Everything I Know About Love, I’ve Learned from Dogs
The dogs I owned weren’t all nice. In fact, some of them were beasts. But each one showed me what it means to care for someone without reservation.
My Favorite Neighbor Was a Golden Retriever
Jersey Girl wasn’t technically Karen Dickson’s dog, but their bond was nothing short of spectacular.
After Their Son Passed Away, His Beloved Dog Served as Their Last Living Link to Him
Lucy was Eric’s dog first. After he passed, she became ours.
A Cancer Survivor Finally Found the Perfect Dog to Adopt—Their Odds Were 50-1
Ryan was able to get through treatment because of his beloved dog, Kyra. When she passed, it was years before...
When a Cryptic Stranger Lurked Toward Their Owner, These Mild-Mannered Dogs Sprang Into Guard Mode
The normally affectionate pair weren’t going to let anyone threaten their pack.
This Dog Felt It Was His Duty to Help All Who Needed It, No Matter Where He Went
Not all heroes wear capes. Some wear collars.
Meet the Dog Who Saved a Nest of Baby Cardinals from her Brother
When this pup realized nature would put these baby birds’ lives at risk, she chose nurture.
1,000 Miles Couldn’t Keep this Dog and Her Pup Apart
A chance TV news spot reunited this bonded pair after a tragic separation.
The Special Reason Why These Australian Shepherds Are Attached at the Hip (and Heart)
They don’t only lean on each other metaphorically.
The Story of an Adopted Pet Dog Who Adopted His Own Pet Dog
Whoobie loved his owner so much, he thought it might be fun to have a little pet of his own.
The Seeing-Eye Dog Who’s Always Ripe for a Challenge
I was at my lowest and things were only getting worse—then I met my service dog, Plum.
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...
Heartwarming Photos of Veterans Reuniting with Their Service Dogs
Grab a tissue! You can't help but get all the feels when you read these stories of veterans who were...
Why I Opened a “Retirement Home” for Senior Golden Retrievers
You can never have too many Golden Retrievers in your life, even if they're not all yours.
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.
A UPS Driver Rescued a Dog from a Frozen Pond Without Hesitation
He heard a cry for help and immediately tracked it down.
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...
This Dog Fell Off an 800-Foot Cliff—Weeks Later, He Was Found Alive
On a run in the Rocky Mountains, Eric Wagenknecht's dog, Merle, fell and was injured beyond hope. But he wasn’t...
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...
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.