— It's questionable whether Precious, a Riverside Pit Bull, posed any threat to the deputy anyway.
— A dog lingered in pain for 90 minutes after a car accident. When a neighbor tried to help, police threatened him.
— Roxy the Chihuahua survives, but only because an alert police officer saw her being dragged.
— "I personally have no use for him," says one longtime fan of the NFL team.
— A Pittsburgh woman is suspected of stealing Thor the Siberian Husky and having him euthanized.
— "It literally looked like they had taken a butcher's knife, had basically taken a stab into her abdominal cavity. They went through a mammary gland. It was very jagged."
— The couple who abandoned Otto at a shelter asking for his euthanasia turn out to be neither elderly nor destitute as they'd claimed in a note.
— Mya the Lab was turned upside down near a keg; students posted a Twitter photo and were arrested.
— Mistah Metro is no longer welcome at Red Legged Devil tattoo shop, says owner Chris Torres.
— When officers arrived, Gizmo's eyes were swollen shut and he wasn't breathing well, but he's expected to make a full recovery.
— Progress is being made, but the horrific conditions and brutish lives of puppy mill dogs continue.
— In the Las Vegas store were 27 puppies, but the sprinkler system activated and they were rescued.
— The Olympic Animal Sanctuary's owner skipped town, surrendering 124 dogs to a rescue group.
— The judge was required by law to increase a previously levied fine, but that's all he would do.
— Christopher Dillingham faced 20 years for animal cruelty and explosives charges. What happened?
— Michael Papini works at a shelter, but what he did in the days before Christmas defies all logic.
— Workers dubbed her Gem, because "she's like a diamond in the rough."
— Nine suffering Pit Bulls were rescued, but those responsible are still at large.
— A South Carolina man had a terrible, no good, very bad idea, and he's going to pay for it.
— Was Brian's comeback a reaction to viewer outrage or a ploy to boost the show's ratings?
— The ex-pop star lists the value of a watch at $3,750 but says his dog, King, is worth nothing.
— Her owner is this week's Bonehead -- he faces jail time, and the Shih Tzu has a new home.
— People are raising money to help Rainy, a Maltese-Poodle mix, and you can contribute.
— Police believe that this Bonehead tried to turn his dog loose on an African-American letter carrier.
— Tell that to a couple in Connecticut, accused of using one on a young girl who got poor grades.
— OK, be honest. Am I reading too much into the “City Life” playsets?
— Eight men are arrested in a South Carolina field -- including one "brought down" by one of the dogs.
— The little dog was let out of his carrier in San Francisco by a worker, then dashed off.
— "The dog is not a human," said Jeremy Shane, who still faces numerous criminal charges.
— This week's bonehead did just that, and the monster of a person remains at large.
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