Pets

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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A close up of Diane the turtle.

This Special Turtle Became a Lifelong Friend

He was 12 when a stranger left him a novelty turtle.

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Michelle Akers and her horse

Soccer Star Michelle Akers: From Scoring Goals to Rescuing Horses

The Olympic legend finds herself on a different kind of field these days. 

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How the Boy With the Golden Horn Helped Him Comfort his Granddaughter

How the Boy With the Golden Horn Helped Him Comfort His Granddaughter

When her pet rabbit was dying, the seven-year-old learned about the Rainbow Bridge.  

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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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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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This Heaven-Sent Horse Healed Her Family

An elderly palomino brings hope after the death of a beloved pet. 

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How Roaches Help Her Cope with a Debilitating Disease

This 12-year-old, who has Neurofibromatosis, happily keeps 5,000 cockroaches in her bedroom.

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