Animals/Pets

Donation Honors Memory of Retired Oak Park Officer, Supports Police Dog Mase

May 23rd 2018

Donation Honors Memory of Retired Oak Park Officer, Supports Police Dog Mase (City of Oak Park, May 22, 2018) Oak Park, MI – The Oak Park Public Safety Canine Unit received two donations in memory of Retired Oak Park Public Safety Officer Bill Shuttleworth. Officer Shuttleworth’s family provided a monetary donation to the Oak Park […]

Hazel Park Police Investigating Cat Deaths

May 19th 2018

Hazel Park Police Investigating Cat Deaths (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 19, 2018) Hazel Park, MI – Three cats were found bludgeoned to death and left on Evelyn Street near Caledonia in Hazel Park Thursday evening. Police are not releasing details as the investigation is still ongoing, but they have assigned a detective to the case.  […]

Claws & Paws Pet Themed Event Oct. 6 in Clawson

May 18th 2018

Claws & Paws Pet Themed Event Oct. 6 in Clawson Claws & Paws is an annual event hosted by the Clawson Chamber of Commerce that raises money and awareness for animal rescue organizations, as well as contributes to scholarships for graduating Clawson seniors and the Clawson Food Pantry. This year’s event is Saturday, October 6, 2018 from 10 […]

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 […]