politics

Dog elected mayor in Minnesota

Talk about rocking the vote: In Cormorant, a tiny village in northwest Minnesota, a Great Pyrenees named Duke was elected mayor in a “landslide” with 12 votes.

by DogTime
August 14th, 2014

Romney dog issue resurfaces

Former Massachusetts governor and presidential hopeful Mitt Romney was criticized for transporting his dog in a rooftop car kennel, but this time it came from his own Republican party.In an interview with The Washington Post earlier this week, John Brabender, an adviser to Rick Santorum, took a shot at Romney’s and his treatment of the […]

by dogtime
March 20th, 2012

Senate bill could put Greyhounds at risk in Kansas

Greyhounds are adored by their families because of their gentle nature and coveted by commercial gambling racetracks because of their speed and agility. Though the sport has experienced a decline in profit and popularity as of late, a new bill in circulation could change all of that in the state of Kansas.The Kansas Senate recently […]

by dogtime
February 16th, 2012

Romney dog redux: Car stopped for suspected animal cruelty

A car with a dog kennel strapped to its roof was pulled over earlier this week in Littleton, Colo. by police. Fortunately, a stuffed animal was found inside the dog carrier – not an actual dog.The driver of the two-door Honda was cited for failing to provide proof of insurance. He was initially pulled over […]

by dogtime
February 9th, 2012

Romney hounded for placing family dog in rooftop kennel

Presidential candidate Mitt Romney, who has been hounded by accusations of animal cruelty, took another jab from the Obama administration today. Romney, the former governor of Massachusetts, hopes to win the Republican nomination, and the Florida primary is today.On a Twitter post, White House senior advisor David Axelrod featured a picture of his boss, President […]

by dogtime
January 31st, 2012
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