Wednesday, December 19, 2012
The Michigan pet adoption biz is refurbishing and remodeling a building to house the organization.
The organization that takes in homeless pets is without a home. But that won't last for long. New Beginnings Animal Rescue (NBAR) has been around since 2010. The Michigan pet adoption organization has been working to save animals locally but didn't have a building and had to offer volunteers' homes as shelters for animals. Not anymore. NBAR has a building in Royal Oak that they are remodeling for their purposes at 2502 Main Street. "We are in Southern Oakland County and based in Royal Oak, but we also go into Berkley and have adoption events in Birmingham. And, we are looking to get into Ferndale next year," Jennifer Fritz, vice president, said. The Royal Oak address will be the NBAR's adoption center. "We just bought it in October and we …
Friday, September 7, 2012
"Sometimes, the difference between a pet staying with its family or ending up in a shelter is a bag of food," says vice president of New Beginnings Animal Rescue, which will host a garage sale on Hazel Street in Birmingham this weekend.
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Friday, September 7, 2012
There will be some thankful dogs and cats after a garage sale this weekend in Birmingham benefiting the pet food pantry at New Beginnings Animal Rescue (NBAR). According to NBAR vice president Jenn Fritz, the garage sale will be hosted at the home of an NBAR volunteer at 844 Hazel St. in Birmingham. The sale will take place 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, rain or shine. The group runs a year-round pet pantry at Royal Oak's Wild Birds Unlimited to help struggling families feed their pets, said Frits. In 2011, NBAR distributed more than 8.5 tons of cat and dog food to Oakland County families. NBAR was founded in 2010 to serve southern Oakland County communities as a no-kill rescue organization that finds home for indoor companion animals…
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
Ten rescued kitties received a little TLC today in downtown Royal Oak.
Ten Persian cats rescued from a hoarding situation in western Michigan were brought to Bingo Pet Salon in downtown Royal Oak for baths and grooming Monday afternoon. Thirty-one cats in all were rescued two weeks ago on the west side of the state. They all were treated, received shots, were spayed or neutered and shaved. The 10 cats that traveled to Royal Oak are gradually adjusting, according to Jennifer Fritz of New Beginnings Animal Rescue. "We are getting them used to being handled in a more loving way," Fritz said. Many of the cats lived in a small cages or rooms for their entire life with little human interaction. "They are ready to be adopted, but it is going to take someone really understanding," Fritz said. "It's going to take some…