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Possible Punishment For Service Dog Fraud Is In The Works

It’s a frustrating time for those with service dogs and their trainers. It’s becoming easier and easier for a dog to pass as a bona fide service dog, and receive the same benefits as those who rely on them for medical necessity. There are now 39 bills nationwide that are currently in the works to …

Two Puppies Wander Off but Only One Comes Home

In the small New England community of Phillipston, MA, the Gelman family runs an auto business called Grace Quality Used Cars. The people who live in Phillipston love to visit the showroom at Grace Quality because there are always some very friendly faces there to greet them. If customers are nice, they may even get …

Man Cropped a Litter of Puppies’ Ears with Scissors, Now Facing Criminal Charges

WARNING: Graphic images below.  A Niagara Falls man is facing a variety of animal cruelty charges after unethically and cruelly cropping 7 puppies’ ears. After further researching the practices of the man in question, the procedure was worse than you could even imagine. A local animal control officer was contacted by authorities, stating …

Abandoned Disabled Pup Gets Lego Wheelchair Designed By 12-Year-Old Boy

Raising and caring for a disabled dog can often be a challenge. They may require additional assistance that fully abled dogs don’t. However, the reward of seeing these disadvantaged pups thrive and enjoy life in spite of their disabilities is extremely powerful. A few wonderful people in Georgia would be glad to tell you how …

New Colorado Bill Would Ban Puppy Mills, Retail Sale Pets

A bill introduced January 10th, 2020 aims to prevent the sale of dogs and cats by pet stores in Colorado. The “Humane Pet Act” also establishes new standards for the care and treatment of dogs and cats by breeders and prohibits animal sales in public places. For breeders, this means limiting the number of dogs …

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 …

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 …

Car Jacked Dog Reunited With Dog Dad Thanks To GPS And Police Force

Mike Reed popped into a convenience store in East Cleveland the night before Thanksgiving. His ever-present side kick, a Miniature Schnauzer named Franz, waited inside the car. When Mike came out, he was faced with a terrifying situation. A man standing next to Mike’s car demanded the keys. At gunpoint. What unfolded over the next …

Job Looking After Two Golden Retrievers In A Luxury Town House Somehow Still Available

Looking for work is not the most thrilling task. Finding the right opportunities can be tough. It’s not often the perfect opening falls right into your lap. Lucky for you dog lovers out there looking for work: that perfect opening is here! A job listing that’s somehow still available seeks someone in London to care for …

There’s A Better Way To Calculate Your Dog’s “Human Age” According To Scientists

My dog Cody recently celebrated his 11th birthday. That beautiful little creature has lived on this earth for barely over a decade, but there’s no denying he’s an old dog. If I were to calculate his human-equivalent age the way we’ve all been doing it for years, I’d multiply his 11 years by 7 and …