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9 Dog Breeds With The Least Health Issues

9 Dog Breeds With The Least Health Issues When it comes to choosing the right dog for you and your family, there are a lot of things to consider. Not only is there the process of selecting a breed that’s best suited for your lifestyle, there’s cost. While healthy, purebred puppies are often a little pricier than your shelter dogs, ...

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Bacterial Infections In Humans Linked To Store-Bought Puppies

Bacterial Infections In Humans Linked To Store-Bought Puppies The CDC is investigating an outbreak of Campylobacter, a bacterial infection that is being linked to puppies bought in Petland stores. 39 cases of Campylobacter have been reported since September of 2016, most in Ohio and Florida, though people in Pennsylvania, Kansas, Tennesee, and Wisconsin have be infected as well. Nine people ...

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How Your Hurricane Relief Donations Are Making A Difference Through Rescue Bank

How Your Hurricane Relief Donations Are Making A Difference Through Rescue Bank Your donations through iHeartDogs and iHeartCats have provided much needed support to groups in the areas affected by Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma. The impact has been incredible! We’ve been overwhelmed by your generosity, and we’re incredibly thankful to have the support of fantastic people like you! Greater ...

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Rescue Dog Wakes Parents To Save Baby From Hurricane Irma Flooding

Rescue Dog Wakes Parents To Save Baby From Hurricane Irma Flooding Jason Hensley and Kym Rose of Oceanway, Florida are eternally grateful to their dog, Chase, for waking them up at 5 am on Monday, September 11. Flood waters caused by Hurricane Irma had entered the house and were nearly as high as baby Jude’s bassinet when Chase jumped on ...

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Rescue Dog Becomes The First Friend Of A Boy With Special Needs

Rescue Dog Becomes The First Friend Of A Boy With Special Needs With his umbilical cord wrapped three times around his neck, Johnny was born with Quadriplegic Cerebral Palsy. The lack of oxygen to his brain caused permanent damage, and breathing complications make it impossible for him to sit up for too long. With no control over his upper or ...

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The 10 Dog Breeds Who Are Absolute “Drama Queens”

The 10 Dog Breeds Who Are Absolute “Drama Queens” Which dogs breeds have the most tendency to be drama queens (or kings?) We put this question to our fans recently on Facebook, and you responded with no shortage of answers! The below list is a result of our own research and your votes, along with a few stories from our ...

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10 Flowers & Plants That Are Highly Dangerous To Dogs

10 Flowers & Plants That Are Highly Dangerous To Dogs Some dogs live for Spring; they love digging in the garden alongside their human. More accurately, some dogs love to dig after their human has painstakingly planted a stunning array of flowers. Some well known flowers can be deadly for the dogs if they’re consumed. If any of these flowers ...

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5 Big Jobs For Small Service Dogs

5 Big Jobs For Small Service Dogs Golden Retrievers, Labradors, and German Shepherds are the first breeds that come to mind when you think about service dogs, but they’re not the only kinds of canines trained to work. Smaller breeds, like Chihuahuas, Miniature Poodles, Shih Tzus, and terrier mixes also excel in the working world. They might not fit the ...

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Orlando Hotel Welcomes 900 Family Dogs Displaced By Hurricane Irma

Orlando Hotel Welcomes 900 Family Dogs Displaced By Hurricane Irma The Hyatt Regency in Orlando, Florida is proud to be a pet-friendly hotel, but they took hospitality to a whole new level in the wake of Hurricane Irma. With thousands of displaced families seeking shelter from the damage and catastrophic flooding this past weekend, Hyatt opened their doors to nearly ...

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11 Signs Of Aging Every Dog Owner Needs To Look For

11 Signs Of Aging Every Dog Owner Needs To Look For Age creeps up on all of us, even our dogs. The signs can be subtle and easily missed while we go about our daily lives. However, being aware of and paying attention to the signs of aging in your dog could help you catch health issues early, which may make ...

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