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Meet Your Best Friend At The Zoo May 13-14

April 23rd 2016

Meet Your Best Friend At The Zoo May 13-14 (EVENT page) ROYAL OAK, MI. – The Detroit Zoo and Michigan Humane Society, in collaboration with more than 40 local animal welfare organizations, will host the spring 2016 Meet Your Best Friend at the Zoo Friday, May 13, 1 to 7 p.m., and Saturday, May 14, […]

Madison Hts. Fire Dept. Gets Donation of Oxygen Masks for Pets

April 8th 2016

Madison Hts. Fire Dept. Gets Donation of Oxygen Masks for Pets (Paws for Life, April 8, 2016) Madison Heights, MI – Paws for Life Rescue recently donated two pet oxygen masks to the Madison Heights Fire Department. “Industry sources estimate 40,000 to 150,000 pets die each year in fires,” said Courtney Protz-Sanders, executive director of […]

Dog Aide Event Combines Mead, Fundraising, & Animal First Aid Dec. 12

December 7th 2015

Dog Aide Event Combines Mead, Fundraising, & Animal First Aid Dec. 12 (EVENT page) Ferndale, MI – Paws for the Dog Aide Cause, Saturday Dec. 12 from 1pm to 5pm B. Nektar Meadery 1511 Jarvis, Ferndale, MI 48220 Save 1 CPR has gone to the dogs! Come join us in raising money for a great […]

Ferndale: How to Select the Right Dog for You Dec. 9

November 28th 2015

Ferndale: How to Select the Right Dog for You Dec. 9 (EVENT page) Ferndale, MI – Wed. Dec. 9, 2015, 6:30pm Ferndale Area District Library 222 E. 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220. It’s a tough choice when you want to find the right four-legged best friend. The Ferndale Library has partnered with Fido Personal […]

Interview: Alissa Sullivan… Hazel Park City Council (video)

September 13th 2015

Interview: Alissa Sullivan, Candidate for Hazel Park City Council (video) (C. Proxmire, Sept. 13, 2015) Alissa Sullivan is one of two newcomers to the world of Hazel Park politics. Sullivan and Amy Aubry are friends who recently experienced municipal governance from a resident perspective as they fought against a dog ban in the city. Yet […]

Putting Pet Safety First Over the 4th of July

July 1st 2015

Putting Pet Safety First Over the 4th of July (Michigan Dept. of Agriculture and Rural Development Press Release, July 1, 2015) Every year Michigan families look forward to celebrating the Fourth of July with picnics, time on the Great Lakes and the traditional fireworks. However, the furry members of your family might not look forward […]

Madison Heights Animal Shelter Expands, Open House June 13

June 11th 2015

Madison Heights Animal Shelter Expands, Open House June 13 (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 11, 2015) The kitties can now sleep better at the Madison Heights Animal Shelter. The City-run facility added on, giving them a way to keep the cats at a distance from the dogs. “Before the expansion the animals were housed together in […]

Claws & Paws Pet Fair & Dog Walk in Clawson May 16

April 22nd 2015

Claws & Paws Pet Fair & Dog Walk in Clawson May 16 (press release, April 22, 2015) This event, sponsored by the Clawson Chamber of Commerce, includes pet adoptions and discounted rabies vaccinations available from Oakland County Animal Control. Participating animals must be licensed and owners must have proof of current vaccinations. Dogs must be […]

The Truth About Pit Bulls Info Class April 11

March 25th 2015

The Truth About Pit Bulls Info Class April 11 (Laura Witkowski, Fido Personal Dog Training, March 25, 2015) As more people adopt pit bull-type dogs, more people are realizing the truth: that they’re… wait for it… just normal dogs. And just like any dogs, they should be assessed individually, not judged based on preconceived notions. […]

Huntington Woods Collecting Items for Almost Home Animal Shelter

February 3rd 2015

Huntington Woods Collecting Items for Almost Home Animal Shelter (Huntington Woods Press Release, Feb. 3, 2015) Help our animal friends waiting to find their fur-ever homes! BHS Senior Maddie Sabbath along with members of the Huntington Woods Teen Council are collecting items to donate to the Almost Home No-Kill Animal Shelter. During the month of […]