The latest in dog news, dog politics and more.
— The Jack Russell Terrier, rescued from a shelter, was 23 1/2 years old when she died this week.
— Some stores have begun putting cutouts of shelter dogs among the furniture, letting patrons see what their home would look like with a pet in it.
— Pages glorifying torture and killing are disgusting. But is demanding that Facebook take them down the answer to the underlying problem?
— A shopping mall in Canada scans the parking lot to combat the idiocy of shoppers leaving dogs in cars.
— Is this fair, considering that it's rare for a police officer who kills a dog to even get fired over it?
— The beast can handle the harshest terrain, resupplying troops in remote areas.
— See examples of the blurry line between which toys are for dogs and which are for humans.
— The facility will be named for Catherine Violet Hubbard, whose dream was to help animals.
— Dogs and cats with broken bones show off their artwork in this VCA contest that will result in a donation to San Francisco Aid for Animals.
— Electronics firm SparkFun faced growing stress with more than 30 dogs at work every day, but Instead of a ban, now there's a "Dog Tribunal."
— Dog owners haven't cleaned up adequately after their pets, and E. coli levels have skyrocketed.
— The Belgian Malinois is the star of the California prison system, having found massive amounts of contraband in his four years on the job.
— Pictures showing the adventures of a baby named Carter and the ever-present family dog, Toby, have become an international sensation.
— Fortunately, the person who found the dog fell in love with her and will give her a new home.
— The ad by South Africa's Feed a Child charity means well but ultimately draws on the country's legacy of white supremacy.
— Law enforcement gives scent dogs new targets: Hard drives, thumb drives, and flash drives.
— We tip our hat to Dorothy Hunter of Paws Natural Pet Emporium in Kennewick, Washington.
— The Lurcher was found during cleanup of the Glastonbury Festival, where Parton performed.
— Nubbles is a Chihuahua with only two legs, but she can still throw side eye with the best of them.
— The scene is LAX: a dog is bound for Paris, but manages to chew his way out of his carrier and is runway-bound in the worst way possible instead.
— Rebecca Watson asks why, in a hoax involving a disfigured girl kicked out of a KFC, no one questioned the premise that she'd been mauled.
— Nobody walks dogs like Daniel Radcliffe walks dogs.
— Ethan Katz's campaign has raised more than $6,000 for a DC rescue and saved at least 10 dogs.
— Lisa Matykowski lost her ring six years ago -- and recently, her dog threw it up in the backyard.
— Geist the Weimaraner was in his back yard, shot dead by an officer searching for a missing boy.
— Months after Floyd died and she gave up her new puppy, Miley's ready to love again. Meet Emu.
— Dumped at a shelter with 5 days to be adopted, this week's miracle nearly didn't make it.
— Coco-Chan has a video channel where you can watch her eat with dignity and enthusiasm.
— This funny dog video raises the standard for "Game of Thrones" animal tributes.
— A couple battled over the issue, and the state Supreme Court said a dog is not like a child.
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