Friends and Family

A lonely Labrador staring out of a rainy window.

5 Ways to Ease Your Pet's Separation Anxiety

Play soothing music, consider medication and more. 

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Molly and John embrace their simpler way of life.

How One Couple, and Their Beloved Dog, Ditched the Big City for Farm Life

Their adventures were captured in the acclaimed film ‘The Biggest Little Farm’.

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Cheryl Brady with her Vet Care Express ambulance mobiles.

Her Animal Ambulance Has Helped More Than 12,000 Pets

She ditched a sales career to start Vet Care Express.

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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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Maria Barreto-Mojica and Charlene Klein

A Long-Distance Friendship Forged from 9/11 Events

A resident of New York City who lost her fireman fiancé on September 11, 2001, found solace in a new friendship with a woman in Wisconsin.

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Back to school prayers

4 Ways to Pray Your Kids to School This Year

Are your children ready for the challenges that will face them in a new class?

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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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Geri Christensen

Mystery Solved: She Found the Perfect Project to Engage Her Ailing Friend

She prayed long and hard for an activity they could still do together. The answer? Writing mystery novels.

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Shawnelle Eliasen with her sons

The Best Life Advice from Mom

Be excellent, stand tall and have faith—Shawnelle Eliasen's five boys share the best piece of advice they each received from their mom.

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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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Shawnelle with her sons (from left), Gabriel, Samuel, Isaiah, Grant and Logan

How Her Sons Taught Her To Embrace Change

Accepting that her five sons were growing up was hard for this mom. Her kids helped her let go with grace.

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