America’s Celebration Of All Things Dog Since 1877

The 146th annual Westminster Dog Show is underway at the Lyndhurst Estate in Tarrytown, NY. More than 3,000 dogs representing 209 breeds will compete for the coveted Best In Show title. As tradition dictates, the award does not come with a cash prize. The winner walks away with just a trophy, bragging rights, and the … Read more

What Dog Owners Should Know About Dognapping – Dogster

Two million dogs are stolen each year and about 10% are returned home, according to Petfinder.com. We call this dognapping — the crime of taking a dog from his owner, derived from the term kidnapping. Throughout the world, pets are stolen for a variety of reasons, like being resold as a companion pet, to collecting … Read more

17 Things Humans Do That Dogs Dislike

We love our pups so much that it hurts to think we could be doing something that our dogs dislike. Or that makes them uncomfortable, sad, or scared. They love us so much in return that sometimes, they don’t make it obvious when we’re doing something they hate. Since they can’t tell us, we’ve compiled … Read more

10 Great US Dog-Friendly Towns to Visit – Dogster

Dreaming of the perfect getaway with your dog? Traveling with your canine companion is a fun way to spend quality time together, increase your bond and experience new areas of the country. Especially after the last two years, many of us are ready to stretch our legs and start exploring. Dog-friendly hotels, restaurants, parks, beaches … Read more

10 Great US Dog-Friendly Towns to Visit – Dogster

Dreaming of the perfect getaway with your dog? Traveling with your canine companion is a fun way to spend quality time together, increase your bond and experience new areas of the country. Especially after the last two years, many of us are ready to stretch our legs and start exploring. Dog-friendly hotels, restaurants, parks, beaches … Read more

Top 9 Pet Insurance Plans For Labradoodles (2022)

iHeartDogs is reader-supported. When you buy via links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you. The Labradoodle (Labrador/Poodle mix) is a relatively new breed, originating in 1989 in Australia. These dogs were initially bred as service animals for people with dog allergies. Today, the Labradoodle is extremely … Read more

Top 9 Pet Insurance Plans For Bloodhounds (2022)

iHeartDogs is reader-supported. When you buy via links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you. Bloodhounds are famous for their powerful noses. These large scent hounds are capable of tracking the smell of a person or object from miles away (it’s no wonder McGruff, the crime dog, … Read more

Probiotics for Dogs | Are Probiotics Good for Dogs?

Both good and bad bacteria can live inside the gastrointestinal tract of dogs. Probiotics are the good or friendly bacteria (and yeast) needed in the gut for healthy digestive and immune system function. Dr. Judy Morgan, a public speaker on pet health and an integrative veterinarian, who offers online consultations, says probiotics combat the bad … Read more