Ann Arbor Companion Bird Club

Mary, (313) 4920826

Education about companion birds and information on nutrition, care, behavior, and rescue. Public may adopt their rescue birds, such as macaws, cockatiels, African grays, and others. Email to meet a bird. Meets 2nd Sun. 2 p.m. at Hollywood Feed (3330 Washtenaw).,

Dog Parks

Broadway and Olson parks are city-maintained off-leash parks; the 10-acre Swift Run park is city- and county-maintained. (Maintenance closures this year at Swift Run. Check website.) All have areas for small dogs and large dogs. Permit required. Read website FAQs before attending. V

The Petting Farm

3001 Earhart (Domino’s Farms Office Park)

(734) 9980182

Since 1984. Ponies, alpacas, llamas, goats, pigs, sheep, chickens, peacocks, cows, bunnies, and donkeys. Adults & children $8; seniors (60+) $5.50; children 23 months and younger free. Open year-round, but hours vary seasonally. Hayrides are available most weekends. New playground and Maggie the milking cow. Birthday party packages and private events. Discounts for military, first responders, and parties of 15+., V

Therapaws of Michigan

Canine-assisted therapy all-volunteer 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, V