The Week’s top dog news stories

Axel accompanies his thatcher human to work

British dog lives the high life

Every day is take-your-dog-to-work day for Axel, who spends five hours daily atop rooves so he
can be close to his human, who is a thatcher. Lots more photos

Dog escapes on airport runway, delays flights

A puppy escaped from her travel crate Wednesday at New York’s La Guardia airport and frolicked around a busy runway.The Port Authority says the 30-pound Rhodesian ridgeback named Byrdie scampered for about 10 minutes while authorities tried unsuccessfully to collar her. More

Pet food recall:Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover’s Soul

Salmonella concerns prompted Missouri-based Diamond Pet Foods to recall a second batch of dry dog food produced at a South Carolina plant where production has been suspended, the company announced Thursday. More