Inspirational Dog Stories

Animal lovers know that dogs can inspire us, comfort us and make us laugh Guideposts editor-in-chief Edward Grinnan, a well-known dog lover, invited readers to share how their dogs inspired them. Dozens of readers responded with pictures of their own dogs. We've chosen a few of our readers' great pictures and stories with the hope that they inspire you too.

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Slideshow Library

Explore the collection of slideshows and discover inspirational quotes, beautiful photos, and powerful stories of hope.

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

Four success stories from Susie's Senior Dogs

The Inspiring Stories of Susie's Senior Dogs

Labor Day Activities: Peggy Frezon's three pooch pals offer tips for having fun this holiday weekend.

15 Fun Dog-Inspired Labor Day Activities

Guideposts: Peggy Frezon's dogs, Kelly and Ike!

Inspirational Dog Stories