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Ottawa County Releases Top Dog Names of 2016

Did you get a new pup last year? What did you decide for a name?

Ottawa County has released the top dog names for 2016-- see if your furry friend's name made the list!

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Dog Sled Racing Competition
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Michigan Woman Charged with Abandoning 15 Siberian Huskies

A Petersburg woman was arraigned Friday after being accused of abandoning 15 Siberian Huskies east of Adrian a few weeks ago.

Len Connect reports that Deborah Hossler, 47, is facing one count of felony abuse or neglect of animals, which is punishable by up to four years in prison.

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Michigan Humane Society Offers $2,500 For Information in Case of Disfigured Dog

The Michigan Humane Society is offering a $2,500 reward to anyone who can give them information leading to the arrest and conviction of the individual(s) responsible for brutally disfiguring a brown and tan Rottweiler found on Detroit's southwest side.

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Category: Animals, Michigan News
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Michigan’s Betsy DeVos Says We Might Need Guns In Schools, Because Bears

While her answer started out just fine, it somehow veered off and ended with her saying that maybe we need guns in schools to protect the nation's children from bears.

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Coyotes Crash Through Michigan Family’s Basement Windows [VIDEO]

The Osborne family in Washington Township got quite a scare Sunday night.

Fox 2 reports that Jack Osborne was awakened by the sound of breaking glass. He went to investigate, thinking someone had broken in the house. 

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A Polar Bear that Can’t Stand on the Ice…

I think bloopers from movies, television, radio, and commercials are always funny. Oh, I’ve made a few gems over my own career...but we won’t go there right now.

Walking on the ice is never easy. Imagine trying to do it when you are in a mascot costume that has smooth bottomed feet!

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Three Brands of Canned Cat Food Recalled

A limited voluntary recall has been issued for some popular cat food brands.

The FDA says the recall includes certain cans of 9Lives, EverPet, and Special Kitty because of low thiamine (Vitamin B1), which is crucial for cats...

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Michigan Animal Shelters Now Conducting Background Checks on Adopters

A new bill signed into law this week aims to increase animal safety in Michigan.

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The Legend of Tucker the Michigan Cow – The Long Night in the Window Well

Tucker the Cow was a happy cow. Tucker the Cow liked to walk around. Tucker the Cow was in a wind storm, and his gate opened. Tucker the Cow decided to take a walk out into the new world. Tucker the Cow got stuck in a window well. Tucker the Cow was sad. But then Tucker the Cow was found, and could walk home. So he did.

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Ottawa County Duck Poachers Sentenced, Receive No Jail Time

The Michigan DNR reports, four Ottawa County men, who were ticketed for poaching 58 wild ducks near a popular waterfowl hunting area in Chester Township on Oct. 9, have been sentenced in Ottawa County District Court.

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Tahquamenon Falls State Park Offering Dog Sled Rides and More This Winter

Tahquamenon Falls State Park is a popular summer destination. The park also offers a variety of ways to enjoy winter including dog sled rides, snow shoeing and more.

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World's Top Dogs Compete At Westminster Dog Show
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More Than 20 Shetland Sheepdogs Rescued from Northern Michigan [VIDEO]

Over the weekend, more than 20 Shetland Sheepdogs were taken in by the Well Mannered Dog Center in Grand Rapids.

Fox 17 reports that the animals were rescued from poor conditions in Northern Michigan. Many had matted fur, fleas, and other signs of neglect.

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