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    Activists Are Ending Animal Cruelty Through Education

    Children learn how to treat and care for animals when they are young by watching their parents and members of the community for cues. If they are kind and responsible with their pets, kids tend to follow suit. However, when children grow up without pets...

      Jury Convicts Man Who Left Pit Puppy To Drown Of Animal Cruelty

      Sometimes there is unfathomable cruelty in the world, and our poor canine friends find themselves helplessly on the other end of it. Last summer, a Pit Bull puppy in New Jersey was left in a cage by the water’s edge during a rising tide. Thanks to...

        Acts Of Animal Cruelty Are Officially A Felony In The U.S.!

        If you’re an avid reader of iHeartDogs.com, you’ve probably read your fair share of...

          Dogs Forced Into Fighting Ring In Indiana Get A Second Chance

          Indiana is home to family farms, orchards, wineries, and friendly communities. You’d...

            Woman Surrenders “Stray Dog” Near Death, Then is Arrested for Neglect

            A Florida woman turned a “stray” over to her local shelter. The poor baby was...

              28 Golden Retrievers Rescued From MA Breeder Were Living In “Deplorable Conditions”

              Sweet Paws Rescue (SPR) in Essex, Massachusetts took in 28 Golden Retrievers liberated from...

                Horrific Act of Cruelty Captured as Woman Dumps Puppies. But Justice Is Served!

                This sorry excuse for a human being was captured on a security camera pulling up to a set of...

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                  5 Important Steps To Take When You Witness Animal Cruelty

                  Adopting, volunteering, and donating are all part of being an animal advocate, but...

                    Abuser Who Taped Caitlyn The Dog’s Mouth Shut Is Denied Parole

                    Caitlyn the dog has put her 2015 near-death ordeal behind her. She spends her days barking out...

                      This State Might Be The First To Ban All Puppy Mill Pet Store Sales

                      Crammed into kennels and raised with minimal  human contact, hundreds of thousands of puppies...

                        2 Teens Honored For Saving The Life Of A Puppy Abandoned In The Woods

                        13-year-old Sam Rice and 14-year-old Brady Thebeau were recognized by the Leicester, MA Police...

                          126 Dog Meat Restaurants Are Finally Closed For Good

                          A charity organization called Animals Asia first started investigating the illegality of...

                            UPDATE: Dog Found Chained To A Cinder Block & Left To Drown Has Been Adopted!

                            UPDATE 5/12/17: Just two weeks ago, Deputy was another nameless, abandoned dog. Someone chained...

                              Witness The Heartfelt Moment When An Abandoned Dog Realizes She’s Saved

                              Judy Obregon, founder of The Abandoned Ones Animal Rescue, knows that she cannot save every dog...

                                Woman Raises More Than $20,000 For Abused Special Needs Dog

                                You can learn a lot about Wink’s story from his 2 favorite songs. His adoptive...

                                  Judge Sentences Caitlyn’s Abuser For Putting Her Through “Hell On Earth”

                                  The case hailed as one of the worst incidences of animal abuse in history reached its...

                                    Wounded Dog Can’t Stop Kissing Her Rescuers–And She Wants To Find Her Forever Home

                                    You may have seen some of the recent press regarding “anti-tethering” laws. Some...

                                      New Humane Treatment Law Would Protect Tethered Dogs In This State

                                      A bill passed unanimously through the Washington state Senate this week that would help protect...

                                        Celebrities Give A Voice To The Forgotten “Outdoor Dogs” In This Heartbreaking Video

                                        It’s an issue that doesn’t receive nearly as much attention as dog fighting or...

                                          Puppy Found By Dumpster, Sold Online & Abandoned On A Doorstep Finally Gets Rescued

                                          Poor little Snowflake has had an incredibly rough start to her short life. At just 5 weeks old...

                                            Paralyzed Dachshund Dumped In Trash Bag Gets A Wheelchair & A Forever Home

                                            A good Samaritan in Philadelphia made a heartbreaking discovery on January 18 – a...

                                              Dog Left Behind With Owners’ Trash Huddles On Discarded Recliner For Warmth

                                              It’s a heartbreaking story we’ve all heard far too many times. An innocent dog...

                                                Abandoned Dog & Broken-Hearted Tough Guy Rescue Each Other

                                                Imgur user Humdrumdergifan (we’ll call him OP for “original poster” from here...

                                                  Dog Whose Muzzle Was Taped Shut Inspires Identical Stuffed Animal To Benefit A Cause

                                                  You may remember the story of Justice, another innocent victim of having his snout viciously...

                                                    How Does Your State Rank In The War On Animal Cruelty?

                                                    Since 2005, the Animal Legal Defense Fund has ranked the U.S. states in order from best to...

                                                      Dog Needlessly Dies In Hot Car When Owner Shops At Petsmart, Owner Becomes A Felon

                                                      A needless death occurred in Falls Church, Virginia when a woman left her dog locked inside a...