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Dina Fantegrossi

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Dina Fantegrossi was a veterinary technician for more than 15 years before embarking on a career in writing. She has a soft spot for special needs pets and currently has 3 senior age rescue dogs - Finch, Rosie and Kio.

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Family Says The Man Who Stole Their Dog Is Selling Him Online

A family in Warren, Michigan is desperate to be reunited with their missing 10-month-old dog, Brutu...

10 Dog Breeds That Make Wonderful Companions For Seniors

Not only do senior citizens tend to have more time and attention to devote to the care of their pet...

Losing His Job Was The Key To Success For The Founder Of The Dogist

What do you do when life gives you lemons? Arrange them in a bowl, pose an adorable dog next to the...

Supermodel Christie Brinkley Owes Her Career To A Sick Puppy

Believe it or not, there was a time when the incredibly gorgeous Christie Brinkley was a struggling...

Bat-Dog-In-Training Doesn’t Want To Fetch, He Just Wants To RUN!

Brooks is minor league baseball team, The Frisco RoughRiders‘ “Team Dog, Ambassador & ...

Offensive Fake Dog Profile Appears On Rescue Group’s Website

Since January 2010, Animal Humane New Mexico has successfully re-homed 100% of the healthy pets in...

Pet Resort Treats 8 Shelter Dogs To A Splashing Good Time

Summer has arrived in Phoenix, Arizona and it is hot, hot, hot!  Earlier this week, eight lucky sh...

Puppies Rescued From Hellish Neglect Heal Body & Soul

Eight months ago, two Pit Bull puppies were rescued from a horrifying scene of backyard neglect. Br...

Seattle Dog Rides The Bus To The Dog Park All By Herself

She loves hugs and the color red. Her pet peeves include cat people and being stared at while poopi...

Police “Sting Operation” Reunites Woman With Her Dog

Seven weeks after his incredible escape from a Las Vegas doggy daycare, a handsome Husky named Loki...

PetSmart Groomer Acquitted In Dog’s Brutal Death

39-year-old Juan Zarate was found not-guilty on one count of felony animal abuse Friday in the case...

Science May Explain Why Dogs Risk Their Lives To Save Humans

They drag us from burning buildings, alert us to medical emergencies, battle intruders, and even ta...

Formerly A Breeding Machine, This Obese Dog Transformed Into A Fit Beauty

Every week, iHeartDogs will feature a new rescue dog in need of a loving forever home. These amazin...

Why Bone Broth is The Ultimate Superfood For Senior Dogs

As our dogs age their appetites may begin to wane due to dental soreness, arthritis pain or decreas...

RECALL ALERT: Treats May Be Contaminated With Salmonella

Loving Pets of Cranbury, NJ issued a voluntary recall yesterday on a limited number of their dog ...

UPDATE: Missing Dog Is Found Only To Be Claimed By A Stranger

UPDATED: 6/16/17 The power of the media has helped a heartbroken family reunite with their missing ...

Single? These Dog Breeds Are Most Likely To Score You A Date

We all know that puppies and adorable dogs make awesome wingmen when you are looking to pick up a d...

Country Crooner Says Goodbye To His Beloved Senior Dog

“If my dear ol’ dog never got old, if my family farm never got sold, if another bad joke never ...

Abandoned Bonded Brothers Find A Loving Forever Home

What goes through the mind of a dog when he or she is surrendered to a shelter? Chances are it is a...

Family Spends Final Day With The Dog They’ll Never Forget

GIR came into AngryKitten66‘s life without warning. The Imgur user’s sister “got...

UPDATE: Dog Living In Storm Drain Refuses To Be Captured

UPDATED 6/12/17: The elusive storm drain dog of Grande Prairie has been captured! Thanks to the com...

Leptospirosis Outbreak Continues To Spread

In February we reported on a nationwide story involving the potentially life-threatening bacterial ...

Service Dog & Student Cross Graduation Stage Together

For Morgan Rath, high school graduation was a day she thought she might never see. She suffers from...

Dog Abandoned In 90 Degree Heat Gets A Cool Name & A New Home

If you have ever road-tripped along the east coast, chances are you have gassed up at a Wawa. This ...

22nd US State Adopts Law Banning Breed Discrimination

Lawmakers across the United States have long struggled with the issue of breed specific legislation...

Rescuers Swoop In To Save Shelter Dog As He’s Being Euthanized

A big-eared pooch named Tiny reached the conclusion of his harrowing rescue story just one week aft...

Egg Experiment Demonstrates The Danger Of Leaving A Dog In A Hot Car

Despite the increased news coverage, celebrity videos and updated laws relating to pets in hot cars...

Bonded Senior Sisters Want To Live Out Their “Golden” Years Together

Staff members at the Atlanta Humane Society recently discovered a pair of unexpected visitors in th...

90-Year-Old Woman Facing Jail Time Over Barking Dogs

Dolly Dentz of Phoenix, Arizona adores her Terrier mixes, Fluffy and Boots. The dogs were a gift fr...

Ambitious Dog Crashes Live Newscast For 15 Seconds Of Fame

A newscaster in Moscow, Russia was giving a live report when she heard a strange sound coming from ...