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...
This Dog Belonging to a Boarding School Teacher Taught a Few Lessons of His Own
Forty years ago, when I taught eighth grade at a boarding school in California, the headmaster somehow ended up with...
How One Military Veteran and Her Disabled Service Dog Are One Another’s Support Systems
Not your average “who rescued who.”
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.
The Dog Who Took Monarch Butterflies Under Her Wing
Bella made sure her caterpillars made it from pupa, to chrysalis, to the skies.
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.
How Blue, the Big Yella Fella, Helped Turned This Veteran’s Life Around
Military service and decades of humanitarian work left Robert MacPherson with PTSD. Blue helped him accept and overcome it.
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...
Service Dogs Who Saved the Life of Veterans
Suicide is an epidemic among veterans. Service dogs specially trained to work with veterans can help—and do.
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...
Flight Attendant Makes It Her Mission to Reunite Service Dogs with the Soldiers Who Love Them
For one California-based flight attendant of more than 40 years, air time isn't limited to quickie work trips around the...
My Daughter Was Terrified of Dogs. Then We Met Henry.
Afraid of dogs? An old chubby beagle is the miracle cure.
A Story About Pretty Girl, the Stray Dog We Couldn’t Give Up On
Never give up on anything, least of all a dog.
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.