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.

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.

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