Oakland County Animal Control passes surprise state inspection

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development gave Oakland County Animal Control and Pet Adoption Center a thumbs up today during a surprise inspection. “I found the procedures adequate and compliant with regulations,” said state inspector Dr. Jorda Livermore, DVM, in her report. “A walk through the facility found no animals to be in bad condition or suffering.” Animal Control Division Manager Bob Gatt said the report acknowledges the best practices his staff exercises every … [Read more...]

Oakland County Animal Control Seeks Tips in Animal Cruelty Case

Auburn Hills, Michigan, November 10, 2010 – The Oakland County Animal Control Division is seeking the public’s help in its investigation to identify who shot a cat with an arrow in Brandon Township that ultimately lead to its death. “Unfortunately the cat had to be euthanized due to the extent of its injuries,” said Administrative Supervisor Joanie Toole.  “The cat, a one year old domesticated shorthaired male, appeared to be shot with the arrow some time ago because the wounds were badly … [Read more...]