Pets & Animals
Whether you have a fur baby you adore, are thinking of getting one, or are just an animal lover, this is the place for you. We’ve got answers to your pet questions and advice, fascinating facts about creatures big and small, and, yes, cute pictures.
When the World Shut Down, This 9-Year-Old Created an Unlikely Bond with 6 Chickens
In a time of isolation from the rest of the world, this little girl found friendship in her family’s new...
This Couple Adopted a Cat to Help Their Dog with His Separation Anxiety—Now They Have the Most Beaut...
Follow this unusual pair of furry friends as they explore the West.
A Dog Was Trapped in a Cave for 30 Hours. It Took 8 Cavers to Find Him.
Buzzman the dog hadn't returned home for a few hours. Thinking it was unusual, his owner tracked his collar and...
5 Times Adopting a Homeless Animal Saved the Owners’ Lives Too
Because pets are the emotional, physical, and spiritual gift we didn’t know we needed.
This Man Only Adopts “Unadoptable” Animals—And He Now Has 21 Pets
After the death of his beloved dog Wolfgang, Steve Greig started rescuing older dogs and giving them forever homes in...
Two Bikers Discovered an Abandoned Dog—What They Did Next Saved His Life
When Jarrett Little and Chris Dixon were biking outside of town, they saw something they weren't expecting to see: a...
Meet the Modern Dr. Dolittle, Who Creates Prosthetics for Animals
Consider your spirits lifted after you take one look at these precious photos.
This Woman Made It Her Life’s Mission to Rescue Donkeys
Staci Greene opened her heart and ranch to donkeys.
This Cat Broke Out of an Animal Shelter to Find His Rescuer
Ann Bosche didn't want to give her stray cat over to the animal shelter. Turns out, Mr. Fancy didn't want...
When Their Baby Chickens Were Stuck in a Snow Storm, This Mom Came to the Rescue in the Most Heroic Way
Kids cheer on their hero mom as she saves the family's chickens from a blizzard.
A Heartwarming Lesson in Devotion, Courtesy of the Geese in My Front Yard
The bond shared by a pair of geese was stronger than the instinct for survival.
Awww: This Deaf Girl Rescued a Deaf Puppy and Is Teaching Him Sign Language
These two were meant to be together!
This Man Couldn’t Get a Job Because of His Disability, Then This Interview Changed His Life
For most of his life, Owen Lima has struggled because of a traumatic brain injury. Now a special job opportunity...
Meet the Woman Who Gives Rescued Farm Animals a Second Chance at Life
Many of the animals at Jenny Brown's Woodstock Farm Sanctuary had been abandoned, injured, and at death's door. Now, they...
She Lost Her Brother in Iraq. Now She’ll Do Anything to Rescue His Adopted Dogs From the War Z...
"These dogs are all I have left of my brother... Failure isn't an option."
Meet the Photographer Who’s Using Her Skills to Help Neglected Dogs Find Homes
Teresa Berg discovers how a little pampering can turn a dog's life around.
The Incredible Story of a Rescued Penguin That Saved a Misfit Student From Loneliness
Watching my penguin swim was magical--and so was his effect on one lonely boy.
More Than 70,000 Dogs Live in America’s Research Labs. I Rescued One of Them.
More than 70,000 dogs live in America’s research laboratories. Now there are seven fewer.
A Tragic Accident, Then One Woman’s Bold Fight to Make Horse Racing Safer
Jo Anne Normile discovered a dark side to Thoroughbred racing that most fans don't know about. What she did next...
Watch: 5 Bionic Dogs Get a New Leash on Life
After suffering cruelty and loss, these canines got good care and new homes.
Everyday Heroes: Social Media Saves a Battered Puppy
Tied to a truck and dragged for miles, this young pup has seen extraordinary cruelty—and overwhelming kindness.
Inspiring: Golden Retrievers Provide Comfort in Newtown
Newtown schools are just now reopening after last Friday’s tragedy, and Sandy Hook Elementary will remain closed until next year.
Hero Pets: A Pig That Calms Special-Needs Kids
For special-needs students in San Francisco, pot-bellied pig Buttercup provides comfort—and a bit of fun.