Animal Rescue

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Pig Found In Feces-Filled Highland Park Basement Days After Similar Rescue In Detroit

The male pig weighing between 200 and 300 pounds was found in a building in about a foot of his own excrement.

WWJ Newsradio 950–2 hours ago

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1,000 Rats Still A Problem At Condemned Animal Rescue Operation

The Muskegon Chronicle reports nearly 1,500 rats have been removed, but they continue to breed.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/09/2015

Some of the dozen dogs found in the home in Roseville. (Police handout)

14 Dachshunds Removed From Roseville Home After Complaints Of Cruelty

Police say all of the animals found in the house were alive.

CBS Detroit–06/05/2015

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Seeking Funds For Facility, Hazel Park Man Runs Animal Rescue Through His Home

Barry Duchene opened a no-kill animal rescue named New Directions in Hazel Park, which he is running out of his home because he is unable to afford a building to house animals in.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/20/2015

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40 Dogs, Cats, Chickens, Hedgehogs Taken From Home Of ‘Animal Rescuers’ [PHOTOS]

Authorities say the homeowners claimed to be “rescuing” the animals from postings they found on Craigslist.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/29/2014

A pregnant dog helped by Pets in Peril. (Pets in Peril Facebook)

Flint Non-Profit Helps Abused, Neglected Dogs Get New Lease On Life

Pets In Peril a non-profit rescue based in Flint consists of seven women and one man who rescue neglected and abused dogs from the neediest areas of Flint

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/01/2014

Kitten rescued by Michigan Humane Society team member Chris Ouwerkerk (source: Michigan Humane Society)

Kitten Rescued From Pipe At U.S.-Canada Border

A kitten that found itself trapped between countries has been rescued.

CBS Detroit–09/19/2013

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Rescued, Visually Impaired Seal Finds Home At Detroit Zoo

A female grey seal pup from the Marine Animal Rehabilitation Center at the University of New England has arrived at her new, permanent home at the Detroit Zoo’s Arctic Ring of Life.

09/11/2013

(Photo: Detroit Dog Rescue) Detroit Dog Rescue, along with Guardians of Rescue, are setting up a pet food distribution and vetting site on Staten Island at the corner of Midland Ave. and Moreland Street.

Detroit Dog Rescue Brings Supplies To Sandy Victims

Detroit Dog Rescue transported nearly four tons of food in a 26-foot Ryder truck from Detroit to Staten Island, New York.

CBS Detroit–11/13/2012

Nancy and Gordon Kostin with newly adopted 'Saffron' at the Detroit Zoo. (WWJ/Beth Fisher)

Hundreds Adopt Animals During Detroit Zoo’s Rescue Event

Vickie Abbott of West Bloomfield and her family adopted a beagle mix, it’s the fourth dog they’ve adopted.

97.1 The Ticket–09/23/2012

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