Stray animals http://michiganradio.org en Are stray animals taking over Detroit? http://michiganradio.org/post/are-stray-animals-taking-over-detroit <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The question of stray animals in the City of Detroit has been in the spotlight ever since </span><a href="http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-08-21/abandoned-dogs-roam-detroit-in-packs-as-humans-dwindle.html" style="line-height: 1.5;">Bloomberg News</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> published&nbsp;a story painting Detroit as some place&nbsp;where "abandoned dogs roam in packs as humans dwindle." The article estimated&nbsp;the number of stray dogs at 50,000, a number that has turned out to be grossly inaccurate.&nbsp;</span></p><p>Michigan State University political science professor&nbsp;Laura Reese has completed the first academic study of the problem, which hopes to shed light on the reality of the situation.</p><p><em>Listen to the full interview above.&nbsp;</em></p><p> Mon, 10 Feb 2014 21:21:51 +0000 Stateside Staff 16376 at http://michiganradio.org Are stray animals taking over Detroit? Stateside for Monday, February 10, 2014 http://michiganradio.org/post/stateside-monday-february-10-2014 <p>Belle Isle has become Michigan's 102nd State Park. What does this new chapter for Belle Isle mean for the city and people of Detroit?</p><p>Next, stray animals in Detroit are up for debate since a article by Bloomberg News put the number of strays at 50,000. A Michigan State University professor discusses the findings of her study on the problem.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 10 Feb 2014 21:20:31 +0000 Stateside Staff 16377 at http://michiganradio.org Stateside for Monday, February 10, 2014