health

Game Changing Vet Care for Your Fuzzy Friend iHeartDogs.com

Nearly every day, you and your best friend have grand adventures. You take long walks, you romp around at dog parks, and sometimes, you just go for joy rides with the windows down and the air lifting her ears. You and your dog are going places. All the time.  Today you’ve got an important visit …

Scientists Need 10,000 Dogs To Help Them Study Canine Aging

What would you do to help all dogs live longer? Would you fill out surveys about your pooch? Send in DNA samples and vials of poop? Scientists for the Dog Aging Project certainly hope so. They’re counting on 10,000 dog lovers to volunteer their pups for a five year study on canine aging. …

How To Tell If Your Dog Has A Cold Or Something More Serious

According to the CDC, the average adult gets two to three colds per year. Children get even more. But what about dogs? Are they at risk for the same kinds of viruses that cause our miserable symptoms? The answer is yes and no. Very few viruses cross from one species to …

Feed Your Dog Fresh Food For Free

The fresh food movement is fur real as more and more pet parents are recognizing the amazing health benefits that can be derived from feeding dogs real, fresh foods. The time is coming when we will no longer think in terms of people food or dog food. Food is food is food, regardless of who …

Hundreds Line Up In The Cold As Non-Profit Provides Free Vaccines For Dogs In Indiana

Lots of dog parents waited outside in the cold for H.O.P.E. for Animals in Fort Wayne, Indiana, to open. It might seem crazy, but they actually did it for a great reason. This line was to help with the health and safety of dogs. Dogs are a huge part of our families, and for some …

How Do Popular Dog Foods Compare?

Your dog’s health should always be a priority, and a huge part of their well-being is what they eat. Many dog parents just choose one of the most popular brands because it seems easier, however, many of the name brand dog foods are actually not the healthiest. So, when it comes to feeding your dog, …

From the Love for One Fur Baby a Company Was Born

They say the key to professional success is doing what you love. For a family of pet lovers, a fur baby named Harlee served as the motivation and inspiration to start something that grew larger than they ever imagined. When you sow your seeds with love, great things can grow! And that’s how fresh pet …

How To Perform A Monthly Canine Cancer Check

Unusual lumps and bumps can appear on your dog’s skin and grow without you noticing. Therefore, in order to keep your dog as healthy as possible, you should check them at least once a month. Oregon State University and Chase Away K9 Cancer provide lots of beneficial information on how to properly check your dog …

Can I Give My Dog Fish Oil? Is Fish Oil Good For Dogs?

(Picture Credit: Jennifer A Smith/Getty Images) You may have heard of the health benefits of fish oil and wondered, “Can I give my dog fish oil?” The short answer is, of course, yes. However, you need to be careful. Make sure that the amount you give them is appropriate for your dog’s weight and size, …

Why Does Your Dog Always Have the Hungries?

Most dogs are down to eat: any time, any place, any food. Small dogs, big dogs, and in between dogs seem to share an absolutely insatiable appetite for all things foodie. Some of them don’t even mind if their snack is not of the typical kibble variety. They will explore the entire world with their …