Pet of the Week

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Find Felix
Felix is an orange Maine Coon/American shorthair mix. He is an extra large senior cat who has been at the shelter for a few weeks and needs a permanent home.

Bring Blackie home
Blackie is a five-month old male American shorthair who is sweet and energetic. He just became eligible for adoption a week ago.

Take Tiger
Tiger is an adult male Siamese mix with a pretty white coat and a large stature. He has been at the shelter for a few weeks and is looking for a good home.

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