The Ultimate 2021 iHeartDogs Holiday Gift Guide

The days are getting shorter, and the evenings hold a chill. That means Christmas can’t be far away! Have you started shopping yet? Whether you’re already halfway through your list or maybe you’re looking for great ideas, we’ve got you covered when it comes to gifts for dog lovers and their dogs with the 2021 Holiday Gift Guide! Check out this ultimate list of gift ideas that are perfect for family, friends and coworkers. And, don’t forget to put your … Read more

Why CBD Oil Might Be Your Dog’s Best Friend During Fireworks

Fireworks are an important part of many of our holiday celebrations, but not everyone in the family is excited about these displays of color and sound. When you see pretty lights in the sky, your dog experiences all the worst kinds of fear. Keeping your pup at home, closing all the doors and windows, and wrapping them up in an anti-anxiety scarf are all ways to help them cope with fireworks. For dogs with serious anxiety, however, it might be … Read more

Why I’ll Never Give My Dog Any Other Allergy Supplement EVER again.

We all want our dogs to live the longest, healthiest lives possible. There are many products out there to help us with that, so many that it makes your head spin. Let me tell you how I made the spinning stop with the only allergy supplement my (and your) dog will ever need. The new iHeartDogs® Happy, Healthy™ Allergy & Itch Relief for Dogs supplement not only goes to work on the root causes of your dog’s allergies, it contributes to … Read more

Have You Heard Of “Nature’s Benadryl”? It’s Changing How We Think Of Dog Allergies.

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Many dogs suffer from allergic reactions, including itching, inflammation, and difficulties breathing. But your pup doesn’t have to keep hurting. There are lots of ingredients that can manage allergy symptoms. Quercetin for dogs is just one of the many additives that can make allergy and itch supplements work like magic. iHeartDogs’ Happy, Healthy™ Allergy & Itch Relief for Dogs uses quercetin and many other beneficial ingredients to fight dog allergy symptoms. So, if your dog won’t stop itching, it’s time … Read more

They Call Them “Shrooms” For Dogs – And They Help Boost Their Immune System

What if I told you your dog could use some shrooms in their diet? Yes, of course, “shrooms” is a loaded term for us humans who think of a certain psychoactive kind of “magic mushroom.” But do you know about “shrooms” for dogs – Reishi Mushrooms – and the myriad of ways they can help your dog’s health and immunity? Let’s dive a little deeper into what these “shrooms” are and why giving your dog Reishi Mushroom supplements can be … Read more

I Gave My Dog Shrooms For Allergies. Here’s What Happened.

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Your dog shouldn’t have to itch themselves until their skin is raw. But for dogs with allergies, skin irritation and other allergic reactions are hard to avoid. Luckily, building up a healthy immune system can help relieve allergic reactions. There are lots of ingredients that can boost immune systems, including reishi mushrooms for dogs. Reishi mushrooms are among the many beneficial ingredients found in iHeartDogs’ Happy, Healthy™ Allergy & Itch Relief Chews. These “shrooms” are safe for dogs to eat. … Read more

If Your Dog Has Painful Skin Itchiness, Put This In Their Food!

They may be a different species, but dogs can experience many of the same ailments as humans. Allergies, for one thing, can plague many dogs too. They also don’t possess the restraint to stop scratching or nibbling (hey, some humans don’t either), which can have consequences of its own. As the one responsible for your dog’s food and medical needs, it’s up to you to ensure they get the ingredients they need to maintain a healthy immune system. These immune-boosting … Read more

Verdict Is In – Here’s The #1 Way To Help Eliminate Your Pup’s Allergies

When your pup has allergies, no one is happy. It can be heartbreaking to see your dog itch over and over again, only to make the irritation worse. There are plenty of ways to eliminate dog allergies, such as using a hypoallergenic shampoo or feeding an allergy-friendly diet. But what if you’ve tried everything with no success? The new iHeartDogs® Happy, Healthy™ Allergy & Itch Relief for Dogs is the answer to your pup’s uncontrollable itching. It’s a tasty treat … Read more

Have You Noticed Your Dog Is Slower To Rise? Try Giving This Daily

Is your dog less active or having trouble with everyday activities like rising after sleeping, climbing stairs, and hopping in and out of the car? Pain caused by the degeneration of joint tissue is very common in older dogs. While pharmaceutical drugs offer relief, they also carry the risk of serious side effects leading many vets and pet parents to seek out natural supplements like Glucosamine, Chondroitin and MSM. Cartilage – the moist, spongy tissue that cushions the joints – … Read more

It’s Known As “Mother’s Milk” And It’s Drastically Improving Allergies In Dogs

In all creatures, allergies can be a complicated beast. While we still don’t have a complete idea about what causes them, science has made great strides in treating them. One method found to be particularly effective in treating canine allergies is the use of “Mother’s Milk,” aka colostrum, for dogs. Colostrum offers many physical benefits to your dog, especially when it comes to treating allergies and their symptoms. Here’s everything you need to know about this nutrient-packed substance used in … Read more

The 75 Best Holiday Gift Ideas For Dogs & Dog Lovers

#75 – This “Christmas Miracle” bracelet that provides food for an entire shelter! With each purchase of this beautiful beaded bracelet, you’ll fund 30 healthy meals for shelter dogs through GreaterGood.org. $19.99, available here.   #74 – Collagen Sticks are a healthy alternative to traditional rawhide, free from additives and chemicals and easy for dogs to digest. These treats are high protein, low fat chews made from the soft, deepest layer of beef skin, which is packed with healthy, natural … Read more

Kabo Review: Canada’s New Fresh Dog Food Delivery Brand

Since the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak, fresh dog food delivery in Canada has grown dramatically over the past few months. As more Canadians embrace online pet food purchases, we have partnered with Kabo, Canada’s largest fresh dog food delivery network. Kabo takes creating healthy dog food very seriously and answers the most common questions about ordering your dog food online. So, why is Kabo Fresh Dog Food the best choice for your dog? It’s Made with the Highest Quality Ingredients from … Read more

25 Hot Christmas Gifts For 2021 That Will Sell Out Fast

25. These “Christmas Miracle” Tree Toppers Where Every Purchase Feeds 30 Shelter Pets! Such a cute idea… make a dog your Christmas tree topper! After all, they are angels right?! $29.99, available here.     24. These pawdorable solar powered paw lights. We all know it- dogs light up our lives! Put these cute lights in your garden to enjoy year around. $19.99, available here.     23. Forever My Guardian Angel Pup Garden Solar Light The rustic stone effect finish … Read more

12 Pawdorable Christmas Decor Items That Will Make Your Guests Say WOW

  1. A ‘Christmas Miracle’ Tree Topper This beautiful holiday decoration is actually a miracle for an entire shelter. That’s because every one purchased provides 30 meals to shelter dogs. Can be used as a Christmas tree topper or a decoration on a shelf, mantle, or table.$29.99, available here. There’s also a kitty version as well! 2. A Christmas Dog Treat Advent Calendar Start a new tradition your pup will love! $19.99, available here.    3. This incredibly adorable set … Read more

Try One of the Most Popular Canine Joint Pain Supplements for Under $15

Can Your Senior Begin ‘Acting Like a Puppy Again’?! We have a saying here at iHeartDogs. We created it because we started hearing the same thing over and over again when it came to our canine joint supplement product. It goes something like this. A customer with an older dog tries our Advanced Hip & Joint chews. They usually have tried a product before, but they either didn’t see results, or their dog refused to eat it. They try our … Read more

The Complete Natural Remedies Guide For Itchy Dogs And Dogs With Allergic Skin Reactions

Did you know that almost a quarter of all vet visits are due to skin problems like itching and allergies? It’s the number one reason for a trip to the veterinarian. Dogs can suffer all sorts of skin-related problems, and itchiness and discomfort are just the beginning. Wounds that won’t heal, such as hot spots or lick granulomas; chronic yeast or bacterial infections; and even hair loss can result from itchiness and allergies. Listening to your dog scratching all night … Read more

The Top 7 Questions Around Doggy Dental Health – ANSWERED

It may never have occurred to you to brush your dog’s teeth before, or maybe you’ve tried but your dog hates the toothbrush. Is it really that important to brush your dog’s teeth? What happens if you don’t do anything about your pup’s dental health? You may have lots of questions about doggy dental health, and we aim to provide you with answers. Here are the answers to the top 7 questions about how and why you need to care … Read more

5 Strategies For Helping Your Dog Deal With Thunderstorm Anxiety

You can get to feeling pretty helpless watching your dog freak out during a thunderstorm. Nobody likes the loud, sudden noises, but your dog’s sensitive hearing makes it outright unbearable. Your dog may show his fear in a number of ways, and it’s best to watch for these signs of fear and anxiety before you try to approach or engage him – a dog can become aggressive with even the people he loves most when he’s scared or stressed. You … Read more

7 Things You Didn’t Know About Your Dog’s Ears (But Should!)

Our dogs are adorable from their heads to their toes, but almost any dog lover will tell you that there’s something about a pup’s ears that are simply irresistible! Whether it’s because they’re one of the softest parts of a pooch, they’re a “sweet spot” for scratches, or they lend themselves to many endearing expressions, a dog’s ears are part of what makes them unique. While pup pawrents aren’t expected to know everything about their furry friends’ ears, there are a … Read more

The Easiest Way To Help Your Dog Maintain His Dental Health

It’s a sad fact that more than 80% of dogs have periodontal disease (problems with the teeth and gums) by the time they’re 3 years old. Most of those dogs will show no signs of pain or problems, either, unless you really know what to look for. What’s the big deal, anyway? Actually, failing to care for your dog’s teeth and gums can cause a wide variety of health problems that can affect more than just his mouth. Let’s look … Read more

Can Treats Provide Nutrition In Your Dog’s Diet?

Caring for your dog is about more than giving them love and attention, it’s about keeping them in the best health possible. As our dogs grow, and especially as they begin to age, we become more and more concerned with their comfort and well-being, and many dog owners begin to question whether they’re giving their dogs everything they need. Diets can be tricky – our dogs have just as many dietary dos and don’ts as we do, and finding the … Read more

3 Things That Can Help Your Senior Dog Avoid Dementia

Did you know that cognitive dysfunction syndrome, also called dog dementia, affects a large percentage of our fur children? More than a quarter (28%) of all dogs between the ages of 11 and 12 show at least one symptom of cognitive impairment. By the time a dog reaches 15, more than two-thirds (68%) of all dogs show at least one symptom and more than a third (35%) display at least 2 symptoms of cognitive decline. Luckily, there are some things you … Read more

Stuck Inside Due To The Weather? Treat Your Pup To This Super Stimulating Dog Activity!

Do you dread rainy days? The weather forecast might put a damper on your whole day before the first drops start falling if you have an energetic dog. It means canceled walks. No trips to the dog park. And a dog with so much pent up energy it could fill the whole house. You know that if you don’t have a stimulating dog activity planned for him, he’ll find something to do on his own. And that something that might … Read more

Hone Your Dog’s Scent Skills So He Can “See” The World Through His Nose

According to the experts, dogs “see” the world through their noses. While most people depend on sight, a dog’s scent skills are their primary way of experiencing their surroundings. “They might look at someone with their eyes; as you approach, they look at you,” world renowned dog cognition specialist, Alexandra Horowitz says. “But then once they’ve noticed that there’s something with their eyes, they use smell to tell that it’s you.” Through vision, humans are able to take in what … Read more

How Snuffle Mats Can Function As Slow Feeders

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When your chow hound can inhale a meal faster than it took you to dish it out, you know you need to slow things down. Slow feeder bowls are the most well-known way to do this, but eager eaters still manage to gulp their food. Eating too fast is a dangerous habit that can cause anything from vomiting to life-threatening bloat. You need to find a way to slow down your dog, but that doesn’t mean spending hundreds of dollars … Read more

Why You Should Never Ignore Dandruff On Your Dog

We humans aren’t the only ones who can suffer from a flaky, itchy scalp. Our dogs can too, only they get dandruff all over! Aside from being uncomfortable and shedding flakes all over dark surfaces, this skin condition can be indicative of some other underlying problems that shouldn’t be ignored. Common Causes of Dandruff in Dogs: 1. Allergies Whether environmental or food-related, allergies can affect skin by making it itchy, irritated, and yes, dry and flaky. 2. Dry Air If … Read more

How To Safely And Naturally Remedy Hyperkeratosis

Canine hyperkeratosis isn’t life threatening and it’s not always easy to identify, but that doesn’t mean it should be ignored. Hyperkeratosis is a condition where the skin on a dog’s nose or paw pads becomes especially thick and hard. It can cause painful callouses, and foot pad hyperkeratosis is often called “hairy dog feet” because of the way the skin cracks and separates. It can lead to infections, lameness, and general discomfort, and while there is no cure, treatment is … Read more

Why You Need To Brush Your Dog’s Teeth Daily

Daily toothbrushing is one of the most important things you can do for your pup’s health, yet very few dog owners make it part of their routine. Nobody wants another daily chore, but brushing is vital to ensuring your furry best friend’s mouth – and body – stay healthy and pain-free as long as possible. “It’s very important, maybe more so than what I do,” says veterinary dentist, Thoulton W. Surgeon. “What I do, in terms of removing calculus and … Read more

5 Stylish Home Decor Items To Make Life Easier For Senior Dogs

Senior dogs often find it increasingly difficult to navigate stairs, slippery floors, and high furniture. In addition to these potential hazards, basic routines like eating and napping may put strain on aging joints. Luckily, keeping your senior dog comfortable and secure is as simple as updating your decor. The following products not only ensure your home is a safe haven for your older pooch, they also enhance your style! 1. Anti-Skid Rugs When shopping for senior dog decor, anti-skid rugs … Read more

6 Tips For Making Your Dog’s Kennel Comfy

Your dog’s kennel should be a safe, comfortable space where he goes to relax instead of throwing him inside when it’s time for you to leave him alone. A bare kennel isn’t exactly the most inviting environment for your fur child. Here are 6 tips for making your dog’s kennel a comfy bedroom instead of a bare prison cell. #1 – Make sure it’s big enough Your pup should be able to stand up, turn around, and stretch out comfortably in … Read more