— 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.
— 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.
— In 2014, a Spanish dog was euthanized after having possibly been exposed to Ebola. That won't happen again.
— 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 dog chews were distributed in the U.S. and Canada. Here's what to look for.
— Once a status symbol in China, costing as much as $250,000, the dogs are now being sold for their meat. It’s important to remember, though, that breed fads are also a problem in the U.S.
— 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.
— 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.
— The Humane Society of Broward County launches its Snuggle Delivery program, which brings shelter animals into the workplace.
— On the dog-friendly restaurant's menu was artisanal organic cuisine by a raw-food chef.
— Riley died on Easter Sunday. The couple looks back on their little white rescue pup, who became known online for her gleeful "I'm a Dog" faces.
— Volunteer pilots will fly the dogs and cats from Southern California to no-kill shelters in the Pacific Northwest -- and the group hopes to transport 6,000 total this year.
— Princess Leia might not need to use a pacifier, but she sure is cute with one -- and that's a problem! Maybe!
— The Yorkie named Alfie ran into the road, barking, and stopped a van from the Royal Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
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