But a Wyoming basset named Flash loves to raid the fridge.
They say he once took a box of frozen corn dogs into the yard and ate them all.
Now, Flash is working off the pounds as part of The Biggest Loser: Pet Edition.
Flash has dropped almost 16 pounds in just six weeks.
That's the message National Parks Service rangers had for a man in Arkansas.
They found the man leading a search for the rumored tall and hairy man/animal. He was fined about $500, but that's not much compared to the $500 apiece that 30 people paid to join the search for the hairy fellow.
He and his buddies moved all of his stuff-- by bike.
They hauled a sofa, a dinette set and a bed five miles. He estimates they moved a ton of his things cross-town.
Flores tells the Bellingham Herald he's been living car-free for a decade.
That caravan must have looked pretty crazy!
And that's your Dirty Laundry!
WXYZ-TV reports the mystery knitter has covered a bus stop sign post and tree stump with yarn creations.
Yarn bombers have left their mark in public spots from California to Australia.
The Huffington Post reports that cops say the 41-year old man was driving yesterday with his wife to get his nicotine fix when he lost control.
It's the creation of Pennsylvania woman.
She's the winner of the 2012 Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest.
The dish is made with Pillsbury Crescent dough sheets, canned pumpkin and cream cheese. Click here for a link to her recipe!
Police discovered two meth labs, cash and chemicals while following up on complaints of odors seeping out of an Akron home.
"Officers following up on a citizen complaint for possible drug activity on North Main Street in Akron, arrested five individuals for the manufacturing of methamphetamines," Akron Police Lt. Rick Edwards said.
During a traffic stop at 4 p.m. Monday, officers attempted to question a person leaving the home in question in the 1000 block North Main Street. Then additional officers obtained a search warrant to enter the home after smelling a strong odor of chemicals.
Officers found two meth labs and $11,000 in cash.
Edwards says the home had "a very large amount of chemicals" inside.
Police arrested Shawn C. Smith, 37, Michael C. Stewart, 47, Caitlin J. Sullivan, 28, Aaron P. Leslie, 36, all of Akron and Michael R. Small, 46, of Tallmadge.
Each suspect faces illegal manufacturing of methamphetamines , illegal assembly of chemicals, trafficking in methamphetamines and possession of methamphetamines .
All five were taken to the Summit County Jail.
A group of suspects are now in the custody of the Summit County Juvenile Detention Center after Akron Police say they're linked to a string of Sunday robberies in town.
Three alleged armed robberies were reported in Akron within minutes of one another.
The first incident was reported at 3:15 a.m., near the intersection of North Hawkins Avenue and Kingsley Street. A victim told police that he was riding his bike, when suspects approached him, pointed a gun and demanded his belongings. The victim gave up his cellphone and guitar case before the suspect left in a green Honda Civic.
The second incident took place at 4 a.m. at the intersection of Grace Avenue and Peckham Street. A victim tells police suspects took her purse at gunpoint.
The third reported robbery happened in the 600 block of West Market Street, where a victim said he was approached for his backpack. He said the suspects pointed something at him during the incident at 4:10 a.m.
Following the third incident, officers say they spotted the green vehicle described. When they attempted to pull the car over, three suspects got out of the vehicle to run away. Officers caught up with two of the suspects after a foot chase.
The third suspect was taken into custody Monday morning. The fourth suspect turned himself in to detectives Tuesday morning.
"The vehicle used during the robberies was reported stolen out of West Akron," Lt. Rick Edwards said.
All four are charged with two counts of aggravated robbery.
An Akron man is listed in serious condition at Akron City Hospital after suffering gunshot wounds while playing video games.
Akron Police Lt. Rick Edwards says Dennis Withrow, 28, of Brittain Road, told police he was shot by three masked male suspects while playing video games with two other men at about 4 p.m. Monday afternoon.
Edwards says Withrow told them the suspects forced their way into the apartment in the 1200 block of Brittain Road and opened fire.
"The shooting remains under investigation and no suspects have been identified," Edwards said.
The two males who were playing video games with Withrow were charged with possession of cocaine.
"They were charged after officers recovered over 100 grams of cocaine, both inside the apartment and outside the apartment in a flower pot," Edwards said.
Looks like Akron and its police union have come to terms on an amendment to their contract.
FOP Lodge 7 President Paul Hlynsky tells AkronNewsNow.com, he's not ready to reveal details of the tentative deal, until he discusses it with all FOP members.
In recent months, Akron Mayor Don Plusquellic has requested the department's new chief, James Nice, examine ways to better staff officers to combat crime.
Follow AkronNewsNow.com for the latest developments on this story as more information becomes available.
Over the weekend, 28-year old Jeffrey Thompson, of Florida, was arrested on battery and disorderly conduct charges for allegedly punching the restaurant's manager, according to the Huffington Post.
Yeah, apparently Thompson's undress while singing at the neighborhood favorite eatery wasn't well-received. When the manager asked him to step away from the mic, police say Thompson threw a punch strong enough to knock him out. A cop was eating there at the time and chased Thompson down.
Read more here about why the suspect left a note that said "drunk" on a stolen bike for law enforcement to find.
Police in Albuquerque, New Mexico, say someone snatched a poodle named Pip from a 4-year-old girl's arms right in front of her house.
After someone saw the story about the poddle they had purchased on the news, they returned the dog. See the video report from KOAT-TV!
Cops now believe the same two women who sold Pip, could be linked to other crimes.
From a bad spider bite to a woman who needed a few divorces before she could marry for the "first" time-- here's my roundup of a weird news stories in the news today.
A woman from the Big Apple is trying to pick up the pieces after her identity was stolen.
The Huffington Post reports the New York City woman says someone used her birth certificate in three marriages to men from other countries.
The worst part about this ... she found out about it when she applied for a marriage license in 2004 and was turned away.
One of her former hubby's is from Ecuador. While two of the marriage have already been nullified, she's still working to erase another one on New York's Long Island.
Cops in Tennessee are still scratching their heads over a mysterious hard-sided suitcase.
Click here to find out why.
The Texas woman told the Daily Mail that the venomous brown recluse spider bite almost blinded her and it ended up taking part of her ear. She says it bit her on the back of her neck.
Doctors had to surgically remove the dead tissue near her ear.
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