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A Special Bond With His Person May Help Chewy Win ‘America's Top Dog'

A Special Bond With His Person May Help Chewy Win ‘America's Top Dog'

13 hours ago   |   iHeart Dogs

“America's Top Dog” on the A & E network is the reality show dog lovers needed in their lives. The competition show features talented dogs and their handlers competing on an...
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Deafness in Australian Cattle Dogs associated to QTL on chromosome 20 in genome‐wide association study analyses

1 day ago   |   Animal Genetics

Summary Pigment-associated deafness is a common hereditary condition in a range of dog breeds. The aim of this study was to perform a genome-wide association analysis to...
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Italian Lifeguard Dogs Leap From Helicopters To Save People

Italian Lifeguard Dogs Leap From Helicopters To Save People

1 day ago   |   iHeart Dogs

Rescuing people struggling to stay afloat at sea is very challenging and potentially dangerous work. Sometimes, lifeguards or Coast Guardsmen need to use speedboats, hydraulic...
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The Healthy Hound Newsletter 68

The Healthy Hound Newsletter 68

4 days ago   |   iHeart Dogs

In This Issue ● Urinary Tract Infections ● Lumps & Bumps ● Brain Damage At Routine Vet Visit ● Do Dogs Understand Speech? ● Dangerous Dog Food ● Canine Sun Protection Recent...
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Little Egret in the Indian Ocean

Little Egret in the Indian Ocean

4 days ago   |   10,000 Birds

On our recent walks along Cable Beach checking on the pairs of Pied Oystercatchers that are currently breeding we have often observed a Little Egret. There is only ever one...
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Spotting My Florida Birds on their Maine Breeding Grounds

7 days ago   |   10,000 Birds

Note: Erika is the Communications Director for Audubon Florida. During a chilly Florida day a few months ago, I drove thirty minutes outside of Tallahassee to a co-worker's...
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Genome‐wide epistatic interactions of litter size at birth in Chinese indigenous pigs

8 days ago   |   Animal Genetics

Summary Improving litter size at birth and the number of piglets born alive are the main breeding goals related to litter traits, which are economically important. A better...
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The Magnificent Feline Coat

The Magnificent Feline Coat

8 days ago   |   Cats International

There are three types of general body fur on the cat. The down hairs are closest to the skin and they keep the animal warm. This underfur has a soft and curly quality to it...
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We adopted Daphne in April

8 days ago   |   Happy Tails   |   3 articles

We adopted Daphne in April when she was only 8-weeks-old, and she has been a wonderful addition to our family. She keeps us and her 10-year-old canine sister Brie (adopted from...
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My Pilgrimage

My Pilgrimage

8 days ago   |   10,000 Birds

Twice a year, in February and July, I make a pilgrimage to the Hot Country thorn forest zone around Paso Ancho, Michoacán. Of course, I also go there several other times each...
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Pups raised as guide dogs for the blind, service dogs for veterans with...

When Sunshine wears her blue jacket, she's on the job as a Southeastern Guide Dogs puppy-in-training. Even if she's just sitting quietly while her “puppy raiser,” Nancy... Read more ...

Shelter Dog Can't Believe How Much Fun It Is To Go On Field Trips

Shelter Dog Can't Believe How Much Fun It Is To Go On Field Trips

As a shelter dog, life can be hard. Sometimes it's loud. Other times, it is stressful and sad watching people pass you by in your kennel, picking another dog instead. That's... Read more ...

In Memory of Daniel

In Memory of Daniel

Home In Memory of Daniel July 28, 2021 It is with deep sadness and a heavy heart that we announce that we lost our 15-year-old male Bornean orangutan, Daniel over the weekend... Read more ...

11 Must-Follow Instagram Dogs That Will Inspire You To Get Outdoors

11 Must-Follow Instagram Dogs That Will Inspire You To Get Outdoors

There's nothing like getting to explore somewhere new with your dog. The world is full of so many things to be sniffed and chewed - why should we keep our pups cooped up at... Read more ...

Meet The Dogs In The Swedish Royals' Family Reunion Photo

Meet The Dogs In The Swedish Royals' Family Reunion Photo

As someone who grew up in Midwestern America, my personal interest in royal families tends to start and stop at their dogs. In general, I'm more interested in the lifestyles of... Read more ...

Police K9 Retires After 10 Yrs, Leaving New Department Pups With Big Paws To...

Police K9 Retires After 10 Yrs, Leaving New Department Pups With Big Paws To Fill

In Marshall County, Kentucky, the community is celebrating a good dog. Fox has been protecting and serving his community first with the Paducah Police Department since 2011. In... Read more ...

Moose The Beekeeping Dog Has His Own Custom Bee Suit

Moose The Beekeeping Dog Has His Own Custom Bee Suit

Even though it's one of their best traits, sometimes our dogs wanting to be wherever we are and do whatever we're doing can prove challenging. Most times, it's harmless, like... Read more ...

Cattle Dog Championship Goes On Despite Series Of Disasters

Cattle Dog Championship Goes On Despite Series Of Disasters

A village in New South Wales isn't letting any natural disaster-or series of disasters-put a damper on their championship dog competition. Rappville is located in the northern... Read more ...

Italian Lifeguard Dogs Leap From Helicopters To Save People

Italian Lifeguard Dogs Leap From Helicopters To Save People

Rescuing people struggling to stay afloat at sea is very challenging and potentially dangerous work. Sometimes, lifeguards or Coast Guardsmen need to use speedboats, hydraulic... Read more ...

Given A Chance, Frightened Former Stray Ralphie Slowly Learned To Trust

Given A Chance, Frightened Former Stray Ralphie Slowly Learned To Trust

If you didn't already know, part of each sale on the iHeartDogs.com store is donated to Greater Good Charities , which offers grants for programs like Rescue Bank. Shopping... Read more ...