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How iHeartDogs Customers Helped This Surrendered Puppy Start Fresh

iHeartDogs works closely with Greater Good Charities by donating part of each sale to their various charity efforts. One of these programs, Rescue Bank, works to donate quality dog food to shelters and animal rescues in need. Some organizations could not run without kind donations like this, so by supporting us you’re making happy endings like the ones […]

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Woman Admits To Drowning Sick Puppy In River To Avoid Vet Bills

Warning: Content and photos may be disturbing to some readers. A woman in New Jersey has confessed to drowning her puppy by locking her in a cage and dumping her in a river. The suspect says she “panicked” when the dog became ill. Last week, 49-year-old Tonya Fea of Jefferson Township, New Jersey, pled guilty […]

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Abandoned Dog Chews Off Own Leg As A Last Resort

Daryl Herington found a dog left for dead while he was working in Saginaw, Michigan. The dog was tied up in horrific conditions, left with no food, water, or shelter. To make matters worse, the canine is missing a leg. Officials suspect that the poor Pit Bull thought she had no choice but to chew […]

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Homeless Cat Comforts Abandoned Dog Until They Are Both Rescued

The love and loyalty of a pet is incredible to experience. Once a dog chooses you, that’s it, you’ve been claimed. You become their everything. But, why does this happen?  Well, dogs are naturally pack animals who favor the company of others. Many experts believe that this pack mentality, coupled with a survival instinct, is […]

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Dog Food Batch Contaminated With Listeria And Salmonella

What your dog eats should keep them healthy, but recalls can get in the way of that. So, it’s important to stay on top of dog food recalls to ensure your pup’s safety. Maryland dog food brand Top Quality Dog Food recently recalled a batch of dog food. The food might’ve been infected with Salmonella […]

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Animal Rescuer Nearly Killed In Kabul Attack: “Everything Is Chaos Here”

Animal rescuer and ex-Royal Marine Pen Farthing had a close call in Afghanistan Thursday when a deadly explosion near Kabul airport occurred — killing at least 60 people, including 13 American service members. During the attack, a gunman targeted the car that Farthing was inside of, but he and others managed to escape unharmed.  Farthing […]

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Slaughterhouse Responsible For Drowning A Million Dogs Finally Closes

In February 2021, the Department of Agriculture intercepted a van stuffed with 61 dogs in Siem Reap, Cambodia. The dog meat trade had been banned in Siem Reap since July 2020, but it was the first time Cambodia’s government intercepted a dog transport. All the dogs were crammed into six cages, so FOUR PAWS International […]

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5 Things to Look for When Purchasing Custom Pet Portraits

Custom pet portraits have become all the rage recently and for good reason. They allow us to create a lasting memory of our fur babies and they also make for perfect birthday and Christmas gifts. But with so many pet portrait artists out there, how do you know which one to choose? We’ve done some […]

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After 2 Years At A Shelter, 11-Year-Old Pit Bull Gets Her Own Billboard

Sally Sue has the sweetest face and the silliest personality. The 11-year-old Pit Bull has spent almost two years in a shelter, but she still doesn’t have a family to call her own. She has been staying at the Always & Furever Midwest Animal Sanctuary since early 2020, and while she loves the shelter staff, […]

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US Department Of Veteran Affairs Will Pay For Service Dogs For Veterans With PTSD

For the first time in American history, the US Department of Veteran Affairs will pay for service dogs for veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). The PAWS ACT, or “Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers for Veterans Therapy Act,” will authorize the VA to create a pilot program on dog training therapy. It will provide dog […]

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