We don’t know if this Taylor is named after singer Taylor Swift, but we do know that Swift was named after singer James Taylor, and that she grew up about 35 miles from where RADAR is headquartered. The things you learn from reading these posts! Meanwhile, back to Taylor the dog. On April 8th, five-year-old Hound mix Taylor arrived at the Martin County Animal Shelter in North Carolina with a gunshot wound. She was looking for food in someone's yard, and they shot her! The shelter took her to the vet to get the gunshot wound treated.