An animal welfare group says Detroit has fewer than 3,000 stray dogs, a figure far below the widely publicized estimate of 50,000.
An investigation is underway following a gruesome discovery on Detroit’s northwest side.
It may be a nearly impossible task to count the number of stray dogs in Detroit says one local dog rescue leader.
On Saturday and Sunday, volunteers will scour the city in an attempt to count the number of strays as part of an Internet documentary series.
Detroit’s problem with stray dogs has been making headlines this week around world.
Michigan Humane Society cruelty investigators say no humans were involved in the killing of more than a dozen animals at an urban farm operated by students at a Detroit alternative high school.
A $1.5 million donation from an anonymous donor will help the nonprofit organization Detroit Dog Rescue save thousands of stray animals.
The meeting comes just days after ACE, a stray pit bull, was euthanized despite appeals from rescue groups offering to take the animal.
The Michigan Humane Society can move forward with plans they hope will help combat Detroit’s stray dog problem.
A video that highlights Detroit’s problem with stray dogs is getting tens of thousands of hits on YouTube.