wildlife Conservation Gala March 16 Royal Oak, MI- The Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) will host its third annual Wildlife Conservation Gala, presented by Ford Motor Company, on Saturday, March 16, 2019, 6-9:30 p.m. Held at the Detroit Zoo’s iconic Wildlife Interpretive Gallery, the event will include hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, a sit-down […]

Madison High School Courtyard Goats Give Lessons in…

January 12th 2019

Madison High School Courtyard Goats Give Lessons in Garbage-Eating, Giving Birth (Lara Mossa, Jan. 12, 2019) MADISON HEIGHTS – The white short-haired goat came to the window and nibbled on the banana peel. George Barndollar stroked her furry head while he fed her. This is not an unusual sight for students at Madison High School. […]

Kids Can Read to Therapy Dogs at Royal Oak Library Jan. 19

January 11th 2019

Kids Can Read to Therapy Dogs at Royal Oak Library Jan. 19  Royal Oak, MI- Read to Dogs for Independent Readers, Saturday, January 19, 10:30 AM to 12:10 PM. Registered therapy dogs are here to listen to children read to them in a one-to-one setting. It is fun and helps improve reading skills because the […]

Police help Rescue Four Roosters in Ferndale

January 8th 2019

Police help Rescue Four Roosters in  Ferndale (Crystal A Proxmire, Jan. 8, 2019) Ferndale, MI – When Darren Carranza Escalera saw a pair of neighbors chasing chickens across Ten Mile Road near Hilton Tuesday afternoon, he knew he had to help.  The trio chased four Barred Rock roosters away from the busy I-696 freeway and […]

Animal Shelter Fundraiser Combines Yoga and Adoptable Doggies Jan. 26

January 1st 2019

Animal Shelter Fundraiser Combines Yoga and Adoptable Doggies Jan. 26 Pontiac, MI- Come join Do Only Good for a relaxing yoga class and meet some of our shelter pups!  Oakland County Animal Shelter 1200 Telegraph Road, 42 East, Pontiac  Jan. 26 from 10:30 am to 11 am. Suggested donation $20.  Reserve your space by emailing […]

Reptile Roundup in Rochester Hills Jan. 19

December 31st 2018

Reptile Roundup in Rochester Hills Jan. 19 Rochester Hills, MI – Families will have an opportunity to be face to face with some of our reptilian friends at the city’s newest event, Reptile Roundup. This hands-on program is scheduled for January 19 from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the Rochester Hills Museum at Van […]

Holly Township Board to Vote on Revising Chicken Ordinance

December 26th 2018

Holly Township Board to Vote on Revising Chicken Ordinance (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 26, 2018) Holly Township, MI- The Holly Township Board of Trustees is expected to vote on removing lot restrictions from the ordinance regulating Class III farm animals, including ducks, chickens, and rabbits. Currently residents with lots that are less than 2.5 acres […]

Clawson Working Towards New Chicken Ordinance

December 26th 2018

Clawson Working Towards New Chicken Ordinance (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 26, 2018) Clawson, MI- Clawson City Council is mulling over details of an ordinance regulating chickens in the community. The current ordinance allows for chickens, but only in cases where the coops are built at least 500 feet from the property line and any residential, […]