The latest in dog news, dog politics and more.
— The company released teasers for its new ads, which will again feature an adorable pup and his Clydesdale friends.
— After months of pressure and being refused licenses, the French dog owner is giving in and changing the Nazi-inspired names.
— Some traditions won't die, even when they're cruel and inhumane. Dumping unwanted dogs is one of them.
— Something magical happens on the La Cap Ferret seashore, as two young friends share a fond French moment.
— Bernard Holland and his beloved Oreo get needed shelter -- and the kindness of strangers -- in Indianapolis.
— Two dogs ate poisoned meat while walking with their owners Sunday. Both have been released, but the area is being very watchful.
— The Pit Bull was dumped with the trash, and he sat there all day until animal control rescued him.
— Roo was born without one front leg and lost the other shortly after birth. After a long trip from Romania to the UK, she's living a happy life with her new family.
— Seven-month-old Cheeky Baby wakes sleeping brothers as smoke and fire advance through their home. Together, they get everyone out.
— The author comes forward and drops a bomb: He wrote the ad four years ago, and someone has plagiarized it.
— After four years on the job, the German Shepherd's success as a narcotics dog has earned her a promotion.
— A Georgia Tech team is working on FIDO, an interactive vest with sensors, GPS, and speakers so service dogs can communicate better to humans.
— Does your dog freeze when you put him in a slicker? Scientist Alexandra Horowitz offers a reason why.
— When army veteran David Pasalek refused to pay a "pet fee," he was evicted from his mobile home.
— The Border Collies are healing in a foster home as adoption offers pour in.
— Joining the Milwaukee Brewers unofficial mascot on the winners' list were Tillman, Prince Hilton, and Stella from 'Modern Family,' among others.
— Forensic chemist Yvette d'Entremont has created a petition that calls for Petco to stop selling the "homeopathic" product because it's 13-percent alcohol.
— The Pinellas County Sheriff's Department pulled the rug from its administration building once the misspelling was noticed.
— And her owner is more than OK with letting his dog wander.
— Jed the Lurcher waited seven years for an adoption to stick. After many rejections, it seems one finally has.
— People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has used racism and sexism in their marketing, but the new Cold-Nose Cozy is just weird whimsy.
— PetPhotoFun will animate your dearly departed dog and make him talk to you -- and sing. Sing!
— The latest installment in Keith Hopkin's viral video series features adorable pups taking in the sights and smells of South Beach to a Flock of Seagulls soundtrack.
— The Bergamasco, Boerboel, Cirneco dell’Etna, and Spanish Water Dog bring AKC's total to 184 breeds.
— To reduce dog abandonment, Toronto Humane Society created a brilliant ad for a fake app that lets you trade in a puppy for a new one when he grows up.
— Having a bad day? Turn it around (and around) with help from an ecstatic Frenchie or Pug in a ball pit.
— The driver was caught on security video, which then went viral. The Frenchies were later found roaming the streets.
— A scam artist tried to sell Kai the Shar-Pei at a Scotland station, but then abandoned him when the buyer asked too many questions.
— The New Orleans band, Stereo Fire Empire, spotted the artwork leaned against a building minutes after reading about its theft on Facebook.
— The group's "I Didn't Know" video features Ricky Gervais, Judi Dench, and "Downtown Abby" stars learning the horrible truth about the industry.