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Stray Dog Miraculously Survives 8 Gunshot Wounds, Including One To The Face

12 days ago   |   By iHeart Dogs

When Hill Country Humane Society in Buchanan Dam, Texas, took in an injured dog, they decided to name him Messiah. Why? Because it was an absolute miracle that he had even survived. The two-year-old Great Pyrenees mix had been shot, not once, but eight times, in multiple places all over his body, including his face.
Now, they're hoping they can find out who committed this awful act of animal cruelty.
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Animal control officers responded immediately when they received the call reporting that a dog had been shot and was hiding under a building nearby.
“We named the dog Messiah. We are...
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It's Official: 23-Year-Old Spike Is The World's Oldest Living Dog

It's Official: 23-Year-Old Spike Is The World's Oldest Living Dog

12 days ago   |   By iHeart Dogs

The results are in, and it's official! According to Guinness World Records, the world's oldest dog is now Spike, a 23-year-old Chihuahua. At the end of 2022, Gino, a 22-year old mixed-breed, was crowned the oldest. But Spike has now taken the title.
Spike may be small, but he has a lot of attitude, and he's living his long life on a farm in rural Ohio.
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Ten years ago, Rita first laid eyes on the tiny little guy while he was spending time in the parking lot of a grocery store. The employees there had been sneaking him scraps for around three days, but he still wasn't in the best...
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