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— 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.
— Strays are a huge problem in the capital of India, so city officials aim to put the dogs to work.
— Brutus Pancakes, Angus T Brackencrack, Waffle Dots, Airbubble McMuffin -- these are brilliant.
— The first time I took Sasha to a dog park, she immediately ran up to another dog parent and sat on the bench next to her.
— Too many dogs have been shot and killed by police for no good reason, and it illustrates a broader pattern of abuse that targets humans.
— She walks four miles a day in Brazil to get food from a Good Samaritan for her clan.
— She walked 30 miles only to be rejected by her former owners, but Helen Rich has taken her in.
— He's called "The King of Adams Morgan," but his rule ends soon -- he's headed to the suburbs.
— You might remember Duncan, and now the whole world can know him via this mini-documentary.
— Ten dogs draw thousands of matches in just a few days, and they're starting to get adopted.
— In this video they chase balls, get belly-rubs, and sleep in baking dishes. What more do you need?
— If your friend was a professional photographer, wouldn't you do the same thing with your dog?
— For International Assistance Dog Week, here's a collection of Dogster stories and photos covering their remarkable skills and life-changing abilities.
— Alfie Loft became a web sensation of the wrong kind -- he was caught in an act of animal abuse.
— The criminal demanded money, and because the victim didn't have enough, he took the dog too.
— The group joined two Southern California rescues to fly dogs and cats to Washington and Oregon where they'll have a better chance at adoption.
— Share your shelter dog adoption story with us -- our favorites will get a Dogster tote bag!
— We don't know how long the abandoned dog has to live, but she has a lot of friends pulling for her.
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