— 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.
— The nonviolent dog has been killed by the Belfast City Council, despite efforts of a two-year campaign to save him.
— As the deadline for legal appeals closes in, Lennox faces his end at the hands of Belfast City Council. Brace yourself.
— Rule No. 47, Editor's Handbook: Do not accept money from PR people to buy a new dog. Don't mess this up!
— Runway to Win unleashes a collection of designer dog duds to raise funds for the Obama 2012 campaign.
— San Francisco's WOOF program pairs homeless dogs with borderline-homeless people.
— A breed-specific law means the end for a dog snatched from his family because he resembles a dog he isn't.
— Owning a Pit Bull means being scared half the time, and NOT of the Pit Bull. Step into my world for just a moment.
— First little girls in stripper gear. Now puppies as pageant prizes. TLC hits a new low.