PHOENIX — Retired orthopedic surgeon Peter Rork and his co-pilot Doyle, a black Labrador retriever, spend their free time flying precious, sometimes barking, cargo in Rork’s Cessna. His last flight in March included 30 small dogs traveling from the Valley to a shelter in Idaho.
A man carrying a white Chihuahua in a small grocery basket robbed a bank inside a supermarket on the city's southeast side Friday morning.
On Friday in Petaluma, California, judges picked a winner in the 25th World's Ugliest Dog competition. Compare the winner with some of the contestants from this year and in previous years. Do you think the winning dog is ugliest? Follow the link in the caption to the website.
Dawn Goehring, of Gatlinburg, Tenn., holds her pure-bred Chinese Crested dog, "Ellie," as they appear at the 2007 World's Ugliest Dog Contest, Friday, June 22, 2007, in Petaluma, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
The Chinese Crested dog "Elwood" appears at the 2007 World's Ugliest Dog Contest Friday, June 22, 2007, in Petaluma, Calif. Elwood, who weighs in at just 6 lbs and was rescued as the result of a New Jersey SPCA investigation, has won the title of World's ugliest dog of 2007. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
The purebred Chinese crested dog Rascal is seen at the 2007 World's Ugliest Dog Contest, Friday, June 22, 2007, in Petaluma, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
ANAHEIM, Calif. — A would-be parrot thief put a gun to a
homeowner’s head and instead fled with his laptop and his
Chihuahua, Orange County authorities say.