01/20/2012 at 11:00 AM EST
These stories are worth a click:
Her Guinness World Record certificate is bigger than she is! Meet Lucy, the world's smallest – and, dare we say, cutest – working dog. The 2.5-lb. Yorkie is a therapy dog in New Jersey. –Metro U.K.
Elizabeth Watkins, who has been a suspect in the 1987 death of her 6-year-old son, has been cleared of suspicion. Results of an investigation show that the boy was strangled by dogs in an accident. –Winston-Salem Journal
Dolphins have been swimming into Massachusetts' Wellfleet Harbor, and volunteers have helped 300 of them swim back out before they strand themselves. The process is similar to herding cattle, according to one volunteer. –Boston.com/Metro Desk
A new drug that has helped mice with spinal cord injuries walk again will be tested on dachshunds with similar injuries. "They show a remarkable recovery," said one expert of the mice. –NYTimes.com