Pets

Kitty Snyder serenades shelter dogs and cats.

Singer Kitty Snyder Shares Her Music with Shelter Animals

Listen as Kitty Snyder brings comfort and companionship to dogs and cats in an animal shelter through her music.

Street cat

The Good ‘Cat’ Samaritans

The kind deeds of two neighborhood ladies who care for hungry kitties.

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Cat and chicken huddle together during fire

Cat and Chicken Help Each Other Survive California Wildfire

While the fire raged, two creatures found comfort in each other.

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DOG trains service dogs at Support Dogs, Inc. (SDI) in St. Louis, Missouri

Meet the Cat Helping to Train Service Dogs

D-O-G was a stray kitten before the trainers at Support Dogs Inc. decided to give him a home—and a job.

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Lisa Shaver with Pistol

A Horse Named Pistol Helped Her Heal

An incurable condition known as RSD had left her unable to do the thing she loved most in life: Ride a horse. But a quarter horse with its own health issues proved a perfect match.

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Rufus the Therapy Dog

Rufus the Therapy Dog

Meet Rufus, the 2006 Westminster Kennel Club  "Best in Show" winner who has a new job, helping children in a big way.

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Rescue Ink's homepage on their website.

Woof Rescue Ink

Guideposts staffer Sharon Azar talks to members of Rescue Ink, who are committed to rescuing abused animals.

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The Miraculous Rescue of a Deaf Puppy

The Miraculous Rescue of a Deaf Puppy

After an Australian shepherd mix fell into a 50-foot hole, neighbors and volunteers spent 30 hours trying to rescue him.

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After Depression, Her Rescue Dog Gave Her Hope

After Depression, Her Rescue Dog Gave Her Hope

In the midst of her depression, she adopted a rescue pup who gave her a new lease on life.

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Catherina and her feisty foal named Renaissance.

A Horse Named Ren Gave Her a Chance to Be Reborn

Catherine Madera’s passion for horses seemed to fade as middle age set in. She began to think that part of her life was over for good…until a feisty foal named Ren came along. Meet Ren below and read the full story here. If you’d like to see more stories like this, check out All Creatures magazine.

An anxious dog hides behind a sofa

10 Ways to Comfort Your Anxious Pet

Author and pet expert Peggy Frezon offers some tips for keeping your pets calm during time of stress and turmoil.

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An artist's rendering of a snoozing dog with angel wings

A Lesson Learned from a Faithful Dog

She shares her love of animals and the lessons they teach her with local youth.

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A thirsty dog drinks from his human's water bottle on a summer day

5 Ways to Help Your Pets Beat the Heat

Author and animal expert Peggy Frezon offers advice on how to keep your animal pals cool and comfortable this summer.

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Molly Ryan feeds a couple of her furry friends.

This Animal Rehabilitator's Home Is a Haven for Wildlife of Every Stripe

Molly Ryan welcomes any and all rescue animals, from woodchucks to pigs and flying squirrels, who need a refuge to recover from life's hard knocks.

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