Thursday, October 11, 2012

Detroit animals

  • Baby Pudu Fawn, Hamil Girl, Born At Detroit Zoo (PHOTO)

    ... Survival Plan (SSP) for pudus, which advocates for diverse and self-sustaining populations of threatened and endangered species. Little Hamil is one of only 28 pudus living in 12 AZA institutions. She was named by a family as an auction prize at ...

  • Detroit Zoo to get zookeepers to play guinea pig

    Warthogs have a talent for it, but when a pack of Detroit Zoo staffers crawled around the warthog enclosure trying to use their noses to follow trails of scents, even the warthogs thought they looked silly.

  • Animals of the Zoo: Giant anteater (with video)

    Sex: The Detroit Zoo is home to three female giant anteaters: Chesley, 16; Raya, 13; and Bissell, 4. Giant anteaters enjoy a snack at the Detroit Zoo. (Joe Ballor/Daily Tribune. Type: Mammal. Home: Central and South America. Diet: Ants, termites ...

  • The Michigan Humane Society's 7th annual Mega March for Animals set a new ...

    DETROIT (WXYZ) - Hundreds of dogs swarmed - not one - but two places for the 2012 Mega March for Animals on Sunday October 7. And organizers estimate the Michigan Humane Society fundraiser set a new record.

  • Amy Dickinson: Animal lovers must say no to mooching people

    The problem started when we pooled our resources to buy a nice hobby farm for rescue animals (a dream we both shared). Although we both work full-time jobs and do all the work on our farm ourselves, family and friends seem to think we are rich.

  • Walk for the love of animals

    Detroit and MILFORD. Organizers of the annual Michigan Humane Society's Mega March for Animals at Hart Plaza have added Kensington Metropark as a second venue for the pet- and people-friendly event, which is in its seventh year.

  • ZOO ANIMALS: Visit the bush dog at the Detroit Zoo

    ZOO ANIMALS: Visit the bush dog at the Detroit Zoo. Published: Sunday, October 07, 2012. By Joe Ballor Journal Register News Service.

  • Events: Greektown Harvest Festival, Sixth annual Ghoultide Gathering

    248-347-3900. Blessing of the Pets: 9:30 & 11 a.m. Sun. Historic Trinity Lutheran Church, 1345 Gratiot, Detroit. 313-567-3100. Greektown Harvest Festival: Hosted by the Greektown Preservation Society, 11 a.m.-midnight Sat.

  • Have your dog's heart examined for free Sunday

    ... Detroit dog owners: You can get your pet's heart checked for free. On Sunday, veterinary cardiologists on the Mobile Dog Heart Health Tour will perform free dog heart examinations at the Michigan Humane Society's Mega March for Animals at Hart Plaza.

  • Donations for pets in Lorain; feral cats in Cleveland; dog hikes and costumes ...

    Register for $15 between 12:30 and 2 p.m., when the parade begins on Detroit Avenue. Pre-register for $10 at downtownlakewood.

  • 2012 Halloween haunted house listing and spooky fun for metro Detroit

    Family Halloween-Creepy, Crawly Critters: Learn about mysterious nighttime animals. Halloween snacks included. For children 6 and older.

  • Wyandotte Adoptable Animals Heading to the Zoo

    The Detroit Zoological Society and Michigan Humane Society, in collaboration with more than 30 local animal welfare organizations, will host the annual fall Meet Your Best Friend at the Zoo from 10 a.m.

  • DETROIT: Rockwood man sentenced in Flat Rock animal cruelty case

    DETROIT: Rockwood man sentenced in Flat Rock animal cruelty case. Published: Friday, September 14, 2012. By Jackie Harrison-Martin Twitter: @JackieMartin22.

  • Animals of the Zoo — Chilean pudu (with video)

    Sex: The Detroit Zoo is home to three pudus: male T. Roy, female Carol, and a yet-unnamed female fawn born Sept. 7. The baby, which weighed only 1.06 kilograms (about 2.3 pounds) at birth, is the fourth pudu born at the Detroit Zoo since the animals' ...

  • Animals of the Zoo: The Bush Dog (video)

    Click to enlarge. Little is known about the bush dog, a small canid that lives in Central and South America. The Detroit Zoo is one of only six zoos in the United States to exhibit bush dogs.

  • Hundreds Adopt Animals During Detroit Zoo's Rescue Event

    ROYAL OAK (WWJ) - Hundreds of people considering adopting a pet stopped by the Detroit Zoo Sunday afternoon where hundreds of animals were up for adoption. The zoo played host to the annual "Meet your Best Friend at the Zoo" where dogs, cats, ...

  • Animal rights activists to demonstrate outside Grand Rapids area Walmart over ...

    Mercy For Animals will stage similar protests at a store in Livonia on Thursday and one in the Lansing area on Friday. Letten anticipates his biggest turnout will be at the Detroit-area Walmart, because he'll be joined by his parents and aunt. The ...

  • Mega March For Animals

    Sunday, October 7th, 2012 the Michigan Humane Society will hold it's annual Mega March for Animals at Hart Plaza in downtown Detroit and Kensington Metropark. Sara and I will be 'marching' at Kensington and you can, too! It's a 2-mile walk in the park ...

  • Calling all animal lovers! The Mega March for Animals is Sunday, October 7th ...

    DETROIT (WXYZ) - Officials with the Mega March for Animals are projecting this year's event is the biggest one yet.

  • Unleash Your Inner Animal and Run Wild

    Run Wild for the Detroit Zoo kicks off with a 5K run at 8 a.m., followed by a 10K run at 8:45 a.m. and an untimed 1.5-mile fun walk at 9 a.m.

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