The latest in dog news, dog politics and more.
— After the horrifying video went viral last week, Iranian citizens protested in Tehran and elsewhere, demanding an investigation.
— Tank took home the crown, but his 49 fellow contestants were fine examples, with many dressing in silly costumes. See the pictures!
— A paper published in the journal "Science" says that when people and dogs look at each other, chemicals associated with love and trust surge.
— Dogs who ate the treats are turning up sick, and vets think they know why: While the products are from the U.S., all of the ingredients may not be.
— Little Uno Solo was finally discovered under the front seat by investigators following up on the fatal wreck; soon, he'll be up for adoption.
— Elvis Xerri woke up to hear the Bernese Mountain Dog being attacked by a cougar. Without hesitation, he began fighting for the dog's life.
— Look at these pictures we found on Instagram of the amazing Corgi event.
— Thousands of "lost dog" posters for Ollie went up before police told Roger and Annemarie Horowitz that they faced the huge fine.
— Cornell University scientists say it's a more virulent strain of canine flu that has only been seen in Asia until now.
— The Humane Society of Utah has found a way to show the lovable, animated sides of their adoptable dogs: Put them in a photobooth!
— On the dog-friendly restaurant's menu was artisanal organic cuisine by a raw-food chef.
— Riley died on Easter Sunday. The couple looks back on their little white rescue pup, who became known online for her gleeful "I'm a Dog" faces.
— Volunteer pilots will fly the dogs and cats from Southern California to no-kill shelters in the Pacific Northwest -- and the group hopes to transport 6,000 total this year.
— The Yorkie named Alfie ran into the road, barking, and stopped a van from the Royal Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
— Proposed changes would make almost all of the 80,000-acre Golden Gate National Recreation Area off-limits to unleashed dogs.
— Chicago has an outbreak of the rare but highly infectious disease. Authorities are recommending vaccinations and that pet owners avoid dog parks.
— In Michigan, a man shot his Retriever with a crossbow because she was "aggressive." Charges are on the way, according to prosecutors.
— To catch residents who don't pick up after their dogs, 26 buildings test the poop that's left behind.
— A photo of Chester with a sign asking for help goes viral on Facebook and gets the dog adopted.
— Nina Louise disappeared from her home over a year ago. Last weekend, she came back when law enforcement busted a cockfighting operation.
— The stray dog would not die, and now she's getting all the love and attention she was denied.
— We round up our best Dogster posts on why adding a microchip to your dog's ID is a good idea.
— The airline can now monitor dog kennel temperature and location by GPS. Would you pay for such a service? Should you even have to?
— Display the ASPCA's main color to raise awareness during Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month.
— Trupanion, Groupon, Ikea, Red Box, ThinkGeek, Hulu, Petco, and Doc-Send did, too!
— The pitcher and his partner recently had to submit a résumé for their dog. What they came up with is a thing of beauty.
— He was mutilated by a breeder as a puppy, but things have turned around: Brutus is now the second dog known to have four prosthetic limbs.
— After years of killing stray dogs and cats after only 10 days in a shelter, Madrid has made the decision to become a no-kill city.
— Butterbean's owners didn't really dump her at a gas station -- they were simply negligent, allowing the dog to run free her whole life.
— Three-month-old Toudi is tiny at only 2.75 inches tall. Will he be able to set the record, or does he have some growing to do?
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