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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.

Jake the Pitt Bull Gets Another Chance Thanks to Social Media

October 10th 2018

  Jake the Pitt Bull Gets Another Chance Thanks to Social Media (Cheryl Weiss, Oct. 10, 2018) Jake is a very lucky dog.  The silver, gray and white pit bull’s story made the rounds this week on social media, and he was spared from euthanasia. Oakland County Animal Control and Adoption Center works to place […]

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 […]

Kitten Saved Using Jaws of Life Will be Available to Adopt

May 23rd 2018

Kitten Saved Using Jaws of Life Will be Available to Adopt (Michigan Animal Rescue League, May 23, 2018)  Waterford, Pontiac, MI– The Waterford Regional Fire Department responded to a call about a small kitten stuck in an air conditioning unit on Tuesday, May 22.  The kitten had wedged itself into a tiny hole in the […]

Mortimer, Pajarito, Samantha, Arguile, and Autumn Meet…

May 2nd 2018

Mortimer, Pajarito, Samantha, Arguile, and Autumn Meet their Adoring Public (Cherie Rolfe, May 2, 2018) Troy, MI- The public got a first look at five owls who now call Troy’s Stage Nature Center home during two sold-out sessions of a “Meet the Owls” event on Sunday, April 29. Interest in the owls has been building […]

“Meet the Owls” at Stage Nature Center in Troy April 29

April 21st 2018

“Meet the Owls” at Stage Nature Center in Troy April 29   TROY, MI – The Stage Nature Center staff and volunteers have been busy acclimating the five (5) new owls at the nature center.  The owls have been placed in a private, temporary location and have not been available for public view, until now. […]

15 Adoptable Animals Looking for Love

April 11th 2018

15 Adoptable Animals Looking for Love (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 11, 2018) Pontiac, MI – Today is National Pet Day, and those who feel left out may be happy to know that there are many cats and dogs in Oakland County that are waiting for their fur-ever home.  One place to adopt a stray or […]

Detroit Zoo Takes in Animals from Defunct Bat Zone

February 28th 2018

Detroit Zoo Takes in Animals from Defunct Bat Zone (Detroit Zoo, Feb. 28, 2018) Royal Oak, Pontiac, MI – The Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) is providing sanctuary to 61 animals in need of rescue after the sudden closure of Bat Zone in Pontiac. Fifty-four bats of three species – straw-colored fruit bats, short-tailed fruit bats […]

Driver Pulled from Burning Vehicle after Crashing During Chase (video)

January 29th 2018

Driver Pulled from Burning Vehicle after Crashing During Chase (video) (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Jan. 29, 2018) Orion Twp,  MI – An Oakland County Sheriff’s Deputy assigned to the Orion Township Substation was on patrol in the area of Baldwin and Brown Roads on Sunday, January 28th around 2:30AM. The Deputy witnessed a driver pass […]

Ferndale Cat Shelter’s Year of Success, Moments of Sadness

January 14th 2018

Ferndale Cat Shelter’s Year of Success, Moments of Sadness (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan 14, 2018) Ferndale, MI – The love outweighed the heartache in 2017 for the Ferndale Cat Shelter and their network of volunteers and supporters. Though there was a mix of both. Director of The Ferndale Cat Shelter Deanne Iovan talked about the […]