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Is This Halloween ‘Kill A Pitbull Day’?

I've been seeing a forwarded status floating around on social media about a group of people trying to make this Halloween "Kill A Pitbull Day". I'm usually kind of skeptical when I see these things, so I went to my most trusted source when it comes to all things Internet to find out if this horrible claim is legitimate - Snopes.com.

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Grey-Headed Flying Foxes To Be Relocated From Royal Botanic Gardens
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11-Year-Old Michigan Boy Bit By Bat While He Was Asleep!

I’m going to be honest… I’ve never been quite the same after have a bat in my house. I still get freaked out at non “bat things”, for instance I freaked out when my cat shook his head because it was dark in my bedroom and his ears sounded like bat wings...

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Camden Parks, Crash's Landing
Camden Parks, Crash's Landing
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Adopt Bonita From Crash’s Landing

Autumn is here, but the changing leaves are behind schedule due to the warm temperatures we've been enjoying. That's good news for the future cats of Crash's Landing. Those who are stuck outdoors with no place to stay.

Bonita used to be outdoors with no place to stay, then Crash's Landing took her in. Can you give her a permanent home?

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North Shore Animal League America's Tour For Life Pet Adoption Event
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How Do You Know Your Dog Loves You

Dog love, of humans, is pretty much unconditional. We could yell at them for leaving a mess on the carpet, ignore them when we're busy, hopefully not, but possibly hit them when we're angry, but always, they come back. They truly are man's best friend. And, they love us, right?

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Whales are Coming to the Grand Rapids Public Museum

The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) is opening the new exhibit Whales: Giants of the Deep this Saturday, October 22, beginning with a special Opening Party. This exhibition will be really immersive with lots of hands on components, life-size skeletons, models and a whole lot more.

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"Rocky"/Humane Society of West Michigan
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Rocky is our Pet of the Week on Wet Nose Wednesday

Rocky the dog is our special pet of the week.

Andy Rent talked about him on his Andy in the Morning show for Wet Nose Wednesday.

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Courtesy of Mason County Sherrif's Office via WZZM
Courtesy of Mason County Sherrif's Office via WZZM
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K9 Officer Praised After Finding Lost 4 Year Old Boy

This is pretty great.  The other day, the Mason County Sheriff’s Office received a call about a missing 4 year old boy on North Forest Lane...

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Camden Parks, Crash's Landing
Camden Parks, Crash's Landing
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Adopt Captain Hook From Crash’s Landing

Captain Hook has had a rough time. He's survived a tough winter. He's been impaled by fishing hooks. He's needed treatment for a rare lung-worm infection.

It's time to turn his luck around.

Please adopt Captain Hook from Crash's Landing.

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Half Fish, Half Bike, ‘Trout Bike’ on the Streets at ArtPrize [Video]

There are two things ArtPrize Eight is not short on: surprises and fish.

The Public Vote Final 20 includes entries featuring trout and sturgeon as subject matter.

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"Bailey"/Humane Society of West Michigan
"Bailey"/Humane Society of West Michigan
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Bailey is our Pet of the Week on Wet Nose Wednesday

Bailey the dog is our special pet of the week.

Andy Rent talked about him on his Andy in the Morning show for Wet Nose Wednesday.

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Camden Parks, Crash's Landing
Camden Parks, Crash's Landing
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Adopt Ash From Crash’s Landing

As Grand Rapids is covered with beautiful art, consider bringing this beauty into your home.

Meet Ash from Crash's Landing.

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Lonely dog puppy looking behind a fence
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BISSELL Pet Foundation Working to ‘Empty The Shelters’ Again October 22

The BISSELL Pet Foundation announced Thursday that it will pay all adoption fees on Saturday, October 22, at more than 50 animal shelters and other rescue organizations throughout Michigan.

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