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‘Dog Friendly’ Patios Around Grand Rapids

Summer’s almost here and we want to spend as much time as we can with our friends and family… including the furry family members! We totally understand...

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Milwaukee Journal Sentinel via YouTube
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Invasive Asian ‘Jumping Worm’ or ‘Crazy Worm’ Found in Michigan [Videos]

The invasive Asian worm goes by many names including: jumping worm, crazy worm, Alabama jumper, snake worm and amyntha.

Whatever you call it, we don't want it in Michigan.

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BISSELL Pet Foundation’s ‘Empty The Shelters’ Free Adoption Event April 29th

It's time again  to Empty the Shelters in West Michigan!  Each year, tens of thousands of pets are abandoned or released to shelters in Michigan...

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People Doing Good – Ionia Woman Saves a Turtle

I say it a lot, we’re all in this together; which is why I love finding stories of “People Doing Good”.

Today’s goodness comes from Ionia, where Holli Skibinski saw what looks like possibly a snapping turtle crossing Steele Street yesterday...

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Erin Bahrenfuss via Twitter
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Rob Asks: Do All Cats Fall For The Square On The Floor Trick?

The other day I saw on Buzzfeed that a lady had taped out a square on her floor and her cat found it and started laying in it.  Then through the article, many other people said “oh yeah, it’s true… it works...

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Michigan’s ‘Grossest Food That People Love’ Isn’t That Gross

Another Thrillist trip through the Union fails as far as Michigan is concerned, because I'm not sure this is really gross.

Even people from other states eat this...some probably more than we do...but it does raise another question...

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Rogue Chimp At John Ball Park Zoo Hurls Poop At Grandma [Video]

I've never been a fan of zoo primates. They're antsy, they scream a lot and I'm pretty sure they don't like people.

Case in point: This chimpanzee at the John Ball Park Zoo.

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Bird Flu Increases The Threat To Chicken Farmers Livelihoods
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Ionia/Coopersville Poultry Farm Converting to Cage-Free Housing, Adding 50 Jobs

Herbruck's Poultry Ranch is set for some big changes thanks in part to a $100,000 performance-based grant.

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@BrionnaLondon via Twitter
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Dude In Detroit Just Took His Kangaroo For A Walk

The other day I found out there was an elephant farm in Indiana and got excited but that’s nothing compared to what was caught on video in Detroit

Twitter user @BrionnaLondon uploaded a video yesterday of a guy in Detroit, taking his kangaroo for a hop...

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Controversial Puppy Boutique Has Found a New West Michigan Location [Poll]

It was less than a year ago when a new puppy boutique sparked outrage and protests across West Michigan. So much so, two of its contracts were terminated...

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Puppies to Deliver West Michigan Whitecaps Tickets!

With the help of puppies, the first 25 people that call to order a minimum of 2 reserved seats tickets for Opening Day, and are within a 15 mile radius of Fifth Third Ballpark, can have their tickets delivered buy a cute, furry, little bundle of fun.

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Grand Rapids Company Has a New Way to Give Your Dog a Bath

Does your dog need a bath?

Good luck.

There's got to be a better way, right?

One Grand Rapids company has developed a new product to help give your dog a bath.

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