|Detroit News, The (MI)
February 4, 2004
Pet Adoption Network has home
Author: The Detroit News Ursula Watson
The Michigan Animal Adoption Network celebrated the grand opening of its 2,400-square-foot facility in
The move from the Pet Supplies “Plus” corporate office in Farmington Hills makes it easier for those wanting to adopt or view 60 spayed or neutered and vaccinated animals each Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Before the new facility opened, the nonprofit’s foster
“It was like a traveling road show,” Amy Wettlaufer,
The network, founded in 1994, is an umbrella
The network’s adoption program has found homes for 2,000 animals. The group also handles calls from low-income pet owners who need assistance with the care of outdoor pets in Wayne and Oakland counties.
Schedules are provided for pet owners to participate in several Protect-A-Pet Low Cost shot clinics sponsored by the group each year.
The group, which has has an annual operating budget of $100,000, relies on public donations to provide such services, Wettlaufer said.
Each weekend, volunteers give doghouses and fresh food and water in clean bowls to owners who need assistance with their outdoor pets, Wettlaufer said.
“Volunteers are the backbone of the organization,” she said.
How to help
What: The Michigan Animal Adoption Network
Where: 31639 W. Eight Mile
Hours: 9 a.m. 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, with animal
Information: Call (248) 474-2646 or visit