How a Rescued Raccoon Became Her Best Friend

A licensed wildlife rehabilitator, she nursed an injured racoon back to health, and soon an unbreakable bond existed between them.


Miss Dot would like to remind people that no one should attempt to keep wildlife as pets. Because of his brain injury, Trouper could not be returned to the wild. He is a licensed wildlife ambassador and service animal, so Miss Dot can take him to schools and other places to share his story.

View Transcript
  Tags: Pets
View Comments

Video Library

Check out our collection of Guideposts videos and find exclusive celebrity interviews, inspirational stories of hope, and practical life advice.

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

Merry Christmas from All Creatures Magazine

Artist Carole Henáff's rendering of animals in the manger

Merry Christmas from Guideposts

Joanna with one of her camel companions

Her Camel Companions

Punkin the cat

Pets as Caregiving Companions