New Report Shows Dog Illness Can Spread To Humans

A new study published in the journal Emerging Infectious Diseases is warning pet owners and pet professionals about a previously uncharted risk. A strain of bacterium that affects dogs called Brucella canis can be spread to humans. The infection referred to as brucellosis is most often spread by livestock, but new research shows dogs that […]

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Does Your Dog Eat Too Fast? Here Are 7 Ways To Slow Them Down

If your dog can finish an entire meal in less time than it takes you to say, “Bailey, slow down!” you have a chow hound on your hands. These are the dogs that inhale their food without bothering to chew or even check what they’re eating. Labs are notorious chow hounds, but they come in […]

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This Website Created an Unforgettable Way to Remember Your Dog

It’s a fact: every dog leaves indelible paw prints on our hearts. Each one is perfectly unique in their both their appearance and personality. One company believes that every dog is so unique that they each deserve their own custom portrait. And not just any portrait, but a uniquely styled piece of art that can be […]

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Singing Dog Gets Standing Ovation From Simon Cowell On ‘America’s Got Talent’

From sniffing out explosives to performing challenging acrobatics, dogs are known for pulling off impressive tricks. They learn a lot more than the basic “sit” and “stay,” and a three-year-old dog named Oscar took his talent to a well-known stage. Accompanied by his person, Pam, Oscar was a contestant on “America’s Got Talent.” He had […]

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Boy’s Lemonade Stand Raises Over $1,500 To Adopt A Pup

11-year-old Nick was determined not just to get a dog, but to earn the money to adopt one himself. So the young entrepreneur set up a Lemonade Stand near his home in Spokane, Washington with a realistic goal of making $20 – $30 and earning the rest gradually mowing lawns, but by the end of […]

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Do Dogs Have Periods?

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Do dogs have periods? Well, a dog’s estrous cycle is different from the human menstrual cycle — here’s how.

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Ehrlichiosis in Dogs — Is Your Dog at Risk for This Tick-Borne Disease?

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Ehrlichiosis is yet another tick-borne disease that you — and your dog — might be at risk at for. So, what are the symptoms of ehrlichiosis in dogs, and could your dog be in danger?

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Does Your Dog Make the List of the Dumbest Dog Breeds?

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Why are the dumbest dog breeds considered “dumb”? Are the canines we refer to as the dumbest dogs just the ones who are harder for humans to train?

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83 Dogs Rescued From Deplorable Conditions In Residential Puppy Mill

WARNING: Some people may find the information and images in this post disturbing. Rescuers from the Greater Birmingham Humane Society (GBHS) were shocked and appalled when they entered a home in Trussville, Alabama on July 2. Thanks to a tip called in by a concerned citizen, they discovered a makeshift puppy mill with 83 dogs and puppies […]

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4 Unforgettable Ways To Honor The Life of a Dog Who Passed Away

Dogs’ lives aren’t nearly long enough. In fact, I think that’s their only flaw. When it comes time to say goodbye to our beloved pups, we all long for more time. The best we can do is cherish the memories they’ve left us with. In this post I wanted to share some popular and meaningful […]

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What to Know About Poison Ivy on Dogs

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Can dogs get poison ivy? And can your dog give you poison ivy? What dogs are most at risk for poison ivy? Let’s learn some facts about poison ivy on dogs right here.

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Can Dogs Get Diabetes? Let’s Discuss Canine Diabetes

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Have you ever wondered … “Can dogs get diabetes?” And if dogs can get diabetes, what are the symptoms of canine diabetes and how do you treat diabetes in dogs? Are some dogs more at risk for canine diabetes than others?

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Why Is Your Dog’s Stomach Making Noises? A Vet Weighs In

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If you’ve ever wondered, “Why is my dog’s stomach making noises,” you’re not alone. A vet tells us if your dog’s stomach making noises is normal … or a cause for concern.

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Everything You Wanted to Know About Dog Penis Behavior

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Here’s everything you want to know — but didn’t want to ask — about the dog penis … from why the lipsticks come out to dog penis discharge.

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Dug Up at Dogster: July 2018 Dog Events

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Interested in fun dog events going on near you? Whether you can bring your pup or simply celebrate him, we’ve found a few great July 2018 dog events!

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Can Dogs Tell Time?

Every night at exactly the same time, your dog gives you “the look.” You don’t need to check the clock to know it’s time for dinner. For other dog owners, the same phenomenon happens when it’s time to leash up and go for a walk. No matter what you’re doing, the dog always knows when […]

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Can Dogs Tell Time?

Every night at exactly the same time, your dog gives you “the look.” You don’t need to check the clock to know it’s time for dinner. For other dog owners, the same phenomenon happens when it’s time to leash up and go for a walk. No matter what you’re doing, the dog always knows when […]

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Can Dogs Tell Time?

Every night at exactly the same time, your dog gives you “the look.” You don’t need to check the clock to know it’s time for dinner. For other dog owners, the same phenomenon happens when it’s time to leash up and go for a walk. No matter what you’re doing, the dog always knows when […]

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Can Dogs Tell Time?

Every night at exactly the same time, your dog gives you “the look.” You don’t need to check the clock to know it’s time for dinner. For other dog owners, the same phenomenon happens when it’s time to leash up and go for a walk. No matter what you’re doing, the dog always knows when […]

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Fly Fisherman Reels In Black Lab Adrift On Galveston Bay

Jeremy Van Pelt of Austin, Texas often makes the drive to Galveston Bay on the weekends. This past Sunday, he steered his kayak onto the water and settled in for a relaxing afternoon of fly fishing. But instead of catching flounder or mackerel, Van Pelt ended up reeling in a wayward Black Lab! As Van […]

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Fly Fisherman Reels In Black Lab Adrift On Galveston Bay

Jeremy Van Pelt of Austin, Texas often makes the drive to Galveston Bay on the weekends. This past Sunday, he steered his kayak onto the water and settled in for a relaxing afternoon of fly fishing. But instead of catching flounder or mackerel, Van Pelt ended up reeling in a wayward Black Lab! As Van […]

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3 Dog-Friendly Wedding Destinations

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Don’t want to get married without your best friend — your dog — in attendance? We’ve found three dog-friendly wedding destinations and some helpful tips to consider before having your dog in your wedding.

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The Shaved Dog Dilemma — Should You Ever Shave a Dog?

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A shaved dog seems like a no-brainer to keep your pup from suffering in the summer heat, right? Not exactly. Let’s talk about the situations where you should (and shouldn’t) shave your dog — and other ways to keep dogs cool instead.

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JetBlue Flight Attendants Save The Life Of A Dog In Distress On Their Flight

Finally, some good news about pets on an airline! You probably remember the tragic story of a French Bulldog who died on a United flight when his owner was instructed to keep him in the overhead compartment back in March. (You may also know that brachycephalic, or short-nosed breeds, are also especially prone to breathing […]

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What Emotions Can Your Dog Feel?

It’s tempting to think that our dogs can experience all the same emotions that we can, but unfortunately that’s not quite true. While it was thought for hundreds, if not thousands, of years that dogs experienced no emotions whatsoever, the answer is actually somewhere in the middle. Research has shown that dogs have the emotional […]

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What To Do When You Find A Stray Dog

Being an animal lover means that every life matters. That includes the furry family you have at home and every stray dog you find by chance. Whether they’re staggering along the side of a road, emaciated and afraid, or rummaging through the trash cans behind your favorite place to grab lunch, it’s your instinct to […]

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Why is My Dog Vomiting White Foam?

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Is your dog vomiting white foam? Let’s look at some of the reasons for a dog vomiting white foam and find out what to do next when your dog is throwing up white foam.

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Dog Brothers “Shamed” For Stealing Mail Carrier’s Lunch Send Adorable Apology

Two mischievous Lab/Mastiff brothers from Virginia have been publicly “shamed” on social media after climbing aboard a U.S. Postal Service truck and devouring the unsuspecting driver’s lunch. Their story has since gone viral, garnering attention from dog pawrents across the world.   It all started with a handwritten note left in Carol Jordan’s mailbox. She […]

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Photographer Creates Incredible Photos Of A World With Giant Dogs

Dogs make the world a much better place than it would be without them. Imagine how much better a world could be if dogs were bigger! Photographer Chris Cline has been taking photos of that incredible world and sharing the view from it on social media. In the past few years he’s gained thousands of […]

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How To Train A Senior Dog

Your shoes are safer around a senior dog than they are a puppy, and most older dogs have long-since mastered basic obedience. But that doesn’t mean training is no longer important. Old age doesn’t stop a dog from learning new tricks, and continued training is a big part of maintaining mental and physical health. There’s […]

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8 Changes To Expect As Your Dog Becomes A Senior

Our dogs are our family, which means we love them from puppyhood through their senior years. Or, maybe you’re one of those big-hearted rescuers who adopted a mutt who’s already on the mature side. In either case, there are a few things that pet parents should keep in mind in order to keep our dogs […]

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6 Reasons Your Senior Dog May Be Slowing Down

Depending on size and breed, dogs generally become seniors when they are 7 – 9 years old. While “slowing down” can certainly be a part of the natural aging process, it may also be a sign of something more serious. If your older dog seems excessively lethargic, see your veterinarian to rule out the following […]

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Senior Dog’s Road Trip Pics Go Viral

A senior star has been born! 12-year-old Bentley, nicknamed “Benny”, recently went on a trek across the southern United States with Mom and Dad. The sweet photos he took are enough to give us at home a case of FOMO! As the family made their way from Texas to Florida, they made sure to stop […]

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How to Prevent Heat Stroke in Dogs

Heat stroke in dogs can occur for a variety of reasons — and your four-legged friend is especially susceptible since he might be pushing himself or staying out in the heat to please you. Here’s how to recognize the symptoms of heat stroke in dogs and how to prevent it in the first place.

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Dog Goes From Starving Stray To Loved Family Pet, Thanks To Customers Like You

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.  START Rescue pulled Paris from a shelter in Riverside, CA back in October 2017. She’d been found roaming the streets, literally starving. She was so weak she could […]

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This Company Just Created The “Second Best Dog Bed In The World”

We know what you’re thinking. What’s the first best bed? Well of course, it’s this! 😃 But for those times when you’re not home, or you’re in another room, we think you’ll love the new PACK&DEN line from iHeartDogs. So what’s so great about PACK&DEN? Here’s 4 reasons what’s it’ll instantly be your dog’s “second favorite […]

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