Pets of the Week

Photos by Chris Jackett

Photos by Chris Jackett


Jasper the friendly kitten
An orange American shorthair mix, Jasper is a kitten less than 6 months old. He was found in Lincoln Park and is neutered.

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Princess abandoned
Recently abandoned at the shelter while it was closed, Princess is a 2-year-old brown German shepherd mix. She is heartworm negative and recently was spayed. She is good with people and appears to be housebroken.

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American Goose looking to migrate to new home
Goose is a playful 4-month-old gray American shorthair mix. Already neutered, he was found in Allen Park.

The Allen Park Animal Shelter, 16850 Southfield Road, is housed at the rear of a large blue building behind the City Hall parking lot. Shelter hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Thursday, Friday and noon to 3 p.m. Tuesday. The shelter is closed Wednesdays. Cat adoptions cost $35 and dog adoptions cost $45, both of which include adoption fees. Animals also have been spayed/neutered through a state grant and tested for feline leukemia/AIDS and canine heartworm disease. Adopters receive a discount certificate for post-adoption veterinary care at Dix Animal Hospital, 1127 Dix in Lincoln Park. For more information call the shelter at (313) 282-6173 or go to www.petfinder.com/shelters/allenpark.html.