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    Adorable New Puppy Helps Mend Hearts Broken by Tragedy

    When Miguel and Ada Rojas stepped out into the warmth of a South Florida morning, they had no idea what lay in store for them. Both nearing 90, the West Miami couple expected a slow, relaxing walk with their 3-year-old Chihuahua, Gucci. Beneath the...

      Mailman’s Best Friend Leaves Lasting Legacy After Passing Away

      We have seen dogs that go absolutely berserk when the mail gets delivered. Barking, jumping, and high alert pacing are par for the course in these daily disturbances. Postal worker Fernando Barboza came up with a simple, but genius, way to make the dogs...

        Rescuer Comforts Dying Stray Through The Night So He Won’t Pass Away Alone

        At iHeartDogs we love to bring you heartwarming and uplifting stories. However, we also think...

          This Is What You Must Know About The Rainbow Bridge

          For many of us with dogs, we’ve already known the unbearable sense of loss when faced with the...

            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....

              6 Things Your Deceased Dog Would Want You To Know

              At iHeartDogs.com we often write about coping with the loss of a beloved pet. We do this...

                Girl Says Goodbye To The Senior Dog She Grew Up With In Sweet Video

                Making the decision and knowing when it’s time to help your dog pass is never easy. It’s often...

                  Hospice Care For Dogs: Is It The Right Choice For You & Your Pooch?

                  Hospice care for dogs is a relatively new concept. Sadly, the word hospice often carries a...

                    Georgia Firefighter Remembers Late Dog Who Changed His Life, “She Was Everything To Me”

                    One dog can make a thousand happy memories. Dogs fill a few years with kisses, cuddles, happy...

                      Woman Creates Stunning Memorial Quilt Using Her Dearly Departed Dogs’ Scarves

                      The sorrow that we feel when we lose a pet can seem never-ending. But we often find comfort in...

                        Dog’s Beach Day Turns Deadly When He Ingests Too Much Saltwater

                        A heartbroken Florida dog dad hopes his tragic story can help raise awareness to the risks of...

                          4 Unforgettable Ways To Honor The Life of a Dog Who Passed Away

                          Dogs’ lives aren’t nearly long enough. In fact, I think that’s their only...

                            Why The Death of a Pet Can Be Even More Painful Than The Death Of A Relative

                            Has a friend ever confided in you that the loss of their pet caused more grief than the death...

                              Actor & Animal Advocate Ian Somerhalder Says Goodbye To Beloved Rescue Dog

                              Vampire Diaries star Ian Somerhalder and his family said goodbye to one of their beloved rescue...

                                Bucket List Buddies Are Making Their Last Days On Earth Worth Every Second

                                Hearing bad news is devastating, but it always helps to have a friend by your side. Two dogs, a...

                                  A Guide To Creating The Ultimate Bucket List For Your Aging Senior Dog

                                  Facing the mortality of our senior dogs is a heartbreaking reality that inspires many loving...

                                    Grieving Firefighter Rescues Pup One Day After Losing Her Own Dog

                                    The day after saying goodbye to one of her own beloved dogs, Captain Kelly Jernigan of the...

                                      The Ugly Truth About Cloning Your Dog

                                      The first successful dog cloning took place in 2005 when Snuppy, an Afghan Hound puppy, was...

                                        How To Be Your Dog’s Advocate When She’s Facing A Serious Illness

                                        It’s a moment every pet parent dreads: your dog has been diagnosed with a serious...

                                          Grieving Dog Mom Warns Others Of Household Suffocation Risk

                                          Doting dog mom Christina Young found out the hard way that an everyday kitchen item can become...

                                            Boy Pens The Sweetest Sympathy Card To Teacher Mourning The Loss Of Her Dog

                                            Mrs. Dunne, a teacher in Glasgow, Scotland, often shared photos and stories of her beloved...

                                              Woman Blames Tainted Dog Food For The Death Of Her Beloved Schnauzer

                                              Earlier this month, ABC 7 in Washington D.C. broke a shocking story. After several reports of...

                                                Grieving Pet Parents Start Group To Provide Support Before, During, And After Pet Loss

                                                In February of 2012, Kathryn Jennings and her family were becoming overwhelmed by the stress of...

                                                  How Much Do Dogs Understand About Death?

                                                  I spent nearly half my life working as a veterinary technician. During that time I helped many...

                                                    Woman Posts Heartbreaking Tribute To Her Dying Dog On Twitter

                                                    When 21-year-old Amy Thompson found out her family’s beloved Golden Retriever, Archie,...

                                                      Why Losing A Dog Can Be Even More Painful Than The Death Of A Loved One

                                                      Has a friend ever confided in you that the loss of their dog caused more grief than the death...

                                                        UPDATE: Charges Brought Against Woman Who Kept “Euthanized” Dog For 5 Months

                                                        Updated 10/30/17: The Monmouth County, NJ branch of the SPCA has brought charges of animal...

                                                          Dog Mom’s Heart Literally Breaks After Losing Her Beloved Pup

                                                          For Texas dog lover Joanie Simpson, the loss of her beloved Yorkie Meha was almost more than...

                                                            8 Ways To Help Your Dog Deal With The Grief Of Losing A Family Pet

                                                            The death of a beloved pet is devastating to the entire family, including the other pets in the...

                                                              Mourning Family Warns Other Dog Owners After A Day At The Lake Turns Deadly

                                                              A heartbroken California family is mourning the loss of their dog after a fun-filled day at the...