Animals/Pets

15 Pics from the Detroit Zoo (part 3)

May 10th 2018

15 Pics from the Detroit Zoo (part 3) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 10, 2018) Royal Oak, Huntington Woods, MI-   Happy Thursday Oakland County Times readers.  Here is the third installment of pictures from the Detroit Zoo. Thank you to the zebra , the ostrich, the cuddly snakes, the peacock and all the other animals who […]

15 Pics from the Detroit Zoo (part 2)

May 3rd 2018

15 Pics from the Detroit Zoo (part 2) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 3, 2018) Royal Oak, Huntington Woods, MI-   Happy Thursday Oakland County Times readers.  Here is the second installment of pictures from the Detroit Zoo. This round includes some artwork at the zoo, as well as a peek at some of the displays. And […]

Mortimer, Pajarito, Samantha, Arguile, and Autumn Meet…

May 2nd 2018

Mortimer, Pajarito, Samantha, Arguile, and Autumn Meet their Adoring Public (Cherie Rolfe, May 2, 2018) Troy, MI- The public got a first look at five owls who now call Troy’s Stage Nature Center home during two sold-out sessions of a “Meet the Owls” event on Sunday, April 29. Interest in the owls has been building […]

Farmington Hills Paw Watch Unites Pet Owners… May 2

April 29th 2018

  Farmington Hills Paw Watch Unites Pet Owners to Prevent Crime, Meeting May 2 Farmington Hills, MI- On Wednesday, May 2 at 6 p.m., the Farmington Hills Police Department’s Crime Prevention Section will host a Paw Watch meeting at Police Headquarters located at 31655 Eleven Mile Road, just west of City Hall. Paw Watch is […]

15 Pics from the Detroit Zoo (part 1)

April 26th 2018

15 Pics from the Detroit Zoo (part 1) (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 26, 2018) Royal Oak, Huntington Woods, MI – Spring is a great time to visit the Detroit Zoo at 8450 W. 10 Mile Road in Royal Oak.  There are dozens of animals that call the zoo home, including giraffes, bears, lions, peacocks, frogs, […]

“Meet the Owls” at Stage Nature Center in Troy April 29

April 21st 2018

“Meet the Owls” at Stage Nature Center in Troy April 29   TROY, MI – The Stage Nature Center staff and volunteers have been busy acclimating the five (5) new owls at the nature center.  The owls have been placed in a private, temporary location and have not been available for public view, until now. […]

Skunk Confirmed to Have Rabies, Know the Signs to Stay Safe

April 18th 2018

Skunk Confirmed to Have Rabies, Know the Signs to Stay Safe (Oakland County Health Division, April 18, 2018) Rochester Hills, MI – Oakland County Health Division reports a confirmed case of rabies in a skunk removed from Rochester Hills. The Health Division strongly urges residents to reduce rabies exposure by staying away from wild animals […]

15 Adoptable Animals Looking for Love

April 11th 2018

15 Adoptable Animals Looking for Love (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 11, 2018) Pontiac, MI – Today is National Pet Day, and those who feel left out may be happy to know that there are many cats and dogs in Oakland County that are waiting for their fur-ever home.  One place to adopt a stray or […]

Troy Boy Scout Raising Money to Support Owls at Stage Nature Center

April 2nd 2018

Troy Boy Scout Raising Money to Support Owls at Stage Nature Center (Stage Nature Center, April 2, 2018) TROY, MI– Troy Resident and Boy Scout Wyatt Lucas, Troop 1036 is raising money to assist the Stage Nature Center in caring for the five (5) live owls that became permanent residents of the nature center in […]

Detroit Zoo Takes in Animals from Defunct Bat Zone

February 28th 2018

Detroit Zoo Takes in Animals from Defunct Bat Zone (Detroit Zoo, Feb. 28, 2018) Royal Oak, Pontiac, MI – The Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) is providing sanctuary to 61 animals in need of rescue after the sudden closure of Bat Zone in Pontiac. Fifty-four bats of three species – straw-colored fruit bats, short-tailed fruit bats […]