Month: February 2020

Security Cam Captures Mother Dog Running To The Rescue When Leopard Attacks Her Puppy

The power of a mother’s love took the spotlight in an event that could have been fatal for a tiny puppy. While a hungry leopard made dinner plans after spotting a small dog in the distance, the puppy’s mother had other plans. Divisional Forest Officer, Mrintunjay Madhav, emerged from his office in Himachal Pradesh, India …

Man With Special Needs And Love For Dogs Has Birthday Dreams Answered

A woman in North Carolina asked the community for help making her nephew’s birthday extra special. Christy Ford is the aunt of Tyler Ford, a 21-year-old with special needs and a deep love for dogs. His loving aunt wanted to surprise Tyler with a book full of dog pictures, knowing there was nothing else that …

Guilty Teen Returns Stolen Guide Dog To Blind Man

Kevin Coachman from Illinois became completely blind a few years ago after being shot multiple times during a carjacking. Adjusting to a life without sight was very difficult for him, but he kept going. Then, a few months ago, the Seeing Eye Foundation paired him with a guide dog: a beautiful German Shepherd named Lucca. …

UPDATE: Denver Could Still Overturn Mayor’s Veto That Re-Enforces Pit Bull Ban

Covering the story of Denver’s Pit Bull ban has been quite a rollercoaster. As I wrote just a few weeks ago, Denver’s City Council voted to pass a new code allowing Pit Bulls in the city. Just days later, Denver Mayor Michael Hancock vetoed the measure. The veto was the mayor’s first. Mayor Hancock refers …

Your Purchases Helped Build A Pet-Friendly Domestic Violence Shelter

Part of every sale through theiHeartDogs store is donated to GreaterGood, which helps support various charities like Rescue Rebuild. Stories like the one below are made possible with your help! Check out all the animals iHeartDogs fans and shoppers like you have helped save here. In December 2019, a crew with Rescue Rebuild traveled to Georgia. The reason for …

Dogs Are Changing The Way We Work And Play

Dog lovers rejoice! A dog’s place in the world is changing. For many people, the days of dogs being a second-class citizen are a fast-fading memory. Our furry friends are becoming more and more welcome in every aspect of our lives. Restaurants, public transportation, parks, and even employers are wagging their tails in excitement and …

11 Must-See Products Showcased At The 2020 Global Pet Expo

Here at iHeartDogs, we want to make sure you have the best products for your furry friends. So, we recently sent a team to Orlando, Florida, to check out the 2020 Global Pet Expo. We went intending to find the most incredible new products, and of course, products that will make your dog’s life even …

Good Leash Behavior: How To Train Your Puppy Or Dog To Walk On A Leash

(Picture Credit: Getty Images) When it comes to leash training your dog, there’s more to it than meets the eye. Puppies aren’t born knowing how to walk on a leash, and new owners need to work with their puppies–or even full-grown, adopted dogs–to make sure they are safe and obedient on their walks. Does your …

What Is ‘Dock Diving’ Or ‘Dock Jumping’ For Dogs?

(Image Credit; Jeff Banke/Getty Images) You may have already seen videos of dock jumping for dogs and wondered about this aquatic canine sport. It sometimes airs on TV around the same time as other dog shows. It’s also a very popular pet-oriented summer sport. Dock jumping, also known as dock diving, is a sporting competition …

5 Ways To Keep Your Dog Mentally Stimulated On A Rainy Day

(Picture Credit: Getty Images) So it’s raining, and you’ve got a bored pooch on your hands. Sure, it’s easy to have fun when you can go outside and run around or go for a walk and meet new pups. But when you’re stuck inside, things can get a little dull. Don’t worry, though. There are …