Sometimes I scan some of the news sites on the Internet and just shake my head.  Many of the stories make me so glad that I am living here in the U.S.  We do have the best country in the world where you have to freedom to do what you want as long as you don't hurt others.  What if you lived in a country where you could not legally own a dog?  Iran is moving towards outlawing dog ownership.  Check this story out.