Animals/Pets

Off Duty Officer Shoots Dog During Attack in Oak Park

August 4th 2020

On Sunday, August 2nd at approximately 8:25PM, Public Safety Officers were dispatched to the area of Kenwood and Norwood on the report of a dog that had just been shot. 

Turkey Vulture Living in Stairwell of Golf Course Gets Help from Detroit Zoo

August 3rd 2020

“We believe the bird left the nest prematurely and didn’t have the flight capability to return to it.”

Madison Heights Arts Board Unveils 2nd Mural

June 19th 2020

We chose it because it features animals that visitors could actually come across while walking the trails at the park. Rabbits, squirrels, deer, and foxes are among the animals on display both on the mural and in the park.

Michigan Pet Fund Alliance Offering Grants to Rescue Orgs

June 17th 2020

Applications for the Out of the Box Awards are due by midnight on June 30, 2020.

Woman Snaps Bird Pics, Has ’em Eating out of Her Hand

May 7th 2020

Though the bluebirds are still a little skittish, red-winged blackbirds, finches, woodpeckers and others have enjoyed their close-ups, and their snacks.

‘Cuddles’ the Parrot Rescued from Tree by Holly Fire Dept

April 30th 2020

“The bird made an awful racket of screaming as it tried to get away and even had the audacity to laugh at us as well!”

Hazel Park Shelter Gets TNR Grant

April 29th 2020

Hazel Park began their TNR program in 2018 and has helped 200 cats so far.

Family of Foxes Brings Joy Amid COVID Crisis

April 28th 2020

He’s been watching and photographing a family of foxes that love to frolic in the nearby field.

Liven Up Video Meetings w/a Cat or Dog from Mich. Animal Rescue League

April 23rd 2020

Proceeds from the call cameos will directly benefit the countless dogs and cats who arrive at MARL’s doors in need. 

Ferndale Elks Bond w/ T-Rex Parades, Happy Hour Zooms, & Helping Others

April 21st 2020

So of course a parade of interesting creatures seemed like a good idea!