Animals/Pets

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.

Friend of Frogs, Savior of Salamanders: Detroit Zoo’s Amphibian Expert Ruth Marcec-Greaves

November 12th 2020

Dr. Ruth Marcec-Greaves is the director of the center.  She’s dedicated her life to learning about the diverse mix of frogs, toads, salamanders, and newts that can be found around the globe.  Learning about them – and protecting them.

Explore: The Detroit Zoo

November 8th 2020

With beautiful autumn weather and social distancing requirements limiting attendance, it’s a great time to visit the Detroit Zoo

Nov. 7 – Lathrup Village Dog Park Grand Opening

November 5th 2020

Your dogs will be able to test out the dog park with proof of medical information and signed wavier!

Video: A Trio of Sandhill Cranes Strolling, Singing at Stony Creek Metropark

October 25th 2020

At first the birds were quiet, but after about 30 seconds of filming the biggest of the cranes began to call out in a voice that echoed across the waterways, and the two littler birds made quieter songs in reply

Video: Up Close View as Hawk Hunts in Woodland Hills Park, Farmington Hills

October 7th 2020

But a Wednesday morning walk at Woodland Hills Nature Park in Farmington Hills gave this reporter an up close look at a red tail hawk hunting in the forest. 

Curious Mink Caught on Video Being Adorable at Lake St. Clair Metropark

September 30th 2020

They are very wary and cautious of people normally, and are voracious predators.