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Detroit Dog Rescue Gets Approval To Become City’s First No-Kill Animal Shelter

DDR is known for taking in troubled animals that most people regard as unadoptable.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/28/2015

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Thousands Sign Petition To Shut Down Detroit Animal Control, Claiming It Kills 95 Percent Of Dogs

Animal Control made international headlines in 2011 when it euthanized an emaciated pit bull named Ace who had walked into a store, cowering and shaking, seemingly to ask for help.

CBS Detroit–06/18/2015

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Police: Detroit Dog Rescue Can Keep Dogs – For Now – Amid Legal Questions

A legal battle is brewing between a local animal rescue group and Detroit Animal Control.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/16/2015


Best Pet Rescue Shelters In Metro Detroit

Detroit has an abundance of wonderful shelters that rescue various types of animals. Adopt a pet from one of these worthy shelters.


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Stray Dogs In Detroit ‘Not … Waiting Around To Be Counted’

It may be a nearly impossible task to count the number of stray dogs in Detroit says one local dog rescue leader.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/22/2013


Detroit Dog Rescue Shares Tips For July 4th Activities With Your Pets

Detroit Dog Rescue wants to remind dog owners of their responsibilities to ensure their pets are safe and comfortable during the summer fun activities.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/04/2013

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13 Dogs Rescued From Hoarder’s Detroit Home

Now volunteers are busy assessing the animals’ condition and wondering how to prevent this from ever happening again.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/22/2013

Taco Bell mascot Gidget arrives at the world premiere of Warner Bros. Pictures'' 'Cats and Dogs' June 23, 2001 at the Mann''s Village Theatre in Westwood, CA. (Photo by Chris Weeks/Getty Images)

Detroit Neighbor Kills Chihuahua In ‘Self Defense’

A 14-year-old girl is mourning the loss of her pet Chihuahua after her neighbor shot and killed it.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/04/2013

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Rescue Groups Warn: Keep Your Pets Safe In The Cold

Don’t believe the old adage about dogs being protected by fur coats in any weather — because their paws aren’t protected, nor are their thin-skinned underbellies.

CBS Detroit–01/22/2013

(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