It’s Hot Outside – Don’t Leave Pets in the Car!


As temperatures peak in the summer months, we are all at risk – including our pets. Did you know the temperature inside your vehicle can rise above 120 degrees in a matter of minutes? That’s even with the windows partially open. In just 15 minutes, your dog can suffer brain damage, heat stroke, suffocation or death.

Take a look at Oakland County Animal Shelter’s video to learn more.

If you see an animal locked inside a vehicle, we urge you to call your local police department or the Oakland County Animal Shelter immediately at 248-858-1090!

For more information, visit Oakland County Animal Shelter and Pet Adoption Center’s website and follow them on Facebook and on Twitter.

Arts Beats & Eats

“Ford Arts, Beats & Eats was founded to celebrate the quality of life in Oakland County by offering a culturally unique presentation of artists, musicians and food exhibits, from the Metro Detroit area, and throughout the United States.”

Arts, Beats and Eats options for the weekend

Head to Arts, Beats & Eats in Royal Oak for food, rides, games, art and music on Friday, September 4th through Monday, September 7th. Labor Day weekend in Royal Oak promises to be a busy one!

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Jack O’ Lanterns: Fantastic Fungi Fruit Bodies to Forgo


Jack O' Lantern Mushroom

Heat and humidity has accelerated the growth of fall mushrooms in the woodlands of Oakland County. Many species are very attractive; some are delicious while others are deadly or hallucinogenic. One sweet smelling species is now emerging in Oakland County that will land you in the Emergency Room with very serious intestinal distress, faster than one can say, “Oops, I thought it was a Chanterelle.”

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INNO-VENTION: Medical Main Street’s Premier Networking Event


Top 5 Reasons Why YOU Should Attend

Medical Main Street, powered by Oakland County, Michigan, is hosting its fourth annual networking event, featuring innovative professional in the Health Care, Medical Device, Biotech, Life Science and Pharmaceutical Industries. INNO-VENTION is the ONLY cross-sector health care and life science event in the region.

INNO-VENTION 2015 is set for Sept. 16 at Petruzzello’s Banquet and Conference Center, 6950 Rochester Road in Troy from 6 – 9 p.m.

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