Month: February 2020

Westminster Show Dog Loses In Ring But Wins Big Against Cancer

Dolly is an absolutely adorable Pembroke Welsh Corgi with an admirable track record in the ring. She earned a spot in the 2020 Westminster Dog Show. At the big show she failed to earn the ribbon needed in her class to advance in the competition. Her humans couldn’t have cared less. You see, Dolly helped …

UPDATE: Man Who Left Pit Puppy To Drown Sentenced To 1 Year In Prison

Updated Story 2/17/2020: Not long ago we shared the disturbing story of an 8-month-old Pit Bull left to drown in a cage at rising tide in New Jersey. The puppy stood trapped partially under water for three hours until thankfully rescue came. The man who condemned the pup to this cruel fate has officially been …

Happy Mardi Gras! 20 Dogs Celebrating Fat Tuesday [PICTURES]

(Picture Credit: Lindsay_Helms/Getty Images) Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday, is a day of fun, and nobody knows fun quite like our dogs! In 2020, the holiday falls on February 25th. It’s the celebration before Lent begins, and many people try to get the partying out of their system all in one day. Of course, our …

Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day: 6 Homemade Biscuit Recipes To Celebrate!

(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day is celebrated on February 23rd, and it’s a perfect time to surprise your pup with some yummy biscuits to celebrate. Sometimes it can be hard to tell what kinds of dog biscuits to buy from the store, so you may want to try making some homemade treats …

Dalmatian Puppies: Cute Pictures And Facts

Who hasn’t seen a cute Dalmatian puppy and wished they had one of their own? The spotted pups, made famous by Disney’s 101 Dalmatians, are absolutely adorable. However, there are some things you should know about Dalmatian puppies before you run out to your local shelter or rescue to adopt your own. Check out the adorable …

Arrhythmia (Irregular Heart Beat) In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Arrhythmia in dogs is an abnormality in the rhythm of the heart, which can include the speed, strength, or regularity of heart beats. It’s caused by unusual electrical activity in dogs’ heart muscles, which can come from congenital issues present at birth, injuries, infections, stress, and many other possible factors. This condition …

7 Wrinkly Dog Breeds That Will Steal Your Heart iHeartDogs.com

Do you love to wrap your fingers around rolly polly wrinkly puppy skin? Do folds and rolls send your cute-o-meter into overdrive? Does a wrinkle and crinkle on the nose of a pooch make you want to give it a smooch? Whether you are looking to adopt a roll-covered pup of your own or just …

Formerly Missing Dog Rescued From Hoarding Situation Reunites With Person

At the end of January, authorities seized nearly 200 animals from a home in Montgomery County, Texas. They called it some of the worst conditions they’d ever seen. Among those rescues was a fluffy white dog named Wrangler. Before this major rescue, Wrangler ‘s true person believed him missing. USAF Airman First Class Ryland Brown went …

Loyal Dog Won’t Let His Brother Suffer Time-Out Alone

There’s no smile we all have like the one when someone asks you to reflect back on your childhood dogs. Children and dogs have the purest most loving relationships. It’s hard to explain quite why they go so well together, but science has shown that growing up with a dog provides many benefits to kids. …

Software Company Invents Genius Way to Save Shelter Dogs Every Time You Do An Internet Search

If you’re like most internet users, you use Google Chrome as your default browser. Now there’s a fun way to help feed shelter dogs every time you do an internet search. This free Chrome browser extension was made in partnership with iHeartDogs. For every search you make, you help feed shelter pups through GreaterGood.org! You can …