Pet of the Week

Photos by Andrea Poteet

Your Buddy
Buddy is a senior male American shorthair tabby who came to the shelter in late August from Lincoln Park. He is declawed.

Bring home Brandy
Brandy is a 1-year-old American shorthair who has been at the shelter for a few weeks. He is loving, gentle and sweet.

Fancy Nancy
Nancy is a 2-year-old American shorthair tabby who came to the shelter from Lincoln Park last month. She is the “queen bee” of the shelter and is looking for a castle of her own.

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