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    2018 Top 10 Most Popular Dog Breeds in the U.S.

    For the 28th consecutive year, Labrador retrievers were named the most popular breed in the U.S. by the American Kennel Club. Moving up quickly through the ranks is the German shorthanded pointer. But the all time favorite has to be the beagle. Currently...

      Iditarod Start Reignites Debate About Sled Dog Welfare

      The Iditarod kicked off last weekend in Anchorage, Alaska, and as it does every year, it’s gotten sports enthusiasts and animal activists at odds. The Iditarod Sled Dog Race has been held annually since 1973 and covers 938 miles between Anchorage and...

        Sham Rescue Accused of Animal Abuse, Money Scams, and Breeding Rescue Dogs

        Warning – this story is frustrating, crazy, and 100% outrageously true. We recently found out...

          Science Explains How Your Dog REALLY Feels About You

          Attempting to understand the emotional lives of dogs has been a hot topic of scientific study...

            10 Easy Ways To Stop Your Dog From Begging

            It’s a scene we’ve all been party to a million times or more. The table is set, the family is...

              Veteran’s Service Dog Attacked By Groomer – Tail Amputated

              My nightmare! And I know I’m not alone. I love getting my pups groomed. Shiny,...

                Why Does My Dog Eat Tissues?

                Is your dog constantly performing an at-home dumpster dive for some less than appetizing...

                  Let Science Uncover The Secret To Your Dog’s Ideal Diet – In His Poop!

                  There is a vast army of microorganisms living inside your dog’s digestive system. These...

                    9 Things Only People Who Have Rescued A Dog Understand

                    I’ll say it…my rescue dog rescued me. I’m not perfect. We all have issues,...

                      5 Indisputable Reasons You Need Another Dog

                      Should you get another dog? People who have one pup may come up with a plethora of excuses for...

                        5 Reasons Science Says Your Dog Should Sleep in Your Bed

                        It’s eleven o’clock at night. Do you know where your dog is? If you are anything like the group...

                          Do Dogs Have A Concept Of Time?

                          “You’re good doggies. I’ll be back soon.” Ever said that? Those were my...

                            8 Ways Your Dog Says “I Love You”

                            There is a large body of scientific evidence to support that dogs do indeed love their people....

                              Volunteers Wanted: Must Want To Drink Wine And Feed Shelter Dogs

                              Love Dogs. Drink Wine. What could be more relaxing than spending some quality with your pup?...

                                Dealing With The Loss Of A Dog? Here Are 10 Tips To Help You Grieve

                                Dealing with the loss of a dog can feel impossible. Here are some tips to help manage the pain....

                                  15 Things Your Dog Wants You To Know

                                  Whether you’re a first-time dog owner or you’ve had dogs your entire life, there...

                                    What To Do If You See A Dog With A Yellow Ribbon

                                    Have you ever walked past a dog with a yellow ribbon tied around its collar and wondered what...

                                      PETITION- Military Dog Families Destroyed By New United Flight Pet Regulations

                                      Last May, iHeartDogs reported on the new PetSafe pet transportation policies set forth by...

                                        This Is How Your Dog Chooses Their Favorite Person

                                        You would think that a dog’s favorite person would be whoever gives them the most food and...

                                          Improve Your Dog’s Health And Get To Know Him Better Than Ever With Animo!

                                          The fitness tech game is continually changing the way many of us exercise, eat, and live. Being...

                                            Labels Like Mutt And Mixed Breed Are Out, American Shelter Dog Is In

                                            For millions of shelter dogs across the country, labels matter. Dogs are labeled almost as soon...

                                              Getting A Puppy For Christmas: Problem Or Opportunity For Animal Shelters?

                                              A muffled bark, the slight shaking of a suspicious-looking package—families everywhere will...

                                                Why Do Veterinarians Take Your Dog To “The Back”?

                                                Chances are your veterinarian has asked to take your dog to “the back” at one time...

                                                  What Florida’s Greyhound Racing Ban Means For The Dogs

                                                  Amendment 13 to the Florida constitution passed 69-31 in Tuesday’s midterm elections,...

                                                    Can Dogs Forget The People They Love?

                                                    When you have to leave home and your dog, or if your dog is lost for an extended period of...

                                                      Shelter Operator Who Opened Her Doors To Displaced Pets During Hurricane Florence Is Facing Charges For Her Good Deed

                                                      UPDATE: The county has dropped the charges against Tammie Hedges. District Attorney Matthew...

                                                        8 Things You Should Know About Service Dog Etiquette

                                                        Service dogs are becoming a more common sight, which is great news for both dogs and the people...

                                                          Mom Investigated By Child Services For Letting 8-Year-Old Walk The Dog Alone

                                                          This is not the kind of story iHeartDogs typically covers. In fact, it doesn’t have much...

                                                            Found Dog Is Claimed By Two Different Families — Who Should Take Her Home?

                                                            Five years ago, a dog named Molly went missing from her home in St. Louis, MO. Her owner, Jason...

                                                              Atlanta Airport Officials Explain $3.9 Million Price Tag For Dog Bathrooms

                                                              Atlanta’s Hartford-Jackson International Airport had some explaining to do to their city...