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5 Ways To Tell Your Dogs You Love Them In Their Own Language

Pup parents know that our dogs love us deeply, even though they do not express it in the same manner as humans do. Recently, behavioral research saddened dog lovers when it showed that most dogs don’t like to be hugged. That’s not to say that our pups don’t enjoy receiving affection; they live for our love …

Construction Workers Save Dog Who Was On The Brink Of Death

Jett the 3-year-old German Shepherd was playing fetch with his family just like any other day. He was playing with Bliss Nuckols at their home, happily chasing the same ball over and over again. But then, the unthinkable happened. During the innocent game of catch, Jett somehow swallowed the ball. Nuckols panicked, trying to dislodge …

Enthusiastic Golden Retrievers Will Bring You Beer During Quarantine

No one loves their job more than these Golden Retrievers, Buddy and Barley. In the past, they spent their days lounging around at their parents’ business, Six Harbors Brewing Company in New York. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, their operations had to change drastically though, which has actually been a huge success for the two …

Sad Pup Who Only Knew Neglect Thrives With Just A Little Love

Lauren Buckley is a long-time friend and foster with the Brown Dog Coalition in Hopkinton, MA. Her story originally appeared on LoveWhatMatters.com, and is reposted here with her permission. “Months ago, on Christmas Eve, I was scrolling through Facebook when I saw a post about two abandoned dogs. The gentleman who found the dogs (and …

This Stray Puppy Got A Fresh Start Because Of You

When you purchase items from the iHeartDogs store, part of that profit is donated to GreaterGood. GreaterGood is an amazing organization that supports a wide range of charities, many of which help dogs in need. Thanks to loyal customers like you, lots of dogs have found their forever homes because of these wonderful donations. Hermes …

Paws2Think: Stage Fright – Why Our Humans Keep Watching Us Go Potty

It’s good boy Barnaby here again to paw slap you with another brain bender! I was out in the yard this morning doing my business. The birds were chirping. The cool dew and crisp grass felt good on my paws. I locked eyes with a squirrel that I planned to chase later, and I had …

Veterinarian Gets Heartfelt Note Begging Her To Save Dog’s Life

No matter how much we love our dogs, that doesn’t change the fact that they’re expensive. Not only do they need essentials like food, but dog parents also need to be prepared for an emergency. But sadly, times are currently tough for a lot of people, so not everyone has that kind of money. 11-year-old …

Golden Retriever Gives Dad Trouble When It’s Time To Walk

For most dogs, walks are exciting. They usually freak out just hearing the four-letter word. However, Elsie the Golden Retriever is not amused. She has figured out that walks are just a way to get her to exercise and lose some weight, so she’s not interested. She’d much rather go home and eat than walk …

Has Your Furry Best Friend Developed A “Quarantine Quirk”?

As the weeks have worn on, quarantine has made us all behave a little differently. Example? Pajama pants have become acceptable workwear for a lot of us. And in this strange time of undefined schedules and isolation, humans aren’t the only ones feeling kind of weird. Our cats and dogs know things aren’t quite right …

Veteran Saves Beagle That Was Hit By Car On Interstate

When Iraq war veteran Aaron Schneider was driving down the interstate in Missouri he witnessed an innocent 5-year-old Beagle get hit by a car. The person responsible kept on driving, leaving the poor pup there to die. Schneider had seen so many horrific things in his life, but this was by far one of the …