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    The Shelter Dog is Chosen Over the Labrador Retriever as Ohio’s Official State Dog!

    Did you know that of all 50 United States, only 12 have named official state dogs? Most have chosen breeds that have roots based within their state lines. But Ohio recently joined the party, bringing the number of states with official dogs to 13, and they...

      UPDATE: Petco Continues to Mislead but Adds Free Trade-In Event to Draw In Customers

      This weekend, May 18-19, pet supply giant Petco is offering customers who are members of their loyalty program Pals Rewards an opportunity to trade in a can or bag of dog or cat food that contains artificial ingredients for “a free artificial-free...

        PetCo Promised To “Turn Their Backs On Artificial Ingredients” – So Why Didn’t They?

        “Bye Bye Bad Stuff: At Petco, we have set the new standard in nutrition by eliminating...

          Is The FDA Doing Enough To Keep Euthanasia Drugs Out Of Your Dog’s Food?

          In 2017, Evanger’s Pet Food issued a voluntary recall on some of their canned diets after...

            RSPCA Study Shows People are Adopting Dogs Based on Looks for Social Media “Likes”

            What’s important to you when you’re looking to adopt a pet? Some of us want a pal who is going...

              Paranormal Pups: Can Your Dog See Ghosts?

              You’re hanging out at home doing nothing in particular when something seems to catch your...

                I Fed My Dogs Fresh Food for 30-Days – Here’s What Happened

                You and I have something in common. I guarantee it. We both love dogs, and we both want...

                  Proposed NC Bill Would Ban Animal Abusers From Adopting More Pets

                  Two North Carolina state senators have proposed a bill to reduce animal abuse in their state....

                    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...

                      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...

                        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...