OAKLAND COUNTY ANIMAL CONTROL
Beagle rescued from pond in Oakland County
OAKLAND COUNTY, Mich – Animal control in Oakland County is hoping to reunite a beagle with its family. The dog was recently rescued from a frozen pond by a Good Samaritan last week. She’ll come around. She’ll make a good family pet if the owners don’t come and claim her,” said Joanie Toole with Oakland County Animal Shelter. View more: Oakland County news
Leonard woman found dead in Addison Township home
ADDISON TOWNSHIP, Mich. Oakland County officials said a 61-year-old Leonard woman was found dead in a home in the 1800 block of Rochester Road in Addison Township. Officials said a neighbor reported receiving a call from the womans husband needing medical attention for himself. Addison Township Fire Department and county deputies responded to the home and found the woman with obvious signs of decomposition. The womans husband was transported to a hospital due to insect infestation. Officials said the Oakland County Animal Control was requested to remove nine cats, one dog and a bird from the residence.
Oakland County officials find decomposed body, 11 animals, insect infestation inside mans home
LEONARD, Mich. Oakland County officials said they found a womans decomposed body and 11 animals inside a home when they removed a man for medical attention due to an insect infestation. Oakland County deputies and Addison Township firefighters were called at 8:25 p.m. Wednesday to a home in the 1800 block of Rochester Road in the village of Leonard, officials said. Her husband was taken from the home to Ascension Providence Hospital of Rochester for medical attention due to insect infestation, officials said. Oakland County Animal Control officers came to the home and removed nine cats, a dog and a bird. The Oakland County Medical Examiners Office took custody of the womans body and scheduled an autopsy.
Officials investigate after two matted, neglected dogs found wandering streets of Macomb County
ROSEVILLE, Mich. – Officials in Macomb County are investigating after two matted and neglected dogs were found wandering the streets. The two dogs are currently being held at Macomb County Animal Control. Macomb County Animal Control Chief Jeff Randazzo said officials got a call from a Roseville resident saying he found the two dogs as strays wandering the streets. As soon as the dogs came in, a groomer called Hair of the Dog in Eastpointe and took care of them for free. Two pounds of hair came off the male and one pound came off the female, according to officials.