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Chicago canine became less of a hound dog, and more of a stuck-at-the-pound dog

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "HOUND DOG")

ELVIS PRESLEY: (Singing) You ain't nothing but a hound dog.

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep.

A Chicago canine became less of a hound dog and more of a stuck-at-the-pound dog. Elvis was the only pup not adopted at an event at the Anti-Cruelty Society shelter. So there was a local media blitz, and one-half of the couple who then took him in is a former Elvis impersonator. I'm sure they'll (singing) love him tender.

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