Dogs

David with wife Jenny and son Dax in 2013
Military Outreach Stories

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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A senior woman cuddles a small dog
Family Caregiving

6 Ways Seniors Can Interact With Pets Without Committing to Ownership

Time spent with animals reduces depression, pain and dementia-related agitation.

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A close up of Teddy the toy poodle with Anna's family.
God's Grace

An Unexpected Message from God

After her poodle went missing, she realized that God had bigger plans for her small family.

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

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
Stories of Hope for Caregivers

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.
Pets

10 Things to Do If You Lose Your Pet

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

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Tiny Henry trains his steady gaze on the wide world.
Dogs

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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COURTESY ELIZABETH ZORICH-HARMAN
God's Grace

How Their Late Dog Provided Comfort

Izabelle, their golden retriever, dutifully watched over their daughter with epilepsy—even after Izabelle passed.

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Why a Veteran and His Remarkable Dog Traveled Across the Country
Motivational Stories

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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The transport team arriving in Sterling.
Pets

These Volunteers Help Shelter Animals Find New Homes

They drive long distances to bring the animals to rescue partners across the country.

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