The latest in dog news, dog politics and more.
— Italian police arrested a circus owner for telling people that two Chow Chows were "dog-panda hybrids."
— Photographer Peter Thorpe and Raggle make the best holiday cards ever.
— Best Friends Animal Society convinced the late owner's attorney to honor the first request in her will, to send the German Shepherd to its sanctuary.
— The Chihuahua made news after the shelter talked up how rotten he is, and the right family finally found him.
— The in-production film shoots from a stray dog's point of view as he travels from New Delhi to Sweden.
— Cane is dying of cancer, and the last thing his family can do for him is to make sure he goes out happy.
— But with that increase in popularity, a smuggling industry thrives while shelter dogs remain unhomed.
— The radio host calls Pit Bulls "a waste of space," and a petition and Twitter campaign are launched.
— Liberty Games created the game out of an old machine and included plenty of dogs.
— A high schooler made a diorama of a farm from the Middle Ages, complete with little horses and goats and sheep and chickens, and Roscoe ate it.
— Since 1963, Clifford was a perennial favorite in children's literature. His creator died at 86 last Friday.
— The life of a German Shepard named Bela is at risk after his owner leaves an insane will.
— This video of a dog getting a bath could have been very different; he and his siblings were rescued from a dumpster.
— The pineapple appeared one day, and it had to be stopped.
— The Vafa Animal Shelter fights religious taboo and social attitudes to get dogs off Tehran streets and into new homes.
— A Kickstarter campaign for the project blew through its goal, so now we have this to look forward to.
— Comforting a boy at his general audience, the Pope said that dogs will go to heaven. What does it mean for Catholics, dogs, and the rest of us?
— We love it when dogs star in commercials, and this ad from Thinkbox is one of the best of the year.
— Rover.com dove into its database and uncovered some surprising trends in dog naming, like Jeter. Yes, people name their dogs Jeter.
— This 20-second video of a dog running to comfort her sleeping friend is starting to go viral -- and with good reason.
— "Paw Warz: The Furrce Awakens" is shot-by-shot masterpiece of puppies and kittens and intergalactic war.
— When John Russo came back from Afghanistan, his ex had moved and his dog was gone. He and the dog had a warm reunion last week.
— Allie is a very smart, very persistent, very naughty dog. She's also very full.
— A Wisconsin woman has become a local celebrity by dressing up as the holiday character for walks with her Poodle.
— A rescue dog named Bowdie got great reviews for his portrayal of Nana.
— "A dog dying is a really s**tty f**king thing. My friend, she lost her cat. I had these crazy dreams about her cat."
— Art director Greg Coffin and his wife Amanda made this wonderful time-lapse of their Rhodesian Ridgeback growing from a puppy to an adult.
— As the indie game designer watched her dog die, Gamergate couldn't even give Wu the space to mourn.
— It's a great list, save for the one up top. What an awful name that is.
— Fans went into mourning today when a Spanish website claimed that Millan had died of a heart attack. His own dog confirms that he's very much alive.
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