Pet of the Week

Photos by Andrea Poteet

Take Baby out of the corner
Baby is a male American shorthair kitten who has been at the shelter for a few weeks.

Darling Dakota
Dakota is an adult American shorthair who has been at the shelter for a few weeks. He is sweet and calm.

Diego is your friend
Diego is an adult American shorthair. He is energetic and personable.

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