7 Amazing Hero Pets
Inspiring stories on four legs: These animals prove that some furry friends can make all the difference.
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.
Hero Pets: A Herd of Elephants Mourns Its Helper
Connections between man and beast can run deep, as one family learned after saving elephants in South Africa.
Hero Pets: A Little Girl’s Lifeline Is Her Dog
For young Alida Knobloch, loyal pooch Mr. Gibbs is a true lifesaver.
Hero Pets: A Lion’s Big Heart
Jupiter the lion may weigh in at 550 pounds, but his demeanor with handler Ana Julia Torres proves that even...
For Beagle Brigades, the Nose Knows
Last night's NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams ran a special report on Beagle Brigades, adorable teams of rescue beagles...
Urgent: Adorable Kittens Boost Brainpower!
Next time you have a pile of work to get done, find some baby animals to "ooo and ahh" over...
Where the Buffalo Still Roam
Every year, visitors from around the world migrate to South Dakota’s Custer State Park to witness 1,000 buffalo rumble across
Four Great Books for Dog Lovers
I’ll admit it: Dogs are my weakness. It wasn’t always this way. But I have a boy who needed a dog. So,
A World of Cute: Baby Pandas, Happy Elephants and More
We’re been big on baby pandas in our house ever since Tai Shan made his debut at the National Zoo
Sea Otters: Adorable Partners in the Fight Against Global Warming
These cuddly creatures might save the climate.
Pooches Pose for Doggone Funny Pics
I have a guinea pig, and it’s arguably the most serious beast I’ve ever laid eyes on. It’s more likely...
Here’s a Guaranteed Mood-Booster
Our Beautiful World and Universe, a Facebook "community page about Mother Nature," never fails to delight with its gorgeous images...
The Suite Life—For Dogs
I had just about gotten used to the term “doggie day care” as a euphemism for “kennel” when I read...
Animal Experts: Link Between Their and Our Health Problems
As a UCLA physician and Los Angeles Zoo consultant, Barbara Natterson-Horowitz began to notice striking similarities between health problems in
Love Unleashed: Our Favorite Dog Stories
From Tim Tebow, Dean Koontz, and more: inspirational stories to make any pet lover weak in the knees.
Dog Stories: Dean Koontz’s Five Favorite Canine Books
The famous author and dog lover recommends top inspirational stories to read now.
What Does Your Dog Breed Say About Your Personality?
We all love those pictures of people who look like their pets, but I’m also kind of obsessed with a
Dog Stories: Tim Tebow on Otis, His Comeback Dog
We know him for football and his faith, but long before he was famous on the field, Tebow showed true...
Photo Essay: Feather Fancy
Quills, plumes, bristles, down: Birds have the best outerwear on earth. A look at its magnificent variety and function.
Funny Pictures of Dogs in Tutus
Lace up your toe shoes, and sing along to these cute dog ballerinas and their matching pop song quotes.