Dog Training

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 …

Empathetic Bulldog Becomes Blind Shelter Pup’s Guide Dog

Is there anything more powerful a bonding force than empathy? Even dogs can know this love derived from shared experience. Two rescues living at the RSPCA Halifax/Huddersfield in the UK have a friendship unlike any other, and it stems from their similarities. In addition to finding themselves at the RSPCA together, both dogs suffered issues …

Sleepy Police Pup Naps Through His Entire Swearing-In Ceremony

The Bristol Police Department recently added an adorable pup to their team to help reduce stress around the community. Though everyone was so thrilled to welcome their new arrival, one ceremony attendee just couldn’t keep their eyes open! The 12-week-old Chocolate Lab puppy named Brody was so excited about his police pup debut that he …

‘Young And The Restless’ Star Lauralee Bell Says Goodbye To Beloved Pup

No matter how much you try to prepare yourself for it, saying goodbye to your dog is excruciating. For this reason, a post from actress Lauralee Bell really resonated with thousands of dog parents this week. She revealed on Instagram that she recently said goodbye to her beloved dog Couver. The star, not unlike any …