Dear Labby: What’s Supposed To Happen At A Doggy Play Date?

(Picture Credit: Getty Images) One of our DogTime fans has a question for Dear Labby about doggy play dates! She writes: Dear Labby, My pup made some dog friends at doggy daycare, and I’m very happy to see that he’s getting along with his new pals so well. In fact, one of the other dog …

Epilepsy In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

(Picture Credit: Fernando Trabanco Fotografía/Getty Images) Epilepsy in dogs is a neurological condition marked by an abnormal burst of electrical energy to the brain, which causes the body to malfunction in several ways. Dogs may lose consciousness during an epileptic seizure, but not always. Epileptic attacks can recur anywhere from monthly to several times a day, …

Beloved Arson Dog Hears His Final Radio Dispatch Before He Is Laid To Rest

After 6 years of dedicated service, Clearwater Fire & Rescue Department had to say a tough goodbye to one of their hardest workers. With tears in their eyes, they sat next to their beloved partner as he listened to his final radio dispatch. Quincy was a 12 year old Labrador mix that served his community …

11-Year-Old Girl and Her Eight Dogs Wow T.V. Viewers With Conga Line

A young girl and her family of dogs are dancing their way across Europe. 11-year-old Alexa Lauenburger recently won the golden buzzer on Britain’s Got Talent! She couldn’t do it alone so naturally, she enlisted her eight dancing doggies. Alexa hails from Gokels, Germany. Her father, Wolfgang, also works with the dogs but the recent …

Therapy Dog Brings Smiles & Teaches Life Skills To Elementary School Students

Diane Hill is a second grade teacher at Northern Hills Elementary School in Onalaska, Wisconsin. She has been teaching for 21 years, but recently, she wanted to add something new to the classroom. In order to help her students with nerves and first day jitters, Hill decided to bring her dog, Davie, to school with …

Worlds Most Dramatic Pitbull Gives Oscar Worthy Performance to Avoid Nail Trim

If you’ve ever tried to cut your dog’s nails then you know you would probably have better luck wrestling an alligator. Most of them seem to hate it and they will go to extreme measures to let you know. Your hands become pin cushions ripe for chewing. Then before you know it, there’s fur flying …

These Dogs Played A Key Role In The Rescue Efforts In The Days Following 9/11

After the tragic events of September 11th, 2001, hundreds of firefighters, police officers and rescue workers came to aid the efforts at Ground Zero. Such a tragic event needed as much help as possible. However, some of the heroes that people don’t thank enough are the dogs that were there to help out, along with …

Veteran Suffering From Severe PTSD Regains Independence With Your Help

Part of each sale through the iHeartDogs store is donated to Greater Good, which helps support various charities. Thanks to customers like you, happy endings, like the one below, are made possible. “Before Sloopy was given to me, I was frequently visiting the VA clinic receiving treatment for PTSD – I had nightmares, anxiety, mood swings, anything you can …

National Service Dog Month: Help Us Celebrate Service Dogs In September!

(Picture Credit: David Osberg/Getty Images) September is National Service Dog Month, a time dedicated to raising awareness and showing appreciation for the extraordinary work service animals do every day for the people in their care. National Service Dog Month honors these working dogs for making millions of lives better and safer. As partners and companions …

DogSpeak: What Does Your Dog’s ‘Guilty’ Look Really Mean?

(Picture Credit: Vesnaandjic/Getty Images) You’ve probably seen the “guilty look” from your dog, or maybe you’ve seen one of the countless guilty dog memes or viral videos online. But what does that guilty look mean? Are dogs actually ashamed of their behavior when they look like that? On an average day, you probably get home …