Pet of the Week

Darling Darla
Darla is a 5-year-old American shorthair. She is sweet and curious.

Jasmine’s a jewel
A female American shorthair, Jasmine has been spayed. She is quiet and likes to nap.

Photos by Andrea Poteet

Noel needs a home
Noel is a 6-year-old American shorthair. She was found in Lincoln Park in early December and has been at the shelter ever since.

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