Pet of the Week

Photos by Andrea Poteet

Befriend Butter
Butter is an adult American shorthair who has been at the shelter for a few months. She came in as a baby and has grown up there, and is ready for a forever home.

Take TomTom home home
TomTom is a two-year-old American shorthair who was allegedly abused by his owner. He was neutered at a very reduced cost by local veterinarian John Hermann. He is sweet and ready for a good home.

Little Bean
Bean is a six-month-old American shorthair who came in as a stray from Garden City. He is sweet and curious.

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. A microchip is included in the adoption price. For more information call the shelter at (313) 282-6173 or go to