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All posts by Karen Tietjen

Innocent Man Exonerated After 38 Years Goes Home With Dog He Raised In Prison

Can you imagine being imprisoned for nearly 40 years for a crime you didn’t commit? That’...

Formerly Neglected Rescue Dog Comforts A Grieving Stranger In The Airport

When dog lover and advocate Madison Palm saw a posting on Facebook for a “free” 7-year-o...

RECALL ALERT: Yesterday’s Dog Treat Recall Expanded Over Salmonella Concerns

Yesterday, four companies issued a recall for certain lots of products over Salmonella concerns. Sho...

Formerly Neglected Rescue Dog Is Smitten With Her Human Baby Brother

There’s something so pure an innocent about friendships between dogs and children. When former...

The American Rescue Dog Show Is Like Westminster For Rescue Pups!

You may have watched last week’s Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, where purebred pups are flu...

How To Make Peace In “Blended Families” Where Dogs Don’t Get Along

When you adopt a new dog into your family, you always have the ability to have your current pooch me...

Why Do Some Dogs Gravitate Toward People Who Don’t Like Pets?

The thought of people being less than dog crazy is practically unfathomable to us, but believe it or...

Dog Foods Pulled From Thousands Of Stores After “Euthanasia Drug” Investigation

Following an investigative news story by news station ABC11 that led to an FDA investigation, severa...

Raw Pet Food Brand Recalls Its Second Batch Of Products In 2 Months

Raw pet food brand Darwin’s Natural Pet Products has issued its second recall since December 2...

9 Dog Myths That Need To Be Busted

We dog lovers don’t need convincing that our pups are some of the best creatures to walk this ...

How Omega-3 and Krill Oil Can Help Your Pup Fight Off Ear Infections

We love dogs with floppy ears because they make our companions even more adorable and expressive. Un...

Strangers Meet In Dog Lover Group And Now They’re ‘The Boxer Brady Bunch’

For us die-hard dog lovers, one’s love of the canine kind is a non-negotiable factor when it c...

Which Hotels Allow Dogs? 9 Pet-Friendly Chains For Every Budget

Almost everyone loves going on vacation or out of town for a getaway, whether near or far. If you...

Petition To Include Pet Food In Food Stamps Gathers Over 90k Signatures

Pet parents consider their companions to be family, so what happens when they fall on hard times, ga...

Stunt Performer Steve-O Befriends A Street Dog & Can’t Go Home Without Her

You may know Steve-O from his crazy antics, stunts, and pranks, particularly on the Jackass series....

Dog Steals Stuff From Around The House & His Haul Is Hilarious

We love our canines for all their endearing quirks, and this woman’s pooch is a bit of a klep...

Delta Airlines Initiates New Rules For Psychiatric Service & Support Animals

Service animals have become a hot topic of conversation as they become more and more common. The dis...

Animal Protection Laws In The US – Where Does Your State Rank?

The Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) recently released its 12th annual ranking of the United States ...

RECALL: Specialty Dog Food Gets Recalled Due To Listeria Concerns

Just Food For Dogs of Los Alamitos, California has issued a voluntary recall for certain lots if its...

Rescue Dog With Separation Anxiety Gets Her Very Own “Therapy Kitten”

In the Spring of 2014, a college student living in Miami walked into a shelter to see a scared, skin...

Giant Dog Has A Hard Time Making New Friends – Until His Human’s Post Goes Viral

Robyn Burns, mom of a Hungarian Vizsla named Finn, took to Twitter to post a plea for her 10-month-o...

Senior Stray Dog Hadn’t Been Groomed In Years, But After A Haircut, He Acts Like A Puppy Again

This is the story of a Poodle named Beans who seemed to “grow younger” after finally get...

Live Your Dreams Through Dog-Opoly, The Game Where You Collect Dogs Instead Of Property

If you daydream about adopting all the dogs, this board game will help you live out your fantasy ...

Dogs Left Out In Freezing Cold Spark Outrage Over Lack Of Animal Safety Laws

While true dog lovers would never leave their pups outside in extreme weather – especially ove...

Mom & Her 6-Year-Old Son Have Helped Hundreds Of “Death Row” Dogs Find Homes

While kindness and selflessness can certainly be taught, some special people just have a natural gif...

11 Dog Breeds With The Highest Prey Drives

Some dogs love to run, others like to retrieve, and some can’t stop themselves from chasing a...

Woman Posts Powerful Message About The Damage “Fake” Service Dogs Can Cause

Lately, the issue of “fake” service dogs has been a hot-button topic of conversation. On...

You Won’t Believe This Clever Dog’s Snow Day Trick

It’s no secret that herding dogs are some of the smartest pups around, and the clever canine i...

Thanks to iHeartDogs.com Customers, Senior Dog Goes From Shelter Kill List To Forever Home

The Second Chance Movement funds the transport of dogs from high-kill shelters and into less crowded...

Here’s How Hundreds Of Pets Were Saved In The Wake Of Hurricane Harvey

Part of each sale through the iHeartDogs store is donated to Greater Good, which helps support ...