Pet Training

After His Beloved Dog Died, This Man Filled The Void By Adopting 8 Senior Dogs

(Picture Credit: Purple Collar Pet Photography/Getty Images) We all have love to give. Some of us are more open to sharing that love than others, but when it comes to dogs, we’re all on the same page. Dogs give us such pure delight and offer their whole hearts to us, so it’s hard not to …

Levothyroxine For Dogs: Uses, Dosage, And Side Effects

(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Levothyroxine is the active ingredient in many medications for dogs that treat hypothyroidism, a condition where the thyroid does not produce enough thyroxine. Thyroxine is a hormone that controls metabolism. This drug is a synthetic version of the hormone that dogs’ bodies produce naturally in the thyroid gland. It’s found in medications …

Swollen Lymph Nodes In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Swollen lymph nodes in dogs can be a sign of many diseases and infections of tissue throughout the body. The lymph nodes are important because they filter blood and store white blood cells. They are located in many places around the body, such as the neck and shoulder area. When tissue …

10 Cutting Edge Products Showcased at the 2019 SuperZoo Convention

As part of our commitment to bring you the best of all things dogs, we recently sent a team to the 2019 SuperZoo trade show in Las Vegas, Nevada. Their mission – to find the latest & greatest products and services that the industry has to offer. Bur more importantly, we wanted to find products …

Kibble Your Dog is Going to LOVE

The best love is the best food, and the best food should be available to ALL furry friends: small and large, purebred and mixed, stray and rescue. Pet food brand “I and love and you.” celebrates the incredible bond between human and pet. It’s why they’re called “I and love and you.” At iHeartDogs, we …

Hug Your Hound Day: How To Teach Your Dog To Give Hugs

(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Hug Your Hound Day is celebrated on the second Sunday in September each year. In 2019, the holiday falls on September 14th, so get ready to give your dog a hug! But only if they enjoy it, of course. You’ve probably seen adorable YouTube videos of dogs who happily give cuddly …

Responsible Dog Ownership Month: 6 Tips To Be A Better Human For Your Dog

(Image Credit: Getty Images) September marks the beginning of responsible dog ownership month! While we certainly all like to believe that we are responsible pet parents, the truth of the matter is that we all make mistakes, we are human after-all. Unfortunately, those mistakes can often hinder your relationship with your best friend or, worse, …

Phenobarbital For Dogs: Uses, Dosage, & Side Effects

(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Phenobarbital is one of the most commonly used drugs to treat epilepsy and other seizure disorders in dogs. It is also known by the brand names Luminal and Barbita. Phenobarbital works by decreasing and stabilizing neuron activity in the brain. It increases the neurotransmitter GABA, which calms nerves, and decreases glutamate, …

Tachycardia (Rapid Heart Rate) In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, And Treatments

(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Tachycardia in dogs is, simply put, an abnormally rapid heart rate. A normal heart rate in dogs is determined mostly by size, with 70 to 120 beats per minute (bpm) being average for most dogs. Smaller dogs have higher heart rates than larger dogs. The condition is usually characterized by heart …

Man Arrested for Rushing Into Burning Home to Rescue His Dog

Of course, nearly any dog lover would put themselves at risk to save their dog’s life. However, Jarrod Martin was punished for this very action. Instead of being cheered on for saving his furry friend, he was immediately put in handcuffs. When a fire started at Martin’s house in Memphis, Tennessee, firefighters came to the …