Animals/Pets

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, […]

Ferndale Considering Ban on Wild Animals for Performance or Display

December 16th 2018

Ferndale Considering Ban on Wild Animals for Performance or Display (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 16, 2018) Ferndale, MI – Ferndale City Council will be considering a ban on the display or performance of wild or exotic animals on public or private property in the city. The ordinance is on the consent agenda for Monday night’s […]

Andrew Scott Charged with Deaths of Petting Farm Animals in Brandon Township

December 13th 2018

Andrew Scott Charged with Deaths of Petting Farm Animals in Brandon Township (Oakland County Animal Control, Dec. 13, 2018) Brandon Twp., MI. – A 32-year-old Brandon Township man was arraigned today on a charge of cruelty and neglect of 10 or more animals in 52-2 District Court in Independence Township. Andrew Elroy Scott faces up […]

Planning Begins for County’s 200th Birthday. Here’s How to Get Involved

October 30th 2018

  Planning Begins for County’s 200th Birthday. Here’s How to Get Involved. Bloomfield , MI – The invitation is open for those who want to help Oakland County celebrate it’s 200th birthday in 2020.  Historical societies and commissions, neighborhood groups, downtown organizations, local officials and administrators, school districts, and anyone with an interest in tying […]

Slobbery Smiles and Wagging Tails Make Fido Does Ferndale Barktastic

October 29th 2018

  Slobbery Smiles and Wagging Tails Make Fido Does Ferndale Barktastic (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 29, 2018) Ferndale, MI – Hundreds of doggies and their human companions gathered in Downtown Ferndale Thursday for the annual Fido Does Ferndale event.  Community groups and canine-related businesses lined W. 9 Mile, and local businesses handed out prizes.  Over […]

Cat Shelter Volunteer Encourages Crafty Homes for Outdoor Cats

October 28th 2018

Cat Shelter Volunteer Encourages Crafty Homes for Outdoor Cats (Crystal A. Proxmire, 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 known for […]