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WITH PANDEMIC RESTRICTIONS, READING PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN MOVES ONLINE

PHILADELPHIA - As pandemic restrictions came down and library branches closed their doors, the children's department at Parkway Central...

HOW VACCINES SAVE LIVES

Widespread use of immunizations has been one of the greatest public health achievements of the past century, saving countless lives...

 
 
 

WHEN IT COMES TO HEALTH, WE'RE ALL CONNECTED

One Health recognizes the intersection between the health of humans and the health of all animals - pets, livestock, and wildlife,...

ANIMAL VACCINES & PUBLIC HEALTH

Pet owners, veterinarians, and farmers and ranchers are united in their desire to keep their animals healthy and reduce their suffering,...

 
 
 

FACTS ABOUT THE INCREDIBLE HUMAN-ANIMAL BOND

Do you ever notice how fulfilled you feel when you spend time with your pet? How your pet can inspire joy while also somehow helping...

RESOLVING TO BE MORE HEALTHY IN 2021? YOUR PET CAN HELP

The end of 2020 has prompted even more people to resolve to adopt healthier habits in the new year. It turns out that a pet can help...

 
 
 

ONE HEALTH IN ACTION: VETERINARIANS VACCINATE ANIMALS TO SLOW VIRUS OUTBREAKS

Rift Valley Fever is a mosquito-borne illness found in Africa that can infect humans and animals, causing blindness, encephalitis,...

APPRECIATING VETERINARIANS

Animals rely on us to protect them from threats of disease and safeguard their wellbeing. Around the world, veterinarians are essential...

 
 
 

GOOD GIRL: UWG GRADUATE'S SERVICE DOG RECEIVES HONORARY ‘DOG-REE'

When Maggie Leptrone, a nursing student at the University of West Georgia, walked across the stage at Commencement Saturday morning,...

THERAPY DOGS OF SANTA BARBARA CONTINUES TO SERVE IN COVID TIMES

With a motto of “Happiness has four legs and a purple bandana,” Therapy Dogs of Santa Barbara not only spreads happiness but also transforms...

 
 
 

HOW VETERINARIANS USE ANTIBIOTICS TO KEEP ANIMALS HEALTHY

Antibiotics are important tools for keeping animals healthy. Veterinarians are dedicated to the well-being of the animals, and they...

ROADMAP TO REDUCING THE NEED FOR ANTIBIOTICS

The ability to manage and control animal disease has profound consequences for human health, from ensuring the safety of our food to...

 
 
 

ANIMAL ANTIBIOTICS - FAQS

Antibiotics are essential for combating animal disease. There is simply no other way to treat a bacterial infection. But, antibiotic...

WE CAN ALL DO OUR PART TO REDUCE ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE

The animal health industry is committed to protecting the health of all animals and people by producing safe products and ensuring...

 
 
 

SAFELY KEEPING REPTILES & AMPHIBIANS AS PETS

Millions of households in our country include turtles, lizards, snakes, or frogs as pets. These special creatures bring joy to their...

PETS AND ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE

If your pet is sick with a bacterial infection, your veterinarian may prescribe antibiotics as the best medicine to help your pet get...

 
 
 

PUPPIES ARE A POWERFUL POSITIVE INFLUENCE THROUGH PANDEMIC

Nearly all dog owners - 92 percent - responding to a recent survey by Rover.com said their dogs have had a positive impact on their...

DOG HAS PAWSITIVE IMPACT ON MIDDLE SCHOOL

WESTBROOK - Westbrook Middle School has a new furry friend, a therapy dog named Finn, who has made an impact on students' mental health,...

 
 
 

IDAHO FISH AND GAME USES SPECIALLY TRAINED K9S TO INVESTIGATE WILDLIFE CRIMES

The dog days of summer may be over, but for six-year-old black lab Dexter- one of Idaho Fish and Game's K-9s - that suits him just...

RECOGNIZING ONE HEALTH

November 3 marks the fifth annual One Health Day, a global campaign that brings attention to the need for a One Health approach to...

 
 
 



The “Cavy” Bunch!

The “Cavy” Bunch!

Blog Home The "Cavy" Bunch! (Scroll down for SUPER CUTE photos and video!) January 27, 2021 Maybe it's their long legs... Or their small rabbit/deer appearance... But... Read more ...

“Service Dog” To Be Euthanized After Owner Flees Scene Of Bite On Toddler

“Service Dog” To Be Euthanized After Owner Flees Scene Of Bite On Toddler

Note: iHeartDogs believes that there's no such thing as a bad breed - just negligent owners. For that reason, we have kept the name of the owner out of this post. January 9... Read more ...

Man Who “Doesn't Like Small Dogs” Falls In Love With Chihuahua Puppy

Man Who “Doesn't Like Small Dogs” Falls In Love With Chihuahua Puppy

We all have the perfect dog in mind. Some people adore active dogs so they can have a running buddy, while others prefer fluffy dogs to cuddle with. But any true dog lover... Read more ...

Fighting for Justice for the Cat Victims of the Oakland Park Shootings

Fighting for Justice for the Cat Victims of the Oakland Park Shootings

Alley Cat Allies is fighting on behalf of the cats who were shot and killed in late-night hunts by the East Bay Regional Park District in Oakland, California. We have launched... Read more ...

Ending Cat Declawing in the New Year: What You Need to Know

Ending Cat Declawing in the New Year: What You Need to Know

We're starting the new year with some news about one of our biggest priorities in humane legislation for cats. Policies against cat declawing continue to arise in the United... Read more ...

How My 2021 Birding Is Going So Far

How My 2021 Birding Is Going So Far

I took a couple of weeks “off” from chronicling my weekly outings, in order to give my thoroughly amateur recommendations on bird photography, for other thoroughly amateur... Read more ...

Abandoned Pit Bull With Frostbite Clings To Towel For Warmth

Abandoned Pit Bull With Frostbite Clings To Towel For Warmth

A jogger in Branford, Connecticut found a lonely dog on their morning run. The white Pit Bull mix was alone in a parking lot, sleeping on an old towel. No one was around and... Read more ...

Ginger

Ginger

Please put your paws up and greet Star Kit, Ginger. She is 8 years old from Llittleton, Colorado. I got Ginger as a small kitten and raised her to be the beautiful strong kitty... Read more ...

How A Sassy, Abandoned Shih-Tzu Inspired One Woman To Foster And Adopt...

How A Sassy, Abandoned Shih-Tzu Inspired One Woman To Foster And Adopt Senior Dogs

When I was in college, I began working at a busy animal hospital as a veterinary assistant. As much as I adore dogs, I didn't think it was fair to adopt one with my crazy... Read more ...

Woman's Tropical Vacation Turns Into A Lifelong Mission To Save Stray Dogs

Woman's Tropical Vacation Turns Into A Lifelong Mission To Save Stray Dogs

Tropical getaways are the best. Vacations are a time to relax in a place that feels like paradise-a place where nothing could possibly go wrong. But oftentimes, that isn't the... Read more ...