The Special Reason Why These Australian Shepherds Are Attached at the Hip (and Heart)
They don’t only lean on each other metaphorically.
Meet One Family’s Blind Pet Deer and Her Seeing-Eye Poodle
Willie is Dillie’s eyes, and Dillie is Willie’s whole heart.
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.
How One Pig Became a Town Mascot, and the Best Friend She Made Along the Way
Porkchop and Harley may have been two different species, but they had one big thing in common: snackin’.
This Horse Went from Hiding in the Woods to Seeing Himself Out the Front Door
In 1980, my husband put a motor in a gentleman’s car. In exchange, we got a young, untrained horse.
The Girl and the Sheep Who Took the Town (and Homecoming Court) by Storm
Esther the sheep was loved as a daughter and treated as a queen.
This Desert Tortoise Puts the “Forever” in BFF
Our family has had a relationship with an ancient desert tortoise for over 50 years.
How the First Female Newscaster in Anchorage Kept the Town from Falling Apart During the Great Alask...
After the worst earthquake in North American history shocked Anchorage, Alaska, the city leaned on an unlikely savior to see...
This Woman Has Helped Over 400 Seniors Schedule Vaccine Appointments
She saw a need for help—and didn't hesitate to step up to the plate.
How the Dog Nobody Wanted for 17 Months Became a School’s Unofficial Mascot
When Higgins was found, he had been dumped on the side of the road and appeared aggressive—but with some TLC...
After My Son Fell Down a Waterfall, a Stranger Stepped in to Help Us
The incredible story of how a stranger's quick actions helped a mother through one of the most terrifying moments of...
This Biker Rode 1,426 Miles to Meet the Family of His Organ Donor
Her son’s organ donation saved his life. So he rode to meet her.
After This Man Rescued a Cow from a Dairy Farm, the Two Developed the Most Unbelievable Friendship
Meet Ryan and his 1,000-pound bestie: Jenna the cow. She's brought joy to his life—and also brought him together...
How This Woman and Her Horse Made a Man’s Final Months Full of Life
A horse shunned by his herd gets rescued by a woman who understands his pain. Then they live, play, and—ultimately—grieve...
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.
How One “Hedgehog Lady” Reignited Her Sense of Purpose
When a baby hedgehog needed a home, this woman stepped in without hesitation.
Inspiring Stories from People Who Found Their True Calling Halfway Through Life
Some people don’t find their true direction in life until they are halfway through it.
These Are the 50 Nicest Places in America, According to Our Readers
This list of our 50 Nicest Places in 2020 came from over 1,000 stories sent to us by readers. Check...
Eating Army Food Brings Me Back to Some of the Best Times in My Childhood
Nothing says childhood to me like an Army combat ration—as my husband soon learned.
This Cop Can Recall Every Face He Has Ever Seen
Facial-recognition software identified one suspect of the 4,000 captured by security cameras during the 2011 London riots; Gary Collins identified...