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Pet Activities

Ann Arbor Companion Bird Club

Education about companion birds and information on nutrition, care, behavior, and rescue. Meets 2nd Sun. 2 p.m. at Pet People, 3330 Washtenaw. Sponsors annual exotic bird exhibition Aug. 13, 2017, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Dawn Farm Community Barn, 6633 Stony Creek Rd., Ypsilanti. mdw0123@aol.com, aacbc.org  Melanie, (734) 545-5282, or Mary, (734) 326-0720  


Broadway Park

Joint city-county maintained off-leash park. Separate areas for small dogs and large dogs. Permit required. Read website FAQs before attending. a2gov.org, then search for "dog parks." V    800 Broadway [map]


Dependable Dogs

Presents workshops, Dogs & Storks, and Dogs & Toddlers supporting new parents in nurturing safe and harmonious relationships among all family members, human and canine. Also offers dog adoption assistance and bite prevention education. trainer@dependabledogs.com, dependabledogs.com  (734) 834-4938  2370 E. Stadium, #1016 [map]


Dog Swim

Annual event through Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation. Set times for 3 different weight categories of dogs. Sept. 9 & 10, 2017. $5 per dog per day. parks.ewashtenaw.org  (734) 484-9676  7660 Stony Creek, Ypsilanti, (Rolling Hills Water Park) [map]


Last Day Dog Rescue

Regional organization holds monthly dog adoption events at the Petco in Arborland Shopping Center, first Saturdays. ourlastdaydogs@gmail.com, lastdaydogrescue.org V  (248) 921-2850  


Olson Park

Joint city-county maintained off-leash dog park. Separate areas for small dogs and large dogs. Permit required. Read website FAQs before attending. a2gov.org, then search for "dog parks." V    1505 Dhu Varren [map]


Swift Run Dog Park

Joint city-county maintained 10-acre off-leash park. Separate areas for small dogs and large dogs. Permit required. Read website FAQs before attending. a2gov.org, then search for "dog parks." V    Platt at Ellsworth


The Petting Farm

Since 1984, families and school field trips have petted rabbits, goats, llamas, sheep, and cows, and watched peacocks show off. Daily 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $6 general admission, $5.50 senior admission, children under 23 months free. Private birthday parties available. info@pettingfarm.com, pettingfarm.com  (734) 998-0182  3001 Earhart at Domino Farms Office Park [map]


Therapaws of Michigan

Canine-assisted therapy program dedicated to promoting and fostering the human-animal bond in therapeutic and educational settings. Individual owner-dog teams visit schools and libraries, patients in hospitals, and residents in extended care facilities, providing social, emotional, and physical benefits. info@therapaws.org, therapaws.org V    


Tiny Lions Lounge & Adoption Center

Cat café drop-in lounge; spend time with cats who are looking for homes. Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m-5 p.m. $7/hour or $4/half hour. Free wi-fi. Special activities include Yoga with Cats ($10 per class), family movies ($10), board game nights ($10), wine & trivia nights ($15) and special event rentals. tinylions.org  (734) 661-3530  5245 Jackson, #A1 [map]




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