Dogs

Dogs are referred to as best friends for a reason. Dogs are wonderful comfort animals who brim with unconditional love. Dog stories often highlight the joy, humor, and pleasure of life with dogs as companions.

A happy boxer dog.

This Unexpected Visitor Brought Her Comfort

She was grief-stricken after her dog passed away. Then a mysterious boxer came along.

Shelter dog

This Shelter Is Keeping Its Pups Comfy While They Wait for Their Forever Homes

Who knew something as simple as a chair could make all the difference for these shelter dogs?

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Moon with kittens

This Loving Puppy Has Fostered Over 100 Kittens

Moon helps his human rescue and rehabilitate kittens for their local veterinary hospital. 

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Cydney, James and Thomas of the W-Underdogs team. Photo credit: Roy Gumpel

This Veteran Volunteer Pairs At-Risk Kids With Neglected Animals

Gracie Hamlin founded W-Underdogs in Atlanta to empower kids by helping them rescue and care for stray dogs and cats.

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Stu Reininger

An Insistent Dog Opened His Eyes to God's Grace

He wanted to be alone in his grief, but on a rural hiking trail in Calabria, Italy, a 60-pound puppy wouldn't take no for an answer.

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Alisa Johnson, founder of Dogs on Deployment, poses with her two dogs.

She Started a Nonprofit to Care for Military Pets

Dogs on Deployment ensures that canines are cared for when active duty calls.

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Dog smiles at a computer

How Dogs Are Helping People During the Covid-19 Crisis

Canine heroes are delivering food, visiting from a distance and providing for the front lines 

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Steve Greig and his family of dogs.

He Adopts Overlooked Animals

This accountant gives senior dogs and disabled animals, including a pig and a turkey, the love they deserve.

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Woman and her young children at a dog shelter

5 Rescue Dogs Who Rescued Their Owners

Sniffing out breast cancer, saving them from a devastating fire and more. These rescue pups were exactly where they needed to be.

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Poquito the chihuahua

Remembering Her Beloved Chihuahua

Poquito Ricardo was more than just her fluffy companion.

Carol and Lynn take a walk with Zeke

3 Dog Training Tips That Work for Couples, Too

Carol Kuykendall and her husband, Lynn, share the tips that not only helped them train their puppy, but also revived their marriage of 52 years.

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Allison snuggles three of her foster puppies.

A Day in the Life of a Full-Time Pet Foster Parent

She cares for multiple dogs and cats while getting them ready to find their forever families.

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Carol Kuykendall and his dog, Zeke

Was a Puppy the Answer to Their Stale Marriage?

Could a 12-week-old golden retriever help revive their long union?

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Kara Twomey holding Squeaker the robin in the palm of her hand.

She Bonded With an Injured Robin

This animal rescuer learned valuable life lessons from the resilient baby bird.

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