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Welfare Group: Detroit Has Under 3,000 Stray Dogs

An animal welfare group says Detroit has fewer than 3,000 stray dogs, a figure far below the widely publicized estimate of 50,000.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/21/2014

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Man’s Partially Eaten Body Found In Detroit Home

An investigation is underway following a gruesome discovery on Detroit’s northwest side.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/15/2013

credit: Detroit Dog Rescue

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


Survey Attempts To Number Detroit’s Stray Dogs

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/21/2013

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New Estimates: 50,000 Stray Dogs Roam Detroit

Detroit’s problem with stray dogs has been making headlines this week around world.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/22/2013


Humane Society: Humans Didn’t Slaughter Farm Animals In Detroit

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/04/2013

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Woman Donates $1.5M To Detroit Dog Rescue

A $1.5 million donation from an anonymous donor will help the nonprofit organization Detroit Dog Rescue save thousands of stray animals.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/30/2011

Ace the dog (credit: facebook)

City Officials, Activists Review Stray Dog Policy

The meeting comes just days after ACE, a stray pit bull, was euthanized despite appeals from rescue groups offering to take the animal.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/14/2011

Donor Thomas Mackey with pal 'Scruffy' (Credit:MHS)

Detroit Council Approves New Animal Shelter

The Michigan Humane Society can move forward with plans they hope will help combat Detroit’s stray dog problem.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/12/2011

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Detroit’s Stray Dogs: Video Goes Viral

A video that highlights Detroit’s problem with stray dogs is getting tens of thousands of hits on YouTube.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/09/2011