The latest in dog news, dog politics and more.
— After Texas law enforcement shot up to 200 dogs in 2014, the state is set to pass a law that would require police to get training on dog behavior.
— Love for the stray dog turned Milwaukee Brewers mascot continues to grow, with the Bichon Frise even getting a merchandise kiosk at Miller Park.
— In the trailer for the Terry Jones-directed film "Absolutely Anything," we find Mojo the dog and nearly all of Monty Python.
— Rescued from a hollow tree in Sonoma, California, a small dog named Boo is slowly learning to live with human beings and become adoptable.
— As publicity gears up for the new Star Wars movie, Carrie Fisher's therapy dog has become a mini-celebrity himself.
— Hikers are not picking up their dogs' poop, leaving a giant mess for others to clean up. Volunteers picked up 100 pounds in March alone!
— The cop let himself into the backyard, drew his gun, and killed a family's beloved German Shepherd, Otto. He shouldn't have been there at all.
— The Australian photographer's irresistible new series probes the soggy depths of doggy feelings.
— 3MillionDogs.com spoofs the idea in its National Adopt a Shelter Dog Day campaign, partnering with Uber instead to get puppies to adopters.
— Océane Izard has conceived a device that converts dog poop into methane so you can power your appliances. Could it be practical someday?
— Christie's has a new online auction of the artist's animal photographs, which include pictures of more than a few dogs.
— This week, the comparison between a shelter dog and Steve Buscemi went viral. But she's not the first one to be compared to the famous actor.
— At Wildlife Safari in Oregon, Dayo and Pancake spend their days together playing.
— The adorable "Oaktown Pup" features shelter dogs getting funky, plus it has a spay/neuter message!
— The dog chews were distributed in the U.S. and Canada. Here's what to look for.
— "Gift" is a heartbreaking depiction of a family abandoning one of their own.
— In Taiwan, groomers have gone geometric. What do you think? Would you do this to your dog?
— Aaron Schlecter wants to raise $3,700 to help him professionally name dogs and write about it. Also, he'd like $1.2 billion so he can buy Kickstarter.
— Don the Sheepdog has become a mini-celebrity since his joy ride, with one Tweet even suggesting he replace Jeremy Clarkson on "Top Gear."
— The socialite released old photos of the Chihuahua on Instagram to honor her friend.
— As medical marijuana becomes more common, some vendors are starting to recommend it for dogs. Do their products promise too much?
— 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.
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