Dogs

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Policemen Who Shoot Dogs

A journalist is tracking incidents of gratuitous pet deaths around the country.

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Meet the People Trying To Save Sochi's Stray Dogs

Animal activists estimate that thousands of dogs have been killed under the government's Olympics-motivated crackdown.

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Sochi's Plan to Rid Itself of Stray Dogs

Local officials see extermination as the most efficient method, though it's controversial among activists.

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The World's First Dog-Sled Taxi Service Just Launched in Norway

Luxury Arctic tourism.

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Is a Pet Dog Really Killed by a Police Officer Every 98 Minutes?

A new documentary promises to shed light on the size and scope of America's under-covered "puppycide" epidemic.

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The Gross Reason Berlin's Dogs Are Overdosing on Human Drugs

The German capital is currently reeling from news of a newly identified source of illegal drugs in the canine food chain: junkie poop. 

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Yup, Here Are Some Amazing Shots of Surfing Dogs

Glorious snapshots from the annual competition in Southern California.

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How Bucharest Ended Up With One of the World's Worst Stray Dog Problems

64,000 feral dogs roam the Romanian capital's streets. But getting that population under control is a physical and political challenge.

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How Squirrels, Pigeons, and Rats Are All Smarter Than You

A field guide to the surprising mental abilities of the most common animals living among us.

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Mexico Has a Dog Kidnapping Problem

Animal care organizations report a quadrupling of kidnappings in recent years, buoyed by robust ransom opportunities.

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Worst Cities for Dog Attacks, According to the U.S. Postal Service

If your pet bites a postal worker, you're going to have to come get your mail yourself.

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Yup, That's a Gigantic Dog Peeing on This Orange County Building

And you thought your public art was gross.

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Data-Mining NYC's Dog Obsession

New Yorkers: they're just like us.

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Behold, the 'Dog House Sofa'

It's supposed to strengthen the emotional bond between master and pet.

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Doody Calls: Will Buenos Aires Ever Learn to Pick Up Its Poo?

Dog poop covers the streets, sidewalks, and parks of Argentina's capital. The city government says it's working on a plan, but it's not easy to change a culture.

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Preachers Exiled from Bourbon Street: This Week in Bans

Also, daddies are forbidden to dance with daughters in Rhode Island and doggy-steroid doping becomes illegal in Tucson.

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The Legal Activities Banned in London

More than 400 zones in Britain's dominant city have extra rules. Disobeying them can get you a ticket.

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Pit Bulls, the Ultimate Urban Dog

Much like cities, pit bulls were unfairly maligned in this country for decades.

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Why You Shouldn't Let Your Dog Pee on Trees

An investigation of how canine urine contributes to urban plant death.