A young couple who can’t afford to buy a dog for their son bring him to a Tehran park park so he can play with dogs there. Photograph: Arash Khamooshi via The New York Times

Wherever Asal Bahrierad goes, her Shih Tzu terrier, Teddy, follows. The 31-year-old Iranian even slept in her car with Teddy for three nights, she sai(...)