Animals/Pets

Pet Adoptions & Other County Animal Services Available Only by Appointment

March 16th 2020

The Oakland County Animal Shelter and Pet Adoption Center is requiring the public to make an appointment if they wish to adopt a pet or surrender an animal.

The Fox in the Ferndale Courtyard

February 21st 2020

Because the fox was on an extended stay, the courtyard was closed to students and staff who can traverse it,

Oh Deer: Rochester Police Dash Cam Captures Special 5k Runners

January 21st 2020

But Sunday’s race was even more special thanks to some unexpected runners caught on tape.

VIDEO: Bald Eagle Swims and Soars at Great Lakes National Cemetery

January 7th 2020

The eagle did a breast stroke through the water, rested, and then soared off towards the nearby woods. And by pure luck here’s the video…

Here’s How Local Cat Rescues Can Apply for TNR Program Grant

January 6th 2020

The grant opportunity is open to Michigan animal shelters and rescue organizations to launch a new Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) program to save outdoor cats.

County Animal Shelter Making Changes as Supervisor Recovers from Dog Attack

January 3rd 2020

“The incident has been very traumatic for each and everyone one of us working at the shelter,” Animal Control Manager Robert Gatt said.

Holly Teens Serve by Collecting Items for Pets of People in Meals on Wheels Program

November 18th 2019

Jaymin Jubar does not have a cat or dog himself, but he understands the value they bring to someone’s life.

Hazel Park in Running For K9 SUV, Online Votes Needed

October 4th 2019

In the contest they are going to donate a Chevy Tahoe SUV that it equipped for K9 transport to the department that gets the most votes.

Deer in Bathtub Prompts Call to Fenton Police

September 27th 2019

The animal sought shelter in the bathtub of the home.

Sept. 22 – Oak Park Everything Animals and Pet Expo

September 10th 2019

Oak Park recreation is hosting an Everything Animals and Pet Expo on Sunday, Sept. 22 from 1-4pm at the Oak Park Community Center.