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Country Star Lee Brice Adopts Rescue Dog

You might expect someone of financial means or celebrity to purchase a purebred animal from a breeder. That’s not the way country music star and “Rumor” singer Lee Brice does it though. This week he and his family rescued a dog in need. Buck, an 11-month-old Beagle, probably doesn’t even know he’s a member of …

New Law Could Mean Tax Break For People Adopting From Shelters

Anyone with a rescue dog will be quick to tell you how much a rescue has changed their life. Giving second chances to disadvantaged dogs is a reward in itself, not to mention the love and appreciation rescued pups give us. Yet while millions of dogs live in shelters, a large portion of dog people …

8 Reasons ‘Mixed’ is the Top ‘Breed’

We recently shared a list of the Top 20 Most Popular Dog Breeds in the country. What breed sits in the top spot? The Mixed Breed! America is often called a melting pot, as people from all over the world come here and we blend together. Greater than the sum of our individual parts, we …

4 Reasons Shelter Euthanasia Rates Are Down 75% Nationwide

As reported by the New York Times, euthanasia rates at shelters across the country have fallen by more than 75% since 2009. There are several reasons behind this extremely positive trend but before diving into those, “Can I get an AMEN?!” Experts agree that a shift has happened nationwide. Rather than being sentenced to death, …

These Stuffed Toys Help Save Shelter Dogs & Teach Kids The Importance Of Rescue

Are you searching for the perfect gift for the young dog lover in your life? Look no further than Operation ResCUTE‘s adorable stuffed dog and book sets! Each toy is modeled after a real life rescue dog, and comes with a book detailing their remarkable story. Best of all, 100% of the profits go towards …

Spared from Certain Death Thanks to You

“Jax is doing great! He is a very loving dog, and we took to him right away. We couldn’t have asked for a better dog.” Nothing brings us more joy than sharing success stories with you. After all, it is YOU who make these happy endings possible. When you shop on iHeartDogs, dogs get fed, …

Sir Patrick Stewart and Wife Sunny Ozell Rescue Their 3rd Pit Bull

Sir Patrick Stewart and his wife Sunny Ozell are passionate about pit bulls. They made a goal to foster three of them during this season’s filming of Picard and in bringing Ella home, they have met that goal. View this post on Instagram Please meet our new foster girl, Miss Ella, named after Ella Fitzgerald. …

Thinking about Adopting? The 5th Annual ‘Clear the Shelters’ Event Is Your Chance!

This Saturday, August 17 is a huge day for shelter animals coast to coast. For the 5th year running, Clear the Shelters will take place at over 1400 shelters and rescue organizations. For those in need of being adopted, this Saturday could be their big break! For 250,000 lucky pets, that is exactly what has …