Bucket List Pup Hopes To Hug 100 People Before Passing On

Bucket List Pup Hopes To Hug 100 People Before Passing On

Advertisement Logan is described as “playful and spunky.” He’s a 9-month-old foster pup with big ears and beautiful, expressive eyes. Logan came to Rescued Hearts Northwest just before Christmas. They knew that Logan wouldn’t grow to see adulthood – he was born with Pulmonic Valve Dysplasia, a heart condition that will probably only allow him a few more months to live. The foster who took him in understood that she would be fostering him for the rest of his life. Ideally, his condition would improve and he would live a full, happy life…continue reading →
Sheriff’s Office Employees Adopt Pets They Helped Rescue From Tragic Hoarding Situation

Sheriff’s Office Employees Adopt Pets They Helped Rescue From Tragic Hoarding Situation

Advertisement Florida authorities were recently tasked with handling an extremely tragic hoarding case in Highlands County. A former animal control officer is being charged with 72 counts of animal cruelty after several pets were found in unsafe, unhealthy conditions in her home. The animals have been removed, and those that were healthy enough to be adopted have already found new homes! A few of the dogs have even found families with the rescuers who helped save them from their nightmare. Highlands County Sheriff’s Office employees have adopted a few of the pets and…continue reading →
Can’t Pay for Your Pet’s Care? These 12 Programs Can Help

Can’t Pay for Your Pet’s Care? These 12 Programs Can Help

Advertisement We all want the best for our pets, but life sometimes gets in the way. When there is a sudden illness or accident, it can leave us facing large vet bills we were not expecting. A job loss can make it hard to feed ourselves and our beloved pets, and relocating can leave you wondering how you’re going to be able to take your pets with you. Luckily, there are resources out there to help you through hard times. #1 – IMOM This all-volunteer 501(c)(3) charity helps people cover vet bills when…continue reading →
3 Ways To Take Advantage Of “National Train Your Dog” Month This January

3 Ways To Take Advantage Of “National Train Your Dog” Month This January

Advertisement In 2010 the Association of Professional Dog Trainers named January National Train Your Dog Month. The campaign is designed to bring awareness to the importance of dog socialization and training. The APDT selected January because of the large number of puppies purchased and adopted at the holidays. The New Year is also an excellent time for those with older dogs to make training a priority. For 2019, the APDT is focusing on everyday manners with their Canine Life and Social Skills program. Interested dog parents can get involved by taking advantage of:  1. Free Webinars…continue reading →
PETITION- Military Dog Families Destroyed By New United Flight Pet Regulations

PETITION- Military Dog Families Destroyed By New United Flight Pet Regulations

Advertisement Last May, iHeartDogs reported on the new PetSafe pet transportation policies set forth by United Airlines. After several incidents, the airline revamped their protocols and announced they would no longer accept reservations for “snub-nosed” or “strong-jawed” dog breeds. They also limited travel crates to a maximum height of 30 inches, effectively preventing large dogs of any breed from traveling with United. Photo via Change.org/Leo Mendoza Although the new regulations were created to keep pets safe, they caused unfortunate collateral damage. The brave men and women of our military, Department of Defense, and State Department…continue reading →
“Cuddlegrams” Give Your Valentine A Visit From A Furry Bundle Of Love!

“Cuddlegrams” Give Your Valentine A Visit From A Furry Bundle Of Love!

Advertisement Valentine’s Day is coming up, and if you’re looking for a unique gift you know your partner will love, we found it for you! Some shelters give their pets a break from the noisy kennel environment by offering “cuddlegrams” on Valentine’s Day! You can book a sweet cuddle session for your special someone with a shelter pet who would like nothing more than to be loved on! Of course there are those who think that it’s mean to take a pet out of the shelter only to return him, but programs like…continue reading →
Canine Star Of “A Dog’s Way Home” Was Hand-Picked From A Tennessee Shelter

Canine Star Of “A Dog’s Way Home” Was Hand-Picked From A Tennessee Shelter

Advertisement The filmmakers of A Dog’s Way Home had two very specific requirements for their canine star. She had to be a Pit Bull mix as in the novel by W. Bruce Cameron, and she had to be a rescue pup. Cameron and his wife discovered the perfect pooch in a Tennessee shelter. Despite her rough start, 2-year-old Shelby had everything they were looking for to play the lead role of “Bella”. “Shelby is absolutely extraordinary in our movie,” Actress Bryce Dallas Howard, who lends her voice to “Bella,” tells USA Today. “But her…continue reading →
Trucker Drives 2,300 Miles To Reunite 8-Year-Old Cancer Patient With His Dog

Trucker Drives 2,300 Miles To Reunite 8-Year-Old Cancer Patient With His Dog

Advertisement 8-year-old Perryn Miller of Wilmington, NC was in Utah enjoying the holidays when the nagging headaches he’d been suffering grew worse. A trip to the E.R. revealed the devastating truth: Perryn has stage 4 glioblastoma, an aggressive form of brain cancer. Surgery was performed to remove the tumor, but doctors say he will also need several months of chemotherapy and radiation. The Miller family – who also lost their home to Hurricane Florence last year – decided to stay in Utah for Perryn’s treatment. While family, friends and total strangers have gone…continue reading →
Estimated 450 German Shepherds Rescued From Nightmare Hoarding Situation

Estimated 450 German Shepherds Rescued From Nightmare Hoarding Situation

Advertisement Hundreds of German Shepherd dogs are being pulled from an extreme hoarding and puppy mill situation in Southern Georgia. Animal advocate groups in Montgomery County, Georgia have been calling for action against the owner of these properties for some time. They accused the breeder of keeping over 200 dogs in deplorable conditions on her land in Higgstown, Georgia. But when she began moving dogs to another property in Candler County, neighbors began to complain about the constant barking, yelping, and poor conditions. State investigators had visited the locations before, but said they…continue reading →

Owner Facing Homelessness Leaves Dog At Shelter With Heartbreaking Note

Advertisement “Please take care of Sky. She is 6 years old and friendly. I couldn’t take care of her, I became homeless and couldn’t feed her. She is not sick just hungry, very friendly. Please find her a home. Please.” These gut-wrenching words were found in a note attached to an abandoned dog’s harness last week. The terrier mix was discovered roaming free on the Delaware Humane Association‘s property. Sky wore a spiked leather harness that hung awkwardly on her thin frame. Shelter Director Kerry Flanagan Bruni estimates she is about 20 pounds underweight. “It appears…continue reading →

89-Year-Old Woman Has Knitted 450 Blankets & Sweaters For Shelter Dogs

Advertisement Shelter volunteers come in many forms. Some walk dogs, others help match adopters with the perfect pet, and some – like Maisie Green – use their talents to provide a little extra comfort to animals in need. At 89-years-young, Maisie has managed to knit approximately 450 cozy blankets and sweaters for the pups awaiting forever homes at the Dogs Trust Basildon shelter. “I love knitting and I love dogs, so this combines both wonderfully,” Maisie told the Basildon Standard. “It takes me three days to knit a blanket and one day to…continue reading →
California Pet Stores Can Only Sell Shelter Animals Thanks To First-Of-Its-Kind State Law

California Pet Stores Can Only Sell Shelter Animals Thanks To First-Of-Its-Kind State Law

Advertisement In October of 2017, California Governor, Jerry Brown signed bill A.B. 485 into law, making it illegal for pet stores to sell dogs, cats, and rabbits from any source other than a shelter or rescue group. In order to allow business owners time to plan for the landmark change, the law was set to go into effect in 2019. That deadline arrived with this week, making California the first U.S. state to effectively ban the sale of “puppy mill” dogs and “kitten factory” cats in pet stores. The law allows private breeders to continue…continue reading →
New Illinois Law Makes Pet Owners Responsible For Their Dogs’ Actions

New Illinois Law Makes Pet Owners Responsible For Their Dogs’ Actions

Advertisement In 2017, a 10-year-old Yorkie named Buddy was attacked by an off-leash dog in Hanover Park in Illinois. Buddy’s injuries were so severe, he didn’t survive. His owners were devastated. Their grief was intensified when they learned the dog that attacked their small senior pup was one with a known history of aggression. They couldn’t understand how the dog’s owners could let the dog run loose when they knew the risks. It wasn’t the dog’s fault, it was the failure of the dog’s owner to take proper precautions. After Buddy’s death, state…continue reading →

Woman Wakes Up To Find Intruder Snuggling With 120 Pound “Guard Dog”

Advertisement Lynn Sarver of Waukesha, Wisconsin woke up bright and early Tuesday morning ready to begin a New Year. But what began as an ordinary morning took a strange turn when she walked into the living room. There, snuggled up with her 120 pound Mastiff Benton, was a sleeping man! Sarver took a closer look to ensure the stranger was not her own son. “You know because he had dark hair and kind of the same size,” she told WISN News. Once she confirmed the man entwined with her snoozing pooch was indeed a…continue reading →
Facebook Is Giving Away $100,000 To The World’s Most Amazing Dog!

Facebook Is Giving Away $100,000 To The World’s Most Amazing Dog!

Advertisement You know you have the best dog in the world – and so do all your friends, family, co-workers, and total strangers on the internet. Facebook Watch and The Dodo are giving you an opportunity to prove it to the world and win $100,000 while you’re at it! Be aware – the competition is fierce (yet cute and cuddly!) These dogs sing, dance, skip and play. But even if your dog’s only talent is clearing the room, don’t be afraid to submit videos of your own. Hopeful owners can send in up…continue reading →
Dog Who Spent 8 Years In A Shelter Celebrates Her First Christmas At Home!

Dog Who Spent 8 Years In A Shelter Celebrates Her First Christmas At Home!

Advertisement Roxy was only two years old when she found herself in a shelter kennel. Shelter staff knew that as a Pit Bull breed she would have a tougher time finding a home than other dogs, but nobody expected her to spend nearly eight years there! Despite her long stay, Teckles Animal Sanctuary staff described Roxy as a fantastic, cheeky dog. “She can be a little nervous on occasion but with the bribe of a few sausages, she becomes very loving and loyal. She has a cheeky character and loves to play with…continue reading →
Sweet, Fearful Dog And Her Feline Best Friend Need A Home Together

Sweet, Fearful Dog And Her Feline Best Friend Need A Home Together

It’s not easy finding a home for a fearful dog. It’s even harder to find a home for a fearful dog who comes with her own cat – but the Berkson family is determined to make it happen! Advertisement While driving her daughter to school one day, Myka Berkson spotted a gorgeous German Shepherd along the highway. She pulled over at a house nearby and asked a person there if the dog belonged to their family. As it turned out, the dog didn’t belong to anyone. According to KLTV.com, the family told Myka,…continue reading →
Hundreds Come Forward To Adopt Noseless Rescue Dog

Hundreds Come Forward To Adopt Noseless Rescue Dog

Advertisement Sniffles, a senior rescue pooch without a nose, became a viral sensation this week when Florida-based Poodle and Pooch Rescue put out a call for potential adopters. After an overwhelming response from across the country, the group announced they are currently weeding through “200+ emails, voice messages, social media inquires and applications” in order to choose the perfect forever home for the special pup. Little Sniffles was first rescued in July 2017 by the Puerto Rican group, Rabito Kontento (Happy Tails). He was then adopted by a Florida family in early 2018. While…continue reading →
Baristas Shower Customer With Heartfelt Letters & Gifts After Dog’s Death

Baristas Shower Customer With Heartfelt Letters & Gifts After Dog’s Death

On December 11, Margo Waldrop pulled up to her local Starbucks drive thru window just as she has every day since the store opened. As always, the baristas greeted Waldrop and her dogs enthusiastically. Advertisement But this day was different from the rest. Sadly, it was dog, Lily’s last day on Earth. She had cancer, and was scheduled to be euthanized later that day. When Waldrop broke the news to the coffee shop employees, they treated the pooch to a Puppuccino and comforted the grieving dog mom. Upon pulling up to the window…continue reading →

Pet Rescue Organizations Come Together To Save 90 Lives

Advertisement It’s amazing what can be done when people work together! Over the weekend, several organizations pulled together to transport about 90 adoptable cats and dogs from the Harris County Animal Shelter to rescues in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Harris County Animal Shelter is one of the many shelters in the busy Houston, Texas area. Like any other shelter the staff is working hard towards becoming a “no kill” facility but is constantly pushed to capacity. The Lance McCullers Jr. Foundation, Houston PetSet, Rescue Express, and shelters in Houston and Minneapolis all pulled together, and…continue reading →
Dunkin’ And Baskin-Robbins Aim To Fill Children’s Hospitals With Therapy Dogs

Dunkin’ And Baskin-Robbins Aim To Fill Children’s Hospitals With Therapy Dogs

Advertisement Just in time for the holiday season, restaurant chains Dunkin’ and Baskin-Robbins have announced their newest initiative in spreading joy to children across the country. The two companies already power the independent charitable organization called The Joy in Childhood Foundation, and their newest endeavor focuses on bringing smiles and laughter to children’s hospitals nationwide. The program is called Dogs for Joy, and it’s going to provide full-time therapy dogs to patients, families, and staff at many of the country’s children’s hospitals. The Dog-tor is in! Today we launched Dogs for Joy, our…continue reading →
Ford Designs Noise-Canceling Dog Kennel To Help Pups With Noise Phobia

Ford Designs Noise-Canceling Dog Kennel To Help Pups With Noise Phobia

Advertisement Noise phobia is an issue faced by countless pet parents. They try everything including weighted blankets, thunder shirts, aromatherapy, CBD oil, and anti-anxiety medications with varying results. Sometimes their efforts pay off, but every clap of thunder or bang from a nearby firework has potential to send their dogs scurrying for safety. Dogs with noise phobia bark, whine, and whimper, and sometimes they can’t help but destroy the house in their fear. In the worst case scenarios, dogs have jumped through glass doors and windows and seriously injured themselves in attempts to…continue reading →
New York City Commuters Enjoy “Stationary Figures”

New York City Commuters Enjoy “Stationary Figures”

Advertisement You don’t have to be a dog lover to enjoy William Wegman’s work, but it helps! MTA Arts & Design makes New York City’s public transit a little brighter for commuters by installing visual and performing art in the public spaces. One of their latest installations is a commission from artist William Wegman, who is best known for his work with his Weimaraners! “Stationary Figures” consists of 11 glass mosaic panels displayed on the walls of the 23rd Street station. Photographs taken by Wegman featured his Weimaraners Flo and Topper dressed as…continue reading →
Dog Given Up For Bad Behavior Finds Exactly What He Needs In Prison Training Program

Dog Given Up For Bad Behavior Finds Exactly What He Needs In Prison Training Program

Advertisement A year ago, Titan was a big dog with even bigger behavioral problems. His owner didn’t want him, and his size combined with his lack of training left him with few options for his future. A good Samaritan was desperately trying to find the 90-pound Great Pyrenees/shepherd mix a good home, but the task was far from easy. She tried local rescues, posted to social media, and sent emails to everyone she could think of. The responsibility of taking in a large, untrained dog seemed to be too much, but then Titan…continue reading →
16 Very Good Dogs Help Create The Perfect Pup-Prosal For NYC Couple

16 Very Good Dogs Help Create The Perfect Pup-Prosal For NYC Couple

Advertisement It’s a shame Maurice Goldstein is off the market. Based on his recent proposal to girlfriend of four years, Laura Stampler, he’s going to make one heck of a husband! Not only did Goldstein blanket a mountaintop in rose petals, he also hired an a capella group to belt out Stampler’s favorite Disney and Motown hits. Pretty amazing right? Well brace yourselves, it gets better. For the pièce de résistance, Goldstein arranged for 16 dogs to crash the proposal at just the right moment! Photo c/o Rebecca Yale Photography The couple currently lives in…continue reading →
Top 10 Military Dog Names For 2018

Top 10 Military Dog Names For 2018

Advertisement Military families come in all shapes and sizes. They’re big, small, come with dual-military parents, single parents, and more than a few have their fair share of fur. Military pets, dogs especially, travel the world with their humans moving from one assignment to another. They watch their favorite people leave without knowing if they’ll come back, and they jump with joy when their long-lost family members finally walk through the door (military dog reunion videos, anyone?).  Military dogs support spouses during long deployments, are loyal friends while kids switch schools (again), and…continue reading →
Man Takes Terminally Ill Dog On Cross-Country Road Trip To Visit Her Birthplace

Man Takes Terminally Ill Dog On Cross-Country Road Trip To Visit Her Birthplace

Advertisement Mura has been the constant companion of Paul Heroux ever since she was a tiny pup. She was even by Heroux’s side as he campaigned for – and won – the role of mayor in Attleboro, Massachusetts. Together, they visit schools and nursing homes, walk in local parades, and shake paws at city hall. Sadly, the 11-year-old Japanese wolf dog was diagnosed with a terminal form of blood cancer in September. “She’s my best friend and she’s been with me at the best and worst parts of my life,” Heroux told CBS News. The…continue reading →
Puppy & His Older Pal Hope To Find A Home To Spend The Holidays Together

Puppy & His Older Pal Hope To Find A Home To Spend The Holidays Together

Advertisement Sometimes special bonds form between unlikely friends. Such is the case with Bogie and Maytag. Bogie is a spunky black and white puppy found wandering the streets of Detroit. Maytag is a sweet, subdued adult left chained to a refrigerator on the city’s east side. You may expect Maytag to be standoffish after his difficult start in life, but somehow, Bogie managed to wag his way into the older pup’s heart! The pair became fast friends after arriving at Detroit Dog Rescue. “I started to go in and I would see they were in the same cage, then…continue reading →
Labels Like Mutt And Mixed Breed Are Out, American Shelter Dog Is In

Labels Like Mutt And Mixed Breed Are Out, American Shelter Dog Is In

Advertisement For millions of shelter dogs across the country, labels matter. Dogs are labeled almost as soon as they walk through the shelter door. For a lucky few, labels like Labrador Retriever and Siberian Husky will work in their favor. They’ll be scooped up by adopters looking for purebred dogs before the dogs even know what’s happening. But for the majority of dogs in the shelter system, the idea of breed labeling won’t be as gratifying. Thanks to breed discrimination and stereotypes, labels can hurt a dog’s chances of being adopted. The word…continue reading →
Is There A Reason You See More Male Police Dogs Than Female?

Is There A Reason You See More Male Police Dogs Than Female?

Advertisement Whether it’s sniffing out evidence or chasing down bad guys, working K9s are an important part of police forces all around the globe. These dogs undergo intense training, are made to pass important tests, and go to work everyday alongside their handlers. You’ll find several different breeds wearing official police vests, but the best dogs on the force always have specific characteristics in common. To be a successful police dog, they need to be intelligent, focused, and determined. As it turns out, gender might have something to do with it as well.…continue reading →
Dedicated Dog Found Guarding Family’s Home After It Was Destroyed By The Camp Fire

Dedicated Dog Found Guarding Family’s Home After It Was Destroyed By The Camp Fire

Advertisement When the Camp Fire approached the Bill and Andrea Gaylord’s 80-acre ranch they had only minutes to evacuate. They attempted to bring their two Anatolian Shepherd dogs, Miguel and Madison, to safety but both dogs ran off to protect the property, and they were forced to leave without them. The Camp Fire burned over 153,000 acres, destroying buildings and tearing apart families. Many people, like the Gaylords, were forced to leave their pets and were uncertain about their fate. However, organizations in the area had volunteers who were willing to check on…continue reading →
Your Dog’s Risk For Creepy Mouth-Burrowing Beetles Increases In Winter

Your Dog’s Risk For Creepy Mouth-Burrowing Beetles Increases In Winter

Advertisement They may resemble innocent ladybugs, but Asian lady beetles have several significant differences. They vary in color, have more spots, and are far more aggressive than the ladybugs we know and love. According to experts, their powerful survival instincts may even make them a risk to your dog. Asian lady beetles search for warm, humid locations to ride out the winter. And every now and then, they seek refuge inside a dog’s mouth. “Humidity is their normal environment,” Mikal Shamsi of Pest Police told the Houston Chronicle. “They latch onto the roofs of…continue reading →
The Science Behind Cute Aggression: Why We Want To Squeeze Adorable Creatures

The Science Behind Cute Aggression: Why We Want To Squeeze Adorable Creatures

Advertisement Have you ever looked at your dog and thought, “You’re so cute, I could just squeeze you!”? You certainly aren’t alone! The desire to pinch a baby’s cheeks or bite an adorable pup’s ear are examples of a phenomenon known as cute aggression. Recent research suggests this desire for rough lovin’ is not only normal, it may serve an evolutionary purpose. Katherine Stavropoulos, a licensed clinical psychologist with a background in neuroscience, first heard the term “cute aggression” when she read a research report from a team of Yale University psychologists in 2015.…continue reading →
The Top 10 Dog Names Of 2018

The Top 10 Dog Names Of 2018

Advertisement The numbers are in, and Rover has officially released their list of this year’s most popular dog names. Gone are the days of Fido and Fluffy. 2018 saw some big changes in what pup parents are naming their doggos. Rover researchers delved into registration records and talked to dog owners to find out exactly what inspires some of the most common dog names. As it turns out, this year’s list of names is a good reflection of the past year as a whole. There are celebrities, movie characters, brunch foods, and real-life…continue reading →
This Woman’s Dog Sniffed Out Her Cancer Three Times To Save Her Life

This Woman’s Dog Sniffed Out Her Cancer Three Times To Save Her Life

Advertisement The power of a dog’s sensitive sniffer is no secret. There are dogs at the airport looking for smuggled goods, and military dogs save lives every day by detecting hidden explosives. These dogs spend months, and sometimes years, learning how to detect specific scents. A lot of time and money goes into their training, but as it turns out, dogs don’t always need professional instruction to do amazing things with their sense of smell. Stephanie Herfel’s Siberian Husky, Sierra is a prime example. Without any kind of scent training, Sierra used her…continue reading →
Former President’s Service Dog Moves On To New Assignment Now That His Mission Is Complete

Former President’s Service Dog Moves On To New Assignment Now That His Mission Is Complete

Advertisement Politics may be a sore subject for most people, but whether you vote red, blue, or purple, we can all agree that dogs are amazing. A photo went viral recently of former president George H.W. Bush’s service dog, Sully, curled up in front of his best friend’s flag-draped casket. The photo was originally shared to Sully’s Instagram account with the short caption, “Mission complete.” Sully was named for Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, an airline captain who was declared a national hero in 2009 after the U.S. Airways flight he was piloting hit…continue reading →
Groomers Spruce Up Abandoned Dog & Find Him The Perfect New Home

Groomers Spruce Up Abandoned Dog & Find Him The Perfect New Home

Advertisement Debo arrived at Detroit’s Canine to Five boarding and grooming shop three weeks ago. The 2-year-old Pit-Boxer mix was timid, malnourished and crawling with fleas. He also had wounds on his face. Debo’s “owner” requested a bath and nail trim before heading to his car to get his wallet. He never came back. “He probably was 15 pounds less than he is now, really shy, really scared,” Liz Blondy, owner of Canine to Five, told Fox News. Rather than calling animal control or dropping him at a shelter, a Canine to Five staff member…continue reading →
Dog Digs Up Woolly Mammoth Tooth Right In His Backyard

Dog Digs Up Woolly Mammoth Tooth Right In His Backyard

Advertisement Kirk Lacewell from Whidbey Island, WA wasn’t surprised when his 8-month-old pup named Scout started digging in the yard. It’s typical behavior for an energetic yellow lab, but what wasn’t typical was what Scout dug up. In a shallow hole in the backyard, Scout pulled out what looked like a rock. He started carrying it around as a prized possession, and that’s when Lacewell realized things weren’t exactly as they seemed. Never before interested in things like rocks or sticks, Scout seemed overly attached to the mystery item he pulled out of…continue reading →
Rhode Island Rescue Helps Woman With Cancer Care For Her Four Senior Dogs

Rhode Island Rescue Helps Woman With Cancer Care For Her Four Senior Dogs

Advertisement When Linda was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer, her world flipped upside down. She was forced to leave her home in Fort Lauderdale, Florida to move in with her sister in Rhode Island. It was a big change, and her difficult treatment and new home weren’t the only issues on her mind. There were four Chihuahuas, 16-year-old Scaredy, 14-year-old Brewsy, 14-year-old Suzy, and 14-year-old Runty who were depending on her. She knew life was about to change for them too, but she was determined to do everything she could for her…continue reading →
UPS Driver “Delivers” Shelter Pup To His Own Home

UPS Driver “Delivers” Shelter Pup To His Own Home

Advertisement Ernie, an energetic 1-year-old Pit Bull mix, had been at the City of Buffalo Animal Shelter for a few months. Even with a sponsorship that reduced his adoption fee he’d been having trouble finding the right place. Ernie needed a home where he could be the only pet – a quality that works against a lot of adoptable shelter dogs. Jason Coronado, a UPS driver was delivering packages to the City of Buffalo Animal Shelter October 5th when he met Ernie. Coronado called Ernie into the truck and the affectionate pup hopped…continue reading →