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.

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.

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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The Chiassons and their dog, Bear

She Raised Money to Bring Her Soldier's Dog Home from Afghanistan

Puppy Rescue Mission has helped military men and women bring home more than 3,000 dogs and cats.

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Chris and Bear playing together.

The Veteran and Dog Behind a Puppy Rescue Mission

When Anna Chiasson’s fiancé brought a puppy home from Afghanistan, a journey began—for both Anna and the dog—and a bigger mission was born.

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The Inspiration Behind 'The Art of Racing in the Rain'

Author Garth Stein on how his love of dogs turned into a bestselling book and a major motion picture. 

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Bestselling author Karen Kingsbury and her husband, Donald

Karen Kingsbury on Bringing Her Christmas Puppy Home

The best-selling author and her husband, Donald, didn’t think they could love another dog again—until Toby came along.

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Karen, her husband, Donald, and their Lab, Toby

Author Karen Kingsbury: The Puppy That Came for Christmas

Could her husband, still grieving a beloved family pet, open his heart to a new dog?

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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.

W. Bruce Cameron with his dog Tucker

W. Bruce Cameron Opens Up About His New Book and His Lifelong Devotion To Dogs

The best-selling author and screenwriter of A Dog’s Purpose keeps the adventures of the beloved Bailey going.

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8 Celebrities Who Adopted Rescue Dogs

These actors, singers and news anchors have a soft spot for pups in need.

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A golden retriever taking taking in the fresh air out of a car window.

10 Sentimental Quotes for Every Dog Lover

Whether it's greeting you at the door or being there for you when you're down, the special pups in our lives have a great impact on our lives. Here are 10 of our favorite quotes from famous authors that sum up exactly how we feel about our canine pals. 

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Molly and John embrace their simpler way of life.

How One Couple, and Their Beloved Dog, Ditched the Big City for Farm Life

Their adventures were captured in the acclaimed film ‘The Biggest Little Farm’.

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