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7 Steps to Happier Pets

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  • Meet "Hope"

    Meet "Hope"

    Monday, July 7 2014 1:20 PM EDT2014-07-07 17:20:39 GMT
    The pet of the week is "Hope." She is a calico domestic medium haired cat. She is 3 years old, has had all her vaccinations and is ready for her new fur-ever home. The Oakland County Animal Control and Pet Adoption Center is hosting a special cat adoption event this weekend, Saturday, July 12th from 10 to 4. The "Certified Pre-Owned Cat Adoption Event" will feature some of Oakland County's furry finest. Looking for a newer model or maybe a pre-owned with low mileage? We have a cat for any li...
    The pet of the week is "Hope." She is a calico domestic medium haired cat. She is 3 years old, has had all her vaccinations and is ready for her new fur-ever home. The Oakland County Animal Control and Pet Adoption Center is hosting a special cat adoption event this weekend, Saturday, July 12th from 10 to 4. The "Certified Pre-Owned Cat Adoption Event" will feature some of Oakland County's furry finest. Looking for a newer model or maybe a pre-owned with low mileage? We have a cat for any li...
  • Pet Connect : Meet Furbie

    Pet Connect : Meet Furbie

    Monday, June 23 2014 12:06 PM EDT2014-06-23 16:06:09 GMT
    Meet Furbie, He's a longhair chihuahua mix, 6-7 year old, 3 lbs, available for adoption at the Grosse Pointe Animal Adoption Society.
     





    Meet Furbie, He's a longhair chihuahua mix, 6-7 year old, 3 lbs, available for adoption at the Grosse Pointe Animal Adoption Society.
     





  • Summer pet adoption events

    Summer pet adoption events

    Wednesday, May 28 2014 8:52 AM EDT2014-05-28 12:52:38 GMT
    Oakland County Animal Control Pet Adoption Center is hosting several adoption events all summer long.  
    Oakland County Animal Control Pet Adoption Center is hosting several adoption events all summer long.  

Nearly 8 million pets end up in shelters each year, separated from their families. Don't let your pet be a statistic! Here are seven simple steps from The Humane Society of the United States to help keep your pet a loved and loving member of your family.

1.  Make sure your pet always wears up-to-date identification.

2.  Don't let behavior problems break up the family! Address problem behavior, consult with a professional if necessary, and take dogs and pups to training classes. Also learn how to prevent dog bites!

3.  Visit the veterinarian at least once a year.

4.  Spay or neuter your pet.

5.  Have a family disaster plan that includes your pets.

6.  Provide for your pets in case something happens to you and you can't care for them yourself.

7.  Adopt your next pet from an animal shelter.

Copyright © 2001 The Humane Society of the United States All rights reserved.

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