In a joint effort to improve health outcomes for the region’s older adult patient population, the University of Michigan Health System and St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor will collaborate to open a medical care unit specializing in geriatric care.
A $1.5 million donation from an anonymous donor will help the nonprofit organization Detroit Dog Rescue save thousands of stray animals.
The meeting comes just days after ACE, a stray pit bull, was euthanized despite appeals from rescue groups offering to take the animal.
Local animal activists are talking about suing the city of Detroit after a stray Pitt Bull named Ace was euthanized — despite a stay from the courts.
Nitta Moses said her dog had been stolen weeks ago and when she went to Animal Control Wednesday morning with proof that she was its owner– the staff tried to give her a different dog.
The department won’t give the dog back to its owner if he or she comes forward, because the owner was likely responsible for the dog’s condition.
The more people heard about an emaciated dog rescued in Detroit, the more outraged they became. Now, it looks like there’s going to be a reprieve for “Ace,” who was facing euthanasia.