Dog’s Adorable Viral Gif Brings Awareness to a Bigger Issue

Dog’s Adorable Viral Gif Brings Awareness to a Bigger Issue

Daisy came into Grace and Doug Jones’ home as a young pup, and lived a happy life with an active family who loved her. She enjoyed hiking, kayaking, and camping with her people and got to experience the outdoors in a way some dogs never do with the people she loved most. Grace JonesAt 9 years old Daisy became sick with pneumonia, and a trip to the veterinarian determined that the cause was Megaesophagus. Normally, the esophagus will move food from the mouth to the stomach. Megaesophagus is a condition where the esophagus…continue reading →
Adopt a Super Cute Sidekick at Wallis Annenberg PetSpace!

Adopt a Super Cute Sidekick at Wallis Annenberg PetSpace!

Wallis Annenberg PetSpace is the incredibly cozy, hi-tech pet facility in Los Angeles that is changing the way that people think about shelters. They’re so excited about National Puppy Day (March 23) that they’ve decided to celebrate it all month! This week they’ll be unveiling their brand new Paws Lounge – a room that will be used for meet-and-greets with PetSpace residents as well as fun events, and activities. But for the moment, it’s home to five super-special, super-cute pups with super names! Wallis Annenberg PetSpaceCaptain Marvel, Thor, Daredevil, Phoenix and Storm are…continue reading →
Artist’s Drawings Remind Us To Appreciate The Little Moments With Our Dogs

Artist’s Drawings Remind Us To Appreciate The Little Moments With Our Dogs

It can be difficult to put into words just how much you love your dog. The pure joy they inject into our lives can elevate even the most everyday moments into something worth telling everybody about. Los Angeles based artist Yaoyao Ma Van As tells the story of her and her beloved pooch in incredible illustrations on Instagram. The cute, colorful pictures are guaranteed to give you warm, fuzzy feelings when you see yourself and your favorite companion in the totally relatable day-to-day situations Ma Van As illustrates. Ma Van As and Parker…continue reading →
Artist’s Breathtaking Pics Remind Us To Appreciate The Little Moments With Our Dogs

Artist’s Breathtaking Pics Remind Us To Appreciate The Little Moments With Our Dogs

It can be difficult to put into words just how much you love your dog. The pure joy they inject into our lives can elevate even the most everyday moments into something worth telling everybody about. Los Angeles based artist Yaoyao Ma Van As tells the story of her and her beloved pooch in incredible illustrations on Instagram. The cute, colorful pictures are guaranteed to give you warm, fuzzy feelings when you see yourself and your favorite companion in the totally relatable day-to-day situations Ma Van As illustrates. Ma Van As and Parker…continue reading →

Photographer J.B. Shepard Discusses Paper Hats; Whimsical Portraits of the Once Discarded

Pet photographer J.B. Shepard has many dog lovers wondering what hidden treasures may be waiting to be discovered at the bottom of their recycling bins. Shepard’s surreal photo series, “Paper Hats; Whimsical Portraits of the Once Discarded” shines a fun new light on the joys of adopting a furry friend from a shelter. Featuring a wide ranging cast of canine characters, Paper Hats dresses these adorable creatures in elaborate costumes crafted from some very unexpected materials. Courtesy J.B. Shepard, The Puptrait StudioThe collection of Baroque inspired ruff collars, colorful top hats, geometrically patterned stetsons,…continue reading →

Discover the Secret & Surreal Lives of Dogs in Hats

Pet photographer J.B. Shepard has many dog lovers wondering what hidden treasures may be waiting to be discovered at the bottom of their recycling bins. Shepard’s surreal photo series, “Paper Hats; Whimsical Portraits of the Once Discarded” shines a fun new light on the joys of adopting a furry friend from a shelter. Featuring a wide ranging cast of canine characters, Paper Hats dresses these adorable creatures in elaborate costumes crafted from some very unexpected materials. Courtesy J.B. Shepard, The Puptrait StudioThe collection of Baroque inspired ruff collars, colorful top hats, geometrically patterned stetsons,…continue reading →
Discover the Secret & Surreal Lives of Dogs in Hats

Discover the Secret & Surreal Lives of Dogs in Hats

Pet photographer J.B. Shepard has many dog lovers wondering what hidden treasures may be waiting to be discovered at the bottom of their recycling bins. Shepard’s surreal photo series, “Paper Hats; Whimsical Portraits of the Once Discarded” shines a fun new light on the joys of adopting a furry friend from a shelter. Featuring a wide ranging cast of canine characters, Paper Hats dresses these adorable creatures in elaborate costumes crafted from some very unexpected materials. Courtesy J.B. Shepard, The Puptrait StudioThe collection of Baroque inspired ruff collars, colorful top hats, geometrically patterned stetsons,…continue reading →

14 pics of dogs riding on trains that will make your commute so much better

Commutes can often be the worst part of your day, especially if you use public transportation. It's crowded, everyone is still half asleep, and it almost always smells weird. I'm looking at you, NJTransit. However, any awful train ride can be turned around in an instant by spotting a good boy on the subway.  SEE ALSO: Seattle's gone to the dogs, literally, following record snowfall You may notice that there are more than a normal amount of bag dogs. There are some cities, like NYC, that have laws against dogs riding the subway…continue reading →
Enthusiastic Dog Hysterically Fails His Service Dog Training Test

Enthusiastic Dog Hysterically Fails His Service Dog Training Test

For some pups, service work is too good to be true. Enter Ryker, a German Shepard who thinks service training is as thrilling as Christmas morning. A viral video from the Double H Canine Training Academy in Louisville, Kentucky, shows the enthusiastic dog failing his training test in a hilarious way. The video description pretty much says it all, “Every dog has a purpose 🙂. Clearly, Ryker’s purpose is not to be a service dog. Check out this video documenting his good-hearted attempt 😳. Disclaimer: This Training was attempted by trained professionals 😳do…continue reading →
I Photographed Adorable Stray Dogs On The Streets Of Cape Verde

I Photographed Adorable Stray Dogs On The Streets Of Cape Verde

Hi everyone, My name is Zoltan. I’m a passionate portrait and travel photographer. I do a lot of dog portraits, I love photographing dogs, but when I travel I photograph the landscape and the everyday life of the people. I don’t even take my portrait lenses with me, because you know, you have to save as much room as you can. I usually just take my camera and my 18-35 mm lens. Recently, we traveled to Sal, Cape Verde with my fiancee Agnes. When we arrived, we were a bit shocked to see…continue reading →
10 Reasons to Fall in Love with a Dog Person

10 Reasons to Fall in Love with a Dog Person

We all joke about not dating someone who our dog doesn’t like, but there is some truth in these words. When someone else enters the picture that does not understand why our dog comes first (or even a close second), it can cause problems. Falling in love with someone who is a dog lover can avoid a lot of fights, heartaches, and frustration.   #1 – Willing to Share the Bed A mutual dog lover will be more likely to not mind sharing the bed with a dog (or two). While not all dog lovers allow…continue reading →
Volunteers Wanted: Must Want To Drink Wine And Feed Shelter Dogs

Volunteers Wanted: Must Want To Drink Wine And Feed Shelter Dogs

Love Dogs. Drink Wine. What could be more relaxing than spending some quality with your pup? Maybe adding a glass of wine and feeding shelter dogs. Great news! iHeartsDogs is excited to announce our new partnership with Winc (pronounced wink). What’s Winc, you ask? It’s just quite possibly the best way to enjoy a glass of wine without ever having to leave home. Plus, with your Winc order 25 meals will be donated to shelter dogs. Even better, Winc is offering a special discount exclusively for iHeartDogs fans. Here’s how it work: Discover…continue reading →
See How These Dogs Aged In The “10 Year Challenge!”

See How These Dogs Aged In The “10 Year Challenge!”

Advertisement If you’re not living under a rock, you’ve likely seen your friends on social media posting their own photos as part of the “10 Year Challenge.” This “challenge” calls on people to share their profile photos from 10 years apart, often their first and their most recent side-by-side, to compare how they’ve aged. But once again, the internet has found that anything can be made better with dogs! iHeartDogs recently challenged our friends on Facebook to show us how their dogs have aged, and we got precious puppy photos paired with pics…continue reading →
10 Dog Breeds That Have The CUTEST Puppies

10 Dog Breeds That Have The CUTEST Puppies

Advertisement All puppies are cute, but some breeds have that extra “je ne sais quoi” that makes them irresistible. For this reason, some of these breeds are popular in greeting cards, commercials and other marketing materials. #1 – English Bulldog There is something about these wrinkly, tubby, squat puppies that just make humans melt. Bulldog puppies literally make people stop in their tracks. It’s why they are so popular on greeting cards and print advertisements. Image source: @VivianChen via Flickr Click page 2 below for the next breed! Do you want a healthier &…continue reading →
The 10 Most Cuddly Dog Breeds

The 10 Most Cuddly Dog Breeds

Advertisement While we all love to cuddle our dogs, there are some who are more receptive to it than others – and some that just put up with it because they know it makes us happy! Then there are certain breeds whose crazy soft fur, sweet personalities, and snuggable faces are just irresistible when it comes to giving hugs. Whether they love to give cuddles, take cuddles, or both, these pups have that “it” factor when it comes to cuddling. So if you’ve ever wondered what dogs breeds like to cuddle most, read…continue reading →
Vet Dons Adorable, Perfume-Scented Onesie To Calm Anxious Patient

Vet Dons Adorable, Perfume-Scented Onesie To Calm Anxious Patient

Advertisement Those who have won the hard-earned trust of a rescue dog will tell you that it isn’t always easy – but it’s definitely worth it! Sonya Schiff adopted her Dalmatian, Rupert a few years ago knowing that gaining his trust would be a challenge. He had resource guarding issues that kept his bowl, his bed, and his legs a no-touch zone. It was also recommended that he be muzzled any time he visited a vet for the rest of his life. She explains on Facebook, “…we were told he was to be…continue reading →

Tiny Chihuahua K9 Joins Ohio Police Force

Advertisement Police in Marblehead, Ohio, have welcomed an unusual K9 into their department. Police work isn’t limited to any one breed, but light as a feather, Zorro isn’t taking down perps any time soon. Still, he has an important job around the Marblehead Police Department, and his fellow officers are thankful for him! Police Chief Casey Joy tells WCPO Cincinnati that he felt moved to adopt a dog after learning that many were homeless after Hurricane Florence. The family already has another dog, who detects seizures for the police chief’s son. They brought…continue reading →
Therapy Dog Kevin The Greyt Proves Everyone Should Adopt A Retired Greyhound

Therapy Dog Kevin The Greyt Proves Everyone Should Adopt A Retired Greyhound

Advertisement During his two years as a Florida racing dog, Kevin the Greyt averaged 37 miles-per-hour and finished in the top three in at least half of his races. However, this is not how he earned the regal title at the end of his name. That was bestowed upon him by his adoptive mom, Alex Russell when he became the University of Central Oklahoma’s first on-campus therapy dog. “I knew he was destined for greatness once he started working at UCO and I saw him interact with students,” Russell told iHeartDogs. Photo c/o…continue reading →
Leaf Hat Blocks CIA Mind Control, Says Squirrel

Leaf Hat Blocks CIA Mind Control, Says Squirrel

The CIA has a mind control program that uses high powered microwaves to peer into your brain and steal your thoughts. At least, that’s what one local squirrel believes. According to a series of posts the squirrel made on Reddit, the CIA has been running this program since the mid-seventies, and in addition to mind reading, the government is also using it to control people’s thoughts. The squirrel claims that the CIA’s microwave antennas can be used to inject ideas directly into anyone’s head, causing them to believe things they wouldn’t normally believe.…continue reading →
Dog Remains Unconvinced Mystery Noise Is “House Settling”

Dog Remains Unconvinced Mystery Noise Is “House Settling”

Dog Remains Unconvinced Mystery Noise Is “House Settling” It happened late on Friday evening. Ned the dog was minding his own business, chewing on some Dentastix, when he heard a sudden, loud creaking noise coming from upstairs. Sources close to the situation tell The Fluffington Post that Ned immediately jumped up and began barking hysterically.  “He was going for near on 30 minutes,” said neighbor Connor Pilcher. “I didn’t hear what set him off, on account of I live next door, but boy did I hear him bark. Just barked bloody murder for a…continue reading →
Area Cat Has Serious Case of the Mondays

Area Cat Has Serious Case of the Mondays

There’s only one thing Millie the cat hates more than the vacuum, and that’s Monday morning.  After a long weekend spent sleeping, napping, grooming, preening, sleeping, and napping, the last thing Millie wants to do is drag herself out of bed. “I mean, I get it, none of us like getting out of a warm bed and trudging off to work,” said roommate Carly Hutchison. “But that’s the thing: Mille is a cat. She doesn’t go to work.” Hutchison said an average Monday for the kitty is a lot like any other day: lots…continue reading →
A New Plaque Scheme Has Launched And It’s All About Celebrating Amazing Animals

A New Plaque Scheme Has Launched And It’s All About Celebrating Amazing Animals

A new scheme has launched in the UK, that is all about honoring animals, rather than people. Show Full Text The ‘Pet Plaques’ scheme takes inspiration from the English Heritage blue plaques that have recognized people for over 150 years and turns the attention fully onto our furry friends. Aiming to highlight the many amazing things animals do and have done over the years. Just over 20 green plaques (complete with pointy pet ears) have been placed around the UK so far, with pets including Flora, a life-saving dog that predicts its owner’s…continue reading →
Tired Of #FollowMeTo Instagram Pics? This Guy Pets His Dog Everywhere He Goes, And It’s 1000 Times Better

Tired Of #FollowMeTo Instagram Pics? This Guy Pets His Dog Everywhere He Goes, And It’s 1000 Times Better

Honza Řeháček is freelance photographer from Czechia with a passion for nature, travel and his wolfdog Sitka. He can often be found combining his 3 passions, taking Sitka on adventures to wild and beautiful locations and making sure he gets a few amazing photos along the way. Show Full Text Honza loves to shoot scenes full of drama and mood, taking advantage of fog and morning mist in the colder seasons to produce dramatic effects. And the star in each of them is, of course, his faithful friend Sitka. We have collected a…continue reading →
Shirtless Firefighters Pose With Pups For 2019 Australian Firefighters Calendar

Shirtless Firefighters Pose With Pups For 2019 Australian Firefighters Calendar

Advertisement What could be hotter than shirtless firefighters with dogs? Shirtless firefighters raising money for charity with dogs! The 2019 Australian Firefighters Dog Calendar is ready to grace your wall with 11 beefy firemen and their adorable, fuzzy, canine companions! Not only will you get 12 months of super cute canines and foxy firemen, but you’ll also be helping multiple charities that support cancer research and animals! Photo: Australian Firefighters Calendar 2019 marks the calendar’s 26th year in print, and it hasn’t lost it’s sizzle! Photo: Australian Firefighters Calendar And it’s not just…continue reading →

100 Denver Dogs Close Out Pool Season With A Splash

Advertisement The Parks and Recreation Department of Denver, Colorado closed out the city’s pool season this weekend with more than 100 water-loving pups! The fourth annual “Dog-A-Pool-Ooza” event welcomed pawrents to bring their fur kids for an end-of-summer splash at Cook Park pool before it is drained, cleaned and winterized. “It’s a fun way to cap off the whole summer and really just kind of end on a bang,” recreation director Leslie Pickard told Fox 31. “We know Denver loves its dogs, so we’re really just trying to get people out, and get them…continue reading →
Service Dog Gets Her Own Graduation Cap For Helping Her Master Succeed

Service Dog Gets Her Own Graduation Cap For Helping Her Master Succeed

Advertisement 22-year-old Casey Bruno recently earned her Bachelor’s degree from Central Florida University – but she couldn’t have done it without her faithful service dog, Paisley by her side. So when it came time to pose for photos in her graduation cap, Bruno knew the 2-year-old Dalmatian deserved some recognition, too. The aspiring veterinarian decorated a cap for Paisley to complement her own. Bruno’s cap featured a paw print filled with a colorful floral pattern while Paisley’s cap was decked out with a human hand print in the same pattern. Image c/o Casey…continue reading →

Senior Sweetie Celebrates 15th Birthday Like A Queen!

Advertisement Every girl deserves to have at least one day to feel special. Like she’s the most important dog in the world! Lupita Conchita, a senior Chihuahua from Corpus Christi, Texas had her day this summer. The sassy Chi celebrated her (almost) 15th birthday with loved ones and other pups at her very own Quincenera! Photo:@meeggan_ via Twitter Doting owner Miranda Sanchez invited friends, family and pups, then decorated with glittery streamers and pink paper flowers, and decked out the birthday girl in her very own tiara and gown purchased from a local…continue reading →

Senior Chihuahua Finds Best Friend/Ride In His Golden Years

Advertisement It might have taken him 15 years, but senior Chihuahua Tito found a best friend who was worth the wait! When Tito’s owner was hospitalized, he found himself in the care of a shelter in New Jersey. This wasn’t his first time homeless, but at the age of 15, it was likely to be his last. The kind people at Wise Animal Rescue were determined to bring his health up to par and make him comfortable – particularly Adoption Foster Coordinator Kristina Helfer. She fell in love with the tiny boy’s grey…continue reading →
I Spent Months Photographing White And Siamese Kittens Available For Adoption

I Spent Months Photographing White And Siamese Kittens Available For Adoption

Kitten season is out of control in Los Angeles this year and all the shelters and rescues are beyond full. There has been an unusual amount of white and Siamese kittens so I focused on them. Show Full Text I feel like shelter cats can be overlooked or dismissed as lesser than purebreds so I wanted to show there are a ton of gorgeous cats and kittens available for adoption. By photographing the kittens against a black background, I hoped to draw attention to their facial expressions and their beauty and to showcase…continue reading →
This Abandoned Pomeranian Dog Looks Like A Baby Bear, And He Has Already Conquered 93k Hearts

This Abandoned Pomeranian Dog Looks Like A Baby Bear, And He Has Already Conquered 93k Hearts

It is a well-known fact that everybody loves puppies. No matter what shape or size they are, nobody can resist petting these adorable creations. But unfortunately, there are some cruel people in this world who are leaving these adorable animals in shelters and even throwing them away. This is what happened to Bertram the Pomeranian, who was left behind by his breeders because he was ‘too big to sell’. Luckily New York artist, Kathy Grayson, found Bert on petfinder and immediately decided to adopt him. Show Full Text Bert is now a social media…continue reading →
My Cats Are My Favorite Models

My Cats Are My Favorite Models

I am cats' photographer and I have two totally amazing cats. When they hear a sound of a camera being turned on, they run to me meowing and purring. Show Full Text My cats are magical, they can cook, read, sew, foretell from a glass ball and even take the pictures! :D Take a look yourselves! More info: Facebookcontinue reading →
Kiwi And His Goth Girlfriend Just Had 4 Babies And Internet Is In Love

Kiwi And His Goth Girlfriend Just Had 4 Babies And Internet Is In Love

This adorable love story is truly colorful. 19-year-old Maura T. Hennelly shared the love story of her parakeets on Twitter and the internet fell head over heels for the two drastically different lovebirds. Show Full Text In mid-2017 Maura noticed that Kiwi, the bright, colorful boy parakeet, was getting sad and lonely, so she got him a girlfriend, but the relationship wasn’t successful. Some time passed and Maura got him Siouxsie – a goth girlfriend. It was love from the first sight for these two lovebirds. Drastically differently colored birds stole the hearts…continue reading →
Molly Chan, The Bengal With The Shining Eyes

Molly Chan, The Bengal With The Shining Eyes

“Who can believe that there is no soul behind those luminous eyes.” said french poet Theophile Gautier of cats. It is hard to believe there has ever been any doubt. Show Full Text Meet Molly chan, the extraordinary little Bengal and Instagram supermeowdel with the most beautiful eyes. They have been described as both sad and mesmerizing. The selected photos have no filters and very little editing. These pawtraits, however, were not always easy to take as Molly can be very active during shoots. Getting a clear, focused shot is very exciting! Here…continue reading →
Photographer Creates Incredible Photos Of A World With Giant Dogs

Photographer Creates Incredible Photos Of A World With Giant Dogs

Advertisement Dogs make the world a much better place than it would be without them. Imagine how much better a world could be if dogs were bigger! Photographer Chris Cline has been taking photos of that incredible world and sharing the view from it on social media. In the past few years he’s gained thousands of fans and had his work featured all over. The story of how his new career came to be is an interesting one, and he recently told iHeartDogs all about it and about how his dog, Juji, inspired…continue reading →

Senior Dog’s Road Trip Pics Go Viral

Advertisement A senior star has been born! 12-year-old Bentley, nicknamed “Benny”, recently went on a trek across the southern United States with Mom and Dad. The sweet photos he took are enough to give us at home a case of FOMO! As the family made their way from Texas to Florida, they made sure to stop and snap a picture of Benny with a sign for each state, and he’s a natural! From Florida… Photo: @lexeeleach/Twitter Through Alabama Photo: @lexeeleach/Twitter Across Mississippi Photo: @lexeeleach/Twitter Then Louisiana Photo: @lexeeleach/Twitter All the way back home…continue reading →
Dog Rocking Baby To Sleep

Dog Rocking Baby To Sleep

Who needs a babysitter when you have a dog like this one.This beagle is named Charlie and is everybody’s favorite in the house, not only because it is so cute, but also because he loves babies and helping the parents with some chores [embedded content] Bored Panda works best if you switch to our Android appcontinue reading →
Bulldog Watches King Kong, And Her Reaction Is Heartwarming

Bulldog Watches King Kong, And Her Reaction Is Heartwarming

Elvis and Khaleesi are two adorable English Bulldog siblings. They got their internet fame by… watching TV. Yes, you heard that right. These two five-year-olds love sitting in front of TV screens and are very dramatic about what’s happening in the shows. Show Full Text Their cute, funny, and over-the-top reactions stole people’s hearts and the videos of pups simply watching tv were watched hundreds of thousands of times. In this clip Khaleesi, a true queen, shows her compassionate side by reacting to one of the classic scenes from Peter Jackson’s ‘King Kong.’…continue reading →
Japanese Dog Groomer Gives The Most Adorable Makeovers To Puppies

Japanese Dog Groomer Gives The Most Adorable Makeovers To Puppies

Some dogs are cuter than others (just slightly) and pups that this Japanese dog groomer works with the cutest of them all. Show Full Text Yoriko Hamachiyo has mastered the craft of transforming adorable dogs into perfectly rounded shapes. Her latest look created on a toy poodle named Sesame went viral - the pup looks like the most precious mix between a puppy and a sheep. Take a look at some of the other dog looks done by this groomer and vote for your faves. More info: Instagramcontinue reading →

Student’s Service Dog Honored With Yearbook Photo & Plaque

Advertisement 11-year-old Rachel is graduating from elementary school, and while her teachers and friends will miss her this summer, they know she is in good paws! Rachel’s service dog, Linda made quite an impression during her once or twice weekly visits to the school. In addition to assisting Rachel, who has spina bifida and relies on a wheelchair, Linda also took it upon herself to comfort other students. “She will be there to help with tests when the kids start to get a little anxious or nervous,” said Rachel’s mom, Heidi Race. “She picks…continue reading →
Senior Pooch Becomes Foster Dad To 9 Orphaned Ducklings

Senior Pooch Becomes Foster Dad To 9 Orphaned Ducklings

10-year-old Yellow Labrador, Fred is the resident dog at beautiful Mountfitchet Castle in Stansted, Essex, UK. He spends his days strolling the grounds, wading in the moat, and accepting belly rubs from castle visitors – or he did until nine fuzzy ducklings came into his life!  Castle staff noticed the baby birds waddling around the grounds alone last Thursday, their mother nowhere to be found. But all concern for the ducklings’ safety quickly fell away when Fred stepped up to foster the orphans. The dog’s owner, Jeremy Goldsmith said: “We brought the…continue reading →