Pet of the Week

Care for Carmel
Carmel is a purebred Australian cattle dog who has been at the shelter for about a week. Approximately 3 years old, he came from Jackson County as a stray and is friendly and full of energy.

Save Sammy
Sammy is a beagle mix who came from Gladwin as a stray about a week ago. He is about 3 years old and is a good dog who needs a good home.

Photos by Andrea Poteet

Take Angel home
Angel is a 2- to 3-year-old beagle and chocolate Labrador retriever mix. She came with Sammy from Gladwin about a week ago. She is sweet and full of energy.

The Allen Park Animal Shelter, 16850 Southfield Road, is housed at the rear of a large blue building in the northeast portion of 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 which 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