animals

Goal is to have lions in time for zoo's 40th anniversary in 2015

Matt Newton and pets at Fairmount Dog Park in Kalamazoo
Nancy Camden

The muscles in Elliott’s body tighten with anticipation as he spots some dogs pulling on their leaches, heading to the gate at the Fairmount Dog Park in Kalamazoo. The dog park is Elliott’s reason for living, according to Will Matthews, his human.