— The ad by South Africa's Feed a Child charity means well but ultimately draws on the country's legacy of white supremacy.
— Sheriff Joe Arpaio has been even more controversial than Mickey the Pit Bull in his time. As of yesterday, Mickey will make his new home in Arpaio's jail.
— Residents elected a dog for mayor, unseating the current mayor, a cat. What's going on here?
— A city leader wants to follow Ipswich, Massachusetts, in considering DNA testing as a way to catch and stop dog-poop scofflaws.
— Elections end today so cast your vote (or just look at the cute pictures and funny campaign slogans).
— The Winter Olympics gave Russia a chance to show its disdain for animals as well as dissent.
— It's just as well; the Irving, Texas, hopeful looks like he'd enjoy his yard better than City Hall.
— Michigan Humane Society staffers raise awareness of the dangers of leaving dogs outside in winter.
— Ashtyn Gardner was visiting with other military families when Sunny knocked her over -- but dog and child recovered quickly.
— Federal employees are staying home, and around Capitol Hill, dog walkers are working a lot less.
— An online loophole gets closed, and more breeders are subject to federal oversight. It's about time.
— The man who kicked out the dog and his owner apologizes and helps raise awareness about PTSD.
— Schools in California and Ohio use dogs to sniff out weapons and controlled substances.
— CNN's Chris Cuomo grills the president on Sunny after some lighthearted banter on world affairs.
— The news provides ammunition for those seeking to remove BSL in their own cities and towns.
— When the AKC says the International Dog Show should be moved from Russia, we should listen.
— Alas, the annual event still took place Friday, but negative reaction suggests it will end soon.
— Bear with me. It's not as big a stretch as it might seem.
— After a New York Times article links the group to bad breeders, the club fires back.
— The Golden Gate National Recreation Area seems to have it out for canines and their owners.
— Advocates say the hunting dogs are put at risk.
— The ballot initiative involves labeling requirements for food -- and dog food -- that contains genetically modified organisms.
— What percent are you? Who's got the dog vote? Who's running in 2016?
— The dog facing death in San Francisco gets a deal -- but not the one his owner was seeking.
— We sit down with the Governor of the Heart of Texas and founder of the Utopia Animal Rescue Ranch.
— Gov. Deval Patrick signs a bill that also creates a spay-and-neuter program and gives pets protection in domestic-abuse cases.
— The Pit Bull arrived at a shelter the victim of a brutal act, and those responsible are still on the loose.
— Every year, thousands of canines are dropped off at shelters before their owners head off on holiday.
— I kept going back to Margaret Atwood's dystopian classic about the oppression and subjugation of women -- and the parallels are chilling.
— We're often asked what we believe here at Dogster HQ. Well, we'll share if you will, and we'll even go first.
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