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    Want a Breed Like A Golden Retriever, But Not Quite? See These 4 Similar Dog Breeds.

    Golden Retrievers have been one of America’s favorite dogs for years and years. You’ll find them near the top of any “Most Popular Breeds” list for any year and it’s not without reason! Goldens tend to have several wonderful qualities that make them ideal...

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      Man Claims Airline Wouldn’t Allow Dog to Board Because He’s “Too Heavy” – Airline Says It Was Trying to Keep Him Safe

      What started out as a holiday weekend for a man traveling with his dog, ended in a war of words between him and an airline. A reporter attempted to travel with his dog to Washington, DC for the Fourth of July. He ran into some trouble with the airline...

        Can Human Psychology Help Shelter Dogs Find The Right Homes?

        Potential adopters tend to enter animal shelters with some idea of their perfect pup. However,...

          CDC Issues Warning: Human Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Pig Ear Dog Treats

          45 people in 13 different states have come down with a multi drug-resistant strain of...

            The Yulin Dog Meat Festival: A History Of Suffering & Controversy

            June 21, 2019 marks the start of the 10th annual Yulin “Lychee and Dog Meat” festival. Tucked...

              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...

                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...

                  WARNING: This Common Dog Toy Turned Deadly For Young Golden Retriever

                  Dogs absolutely love to play tug of war. The toy of choice for many dogs and people who love to...

                    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...

                            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,...

                                          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?...

                                            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...

                                              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...

                                                  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...

                                                      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...