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Consumers Energy Works To Keep Animals Out Of Substations

Consumers Energy said since January 2011, more than 30 percent of substation outages have been caused by wildlife.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/12/2013

Pit bull. (WWJ File Photo)

Pit Bull Injures Three Family Members In Unprovoked Attack

Police respond to a call for help after three people are attacked by a pit bull dog.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/09/2013

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Possible Widespread Dog-Fighting Ring Investigated In Pontiac

Assistant Prosecutor Paul Walton says 18 dogs have been confiscated from six Pontiac homes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/21/2012

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10 Horses Rescued From Crumbling Detroit Warehouse

Investigators with the Michigan Humane Society and Detroit Animal Control officers have seized 10 horses from a warehouse on the city’s west side.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/15/2012

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Plans Would Transfer Detroit Animal Control To Police

Plans are in the works to transfer duties of Detroit’s animal control division to the police department.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/08/2012

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Pit Bull Removed From Home After Attacking 6-Year-Old

A 6-year-old is taken to a local hospital after a dog bites her in the face and thigh.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/01/2012

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Police: Pit Bulls Attacked Woman And Dog In Pontiac

The owner of two pit bulls in Pontiac was cited after police say the animals attacked a neighbor and her small dog.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/11/2012

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City Officials, Activists Review Stray Dog Policy

The meeting comes just days after ACE, a stray pit bull, was euthanized despite appeals from rescue groups offering to take the animal.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/14/2011

Mark Pugsley owns the Ace Hardware where the dog was found. (WWJ Photo/Vickie Thomas)

Detroit Euthanizes Pit Bull ‘Ace’ Despite Court Ruling

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/11/2011

"Ace" the dog. (Facebook Photo)

Public Outcry Over Emaciated Dog May Have Saved His Fate

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/08/2011

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