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    After over 1,450 Days in a Shelter, Penny Just Wants a Forever Home. And a Tennis Ball.

    There’s a dog for every person. But sadly, there doesn’t seem to be a person for every dog. This truly appears to be the case for sweet Penny. She has spent most of her 5 1/2 years of life in a shelter with over 750 days at the Wenatchee...

      Dedicated Rescuer “Shacks Up” With Shelter Dog To Help Her Find A Home

      Scott Poore is on a mission to help every Kansas shelter dog find a forever home – one pooch at a time. His current project is a 3-year-old Terrier mix named Queen. She has spent more than 400 days at the Great Plains SPCA awaiting adoption. Poore...

        Stray Followed Woman Everywhere On Vacation, So Now She’s Taking Her Home!

        When traveling, there is a chance that you will come across some stray animals during your...

          Disney Donates Bedding and Blankets to Dogs Rescued from the Bahamas

          Hurricane Dorian was an unfortunate situation for many. Sadly, this includes the dogs that were...

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            Agatha Has Fought For Survival For So Long. Let’s Find Her A Forever Home.

            In honor of Adopt a Less Adoptable Pet Week, we are helping to bring attention to some of the...

              Pup Who Lost His Fur To Neglect May Be “Less Adoptable,” But Not Unlovable

              At a glance, you may not always be able to tell that a dog has been neglected. You may see big,...

                Some People Say Pappy Will Never Find A Home. Let’s Prove Them Wrong.

                This week is Adopt a Less Adoptable Pet Week. Shelters are full of wonderful dogs that need...

                  Meet Yoyoma: a “Diamond in the Ruff”

                  September 16th through the 22nd is Adopt a Less Adoptable Pet Week! This event might sound a...

                    Suspected Puppy Mill with 80 Dogs Found in Virginia

                    Fauquier County Animal Control received an anonymous tip about a suspected puppy mill in...

                      Three Unfortunate Things Keep This Sweet Boy From Finding A Happy Home

                      Every year since 2009, Petfinder.com has celebrated Adopt A Less Adoptable Pet Week to help...

                        After 11 Years In A Puppy Mill, Rescued Senior Dog Finally Rests In A Bed

                        When greed and selfish motives overcome love and compassion, the result is almost always...

                          Michigan Is Now A “No-Kill” Shelter State. Here’s What That Means.

                          Euthanasia in shelters is not something we really want to have to think about. Thankfully today...

                            Man Saves Beagle Tethered to a Tree During Hurricane Dorian

                            Hurricane Dorian pummeled the Bahamas and the eastern United States just last week. The storm...

                              News Crew Filming Hurricane Stops to Rescue Injured Pup

                              While a terrible storm like Hurricane Dorian can be devastating for people and their...

                                UPDATE: Clear the Shelters 2019 – You Made A Difference In Over 160,000 Lives

                                Drum roll, please! So far, the 5th annual Clear the Shelters event accounted for over 160,000...

                                  These Stuffed Toys Help Save Shelter Dogs & Teach Kids The Importance Of Rescue

                                  Are you searching for the perfect gift for the young dog lover in your life? Look no further...

                                    Viral Story About Abused Pup Takes An Upsetting Turn When Truth Comes Out

                                    An injured dog named Dani was brought into the Twin Maples Veterinary Hospital in Ohio because...

                                      Abused Dog Overcomes All Odds And Helps Raise Over $10,000 For Shelter Dogs

                                      People are capable of the most unthinkable acts, especially when it comes to animals. A...

                                        Donated Food From Your IHD Purchases Helped Ottie Lose Weight & Find His Forever Home

                                        Part of each sale through the iHeartDogs store is donated to Greater Good, which helps support...

                                          7-Year-Old Dog Pit Bull Spent Over 1,000 Days in a Shelter. Will He Find His Furever Home?

                                          A resident of Valley Animal Center in Fresno, CA for 1,001 days (that’s almost 3 years...

                                            Abandoned By His Family, Your IHD Purchases Saved Kilo From Certain Death

                                            Part of each sale through the iHeartDogs store is donated to Greater Good, which helps support...

                                              Adoptable Dr. Crosby Needs Your Help!

                                              Calling all dog lovers! We need your help! Dr. Crosby is a sweet, well-trained and behaved boy...

                                                Man Handcrafts His Fur Family with the “Least Adoptable” Dogs

                                                From Darkness into the Light After a hard loss of one of his fur babies that left an emptiness...

                                                  Forget Burt Reynolds and Tom Selleck. Meet This Adorable Shelter Dog…Salvador Dolly!

                                                  An insanely adorable puppy is breaking the internet with her “handlebar mustache.”...

                                                    This Dog Was So Matted He Could Hardly Walk – But Just Look At Him Now!

                                                    Officials at the Richmond SPCA consider Lionheart to be one of the worst neglect cases they...

                                                      Retired Nurse Adopts Senior Dogs & Spoils Them Rotten In Their Final Days

                                                      Every dog deserves love, respect, and a little bit of pampering at the end of their lives....

                                                        UPDATES: See the Happy Endings to These 10 Popular iHeartDogs Rescue Stories

                                                        The best stories have happy endings, and if we had it our way, every dog would be living...

                                                          Hotels Help Local Rescues Become Lobby Dogs and Find Forever Homes

                                                          Hotels around the country are finding a unique way to improve guest experiences and the lives...

                                                            Angel Gives Great Dane With Terminal Cancer The Best Gift Ever

                                                            Imagine if you will, finding a special someone that makes your soul smile. Someone who lights...

                                                              UPDATE: Adorable Rescued Great Dane Puppy Gets a New Leg and New Life – and Now a New Family!

                                                              Do you remember Rosie? In 2015 iHeartDogs shared the story of a little Great Dane pup who lost...