It's back to the canine companions for this week's installment of Animals of the MLS. I'm having a hard time telling whether this pooch is real or stuffed. I'm going to go out on a limb and say he is still among the living although I'd entertain the argument from the other side. He certainly seems quite fixated on some sort of object or activity that is going on beyond the photo shoot in which he has no idea he's the star. His ears are perked up and his tail is in a neutral position so the body language tells me he's more curious than defensive...read more.