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FDA Warns: Low Fat Diets May Cause Heart Disease

Discerning dog parents know that the corn, wheat and grain fillers used in many commercial dog foods provide little nutritional value to their pups. In fact, many cheap, unnecessary additives contribute to food sensitivities, allergies, obesity, and digestive problems. Grain-free diets offer an alternative more closely resembling what a wild canine might eat – high animal protein, low carbohydrates, and ...

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Kind-Hearted Cyclist Pedals Injured Stray Puppy To Safety

Avid mountain biker, Jarrett Little was cycling with some friends near Columbus, Georgia when they stopped near a copse of trees to rest. Upon hearing their voices, an injured, emaciated puppy hobbled out from the woods and approached the group in search of help. “We stopped to regroup and he came out of the woods to greet us. He was ...

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5 Surprising Ways Your Dog Shows You He Cares

You love your dog and you know he loves you too, but are you familiar with all the different ways he shows you how much he cares about you? Dogs have so many ways to show us their love; it’s not just limited to being excited when you come home. There are several things that our dogs do for us ...

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Making Memories: Every Senior Dog Owner Should Do This!

Here at iHeartDogs, we’re passionate about senior dogs. After all, our organization was inspired by a now senior rescued Siberian Husky. In the video below, you’ll hear me introduce a big new initiative all about making memories with our senior pups. If you’d like to learn more about Pawp Shop, and creating an unforgettable masterpiece of your senior, please visit ...

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Dog’s Beach Day Turns Deadly When He Ingests Too Much Saltwater

A heartbroken Florida dog dad hopes his tragic story can help raise awareness to the risks of saltwater poisoning. This lesser-known summer hazard claimed the life of Chris Taylor’s beloved pooch, “O.G.” after a fun-filled day at a local dog beach. Last Monday, Taylor and the 7-year-old water-loving Labrador spent hours romping on the beach. Later that evening, O.G. began vomiting and ...

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IKEA Recalls Popular Pet Product After Two Dogs Die

The popular Swedish retailer IKEA launched a line of pet supplies in 2017, but one of their popular products is now being recalled. A water dispenser complete with refillable water tank has been deemed a suffocation hazard, and the company is urging customers to stop using the product immediately. Sold for $7.99, the product in question was advertised as a ...

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Terminally Ill Dog Has So Much To Teach Her Young Fospice Dad

You may recognize Akira’s sweet face from a previous post detailing LifeLine Animal Project‘s quest to find her a loving fospice home. We are happy to announce that she has found a wonderful human to share her final days with – and she’s got a few life lessons to teach him before she goes! Photo c/o Lawson Chambers At first glance, 25-year-old ...

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7 Things Every Pet Parent Should Know About Dog Food Labels

Nutrition and ingredient labels can be confusing enough on “human foods,” but trying to read them on your dog’s kibble bag — marketing ploys included — it can be downright cryptic! What’s more, certain terminology can be very misleading, with words defined by the Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) that may not mean exactly what you think. This is ...

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