Dog Training

RECALL: Black Hawk Dog Food Has Fears Of Mold Contamination

Dog food company MasterPet has issued a voluntary and immediate recall for 9 batches of their Black Hawk Dog Food because of possible mold contamination. This recall was for their food that was manufactured between August and November 2019. Their ongoing quality control process helped them discover that some products were developing mold, so they …

Popular Cleaning Product Is Dangerously Toxic To Dogs

Donna Brydon is a dog mom to an adorable King Charles Spaniel named Skye. The pair had a close call and scary situation recently after the 12-week old puppy came into contact with a popular cleaning product. Brydon shared her story to warn dog families everywhere that the product could make your dog sick, or …

Scientist Says Dogs Hate Hugs. Another Says He’s Wrong. Here’s Why.

Dogs are so adorable that it’s difficult to resist hugging and kissing them. We want to show them as much love as possible because they deserve it. However, most people have probably come across a study or article telling them to stop hugging their dog. A scientist has made it clear that dogs don’t like …

Singer Harry Styles Offers To Dog-Sit For A Hungry Fan

We’ve heard a million stories about people encountering celebrities on the street and going up to talk to them. But there aren’t so many stories about famous people coming up to talk to us regular Joes. There are even fewer about famous people going out of their way to be kind to strangers. This is …

30 Best Dog Names For Delightful Dalmatians [PICTURES]

(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Are you looking for the best Dalmatian dog names? Maybe you’ve just brought a Dalmatian home, or maybe you’re looking to adopt one soon. Whatever the case, your new best friend needs a great name! Dalmatians are such a beautiful breed with their distinctive white fur and dark spots. Even most …

Why You Should Teach Kids To Read Dog Body Language

Picture Credit: Peter Cade / Getty Images Dogs are our friends, family, and sometimes even our coworkers. However, they’re still animals, and we cannot speak to them the way we talk to our human companions. We need to understand what they’re saying in their language–through their tail wags, barks, and growls. Many of us have …

What Is A Spitz Dog? What Defines The Spitz Type?

(Image Credit: Getty Images/Kirill Kukhmar/Contributor) Whether you’ve heard of it or not, the spitz (or spitzes) dog is a highly common dog type. The name comes from the German word spitzen. These dogs are known for their long, thick fur that is meant to protect them in cold climates. Pointed ears and longer muzzles also make …

Polyuria (Increased Urination) In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Polyuria in dogs is an abnormal increase in urine, which can cause more frequent urination, a higher volume of urine to come out during urination, or both. This often appears along with polydipsia, which is an increase in thirst and water intake. Polyuria can be a sign of many medical issues …

Widowed Firefighter Searching For Dog Lost In Australian Brushfire

The brushfires in Australia have made headlines around the globe but one man’s story is particularly heartwrenching. It’s a story of a man pushed further than any human being deserves, and yet he continues on. When you look up “perseverance” in the dictionary, you’ll see Ash Graham. But this hero needs our help. No Stranger …

You & Transport Northwest Saved A Blind Pit Bull’s Life

Part of each sale through the iHeartDogs store is donated to Greater Good, which helps support various charities like START Rescue. Thanks to customers like you, happy endings, like the one below, are made possible! Blindness is not a death sentence for dogs. Blind dogs, like people, learn to adjust fairly quickly without their eyesight. Potential adopters are often quick …