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Ron Kagan, who runs the Detroit Zoo, shown talking  with Michigan Matters host Carol Cain about things at the popular tourist destination. Michigan Matters airs at 11:30 am sunday on CBS 62. (credit: CBS 62)

It’s Dog Day Afternoon On Michigan Matters As The Detroit Zoo Goes To The Birds

The Detroit Zoo is going to the birds — more specially penguins — as Ron Kagan talked about a new penguin exhibit they are building that will opened by 2015.

08/14/2014

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Fireworks Celebration Not All It’s Cracked Up To Be For Some Pets

This is the time of year that can send terror into the hearts of pets.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/02/2014

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Friday Is Take Your Dog To Work Day

“It’s festive, it’s a relaxed day, it’s a heart-opening day,” said Village Green Director of Public Relations Roger Tertocha. “We’re all attached to our pets, this is a chance to share more of your life with your co-workers.”

CBS Detroit–06/20/2014

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Shelter Urges Animal Lovers To Contact Mich. Lawmaker About Banning Gas Chambers

A local animal shelter is urging the community to contact a state representative about banning gas chambers for euthanizing dogs and cats in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/07/2014

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Michigan Officials Investigate 17 Animal Shelters

Alleged violations range from disposal of dead animals to sanitation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/28/2014

Study Shows More Pets Making Their Way Into Wills

“Their pets have taken on such a prominent role in their life, they think of them as children.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/20/2014

Cricket the poodle, held by his foster mom, was found abandoned outside in freezing temperatures. Once his matted hair was shaved down, volunteers discovered he had no eyes. (Credit: Almost Home Animal Rescue League/Facebook)

Almost Home Animal Rescue Hosts Special ‘Love Is Blind’ Adoption Event

The event, held Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., will showcase pets that are often overlooked for adoption.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/14/2014

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5 Ways To Spice Up Valentine’s Day This Year

Spice up your plans with these five ways to ignite the fire in your relationship this Valentine’s Day

01/19/2014

Celebrate Holidays Safely With Your Pets

Nothing can spoil good cheer like an emergency visit to a veterinary clinic to save a pet from a not-so-happy holiday disaster.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/25/2013

"Buffy" is looking for her forever home. (credit: Dearborn Animal Shelter)

Urgent Need For Homes For Dogs At Overcrowded Shelter

Every cage is full at the Dearborn Animal Shelter.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/04/2013

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