Pets

Spencer Roost and his dog, Moon

Meet the Dog Who Saw Him Through Recovery from a Brain Hemorrhage

Spencer Pickell discusses the role his dog, Moon, played in Spencer's long and difficult recovery from a brain hemorrhage.

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David with wife Jenny and son Dax in 2013

How a Rescue Dog Gave This Veteran a New Purpose

Air Force Veteran David Sharpe struggled with depression and PTSD, until an adopted dog changed his life—and inspired him to help others

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'He always knew where Mom was,' Edwina says about Beethoven

These 3 Pets Serve as Caregiving Companions

A dog, a cat—and even a parrot—comfort and care for ailing and grieving family members.

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Punkin the cat

Pets as Caregiving Companions

In this video, three people discuss the caregiving role their pets played in their households.

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A missing cat poster taped onto a wooden post.

10 Things to Do If You Lose Your Pet

Start searching immediately, use social media—and other helpful tips to search, find and keep them safe. 

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Dot and Trouper hanging out at the beach.

How Trouper the Raccoon Changed Her Life

This animal rehabber has rescued many creatures before, but this raccoon was different. 

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Wally the alligator and his caretaker.

Meet Wally, the Emotional Support Alligator

The five-foot-long alligator enjoys watching television, rummaging the kitchen cupboard and bringing joy to others.

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Emily, the Rosses'  first llama, is 23 years old.

Sharing the Good News of Faith—and Llamas?

Although this couple's retirement plan was to start a ministry, they never thought they would be led to one with llamas.

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Maddie McGarvey

How The Good News Llamas Spread God's Love

Tom Ross always felt like he and his wife, Judy, should be doing something more with their lives, so he decided to buy some llamas. Judy was skeptical, but when she saw how these animals helped others, it not only changed her view but their lives as well.

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Trouper the raccoon

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.

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Tiny Henry trains his steady gaze on the wide world.

10 Life Tips from Henry the Dog

This tiny, one-eyed pup teaches some valuable lessons on how to live life to the fullest. 

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Why a Veteran and His Remarkable Dog Traveled Across the Country

Why a Veteran and His Remarkable Dog Traveled Across the Country

When his dog was diagnosed with cancer, Rob Kugler left his life behind for an epic road trip.

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