Family dog taken from Ypsilanti home’s yard, brutally killed
YSPILANTI, Mich. – The Humane Society of Huron Valley is investigating an extreme case of animal cruelty in which an Ypsilanti dog died after enduring significant trauma. Original Story: Humane Society of Huron Valley seeks tips on mutilated dog found in YpsilantiA neighbor found Tyson’s brutally beaten body Monday on Ecorse Road, less than three miles from where he lived. The lovable family dog was taken from his home, leaving his family heartbroken and desperate for answers. I want somebody to help.”The family has put up flyers around the neighborhood in hopes someone may have seen something. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Humane Society of Huron Valley at 734-661-3560.
Humane Society of Huron Valley seeks tips on mutilated dog found in Ypsilanti
YSPILANTI, Mich. – Humane Society of Huron Valley (HSHV) animal cruelty investigators are asking community members for leads about a dead dog found on the side of Ecorse Road near Michigan Avenue in Ypsilanti on Monday. “These weren’t stabs,” said HSHV Animal Cruelty and Rescue Supervisor Melinda Szabelski. AdThe family found the mutilated dog on the side of the road two-and-a-half miles away from their home after searching and posting online. They called HSHV animal cruelty investigators after seeing that the dog may have been intentionally harmed, said HSHV. Humane Society investigators didn’t find blood or any other typical signs that the dog may have been hit by a car, the organization said.
Humane Society of Huron Valley investigator named ‘local hero’ by Humane Society of the United States
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Humane Society of Huron Valley (HSHV) cruelty and rescue supervisor Melinda Szabelski has been named a “local hero” for her work fighting for animals. Szabelski is one of 14 people in the United States to receive the annual award, which is given by the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) Stop Puppy Mills Campaign. “Hundreds of animals are living better lives now because of the response of Melinda and her colleagues. Melinda is the Cruelty and Rescue Supervisor at the Humane Society of Huron Valley in Ann Arbor, MI and has been working... Posted by The Humane Society of the United States - Puppy Mills Campaign on Friday, February 12, 2021In 2020, Szabelski was the lead investigator during a raid of Ypsilanti Township pet store, Pet City Pets. “There are still 10,000 puppy mills operating in the United States.
Humane Society of Huron Valley seeks information on animals found in Ypsilanti
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Humane Society of Huron Valley is asking for tips regarding three dead puppies and one dead iguana found near a floating dock in Ypsilanti’s Peninsular Park. The puppies were found at the edge of the river while the iguana was discovered in the water. The puppies are estimated to be a few days old and are pit bull or pit bull mix dogs. The iguana is estimated to be under a year old. Anyone with information on the dead animals is asked to call HSHV’s Cruelty and Rescue Department at 734-661-3512.
Ann Arbor dispensary starts fundraiser for Humane Society of Huron Valley
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Cloud Cannabis is partnering up with the Humane Society of Huron Valley (HSHV) to help homeless animals in Washtenaw County. Between Dec. 3-23, the marijuana dispensary will donate 3 percent of its Ann Arbor store sales to the Washtenaw County humane society. The fundraiser marks the launch Cloud Cannabis’ Cloud Cares program, which will donate to organizations near its Ann Arbor and Muskegon stores. We hope people will join us in our mission this December to raise funds for the Humane Society of Huron Valley.”Laura Crouch, an HSHV development and marketing specialist, added that the humane society was grateful for the donations as many of its in-person fundraisers were canceled in 2020. Cloud Cannabis opened its Ann Arbor store, located at 1760 Plymouth Road, in October.