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

Swine Flu and your pets

Pet expert Peggy Frezon lists facts and myths about pets and the risk of getting swine flu.

by Peggy Frezon
, Rensselaer, New York

The inspiring tale of one dog's amazing journey home.

His dog had run away and now his grandson was off to war. Where would he find faith during the holiday season?

by Denny Distin
, Greenbrier, Arkansas

Have a pet-friendly Halloween!

Pet expert Peggy Frezon has some advice for keeping your pets safe on Halloween.

by Peggy Frezon
, Rensselaer, New York

'Mutts' comic creator inspired by his dog, Earl

Patrick McDonnell created his cartoon based on the wisdom and joy he found in his own cat and dog.

by Nina Hämmerling Smith


Advice for people with overweight cats

Pet expert Peggy Frezon shares advice for helping keep your cat at a healthy weight.

by Peggy Frezon
, Rensselaer, New York

Betty Carmack and a furry friend

The death of a beloved pet can present a challenge. Here are some tips to help you deal with your grief.

by Evan Miller


a dog paw holding hands with a woman.

In this excerpt from Angels in Disguise, a furry gift from heaven saves a woman's life.

by Lynn Seely


Teach your dog his daily prayers!

With a little training, you can teach your dog to pray. Just follow these simple instructions.

by Peggy Frezon
, Rensselaer, New York

Pets: 5 things to know before getting a guinea pig

5 things to know before getting one of these lovable little furballs

by Peggy Frezon
, Rensselaer, New York

Therapy Dog with Students

How an inexplicable series of events and a therapy dog helped give a troubled little boy new hope.

by Lori Shaw
, Farwell, Michigan

Keep your pets cool this summer

Pets can overheat easily in hot summer weather. Pet expert Peggy Frezon has some advice for helping to keep them cool.

by Peggy Frezon
, Rensselaer, New York

Peggy Frezon with a canine friend

Adopting a pooch can be an involved process. Pet expert Peggy Frezon tells you what you need to know before you start.

by Peggy Frezon
, Rensselaer, New York

A pet lizard was the answer to a daily prayer

The pet lizard that crawled into her son's life was the answer to a daily prayer, but it was the last answer this mom expected.

by Chana Keefer
, Santa Clarita, California

Success story: Betsy with her canine pals

Petfinder.com founder Betsy Saul recounts the story of how the famous pet-matching online site became a success.

by Betsy Saul
, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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