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    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 it is important to tell the sad tales sometimes, too. Devoted animal rescuers like Janine Guido do not have the option to turn away. They cannot simply scroll...

      Maui Humane Society Hosts Their First Shelter Slumber Party!

      Have you ever really considered what it must be like to sleep in a shelter? Volunteers at the Maui Humane Society got to experience it for just one night when they snuggled up to shelter dogs at the MHS’s first ever Shelter Slumber Party! Director of...

        200 Dogs Rescued From South Korean Meat Farm Are On To Better Lives

        Humane Society International is working to save dogs across Asia from theft, illegal transport,...

          Boy Sells Rocks To Care For Adopted Beagle With “Broken Heart”

          From the beginning, 9-year-old Lex had his heart set on a puppy of his own. He had already...

            Dog Stays On Snowy Train Tracks To Care For Injured Friend Until Help Arrives

            Ukraine’s winters are harsh, especially if you’re a lost dog. Worse than being...

              Golden Retriever Bobby with sliced face

              Lucky Pup Survives Vicious Attack by Cowardly Bullies

              Trigger warning: a pup was harmed in this story. If you can’t stand the thought of a dog...

                Woman Rescues Starving Dog Left to Die on Streets

                Get your tissues ready. You won’t be able to read this story and without a tear coming to...

                  Neglected, Abused Malamute Makes Incredible Recovery!

                  Even for a dog who had spent his whole life outdoors on a chain, Odin was in very, very bad...

                    Senior Rescue Dog Diagnosed with Brain Tumor Fights for Her Life

                    After spending a lifetime in a puppy mill, Chloe was finally rescued. Tragedy struck again,...

                      City Photographer Gives Up Everything To Live In The Country With Hundreds Of Dogs

                      Would you give up everything you own – your home, your career, your lifestyle – for your dog?...

                        Can You Give Keller His Forever Home? Austin Animal Center Needs You!

                        Update: Keller has a home! From Kayla Murray with the Austin Animal Center: Tara saw his story...

                          9 Things Only People Who Have Rescued A Dog Understand

                          I’ll say it…my rescue dog rescued me. I’m not perfect. We all have issues,...

                            Ohio Police Officer Surprises Daughter With Stray He Rescued

                            Officer Ken Bozeman was out patrolling in the wee hours of the night when he spotted the pup...

                              UPDATE: Luke Bryan Adopts Senior Shelter Dog

                              UPDATE: We are so sad to have heard the news, but Poochie, the dog that was recently rescued by...

                                Lovable Pocket Pitty Has Been Waiting Nearly 1000 Days For A Home

                                In the summer of 2016, a short, stocky pitbull mix named Meatball was surrendered to a Los...

                                  A Letter From Your Rescue Dog

                                  If you’ve ever rescued a dog, no doubt, you’ve heard or even used the expression,...

                                    Heartbroken Man Who Was Saved By A Chihuahua Has Rescued Over 30 Tiny Dogs

                                    Bobby Humphreys is a big guy doing big things in rescue – for little dogs! Big Guy Littles...

                                      Terminally Ill Sister-Pups Need Your Help To Get The Most From Their Remaining Days

                                      When German Shepherd Rescue of Orange County (GSROC) first heard about Astrid and Eisa, they...

                                        Puppy Born With “Upside Down Paws” Will Soon Walk For The First Time

                                        Milo has been through more in his first three months than most pups go through in a lifetime....

                                          Runner Rescues Puppy During Marathon Then Carries Her 19 Miles To The Finish Line

                                          Marathon runners train for months or even years to prepare their bodies and minds for the...

                                            Watch This Dog Rescue Try To Spend $10,000 In 10 Minutes!

                                            Rocky Kanaka does an awesome job raising awareness for dog rescue. We’re especially big fans of...

                                              Woman Sleeps Outside In The Freezing Cold To Earn The Trust Of A Stray Senior Dog

                                              How much would you sacrifice to save a stray dog? This amazing woman braved several freezing...

                                                Euthanized Pup Comes Back To Life And Finds A Happy Home

                                                At only 8 months old Rudolph’s short life was going to end. For no reason other than bad luck...

                                                  Heroic UPS Driver Rescues Drowning Dog From Frozen Pond

                                                  Not all heroes wear capes. This hero wears a brown uniform and drives a big brown truck. Ryan...

                                                    5 Ways To Tell If Your Dog Is Bonded To You

                                                    If you recently adopted a dog, you might be wondering if they’re bonded to you. Some dogs...

                                                      Estimated 450 German Shepherds Rescued From Nightmare Hoarding Situation

                                                      Hundreds of German Shepherd dogs are being pulled from an extreme hoarding and puppy mill...

                                                        After Losing Their Home, A Rescue Dog Helps His Family Move Forward

                                                        No matter how hard we try, life doesn’t always go as planned. That was the reality for...

                                                          Owner Facing Homelessness Leaves Dog At Shelter With Heartbreaking Note

                                                          “Please take care of Sky. She is 6 years old and friendly. I couldn’t take care of her, I...

                                                            This Super Creative Idea Is Helping Senior Shelter Pups Find Loving Homes

                                                              Casey Elise is a professional photographer and lifelong animal lover. She began...

                                                              California Pet Stores Can Only Sell Shelter Animals Thanks To First-Of-Its-Kind State Law

                                                              In October of 2017, California Governor, Jerry Brown signed bill A.B. 485 into law, making it...