Shortly after a Virginia couple brought their new puppy home from the pet shop, they noticed he was sick. Repeatedly assured the puppy was "normal," the couple made several trips to the vet and took days off work to care for the dog.
In less than two weeks, it died. So what did the pet shop do? That's in our lead story in today's daily digest of news of note around Virginia and Washington, D.C. See that story, and more, below.