When a friend says, “I’ll hit you up later dog,” he is stating that he will call again sometime. He is not calling the person a “later dog.”
"The Suspect Told Police 'Give Me a Lawyer Dog.' the Court Says He Wasn't Asking for a Lawyer." is from the November 02, 2017 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Tom Jackson and narrated by Jenny Hoops.