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Michigan Humane Society rescues 4 calves from 'unhealthy environment' in Wayne County

Animals were underweight, ill

A calf is cared for after it was rescued by the Michigan Humane Society. (Photo: MHS)
A calf is cared for after it was rescued by the Michigan Humane Society. (Photo: MHS)

WAYNE COUNTY, Mich. – Four underweight, sick calves are doing better after they were rescued by the Michigan Humane Society last week.

The MHS said its Statewide Response team received a call about calves that looked underweight in western Wayne County. The organization didn't specify which city the animals were found.

Four calves were rescued from Wayne County. (Photo: MHS)
Four calves were rescued from Wayne County. (Photo: MHS)

The animals had upper respiratory infections and diarrhea. They were examined by a medical team and are now active and eating well.

Once they are healthy, the calves will be placed with an organization or adopted.

Four underweight, ill calves were rescued by the Michigan Humane Society. (Photo: MHS)
Four underweight, ill calves were rescued by the Michigan Humane Society. (Photo: MHS)

The MHS Statewide Response team handles cases involving animal well-being outside of Detroit, Hamtramck and Highland Park.

You can contact the Statewide Response team at 313-262-4022 to report concerns. Concerns about animals in Detroit, Hamtramck and Highland Park can be reported to the Cruelty Investigation and Emergency Rescue teams at 313-872-3401.

Calves rescued by the Michigan Humane Society were underweight. (Photo: MHS)
Calves rescued by the Michigan Humane Society were underweight. (Photo: MHS)

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