Pets of the Week

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The beauty’s in the blue
A 2-year-old Russian blue-American shorthair mix, Smokey is a stray male found in Lincoln Park.
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Patterned to fit your unique taste
A unique tortoiseshell coloring pattern on her American shorthair coat gives Freckles a special mix of brown and black fur. She is about 2 years old and was found in Lincoln Park.

Photos by Chris Jackett

Photos by Chris Jackett


Ready to add spunk to your household
Full of energy, Spunky the Jack Russell terrier is appropriately named. A very loving small dog, he was found in Garden City and is between 5 and 8 years old.

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 include adoption fees. Animals 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.