Animals/Pets

Video Break: Friendly Ostrich Waving at the Detroit Zoo

February 20th 2021

He was offered sanctuary at the Detroit Zoo in 2015 because the Zoo could provide an even larger habitat for him

Video Break: Lion Cub Playing with Stick

February 7th 2021

Cathy Franklin recently captured video of the adorable cub chomping on a stick.

From 120,000 Deaths to 91% Saves, No-Kill Efforts Working…

January 17th 2021

Shelters in Oakland County collectively reached over 90% live release rate, with several organizations reaching 98% or higher.

Video Break: Two and a Half Minutes of a Tiger Grooming Itself

January 16th 2021

We caught one of the trio getting all primped and ready to see guests one morning in early January…

Baby Lion Born at Detroit Zoo Getting Closer to Joining the Pride

December 22nd 2020

To prepare Binti for life with her future pride, the recorded sounds and scents of the adult lions were introduced into her incubator.

Explore: Wild Lights at the Detroit Zoo

December 11th 2020

Sections of the park take on different themes, with music and light setting the mood for enchantment.

Mr. Mittens & Teen Face Challenges Together, Votes Can…

December 3rd 2020

“Your vote can help us earn lifesaving funds so we can bring more pets in need together with loving families,” said Deanne Iovan, Executive Director at Ferndale Cat Shelter.

VIDEO: Watching Woodpeckers at Addison Oaks

November 25th 2020

Enjoy this short video of woodpeckers at Addison Oaks County Park in early November.

Scarlet, the Baby Red Panda, Makes Debut at Detroit Zoo

November 19th 2020

It is estimated that fewer than 10,000 red pandas remain in the wild and their numbers are decreasing due to habitat loss, poaching and illegal pet trade.

Nov. 27-Dec. 4 – Kibbles and Bids Online Auction for Paws for Life Rescue

November 15th 2020

The Kibbles & Bids virtual silent auction includes a variety for everyone: travel excursions, jewelry, sports memorabilia, home and kitchen essentials, beauty products, dog and cat toy baskets, kids’ stuff and more.