Summer Is Coming! Enjoy The Weekend May 18-20


Book’n Trilogy 5K/10K/Fun Run Saturday, May 19, 2012, 8:00 am 61526 9 Mile Rd, South Lyon, MI $27.00 For more information please visit: Join us for the 6th annual event on Saturday, May 19, 2012. Registration is open. A Competitive 10K Route! A 5K Route for Runners and Walkers! A Fun Run for the […]

Have a Fun February Weekend The 17-19th


Bloomfield Twp Library hosts Investor Education in YOUR Community! Saturday, February 18, 10:00 am Bloomfield Township Public Library, 1099 Lone Pine Rd, Bloomfield Hills, MI FREE Made possible with funding from the Investor Protection Trust in Washington D.C., through the Michigan Office of Financial and Insurance Regulation, all Investor Education In Your Community courses are […]

ASPCA Raids AR Puppy Mill, Rescues 175 Small Dogs


A message from Animal Joy: Please, people, if you must get (buy) a specific breed from a breeder rather than do a rescue, just make sure you go to the breeder’s home and/or you see the mom of the pup. If you are told to meet them somewhere they are probably not a true and […]

Shelters Find Ways to Combat ‘Black Dog Syndrome’


Black dogs and cats are often the last to be adopted and the first to be euthanized, something shelter workers call the “Black Dog Syndrome.” Reasons range from superstitions such as the notion black cats are bad luck, to a simple logistical problem: Black animals are hard to photograph well, and therefore are hard to […]

Advantages Of Pet Adoption


Is it time for your household to acquire a new pet? Animals can bring joy and fun to a home, and many animals are so precious to their owners that they are nearly considered a member of the family. Pets are constant companions, and make great friends as they always listen and never give advice! […]

Coping With The Loss Of Your Pet


COPING WITH LOSS The loss of any close friend can be devastating, and pets can be among our closest companions. A pet frequently provides unconditional love, emotional security, and loyalty. Routine activities with an animal companion often provide structure, fun, relaxation, and social contact in our daily lives. The death of a cherished pet can […]

Doggie Discrimination: Does Color Matter


There is a secret that pet rescue and shelter workers know that most people do not; one they are eager to tell you. Ready? Black dogs are not scary. Really! You may scoff at the seeming simplicity of this statement, but the reality is that in shelters and rescue centers across the nation, workers are accustomed […]

Whippets Looking For Love


Dexter, Michigan, not far from Ann Arbor, 44 animals were seized this past Thursday: 36 dogs, six exotic birds and two cats. All are at the Humane Society of Huron Valley being examined, cared for and prepared for adoption. Cruelty investigators got an anonymous tip of five dogs left outside with no water or food. […]