Chilean street dogs are protesters’ best friends

FILE - In this June 10, 2012 file photo, a dog runs in the spray as riot police use water cannons against demonstrators during a protest against the premiere of a documentary about the late Gen. Augusto Pinochet in Santiago, Chile. As the protests become fixtures in this modernizing capital, normally unnoticed street dogs have become stars in their own right. (AP Photo/Luis Hidalgo, File)SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — They don't have demands, but they're loyal to the cause and are always on the front lines of the fight. They run with protesters, lap up shots from water cannons, bark at police in riot gear and sometimes even bite officers.