Assistant Prosecutor Paul Walton says 18 dogs have been confiscated from six Pontiac homes.
Investigators with the Michigan Humane Society and Detroit Animal Control officers have seized 10 horses from a warehouse on the city’s west side.
Plans are in the works to transfer duties of Detroit’s animal control division to the police department.
A 6-year-old is taken to a local hospital after a dog bites her in the face and thigh.
The owner of two pit bulls in Pontiac was cited after police say the animals attacked a neighbor and her small dog.
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.
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.
Officials say budget cuts in local communities are forcing the county to take over dog-control services for more and more cities and towns and they have less time to pick up the unwanted cats.
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