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Do Good Detroit: Local businesses collect food and supplies for The Animal Care Network

Every single weekend of the year, Animal Care Network (ACN) volunteers pick up between 10 and 30 unwanted and abandoned animals in Pontiac. In addition, ACN volunteers provide an average of 650 animal wellness checks every single month to Pontiac animals. To be able to continue this work, ACN is holding a food and supply drive.

“ACN Volunteers do extremely difficult work (work that most of us would not be able to do) and all they want is the food and supplies they need to help animals. That’s where we can help. If we each just contribute something, together we can make a world of difference to help these animals in need. My hat is off to the volunteers of MAAN / ACN,” said Michelle Mullen, co-owner of Aleta Sill’s Bowling World.

The most-needed items include:

  • Unopened dog food in 18-40 lb bags
  • Unopened cat food in 5-30 lb bags
  • Medium and large, stainless steel bowls
  • Buckle collars in 18″, 20″, 22″, 24″ lengths

Businesses that are collecting food and supplies:

Aleta Sill’s Bowling World Inside Country Lanes: 30250 West 9 Mile Rd., Farmington Hills, Mich., 48336. 248-615-9060.

Hagopian Carpet Cleaning / World of Rugs Five locations:
•Birmingham: 850 S. Old Woodward. 248-646-RUGS (7847).
•Novi: 43223 Twelve Mile Rd. 248-449-RUGS (7847).
•Oak Park: 14000 W. Eight Mile Rd. 248-546-RUGS (7847).
•Ann Arbor: 1719 Plymouth Rd. 734-769-RUGS (7847).
•Utica: 8843 Hall Rd. 248-291-2198.

La Rosa Market: 2375 Orchard Lake Rd., Sylvan Lake, Mich., 48320. 248-682-5193.

Pet Supplies Plus Three locations:
•St. Clair Shores: 23700 Greater Mack. 586-771-1710.
•St. Clair Shores: 31029 Harper. 586-771-3277.
•Warren: 26230 Hoover. 586-754-6000.
All 3 locations also accept monetary donations. There are donation canisters by the cashiers.

Premier Pet Supply: 31215 Southfield Rd., Beverly Hills, Mich., 48025. Mike Palmer, 248-647-4310.

Reggie’s Pet Lovers: 3405 Orchard Lake Rd., Keego Harbor, Mich., 48320. 248-682-PETS.

Businesses that are collecting monetary donations:

Beach in a Box Tanning: 454 Orchard Lake Rd., Sylvan Lake, Mich., 48320 Renee Winkler, 248-682-6055.

Pine Lake Market : 3391 Orchard Lake Rd., Keego Harbor, Mich., 48320-1314. 248-682-7807.

Food and supplies are being collected until December 16. For more information, please contact Pam Porteous, Animal Care Network Manager, at 248-678-2756 or visit

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