Petco Foundation President Susanne Kogut Talks About How Fosters Save Lives

Advertisement This July, the Petco Foundation is inspiring animal lovers to learn more about fostering rescue animals with their “Be a Lifesaver” initiative. iHeartdogs had the privilege of interviewing Petco Foundation president, Susanne Kogut, about how fostering is an important piece of the animal welfare puzzle. With a house full of rescue dogs and an … [Read more…]

How Much Do Dogs Understand About Death?

Advertisement I spent nearly half my life working as a veterinary technician. During that time I helped many dogs cross the Rainbow Bridge and witnessed others coping with the loss of a beloved human or a fellow pet. While they absolutely understand the concepts of pain and illness, do dogs grasp the finality of death? … [Read more…]

The Reason Why Your Dog Shakes Off

Advertisement When your dog is wet, you know you better move fast out of the splash zone before they start shaking themselves dry. It’s impressive how thoroughly they can shake their entire body (and how far they can fling those cast-off water droplets), and science has found dogs can shake 70% of the water from … [Read more…]