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5 Super Service Dogs in Action with Their Handlers

Service dogs have the capacity to amaze us with their intelligence, devotion, focus and abilities. We’ve all seen stories of service dogs performing heroic feats to save lives. We’ve watched them in public providing support and alerts to handlers in need. They help their humans walk, retrieve needed objects, assist first responders with their efforts …

Vets Warning about Toxic Algae Responsible for Dog Deaths

Cyanobacteria, also referred to as blue-green algae, is a growing problem that is proving to be lethal to dogs. It is a bacteria found coast to coast fueled by warm climates, and it’s especially prevalent in the south in the summer and fall months. Particularly susceptible are warm, undisturbed bodies of water. Blue-green algae can …

My 12 Year Old Senior Dog Lost His Mobility. Here’s Everything I Tried and What Finally Worked.

  I have a 12 year old chihuahua that has been having back, knee, and hip issues. Over the past year or so he has lost his mobility tremendously. He got to where he could barely make it out the door to go potty without his back legs collapsing. (It is only about a 2 …

Full Glasses & Full Bellies: The Perfect Pairing for Every Dog & Wine Lover

Feed Dogs. Drink Wine. Is there anything more relaxing than cozying up to your pup? How about a snuggle while you sip on hand-selected exclusive wine that helps feed shelter dogs in need? Now that is a pairing we can all get behind! iHeartsDogs is bubbling with warm fuzzies over our latest collaboration with Winc, …

CBD for Pain Management in Dogs: A Beginner’s Guide

In the last 2 years, the popularity of cannabidiol (CBD) has exploded in popularity for dog owners seeking to manage pain & anxiety. CBD is often touted by some as a miracle drug, capable of curing nearly any ailment. The truth, however, is much more nuanced and while the industry is plagued by unrealistic promises for …

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 …

You Helped the Shelter, Now Let’s Get Lili Adopted!

There is one very special resident at the Santa Paula Animal Rescue Center (SPARC). She is an absolutely adorable white bulldog mix named Lili and she needs YOUR help to finally find her forever home. Lili has been at SPARC for six years. That is over 2000 days of daily life in a kennel. The …

No, CBD is Not Marijuana – Why It’s Legal, Safe & Helpful for Dogs with Pain or Anxiety

CBD has become all the rage among dog owners over the last 2 years. With new studies showing great promise, and countless stories touting benefits, CBD is a topic every pet owner needs to be knowledgeable on. The Difference Between CBD from Hemp & Marijuana Hemp and marijuana are related in much the same way …

Selena Gomez and Pup Attend Birthday Pawty

Selena Gomez was all smiles while she and her new pup Winnie attended a smashing birthday pawty for a friend’s Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, Freddy. Freddy turned six and guests enjoyed celebrating his big day in Los Angeles surrounded by four-legged friends and their humans. https://www.instagram.com/p/B0tIQpZBr8b/ Freddy’s “passionate dog mom” is Anna Collins, a friend …

Dog Survives Poisoning Attempt: “Cat Lady’ Neighbor Caught On Camera

A woman accused of trying to poison a dog was arrested wearing a t-shirt with a large cat emblem stitched on the front. Footage from KKTV shows that the woman’s mailbox is also cat-shaped. Call it the tale of the tape. A pet parent from Colorado Springs, Colorado suspected his neighbor was attempting to poison …