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UPDATE: Blind Puppy Born To Death Row Mama Finds Forever Home!

UPDATE 7/16/17: It has been less than three weeks since we brought you the story of a very special ...

Mama Dog Rescued From Death Row Gives Birth To 18 Puppies

Remember that part in 101 Dalmatians where Purdy delivers puppy after puppy after puppy? That scene...

Portland Woman Breaks Into Parked Mercedes To Save Dog

Shawna Harch was about to meet her friends for a fun night out when she heard barking coming from s...

Woman Makes Daily Trip To “Dumping Ground” To Rescue Abandoned Dogs

Echo Lake Park is located just outside of downtown Fort Worth, Texas. It’s such a popular dumping...

Puppies Rescued From Hellish Neglect Heal Body & Soul

Eight months ago, two Pit Bull puppies were rescued from a horrifying scene of backyard neglect. Br...

Sickly Stray Wanders Into The Lives Of A Dog Lover & His Vet Tech Girlfriend

When an emaciated, sickly stray found his way to a front porch, he had no idea that it would lead h...

More Than 80 Great Danes Saved From Suspected Puppy Mill

On Friday, June 16th, police and officials from the Humane Society of the United States rescued 84 G...

Shelter’s Longest Resident Gets His Chance To Shine

Kelly Duer is coordinating a study of foster care for medium and large dogs, sponsored by Maddie’...

They Thought This Dog Was Untrainable–Until They Learned To Speak His Language

Dogs are smart, we all know that. But sometimes, a dog just needs someone to take the time to under...

A New Approach To Pet Adoption Saves Resources & Lives

As the former Operations Director for the Pennsylvania SPCA, Angela Marcus knows better than most w...

Couple Lives Large In A Tiny House With 5 Rescue Dogs

Kerri Fivecoat-Campbell’s big, furry family isn’t exactly ordinary, and their unconven...

UPDATE: Former “Breeding Machine” Dog Gets A New Adoptive Dad

UPDATED 7/5/17: You may remember our mid-June Pet of the Week, Bonnie Bessie. This sweet girl escap...

NFL Player Is Inspired To Ask For Dog Rescue Donations Over Wedding Gifts

We can’t speak for this pro athlete, but it may be a toss-up as to what he loves more: footba...

Chicago Police Search For The Owner Of Dog They Saved

Chicago police officers were responding to a big car accident when they saw something else that req...

Man Hospitalized For 6 Months After Fire Finally Reunited With Best Friend

In December 2016, Gordon Wiggins suffered severe burns and smoke inhalation after his home caught o...

Georgia Deputy Rescues Abandoned Puppy During Eviction

People have been known to leave behind some pretty shocking scenes when they flee an eviction. Ther...

Abandoned Bonded Brothers Find A Loving Forever Home

What goes through the mind of a dog when he or she is surrendered to a shelter? Chances are it is a...

Paralyzed Puppy Found With Pellet In Spine Has An Unbreakable Spirit

Danali is a special needs girl whose resilience and joyous spirit brightens the day of anyone she m...

Innovative Shelter Rescues Homeless Humans & Pets

Professional journalist Glenn Greenwald of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, saw something special between t...

Family Finds Out Shelter Is Full & Drives 16 Hours To Adopt Dog

Joyce had been in the Front Street Animal Shelter in Sacramento, CA for about two months. She sat a...

Jim and Amora: How a Three Legged Shelter Dog Saved a Veteran

Jim Brakewood Jr. might look like kind of a scary dude. At 6’2”, loaded with muscles, long, wil...

Service Dog & Student Cross Graduation Stage Together

For Morgan Rath, high school graduation was a day she thought she might never see. She suffers from...

Dog Abandoned In 90 Degree Heat Gets A Cool Name & A New Home

If you have ever road-tripped along the east coast, chances are you have gassed up at a Wawa. This ...

Dog With Cancer Missing For 2 Years Finally Reunited With Family

Two years ago in May 2015, the di Bartolo family suffered a loss they will never forget. Cali, thei...

Former Siberian Husky Breeder Faces Felony Charges For Abandoning Her Dogs

Deborah L. Hosler of Hosler’s Huskies in Michigan plead guilty to abandonment of animals, a f...

“Loved and Cherished” Dog Abandoned In Tiny Crate At Animal Shelter

On May 21, a volunteer dog walker for Henry County Humane Society spotted a small crate outside of ...

Rescuers Swoop In To Save Shelter Dog As He’s Being Euthanized

A big-eared pooch named Tiny reached the conclusion of his harrowing rescue story just one week aft...

Rescued From A Life Of Horror, This Dog Now Explores The World With Her Best Friend

As the Editor of iHeartDogs, I come across so many stories that make me feel something inside. Some...

Viral Video Captures Dog’s Heartbreak When She Realizes She’s Been Abandoned

So many people don’t see the faces of their pets when they’re surrendered. Once they turn their ...

The Simple And Powerful Way You Can Help Shelter Dogs Get Adopted

Many dogs arrive at animal shelters after years of abuse or a lifetime on the streets. That kind of...

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