• Quick-Thinking Canine Has Life-Saving Reaction To Her Dad's Stroke

    17 days ago - By iHeart Dogs

    In the moment, 68-year-old Lothar Weimann claimed he was fine. Yet, his German Shepherd named Ellie sensed otherwise. Somehow, she knew he was having a stroke before he did. Judging by the bump on his head afterward, Weimann had fallen, so Ellie jumped into action and got the neighbor involved. Thanks to Ellie's quick thinking, Weimann's life was saved.
    It's unclear how the dog knew to look for help, but she certainly did the right thing. This situation further proves that the bond between a human and their dog is something truly special.
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  • 13-Year-Old Dog Comes Of Age With His “Bark” Mitzvah

    13-Year-Old Dog Comes Of Age With His “Bark” Mitzvah

    17 days ago - By iHeart Dogs

    Folks, Mazel Tovs are in order. Just as his dad did 39 years ago, a boy named Rambo officially became a man. Well, a 13-year-old dog named Rambo celebrated his “Bark Mitzvah,” at least.
    In the Jewish tradition, the Bar or Bat Mitzvah is a coming-of-age ritual and celebration that occurs when a child turns 13. Rambo's mom and dad, Ruth and Craig Ellenberg from New Jersey, decided to share the tradition with their dog too.
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    Parents and now empty nesters, Ruth told SWNS she and Craig had discussed the idea for a while:
    “We've joked about it with our five kids since...
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