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A Pug Becomes First Known Dog In America Infected With COVID-19

5 monthes ago   |   By iHeart Dogs

Back in February, there were reports of a dog in China that was thought to have been infected with the particular strain of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 from his infected human companion. Researchers at Duke University have confirmed the first known positive test result for the virus that causes COVID-19 in a domestic, family dog in the US.
Image of Winston from The McClean Family
A Pug Named Winston Becomes First Dog in the US to Test Positive for the Virus that Causes COVID-19
Winston is an adorable pug who lives with his family in Chapel Hill, NC. His entire family took part in...
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Separation Anxiety After COVID-19: How Will Your Dog Cope?

Separation Anxiety After COVID-19: How Will Your Dog Cope?

5 monthes ago   |   By iHeart Dogs

It may feel like there is no end in sight, but eventually, lock-downs will be lifted, and folks will return to work. While this will be a time of celebration for most humans, how will dogs handle separation anxiety after COVID-19?
According to animal psychologist Dr. Roger Mugford, dog parents should start preparing their pets to cope in a post-Coronavirus world.
“With such an overload of quality time with their families, dogs are building up a huge reservoir of over-dependency which could see them suffer when mums and dads suddenly return to work and the children go back to school,” Dr...
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27 Photos That Sum Up Trying To Work From Home With Pets

27 Photos That Sum Up Trying To Work From Home With Pets

We can agree that dogs and cats are the cutest distractions. Read more ...

Lamb Chop The Puppy Mill Survivor Is Now The World's Cutest Rescue Dog

Lamb Chop The Puppy Mill Survivor Is Now The World's Cutest Rescue Dog

Lamb Chop the adorable Maltese is happy with her mom in Wisconsin. But sadly, life wasn't always so great for the little dog. She lived in a puppy mill for six years, where she... Read more ...

Birding Nanhui, Shanghai in September

Birding Nanhui, Shanghai in September

You may remember - though I am pretty sure you do not, because who would - that my second-to-last blog post ended on a slightly disappointed note. The hero of Read more ...

French Designer Jacquemus Gets An Adorable New Puppy

French Designer Jacquemus Gets An Adorable New Puppy

Simon Porte Jacquemus wowed his millions of followers with more than just his designs recently. The French fashion designer just adopted a tiny little puppy named TouTou... Read more ...

Survey Reveals Our Dogs Help Us Cope With Lockdown Loneliness & Mental...

Survey Reveals Our Dogs Help Us Cope With Lockdown Loneliness & Mental Health Struggles

Being alone can be hard. Especially when we're forced into solitude at the threat of an illness so new to the world. The fear and anxiety unleashed by the stress of the 2020... Read more ...

22 Really Cool Paw Print Tattoos For Dog People

22 Really Cool Paw Print Tattoos For Dog People

Tragically, our dogs are not permanent fixtures in our lives. However, the impression they leave on us is. Some people decide to commemorate this important relationship with... Read more ...

Julianne Hough And Brooks Laich's Husky Reunites Them After Separation

Julianne Hough And Brooks Laich's Husky Reunites Them After Separation

Dancer and actress Julianne Hough announced her separation from Brooks Laich amid the coronavirus quarantine. They were quarantined in two separate states at the time, and they... Read more ...

You Helped This Overbred Mom Feel Like A Puppy Again!

You Helped This Overbred Mom Feel Like A Puppy Again!

When you purchase items from the iHeartDogs store , a portion of the proceeds go to GreaterGood. GreaterGood is an incredible organization that uses donations to help dogs in... Read more ...

A Reliable Birding Proverb

A Reliable Birding Proverb

“Sit under a fruiting tree and birding shall be fruitful.” After spending the last couple months chasing migratory shorebirds, I was aching for some forest birding. And what... Read more ...

Tufts University to lead $100M program to reduce risk of zoonotic viral...

Tufts University to lead $100M program to reduce risk of zoonotic viral spillover, spread

The STOP Spillover program will involve large consortium of wildlife and human disease experts from Cummings School, the university, and organizations across the world. Read more ...