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.

Marilyn, Dolly and Chuck; photo courtesy Marilyn Turk

A New Dog Helped This Retiree Strengthen His Faith

He had plans for retirement—travel, fishing and relaxing with his wife. They didn’t include a rambunctious puppy named Dolly.

Artist Carole Hénaff's rendering of the animals of ‘The 12 Days of Christmas’

Merry Christmas from All Creatures Magazine

We encourage you to share this Christmas e-card with the animals lovers in your life.

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An illustration of an angel and a dog; Illustration by Mickey Paraskevas

An Ethereal Christmas Day Vision of Her Late Dog

She was mourning her beloved canine companion. Then an angel showed her that her pet was now joyous and free.

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Truffles the cat wearing her statement frames

How Truffles the Cat Helps Kids Who Need Glasses

The former stray found her home and calling in an optical shop: She shows kids who need glasses they don’t need to be afraid.

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Peggy Frezon and her two golden retrievers, Petey and Earnest

Seven Ways a Pet Can Bless Your Life

Peggy Frezon shares seven reasons she’s grateful for her golden retrievers, Ernest and Petey.

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Paul driving his decorated doggie train around the neighborhood

This Homemade Doggie Train Brings Joy to Adopted Animals

Paul Johnston hopes the Wonderland Express makes folks smile—and inspires them to adopt a pet. 

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Edward hugging Gracie

A Dog’s Tale: Thoughts on Being Lost—And Found

Remember, there will always be someone looking for you, praying for your return.

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Illustration of two yellow birds

5 Ways to Celebrate the Holidays With Your Pet

Peggy Frezon shares how pet parents across the U.S. include their furry, finned and feathered family members in their holiday traditions.

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Peggy Frezon and her dog (photo by Roy Gumpe)

7 Ways to Keep Your Pet Happy and Healthy

Peggy Frezon, the author and animal lover, shares her best pet care advice and blessings. 

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Peggy and Kelly; Photo credit: Roy Gumpel

How Persistent Prayer Saved Her Beloved Dog

She was praying for a healing miracle during the holiday season. Would her spaniel ever walk again?

A red dog collar that reads TIKI; Illustration by HENNIE HAWORTH

How Finding Their Childhood Dog Became The Perfect Reunion

Thanks to an old T-shirt and God they were able to reunite with the small, white canine.

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Micah Thompson and her cat, Ron, and mother Stephanie

How a Cat Became an Answer to a Mother's Prayer

If she didn’t find a way to bond with her teenage daughter soon, she worried she might never be close to her.

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Overweight cat sitting on the floor

5 Tips for Helping Your Dog or Cat Slim Down and Get Healthier

Helping your pets lose weight can improve their energy, sleep, happiness and overall health.

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Illustration of a ladybug

Ladybugs Renewed Her Appreciation of God's Lovely Creation

She became frustrated by the countless ladybugs in her home. Suddenly, her attitude shifted. 

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Palomino horse in the sunset

6 Incredible Stories of Animal Heroes

These heroic acts are proof of the undeniable bonds between humans and their pets.

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John Haney's dog, Pistol; photo courtesy John Haney

His Golden Retriever Prepared Him For Parenthood

This Air Force veteran had long prayed to be a good father; his dog helped him achieve this goal.

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