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Pet Stories


Our furry and feathered friends bring
so much joy to
our lives. In so many cases,
pets are nothing short of
angels in disguise:
like the wheelchair-bound therapy
dog who
cheers sick children or the stray kitten who

restored one woman’s faith and hope
during a trying time in her life.
time.

Pets are indeed earth angels.
There’s so much we can learn
from them, so read on!

 

 

 

 


 

Recent Pet Stories

Author Ptolemy Tompknis discusses why we dream about our deceased pets.

Guideposts editor-in-chief Edward Grinnan asks author Ptolemy Tompkins about dreaming of your pets after they die.


Author Ptolemy Tompkins talks about his book The Divine Life of Animals.

In these four videos, author Ptolemy Tompkins talks about his book "The Divine Life of Animals."


Pets: Great gift advice for pet-loving moms!

If your mother loves pets, here are some great gift ideas for Mother's Day!

by Peggy Frezon
, Rensselaer, New York

Peggy and her dog

April is National Pet First Aid Awareness Month! Here is some advice to help you keep your pets safe and healthy.

by Peggy Frezon
, Rensselaer, New York

Peggy Frezon and her dog

Adopt a Shelter Pet stamps are available at your local post office now!

by Peggy Frezon
, Rensselaer, New York

An artist's rendering of pets in heaven

Ptolemy Tompkins aims to answer the universal question of whether our pets follow us in the afterlife.

by Ptolemy Tompkins
, New York, New York

Advice on Easter pets

Easter and baby animals are synonymous. But pet expert Peggy Frezon has a few cautions for a healthy and happy Easter.

by Peggy Frezon
, Rensselaer, New York

Irish pets for St. Patrick's Day

In honor of St. Patrick's Day, pet expert Peggy Frezon lists 5 pets we love that come from Ireland.

by Peggy Frezon
, Rensselaer, New York

Peggy and her dog

After the disastrous earthquakes in Haiti and Chile, pet expert Peggy Frezon has some advice for helping animals in crisis.

by Peggy Frezon
, Rensselaer, New York

An artist's rendering of Amber Lee and a winged Mocha

After their dog Mocha died, they missed him terribly. But they were soon reassured he was acting as their guardian angel.

by Wayne Sheppard
, Kent, Ohio

Friends for life: Stephanie, Micah and Patch

We thought there would be plenty of kids in the new neighborhood. But all we seemed to find were strays.

by Stephanie Thompson
, Edmond, Oklahoma

How pets show love

In honor of Valentine's Day, pet expert Peggy Frezon lists 5 ways your pets show love!

by Peggy Frezon
, Rensselaer, New York

Kelee shows off her pet shrine

Have you ever grieved the loss of a pet? Kelee Katillac demonstrates a DIY craft project to help keep their memory alive.

by Kelee Katillac
, Kansas City, Missouri

Pet-friendly cleaning tips

Pet expert Peggy Frezon lists a few things to watch out for when you're cleaning up after the holidays.

by Peggy Frezon
, Rensselaer, New York

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