Pet Adoption

Nearly 200 Animals Need Homes After Hillsdale Humane Society Forced To Close

Attention animal lovers: A no-kill animal shelter facing financial troubles needs your help.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/08/2013

This little girl may have just met a new best friend.  At the Detroit Zoo on Saturday. (WWJ/Beth Fisher)

Hundreds Meet New BFF At The Detroit Zoo

The Detroit Zoo was packed Saturday with families ready to welcome a new best friend into their home.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/18/2013

Meet Your Best Friend At The Zoo

Last year, the Detroit Zoo adoption event found homes for 431 animals.


Bailey is a loving pitt bull mix that is looking for her forever home.

Almost Home Hosts Special ‘Big Dog’ Adoption Event Saturday

The Almost Home Animal Rescue League is hosting a Big Dog adoption event on Saturday, March 16 in Royal Oak. The event will feature large breed dogs of all shapes, sizes and colors that have been living in shelters for more than a year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/16/2013

Victory (credit: Dearborn Animal Shelter)

‘Kangaroo Dog’ Getting Devices To Help Mobility

A dog that was brought to a Dearborn animal shelter with little more than stubs for front legs is getting new devices to help her mobility.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/27/2013

Photo Credit: ThinkStock

Humane Society, PetSmart Host Adoption Weekend

MHS adoption fees for cats and kittens at its PetSmart partner locations are $65 or two for $95; adoption fees for dogs over 4 months are $200; puppies and lap dogs (20 pounds or less) are $300.

CBS Detroit–02/22/2013

Victory (credit: Dearborn Animal Shelter)

Deformed ‘Kangaroo Dog’ Needs $2K Prosthesis

Officials at the Dearborn Animal Shelter say she could be easily taken for a baby kangaroo.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/19/2013

(Photo: Michigan Humane Society)

Dearborn Shelter Offers Adoption Discounts After Animals Flood In

“Frequently, they’re not sharing that information except for the fact that they may or may not be able to continue to afford feeding the animal,” Bolton said.

CBS Detroit–12/27/2012

Walking a dog (credit: istock)

Meningitis Victim’s Family Seeks Home For Her Dog

Relatives of an 89-year-old woman who was the first person to die in Indiana from a multi-state fungal meningitis outbreak are looking for a new home for her dog.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/06/2012

Hundreds of dogs, cats, puppies and kittens will be available for immediate adoption at the largest off-site adoption event in the country during the annual "Meet Your Best Friend at the Zoo" event.(credit:

Meet Your Best Friend At The Detroit Zoo This Weekend

Hundreds of dogs, cats, puppies and kittens will be available for immediate adoption to loving homes at one of the nation’s largest off-site companion animal adoption events.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/22/2012