Dog Training

I Switched My Dogs From Kibble To Fresh Food And Documented Everything For 6 Months

Earlier this year, I began feeding my dogs fresh dog food. It was a decision that came with a lot of consideration. Based on everything I read, fresh dog food was the best for my dogs, especially considering I had been feeding them kibble for their first four years. After A LOT of painstaking research, …

Heartbroken Man Who Was Saved By A Dog Now Lives With Over 30 Rescued Tiny Dogs

Bobby Humphreys is a big guy doing big things in rescue – for little dogs! Big Guy Littles World Sanctuary is Bobby’s passion project. He cares for and rehomes tiny Chihuahuas who have had rough beginnings or special needs. But just a few years ago if you had told Bobby that he’d be spending his …

Street Dog’s Shocking Look Scared Away Most. Until This Lady.

A rescued puppy named Bethany went viral after photos of her were shared to multiple social media platforms. Within days, Safe Rescue For Dogs was flooded with emails of potential adopters, and admirers of Bethany’s incredible spirit despite her differences. Bethany is an eight-month old Labrador mix that was born with a severe facial disfigurement …

Rescue Becomes First Arson K9 Detection Pit Bull

It takes a special dog to handle the role of an arson K9 detection dog. But who’s to say that it can’t be a rescue dog? Throw Away Dogs Project proves that some rescue dogs can be trained to become working dogs. In fact, one of their most recently trained dogs is a rescue Pit …

Canadian Service Dogs Made The Best Theater Audience Ever

The dogs who train to be service dogs at K-9 Country Inn in Ontario take their important roles very seriously. That’s why they collectively made up the most well-behaved theater attendees ever. A photo of their outing to a relaxed performance of Billy Elliot at the Stratford Festival speaks for itself. The K-9 Country Inn service …

Woman Shocked When Her Puppy Grows Into A Fox!

A woman made a surprising discovery about the puppy she had been raising. A few red flags went up about her cute fluffy white pup that spurred her to begin asking questions. She received a complete shock when she learned that her puppy wasn’t actually a puppy at all. The pup had been living with …

Little Girl Mails Letter To God After Dog Passes. He Writes Back.

When Meredith was a just a baby, her parents got her a dog. Now, Abbey wasn’t just any dog. She was Meredith’s protector, playmate and friend. For years, they were inseparable with Abbey always following wherever Meredith would go. Like all dogs, Abbey got a little older…a little slower, but she was always there right …

5 Ways You May Be Crushing Your Dog’s Spirt

A Harvard psychologist recently declared that when dogs dream they are likely reliving their experiences with their humans. Those yips and kicks we see are their reactions to either pleasing us or annoying us in dreamland. For better or worse, our dogs’ entire lives revolve around us. If they do not get enough of our …

6 Things Your Deceased Dog Would Want You To Know

At iHeartDogs.com we often write about coping with the loss of a beloved pet. We do this because we understand that saying goodbye is one of the hardest things you will ever have to do, and we hope that somehow our words can provide a bit of comfort. Having experienced the love and compassion of …

Dog Risks Life In House Fire To Save A Friend

The danger and destructiveness of fire is a topic that is at the forefront of everyone’s minds with the devastation we continue to witness in Australia. It makes us wonder what we would do if faced with a wall of fire creeping every closer to our home and family. Which of us would rise up …