Woman Brings Dog To Office For Months, Thinking It’s A Doggy Daycare

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We all make mistakes, but some are certainly more severe than others. For months, one busy dog mom continuously made an embarrassing mistake that she’ll never forget. Somehow, she mixed up an accountant’s office with the doggy daycare across the street. While most would figure out the truth after one visit, this confusion went on far too long. Luckily, everyone involved was kind and amused by the situation, and it’s now something they can laugh about. Sometimes, mistakes end up … Read more

Presidential Service Dog Sully H.W. Bush Honored With Bronze Statue

Sully is a four-year-old Labrador Retriever who came into service at the side of former President George H.W. Bush. He rose to nationwide notoriety when he lay faithfully beside the casket of President Bush throughout the 2018 wake and funeral service of the former President. Now, people will remember Sully H.W. Bush in perpetuity thanks to a recently unveiled bronze statue of the dog that was erected this Veteran’s Day at the America’s VetDogs campus on Long Island. Renowned Sculptor … Read more

Adorable Ginger Kittens Steal Every Heart In Foster Family, Including The Dogs’

Ruby and Max are tiny ginger kittens who found themselves alone beneath a house. When their mom didn’t come back, their cries of distress alerted the homeowner. Thankfully, the person knew just where to turn, bringing the babies to Best Friends Animal Rescue of Northwest Arkansas. Best Friends turned to Paws of Oz for help fostering the small kittens as they needed a skilled foster who could help them grow strong for a forever home. Holly Brookhouser, head of Paws … Read more

16 Dogs That Refuse To Part Ways With Their Favorite Toys. Ever!

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As kids, we probably all had one toy that we couldn’t go anywhere without. But as we got older, we relied on that toy less and less. Those toys will always hold a special place in our hearts, but we no longer need them the way we used to. That’s not how it works for dogs, though. Dogs will always be our furry children, so it’s common for them to have a lifelong toy. While most dogs destroy every toy … Read more

This UPS Driver Has Made So Many Pittie Friends On His Route – Check Out These Adorable Photos!

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Scott Hodges has found a way to combine his passion for dogs with his daily work. This UPS driver has made friends with every furry companion along his route and has made it his mission to bring joy to every pup he passes. Scott has always been an avid animal lover but maintains a soft spot for his favorite breed of dog; Pit Bulls. Scott had a Pit Bull of his own named Sheba for 15 years, during which he … Read more

UPDATE: Drools Gets Adopted After 729 Days In Rural Shelter!

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Drools the Pit Bull and Boxer mix recently had his moment in the spotlight as dog lovers around the world fought to help him find a forever home. On his 716th day at the Conour Animal Shelter, Kacey Widetich and her colleagues with Relay for Rescue moved into the shelter with him. Day after day, they came up with ways to help him find a family. They vowed to sleep at the shelter every night until Drools was adopted. Sure … Read more

Stressed? These Videos Are Scientifically Proven To Help You Relax.

We here at iHeartDogs are always telling you that your dog is the answer to all your problems, but we always try to back it up with scientific proof. Do you often get sick? Your dog can help. Depressed? See a doctor – and your dog about that. Having trouble losing weight? DOG. Your dog is like the cure-all you never knew you needed. Just looking into the eyes of a dog makes us feel better. Most of us would … Read more

Cardiac Alert Dog Dolly Pawton Steals Hearts In Service Of Her Human

Dolly Pawton is a highly skilled cardiac alert dog who has made her way into the hearts of Americans far and wide. She and her human Amy Sherwood have a relationship that goes beyond a typical service dog and handler. Amy and Dolly have been inseparable from the moment Dolly was born. They work, live, and love together every moment of the day and they wouldn’t have it any other way. They hope to show others that service dogs can … Read more

Stray Found Living Under Cars Gives Birth To 8 Pups In Shelter

For dogs, having many babies at once is fairly typical. Some larger dogs can even carry up to 13 puppies at a time. However, bigger litters can sometimes cause some problems for the mama dog. It becomes harder for her to feed all of the babies and keep herself fed and hydrated enough to do that. As a stray without proper nutrition, delivering and raising a healthy litter of puppies can be a major challenge. So, for a very pregnant dog … Read more

Three-Legged Dog Takes Control Of Tiny Selfie Booth

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Everyone loves dog selfies. Although, most dogs are not able to take photos by themselves. They usually need a human to press the button on a phone or camera for them. But a three-legged dog named Scraps doesn’t need anyone to help her out. She’s an independent pup who loves to take glamorous photos on her own terms. Yet, it wouldn’t be possible without the incredible invention her mom created for her. Inventor and YouTube star Simone Giertz created a … Read more

Clever Dogs Use Peepholes To Spy On Their Mom

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If you’re a dog, it’s difficult to be sneaky. When your human comes home, you probably want nothing more than to bark and jump like crazy. But sometimes, it’s better to stay silent and keep to yourself. Luckily, two dogs from Australia have come up with a more secretive way to greet their human. After all, they want to surprise her as she walks through the door. So, these clever dogs use perfectly shaped peepholes to spy on their mom … Read more

Dude And His Adorable Dog Rake In Contest Votes With A Little Help From Their Friends

Agility, superior exhibition of breed characteristics, cuteness, intelligence, goofy tricks–categories range from the serious to the silly when it comes to dog contests. America’s Favorite Pets is one such contest. It picks winners based on digitally-cast votes for favorites in only two categories: dogs and cats. Winston, a super cute French Bulldog, was one of the competitors who made his way all the way to the semi-finals. His dog dad shared an insider’s view of how he made it happen … Read more

Two Service Pups Are Bringing Full Time Joy To Sick Children & Their Families

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Two service dogs named Agnes and Baskin have completed their first week of bringing full-time happiness to MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital. Though their journey at the hospital has just begun, they have already made a huge difference in the lives of their favorite patients. The Dogs For Joy program works with the Dunkin Joy In Childhood Foundation to bring happiness to children’s hospitals. By placing well-trained service dogs in the hospitals full time, they can offer an abundance of … Read more

Sweetest Reunion Video When Injured Climber And Lost Dog Find Each Other

A dog and his human hiking up a mountain is a common sight in Colorado. Full of peaks and trails to climb, the state is brimming with hiking opportunities. Avid nature lovers thrill at a chance to climb a super-high peak. Mount Harvard is one of Colorado’s highest at an elevation of 14,421 feet. A climber and his dog, Stuart recently attempted that climb but things quickly took a terrifying turn. But never fear! In the end, the pair found … Read more

Golden Retriever Puppy Is A Guide Dog For His Blind Big Brother

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Losing one of your senses is tough, and Tao the Golden Retriever knows that all too well. For almost 11 years, he had perfect eyesight and a perfect life. But as he entered his senior years, he faced glaucoma, which eventually took his sight away completely. Tao slowly learned to move around without his sight, but his humans wanted to make the transition as comfortable for him as possible. So, they got him his very own seeing eye puppy named … Read more

Are Irish Wolfhounds Cuddly Horses In Disguise?

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Irish Wolfhounds are one of the most massive dog breeds out there. Oftentimes, they reach 115 to 180 pounds, and their lanky structure only makes them look larger. Despite their size, they’re known for being gentle giants who are more cuddly and laidback than you’d expect. In fact, many dog parents have been sharing hilarious photos of their Irish Wolfhounds. But in many of these photos, these dogs look too giant to even be real. So, it poses an important … Read more

Check Out 25 Hilarious Snapchats Of Dogs Making Their Fur Parents Laugh

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Our canine companions are the light in our lives, and sometimes, even the star of our Snapchats! With our pups being so adorable and always getting themselves into hilarious antics, it’s no wonder so many dogs have stolen the show in their fur parents camera reel. Below we’ve gathered 25 priceless Snapchat photos of doings being goofy, adventurous, and showing us just how special they are! Whether you have a canine friend of your own or not, you won’t be … Read more

Meet “Trooper,” The Puppy Pulled From Wildfire Rubble

For the past few months, wildfires have been raging across the west coast. Acres upon acres burned down, many had no choice but to evacuate, and several communities suffered. Brave and diligent firefighters work hard to curb the damage. They also do search and rescue. As rescue crews examined the damage in Berry Creek, California earlier this month, they made a fortuitous discovery. The Butte County Sheriff’s Department shared on Facebook: “Yesterday, as BCSO deputies and members of BCSO Search and … Read more

Therapy Golden Retrievers Comfort Overworked Firefighters On West Coast

As wildfires continue to rage along the West Coast, firefighters have been working hard to combat them. Battling fires is a physically and mentally exhausting task. These dedicated workers also spend weeks away from their families. If anyone could use the love and support of a therapy dog, it’s these brave firefighters. Two very special Golden Retrievers are doing the important work of providing these hard workers emotional support. First responders often suffer from PTSD and other mental health conditions … Read more

21 Dogs That Prove They’re The Best Thing To Ever Happen To Humans

WARNING: What you’re about to see will melt your heart! These pictures are proof that dogs are too good for us! Make sure you have a good boy to snuggle with at the end. Proceed with caution. Isn’t there a song about this guy? But I would walk 500 miles And I would walk 500 more Just to be the dog who walks a thousand miles To fall down at your door Sorry man, but your best friend is way … Read more

Lost Dog Survives in Cave for 3 Months Before Surfers Find Her

You never know what may happen when you embark on an adventure on the sea. Two surfers recently had a very surprising encounter that perfectly illustrates this idea. A long lost dog, a cave on the beach, two helpful surfers, and a very relieved set of pet parents are the players in this wonderfully “pawsitive” tale. A Hike on the Juan de Fuca Trail Gone Wrong Pet parents and nature lovers, a couple set out with their dog to hike … Read more

Golden Retriever Loves Picking Up Her Chick-Fil-A Order

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Most dogs would gobble up their human’s fast food in a heartbeat. But Ellie the Golden Retriever knows better. She’d much rather help her human than steal his food. So, she has been delivering food to him during the coronavirus pandemic. Nick, Ellie’s dad, just has to wait in the curbside pickup area. Then, Ellie rushes to go grab the food as he waits. For some reason, she adores this simple task, and she gets excited whenever they near her … Read more

Precious Police Pup Uses A Unique Skill To Calm Serious Situations

Cooper the Black Lab isn’t a law enforcement dog, and he’s not quite a therapy dog. He’s more like a crisis assistant, helping to bridge the gap between law enforcement and mental health professionals. He works with the Vermont State Police alongside his human partner, Nicholas Tebbetts of Northwestern Counseling and Support Services. “Cooper has responded to a lot of fatal accidents, accidental fatals, completed suicides, we support DCF in certain situations with kids and everyone is just drawn to … Read more

Every Night, Loving Dad Tucks In Rescue Pup He Didn’t Want

Dads are notorious for saying they don’t want a dog. Then, when they actually get to know a dog, they fall in love. Many of them won’t admit it, but they were wrong about not wanting a furry friend in the first place. For one particular father, he had a specific reason for not wanting a dog. He recently lost a four-legged family member, and he insisted that he didn’t want another. His daughter, Alice Garrido Gallardo, knew the truth, … Read more

Rescuer Builds Puppies An Elaborate Castle With A Moat

YouTuber “Wilderness TV” found an amazing application for his natural crafting ability. This thoughtful man builds incredible homes for homeless animals to live in. And I don’t mean just your run of the mill miniature barn style dog houses. His creations are fantastic interactive doggie living spaces. Recently, he found 4 abandoned puppies in a cave about 1 km away from his home in Thailand. He decided that these little dogs deserved the best, and he was going to make … Read more

Adopted Girl Raises Funds to Help Senior Dogs Get Adopted

Meena Kumar is a 14-year-old hero and philanthropist. She knows firsthand how adoption changes lives. Meena herself was adopted. Now, she has donated an impressive $14,000 to Muttville, a senior dog rescue organization, to help ensure some special dogs get their forever family, just like she did. Abandoned in a Basket at 9 Months Old Meena was a 9-month-old baby when she was found in a basket on a college campus in Pune, India. Abandoned, she was placed in the … Read more

Dog Dating App Matches You With The Perfect Rescue Dog

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When some families get a new dog, they get so hung up on looks. They get their heart set on the perfect breed and assume all dogs of that breed will be the same. But that couldn’t be further from the truth! All dogs are unique, regardless of what their breed description says. So, a woman named Mary Ann Zeman came up with a way for families to search for a dog based on personality and needs, not looks or … Read more

Border Collies Working To Replant Forests Destroyed By Wildfire

Border Collies are known for their focus and drive to work.  A group of these herding dogs in Chili is working to make a major impact on the environment. And they are having a blast while doing it! Wildfires Wiped Out Large Areas of Forest In 2017, wildfires swept through the forests across the entire country of Chile. Recorded as the worst wildfires in the country’s history, more than 1.4 million acres of forest were burned. Evacuations were necessary, at … Read more

Lost Dog Makes 57-Mile Journey Across State Lines To Family’s Old House

All too often we see stories about missing dogs that break our hearts but this one will give you all the feels! A Yellow Lab/Border Collie mix by the name of Cleo has a remarkable sense of direction and an even more remarkable story to go along with it. Cleo and her family had moved from Missouri to Kansas, a span of 57 miles and two years prior, to be exact. When Cleo recently went missing, her family desperately began … Read more

NEW Dog “Dating Show” Matches Adopters With Their Perfect Pooch

All dog lovers have an image of the perfect pup in their mind. Unfortunately, the physical traits we find cutest do not always match up with the personality traits that suit our lifestyle. The Dog House, which premiers this week on the streaming platform HBO Max, showcases a new method of pet adoption. Described as “doggy dating,” these matching techniques are designed to help adopters avoid the usual pitfalls. The show takes place at the Wood Green Animals Charity in … Read more