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Champ and Dakoda, English Labs, Make Life Better in Walled Lake Schools

January 26th 2020

And it’s changed the overall climate in the building. As she walks through the school, kids are just happier.

Beyond Cats and Dogs, a Menagerie of Less Obvious Rescue Pets

August 27th 2019

Dogs and cats are great, but sometimes families in Oakland County want a little something different as their pet. Those families are in luck…

BINGO and Auction for Madison Hts Animal Shelter May 9

April 6th 2019

BINGO and Auction for Madison Hts Animal Shelter May 9 Madison Heights, MI – A Bingo/Auction FUNdraiser for Madison Heights Animal Shelter. EXCITING VENDORS, EXCLUSIVE GOLD PADDLE PRIZES, SILENT AUCTION. TIN CAN, RAFFLE DOOR PRIZES Thursday, May 9, 2019 from 4pm-10pm at Madison Place Banquet and Conference Center More info: Facebook ****** Visit the Event […]

Pets and People Reunited Thanks to Finding Mila and Friends in Waterford and White Lake Facebook Group

April 2nd 2019

Pets and People Reunited Thanks to Finding Mila and Friends in Waterford and White Lake Facebook Group (Dawn Fashho, March 30, 2019) Check out our “Get Involved Guide” for more stories about local organizations. Thank you to Bosco Lounge for sponsoring this series.  Want to contribute a write up of a group you care about?  […]

Survivors of Violence Need Not Leave Beloved Pets Behind

February 1st 2019

Survivors of Violence Need Not Leave Beloved Pets Behind (Lara Mossa, Feb. 2, 2019) PONTIAC, MI – It was 2001. Dr. Tracy Thompson knew she had to do something. Thompson had only the clothes on her back and a hastily-packed suitcase when she left her husband. He had tried to hold her against her will […]

Kids Can Read to Therapy Dogs at Royal Oak Library Jan. 19

January 11th 2019

Kids Can Read to Therapy Dogs at Royal Oak Library Jan. 19  Royal Oak, MI- Read to Dogs for Independent Readers, Saturday, January 19, 10:30 AM to 12:10 PM. Registered therapy dogs are here to listen to children read to them in a one-to-one setting. It is fun and helps improve reading skills because the […]

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 […]

Great Dane Shot Defending Homeowner in Pontiac Break-In

October 9th 2018

    Great Dane Shot Defending Homeowner in Pontiac Break-In (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Oct. 9, 2018) Pontiac, MI- Deputies responded to the 300 block of W. Yale Avenue on the report of a Home Invasion.  Upon their arrival, Deputies made contact with the victim who stated that her home had been entered by three […]

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 […]