THE ASP298ASN POLYMORPHISM OF MELANOCORTIN‐4 RECEPTOR IN PIGS: EVIDENCE FOR ITS POTENTIAL EFFECTS ON MC4R CONSTITUTIVE ACTIVITY AND CELL SURFACE EXPRESSION

Summary In humans and mice, melanocortin receptor 4 and melanocortin receptor accessory protein 2 can form a complex and control energy...

Third Cable Beach Pied Oystercatcher nest to hatch

THIRD CABLE BEACH PIED OYSTERCATCHER NEST TO HATCH

Since last week another Pied Oystercatcher nest on Cable Beach has produced two chicks. The header photo above shows where the family...

 
 
 
Collaborative List - July 2020

COLLABORATIVE LIST - JULY 2020

Have you noticed that “pishing” is far less efective when one is wearing a mask? Do you think that the pish is muted, dispersed or...

Nostalgic Dog Walks 57 Miles Back To Her Old House

NOSTALGIC DOG WALKS 57 MILES BACK TO HER OLD HOUSE

In 2018, a four-year-old Yellow Lab named Cleo and her family moved away from their home in Missouri. Cleo seemed to have a harder...

 
 
 
Arrowood Farm Brewery: Starling Brett Farmhouse Ale

ARROWOOD FARM BREWERY: STARLING BRETT FARMHOUSE ALE

Like most North American birders, I never pay much mind to the European Starling. Sure, they're always a dependable, can't-miss tick...

Real Housewives Star Says Goodbye To Her Dog Of Almost 18 Years

REAL HOUSEWIVES STAR SAYS GOODBYE TO HER DOG OF ALMOST 18 YEARS

Losing a dog is one of the hardest things a human can endure. At any age, for any reason, the death of a companion is devastating....

 
 
 
Dog Dating App Matches You With The Perfect Rescue Dog

DOG DATING APP MATCHES YOU WITH THE PERFECT RESCUE DOG

When some families get a new dog, they get so hung up on looks. They get their heart set on the perfect breed and assume all dogs of...

Abandoned Dog Barely Survives Heat Stroke

ABANDONED DOG BARELY SURVIVES HEAT STROKE

For many dogs, summer is a trying time. Dogs don't regulate their body temperatures as well as humans do. Overheating in dogs can be...

 
 
 
Shelter Pups Deserve Birthdays, Too. Celebrate On DOGust The 1st!

SHELTER PUPS DESERVE BIRTHDAYS, TOO. CELEBRATE ON DOGUST THE 1ST!

Every dog deserves a birthday, but for shelter pups, their special day is often unknown. In 2008, The North Shore Animal League America...

Triumphing over Tetanus

TRIUMPHING OVER TETANUS

Not many dogs contract this infection-and many of those that do die. However, intensive care at the Foster Hospital saved two pets...

 
 
 
You Helped Rehabilitate A Frightened, Abandoned Lab

YOU HELPED REHABILITATE A FRIGHTENED, ABANDONED LAB

Part of each sale on the iHeartDogs.com store is donated to GreaterGood.org , which offers grants for charities and programs like Rescue...

When Your Lake Disappears

WHEN YOUR LAKE DISAPPEARS

You know that feeling, when you get up early to go birding at your favorite lake, and when you get there, the lake is gone? I hate...

 
 
 
Dog With “Wonky” Face Trains To Be A Therapy Dog

DOG WITH “WONKY” FACE TRAINS TO BE A THERAPY DOG

Brodie the 1-year-old German Shepherd and Border Collie mix doesn't look like other dogs. He always carries a permanent silly expression....

It Takes 4 Pool Noodles To Float This Chill Pup

IT TAKES 4 POOL NOODLES TO FLOAT THIS CHILL PUP

There's nothing like a relaxing dip in the pool on a hot summer day. Especially if you're weighed down by an extra pound or so of fur....

 
 
 
Dave

DAVE

Please welcome Star Kit, Dave. He is a 9 year old Tuxedo from London, UK We adopted him from the streets when he was 7 years old. He...

Shelter Pups Put Smiles On The Faces Of Lonely Seniors

SHELTER PUPS PUT SMILES ON THE FACES OF LONELY SENIORS

The effects of the current pandemic have affected everyone, but especially those that have been unable to exit quarantine due to health...

 
 
 
Brutus Bone Broth Is The Key To A Healthier Life For Your Canine Companion

BRUTUS BONE BROTH IS THE KEY TO A HEALTHIER LIFE FOR YOUR CANINE COMPANION

With bone broth taking the human wellness world by storm, it's no wonder this incredible super-food has made its way into our dog's...

AUTOGRAPH

Want a Carole Baskin Autograph? Since Tiger King, Carole has been inundated with requests for autographs. We need to ask...

 
 
 
Heartbreaking Update: Orlando Bloom's Lost Dog Presumed Dead

HEARTBREAKING UPDATE: ORLANDO BLOOM'S LOST DOG PRESUMED DEAD

Orlando Bloom's Poodle and constant companion, Mighty, had been missing for seven excruciating days. The actor took to Instagram on...

10 Dog Breed Names You're Probably Mispronouncing

10 DOG BREED NAMES YOU'RE PROBABLY MISPRONOUNCING

We all love dogs, but with so many breeds coming from all over the world, it can be difficult to figure out how to pronounce their...