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.


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."


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!

Continue Reading

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.

Continue Reading

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.

Continue Reading

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.

Continue Reading

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.

Continue Reading

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!

Continue Reading

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.

Continue Reading

Four success stories from Susie's Senior Dogs

The Inspiring Stories of Susie's Senior Dogs

The woman behind the non-profit organization Susie's Senior Dogs has a new book out, and we're pleased to introduce our readers to some very sweet pooches.

Continue Reading

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.


Lori Raineri and Daisy

How This Service Dog Came to Comfort Crime Victims

Find out why this dog always has her day in court.

Continue Reading

Dr. Carol Bocan cuddles with her cat, Luna

How This Dog Lover Became a Cat Fancier

After saying goodbye to her beloved pooch, Dr. Carol Bocan prayed about adopting a cat. Her prayers were answered by a very special feline named Luna.

Continue Reading

Lori Raineri and her dog, Daisy, who works as a comfort dog for crime victims

A Dog Named Daisy Brings Comfort to Crime Victims

Watch as Lori Raineri introduces her dog, Daisy, whose life's work takes place at the Yolo County, California, district attorney's office where she comforts crime victims, particularly children.

Continue Reading

Tianna (left) and Gianna with their favorite friend, Carmella

This Differently Abled Rescue Dog Fit Her Family Perfectly

Her daughters, who both live with multiple disabilities, wanted a dog "just like us" for Christmas. But where in the world would she find such a pooch?

Continue Reading