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A mid-Michigan animal shelter may close its doors due to budget cuts


County budget cuts could leave a mid-Michigan community without an animal control department or a county shelter.

Montcalm County is looking to cut over a million dollars.

Animal control has a chance of being a part of that cut. Continue reading

Deadly animal disease on the rise in Charlevoix County


Wildlife officials are reporting an increase in Distemper among wild animals in Charlevoix County. Distemper is an incurable viral disease that affects the intestinal and respiratory tracts.

Animal control officials say there have been more than 30 cases of Distemper in raccoons, foxes and coyotes since June – a dramatic increase from previous years. Continue reading