The latest in dog news, dog politics and more.
— Why is it so hard for businesses to educate workers on service dogs?
— Seeing the results of a contest in Veterinary Practice News, the questions is not "What will a dog eat?" but rather, "What won't they eat?"
— Fans are going crazy over the revelation that Hello Kitty is not a cat, so just to make sure, Peanuts reassured Snoopy fans via Twitter.
— As kids go back to school, daycare can help stem separation anxiety; here's what you need to know.
— A team of scientists may have figured out the algorithm that describes how dogs herd sheep. Do we want to replace sheepdogs with machines?
— The limited recall affects certain 15-pound bags sold in Dollar General Stores in four states.
— The future of Centerplate, which provides food at big sports complexes, is in doubt over a video of CEO Des Hague abusing a Doberman Pinscher.
— The company's Fetch harness holds two cameras at once and is designed for comfort.
— Pictures of the Pom show how he won speed records for walking on his front and back legs.
— Some in the press say the late actress' gesture for her beloved Papillon, Sophie, is overindulgent, but wouldn't you do the same if you could?
— A Mills, Wyoming, officer is charged with animal cruelty in the death of Nyx, a Black Lab who had been with the department since 2006.
— Precious Pups Rescue of New York was shut down after allegations it adopted out sick dogs for high prices; is better regulation the solution?
— A new law will let restaurateurs accommodate dogs, and we have some advice for those who want to attract more doggie diners.
— A borough's campaign last year included a poster of a boy eating dog poop, and now it's gone viral on the Internet. Is it too much in the war on poop?
— Would you make your dog do it? Yes? Then what are you waiting for? Watch these videos for ideas.
— These pictures and video show that Ruuxa and Raina are the most adorable things in an already adorable part of the San Diego Zoo.
— An Oregon man has a reputation as a vigilante who harasses people for not following leash laws, and that recently got him jail time and probation.
— This happens too often: A business believes service dogs are fake and calls the police.
— The English Bulldog was used for cash and then discarded, but LaShena Harris didn't give up hope.
— At least five hand grenades have washed up on an Essex beach in the last month. One dog owner almost wound up using one for a game of fetch.
— Every so often a governmental social media account gets it exactly right.
— Microchips are a great way to bring your dog home, but a new company might have yet another tool for you: Facial recognition software.
— Buddy got out the same night as a lion was spotted. What do you think?
— We round up our best Dogster posts on why adding a microchip to your dog's ID is a good idea.
— This video is heartbreaking, unless you believe the dog is burying the fish. Then it's kinda dark.
— Jose Ahonen of Finland has a viral hit showing how dogs react to mysteriously floating sausages.
— The first member of the shaming campaign via Facebook is a woman with a phone stuck to her ear who can't be bothered by all this poop.
— Duke's post is honorary, but he gets a year of kibble and media love; he's quite photogenic.
— Celestis Pets will send a small sample of your pet's cremated remains into space. But is it worth it?
— The photo went viral, and police investigated; we're glad law enforcement takes this seriously.
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