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10 Signs Your Dog May Be Ready To Cross The Rainbow Bridge

8 days ago   |   By iHeart Dogs

When the time comes to say goodbye, all dog parents hope their pets peacefully pass away after a long, happy life. The unfortunate reality, however, is senior dogs and dogs suffering from illness or injury most often rely on their owners to know when it's time to cross the Rainbow Bridge.
Choosing to end a life-a life you've cherished as part of the family-is an impossibly difficult decision, but preventing suffering is your biggest concern.
No one wants their best friend to suffer, and veterinarians guide dog owners in how to tell when illness or advanced age has become too much for a pet...
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“Miracle” Hospice Dog Passes Away - But Her Family Is Turning Heartache Into Hope For Another Dog In Need

“Miracle” Hospice Dog Passes Away - But Her Family Is Turning Heartache Into Hope For Another Dog In Need

8 days ago   |   By iHeart Dogs

It takes an extraordinary soul to open their home to a dog, knowing that at any moment they'll have to say goodbye. Hospice fosters live for the experience. Where many of us turn away because the heartbreak is too much, some people open their homes and their hearts to dogs who need love in their last days over and over and over.
Two years ago I had the pleasure of making Kay Jones' acquaintance. Kay came to iHeartDogs' attention when she took in a dog with low expectations, and saw her blossom into a true miracle .
Brad and Kay Jones were experienced fosters. As puppy raisers for Canine...
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