Pets

Those who have pets in their lives know the tremendous power of these healing animals to bring about feelings of peace, connection, and love. Cats, dogs, service animals, and other furry, scaly, or feathered friends provide companionship and so much more, just by being their adorable selves.

Puppy playing in grass

Can Having a Dog Help You Lose Weight?

A new study suggests owning a pet may help lower your risk for obesity. 

This Bride Traded in Bouquets for Puppies

This Bride Traded in Bouquets for Puppies

This North Carolina bride decided to ditch flowers and carry adoptable puppies during a bridal photo shoot.

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Kristin Chenoweth with her new rescue dog, Thunder

Kristin Chenoweth: The Joys of Adopting a Rescue Dog

The popular actress, singer and friend to Guideposts introduces us to her new canine companion, a rescue dog named Thunder, and discusses the joy and comfort her dogs have brought her. Check out Kristin's cover story from the May 2017 issue of Guideposts!

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Brandon McMillan Lucky Dog

What Brandon McMillan Learned about Life by Training Dogs

CBS’ 'Lucky Dog' host Brandon McMillan knows a thing or two about dogs. But he also has a few tricks for humans.

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Kristin Chenoweth with her new pup, Thunder

Kristin Chenoweth Makes a Leap of Faith in Adopting a Rescue Dog

With a solid foundation of faith and family, actress-singer Kristin Chenoweth lives by a motto she learned from her mother: "You never know, honey."

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Edward Grinnan and Gracie at the Good Morning America studios

Edward Grinnan Tells GMA About the Dogs Who Changed His Life

In a moving interview, Guideposts' Editor-in-Chief and Good Morning America host Robin Roberts talk about the dogs they've loved.

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Edward Grinnan and Gracie outside the Good Morning America studios

Edward Grinnan and Gracie Visit 'Good Morning America'

Join Edward Grinnan and his dog, Gracie, as they visit Good Morning America for a chat with Robin Roberts about Edward's book, Always By My Side!

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Jack, a Miniature Australian Shepherd who serves as a therapy dog for the seniors at Gulf Coast Village

Jack the Comfort Dog Brings Joy to Seniors

Meet Jack, a Miniature Australian Shepherd who serves as a therapy dog for the seniors at Gulf Coast Village,  a Volunteers of America-sponsored retirement community in Cape Coral, Florida.

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Edward Grinnan with his beloved canine companion, Millie

Loving a Dog with Issues

Preview Edward Grinnan's moving memoir and discover how prayer, training and a house in the woods helped his dog Marty's behavior problems in this excerpt from Always By My Side.

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Ultramarathon Runner Dion Leonard On 'Finding Gobi'

Ultramarathon Runner Dion Leonard On 'Finding Gobi'

Marathon runner Dion Leonard made headlines when he bonded with a stray dog on a 155 mile race in China. Now, their story is being shared with the world. 

Amy Wong, Winky, Millie and Edward Grinnan (l-r)

A Special Friendship Between Two Dogs

In this excerpt from Edward Grinnan’s new book, Always By My Side, a puppy from the country is mentored on the ways of the big city by an older dog who's been around the block.

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Edward Grinnan's beloved Golden retriever, Millie

Millie the Caretaker Dog

In this excerpt from Always By My Side, Edward Grinnan's moving memoir, his golden retriever, Millie, proves to be a very vigilant and reliable roommate.

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Edward Grinnan with his dog, Millie

Life and Love Lessons from Man's Best Friend

Poignant and insightful, Always by My Side, by Edward Grinnan, editor-in-chief of Guideposts, explores how faith shapes our love for our dogs and how our dogs shape our faith. Purchase your copy today!

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Edward Grinnan

Preview: Always By My Side

Edward Grinnan shares an amazing experience with his beloved dog Millie in this excerpt from his new book, Always By My Side.

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