Animals/Pets

Detroit Mounted Police Visit Ferndale Special Needs Students

October 22nd 2018

  Detroit Mounted Police Visit Ferndale Special Needs Students (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 22, 2018) Ferndale, MI – “Horses are very gentle. They are majestic,” said Zach Rodriguez after petting the noses of horses that visited Ferndale High School on Friday.  Two Detroit Police Horses and their mounted officers visited kids of all grades in […]

Fido Does Ferndale Oct. 25

October 19th 2018

Fido Does Ferndale Oct. 25 Ferndale, MI – Downtown Ferndale goes to the dogs on Thursday, October 25 (*please note new date!) when Fido Does Ferndale takes over the district with canine activities, vendors and doggone good fun. The fun event happens from 5-8 pm throughout downtown with headquarters at Schiffer Park (Planavon & West […]

Free Adoption Day at Oakland County Pet Adoption Center Oct. 6

October 4th 2018

Free Adoption Day at Oakland County Pet Adoption Center Oct. 6 This Saturday is the Bissell Empty the Shelter FREE Adoption Event at Oakland County Pet Adoption Center. Pontiac, MI- The event is from 10 am till 4 pm at our shelter located at 1200 N. Telegraph Rd (building 42 East) in Pontiac. Join us […]

Fido Does Ferndale Oct. 25

September 26th 2018

Fido Does Ferndale Oct. 25 Ferndale, MI – Downtown Ferndale goes to the dogs on Thursday, October 25 (*please note new date!) when Fido Does Ferndale takes over the district with canine activities, vendors and doggone good fun. The fun event happens from 5-8 pm throughout downtown with headquarters at Schiffer Park (Planavon & West […]

Meet Some Creepy Crawlies at Ferndale Library Oct. 6

September 26th 2018

Meet Some Creepy Crawlies at Ferndale Library Oct. 6 Ferndale, MI – Bring the whole family to check out Dan the Creature Man as he brings bunch of creepy crawly live invertebrates and reptiles to the library! All ages, no registration required. Oct. 6 2-3pm, Ferndale Library 222 E. 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220 […]

Ferndale Garden Club Presentation on Urban Chickens Oct. 11

September 14th 2018

Ferndale Garden Club Presentation on Urban Chickens Oct. 11 Ferndale, MI – Ferndale Garden Club:  Presentation on “Urban Chickens in the Garden”.  Thursday, October 11, 2018, 7 p.m. at Kulick Community Center, 1201 Livernois.  Guests are welcome.  For more information, call 248-541-6427. ****** Visit the Event Page for other fun and educational things to do! […]

Ferndalians Can Now Keep Up to Six Backyard Chickens

September 11th 2018

Ferndalians Can Now Keep Up to Six Backyard Chickens Ferndale, MI- Ferndale City Council voted Monday night to increase the number of chickens permitted by residents from three to six. The item was passed on Monday night’s consent agenda.  Ferndale first approved backyard chickens in 2012, with a limit of three.  The ordinance retains requirements […]

Dumpsters, Chickens, & Wind Turbines under Consideration by Holly Twp.

September 4th 2018

Dumpsters, Chickens, & Wind Turbines under Consideration by Holly Twp. (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 5, 2018) Holly Twp, MI- The Holly Township Planning Commission is considering regulations for dumpsters, backyard chickens, and wind turbines.  Each discussion is still in the early stages, with staff working on research and drafting of ordinances.  And each will have […]

Detroit Zoo Welcomes Five Flamingo Chicks

September 4th 2018

Detroit Zoo Welcomes Five Flamingo Chicks Royal Oak, MI – The Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) is tickled pink to announce the hatching of five flamingo chicks in recent weeks. The hatchlings – four greater flamingos and one Chilean flamingo – are being reared by their parents and foster parents in the Detroit Zoo’s African bird […]

Meet Your Best Friend at the Zoo September 14-15

September 3rd 2018

Meet Your Best Friend at the Zoo September 14-15 Royal Oak, Huntington Woods, MI- Hundreds of dogs, cats, puppies, kittens available for immediate adoption The Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) and Michigan Humane Society (MHS), in collaboration with more than 20 local animal welfare organizations, will co-host the fall 2018 Meet Your Best Friend at the […]