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Life Jacket Saves Life Of Dog Who Went Overboard On Lake Michigan

It’s summertime. Many families are finding relief from the scorching heat by loading up the boat and spending hot days on the lake. A recent story from Lake Michigan serves as a stark reminder of how a fun day on the lake can quickly turn tragic. Chicago Family Vacationing on Lake Michigan Kim Oberman and her family set out from Chicago to Benzie County to spend some time together enjoying Lake Michigan. A popular spot for midwestern families, the family … Read more

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Real Housewives Star Says Goodbye To Her Dog Of Almost 18 Years

Losing a dog is one of the hardest things a human can endure. At any age, for any reason, the death of a companion is devastating. Real Housewives of Orange County alum, Gretchen Rossi, had to say goodbye to her best friend and companion of nearly 18 years this week. And she is heartbroken. Vito was with Her for Nearly Half Her Life Gretchen Rossi is 41 years old. Her beloved dog Vito was about to turn 18 years old … Read more

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Dog Refuses To Be Left Out Of Wedding Photo

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Dogs love to be a part of every moment in our lives. If you leave them out, they’ll be sure to find a way to insert themselves into the situation. A 13-year-old Miniature Pinscher named Scooter behaved exactly like that. When Scooter’s dads got married, they had the audacity to take a wedding picture without him. So, Scooter made sure he was seen. Now, he’s the best part of the photo, and it has gone viral thanks to him. It … Read more

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‘Beast & Buckle’ Was Co-Founded By A Man And The Dog Who Saved Him

If you’re a fan of iHeartDogs, odds are you’re someone who believes in making an impact when you spend money. Well that, and you love your dog. Fortunately, things are trending in the direction of pet parents  like you wanting their purchases to make a difference instead of just sending dollars to the top of a corporation. That’s why companies with missions like Beast & Buckle really resonate with dog lovers, especially those who feel like their dogs saved them. … Read more

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Your Support Brought Abandoned Thor To A Loving Home

Part of each sale through the iHeartDogs store is donated to Greater Good, which helps support various charities like START Rescue. Through the Second Chance Movement™ program, providing travel miles for animal transport, happy endings like the one below are made possible! Try as I might, I just can’t wrap my head around leaving a dog behind with a house. Sadly this happens often, all over the globe. Of course, there are many circumstances that could lead to abandoning a dog. But whether their families lost the ability … Read more

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Shelter Pups Deserve Birthdays, Too. Celebrate On DOGust The 1st!

Every dog deserves a birthday, but for shelter pups, their special day is often unknown. In 2008, The North Shore Animal League America, the world’s largest no-kill animal rescue and adoption organization, came up with the perfect solution. They declared August 1st the Universal Birthday for all Shelter Dogs. DOGust 1 is just around the corner. Here’s what you need to know to celebrate in style! The Meaning Of DOGust 1st Shelter workers can estimate a dog’s age, but even … Read more

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You Helped Rehabilitate A Frightened, Abandoned Lab

Part of each sale on the iHeartDogs.com store is donated to GreaterGood.org, which offers grants for charities and programs like Rescue Bank. Some rescues could not run without the kind donations from organizations like this. Customers like you are the reason uplifting stories like the one below are possible! When they somehow failed to meet their adopter’s expectations, three imported pups were rejected and abandoned in a rural area. Refurbished Pets of Southern Michigan (RPSM) found them running around, extremely malnourished. Rightfully, they feared people and … Read more

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You Helped Dre Find A Forever Home Filled With Love

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A chihuahua named Dre was rescued from her life as a stray and brought into a local shelter in Tulare, California. Though her life on the street was a battle to survive each day, she was now running out of time at the shelter. Just when it seemed like Dre was out of options, an incredible opportunity came through thanks to animal lovers like you. Dre’s life as a stray was incredibly tough. She was skin and bones when she … Read more

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YouTube Star Finds Homes For Every Dog In The Shelter

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Jimmy Donaldson, more commonly known as YouTuber MrBeast, is famous for his unique stunts that usually involve spending a lot of money to help others. In a recent YouTube video, he decided to try something new. He used lots of the money he earned from his YouTube career to help all the dogs at Furkids Shelter in Georgia get adopted. The shelter had 14 dogs that needed loving homes, so he did everything he could to help them all find … Read more

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Navy Recruiter Reunited With Lost Husky 7 Years Later

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Manuel Vejar is a Navy recruiter who has always had a love for Siberian Huskies. When he was younger, he couldn’t wait to have a Husky of his own, so he purchased a Husky puppy named Champ in 2011. At the time, he served on the USS George H.W. Bush, so his family cared for Champ while he was gone. When Vejar returned, he spent 6 amazing months with Champ, but then the Husky took off. Champ had always loved … Read more

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