Pets

Hero Dog

How This Dog Became a Family Hero

Their senior dog Bullet miraculously saved their newborn baby. Excerpted from Man's Best Hero.

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Bassett Hound on woodland path

A Devoted Canine Finds Her Lost Pal

This determined hound found her dear pup pal trapped and alerted others immediately for help.

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Adorable Animal Pictures From Molokai, Hawaii

Adorable Animal Pictures From Molokai, Hawaii

Enjoy these pictures of adorable animals of Molokai.

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Edward Grinnan discusses his book, Always by My Side, on the Hallmark Channel's Home and Family

Edward Grinnan Appears on the Hallmark Channel's 'Home and Family'

Guideposts Editor-in-Chief Edward Grinnan's talks to Larissa Wohl and the Hallmark Channel's Home and Family crew about his love of dogs and his memoir, Always by My Side: Life Lessons from Millie and All the Dogs I've Loved.

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An artist's rendering of Diane's dog and sugar glider

How a Pair of Pets Eased Tensions Between a Mother and Son

Her stressed-out teenage son was hard to live with but a Pomeranian-poodle mix and a sugar glider helped mom and son connect

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An artist's rendering of a woman waving to a dog who awaits her arrival on the front porch

A Dog Named Pistachio Taught Her a Lesson About Letting Go

While on vacation, a dog-loving family is adopted by a lovable canine pal, but would they have to say goodbye to their new best friend?

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Yvonne Moritz

How One Family Saved Their Horses from Hurricane Irma

With a hurricane bearing down on their West Palm Beach home, the Moritz family came up with an unusual way to protect their eight therapy horses.

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Purring cat

Life Lesson from a Cat

After a stressful visit to the vet, some spiritual perspective on facing things we dread.

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Carolyn gives two of her donkeys some tender loving care.

A Sicilian Donkey's Courage Gave Them Hope

When Carolyn and Alan LeGrand were going through a tough time trying to care for their Oklahoma family farm, it was one of their Sicilian donkeys that reminded them they could persevere.

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A hunter green mailbox with its red flag raised indicating that there's mail inside

Special Delivery: You'll Never Guess What Was in Their Mailbox

Finding this adorable pooch was an unlikely but pleasant surprise.

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A grieving dog peeks out from behind a door

Can Animals Feel Grief?

Barbara J. King, anthropologist and author of How Animals Grieve, on when, how and why animals experience grief.

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An artist's rendering of a pair of grieving elephants

Do Animals Grieve Like Humans Do?

Humans most certainly grieve over the death of beloved pets, but do animals experience that same sense of loss? And if so, how do they express it?

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