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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 […]

Dog Wash Benefit at Bubble and Bark May 5

May 3rd 2013

The Sixth Annual Dog Wash starts at 1 p.m. May 5 at Bubble & Bark, LLC, located at 686 Livernois St., Ferndale. Suggested donation is $15 or more, depending on services

Residents Push for Better Animal Control

December 4th 2012

Since September a group of Oakland County residents has been coming to the Oakland County Commission meetings and speaking about changes they would like to see in the Animal Control Program. The core group is called Oakland Pet Advocates (OPA) and their goal is to increase rates of return to owner and adoptions, and to decrease the rates of euthanasia of healthy, adoptable animals.

ASPCA Releases Halloween Safety Tips for Pet Parents

October 22nd 2012

Attention, animal lovers, it’s almost the spookiest night of the year! The ASPCA recommends taking some common sense precautions this Halloween to keep you and your pet saying “trick or treat!” all the way to November 1.

Fido Does Ferndale Thursday

October 15th 2012

The biggest dog party of the year is fast approaching! Rescues, services, merchandise, information, contests, first class entertainment, free storefront shopping spree and so much more! Bring your best friend downtown for a Furry Tail Evening on Thursday Oct 18th beginning at 5pm.

Canine to Five to Open Second Location in Ferndale

October 15th 2012

“We are going to open Canine to Five Ferndale with our core serve, daycare, first, but plan to expand our operations to include boarding and grooming in the next year or so.”

Oswald and Cadbury, Bunnies on a Mission

August 25th 2012

“We can go anywhere and it makes people smile,” Miron said. “Earlier today someone stopped us on the street and said ‘thank you, I was having a bad day and this made a difference.'”

The pair even has their own Facebook Page where fans can follow them on their adventures.

Ferndale Fur Trading Company is the New Pet Connection

July 24th 2012

“The Ferndale Fur Trading Company was started because the citizens began expressing a need for a rescue group in town,” Johns said. We saw an opportunity to bring these folks together in a citywide effort to help pets find homes and to help citizens find pets!

Ferndale’s First (Legal) Chicken Coop

May 18th 2012

The six week old Buff Orpingtons strut around their sandy front yard, playing like sister chickens do: nudging, pecking, cuddling, running, rolling around in the sand and darting back up the wooden ramp to their luxury penthouse, aka Ferndale’s first legal chicken coop.