Pets

An older man in a wheelchair happily plays with his Labrador.
Caregiver Stress

Taking Care of a Pet for a Loved One Has Hidden Benefits

Helping an older adult care for a pet may boost your own sense of well-being 

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Cody holding his feline friend, Nina.
Cats

Exactly the Cat This Military Family Needed

Several deployments later, and still mourning the loss of a cat, this family found the love of a pet again.

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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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A Florida panther.
Pets

6 Animals from the National Geographic Photo Ark Project

For nearly three decades, photographer Joel Sartore has traveled the globe for National Geographic magazine. Joel has embarked on a new project: The National Geographic Photo Ark, a photographic archive of 12,000-plus animal species currently in human care. So far, he has captured images of 9,000 species.

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Gracie Jagler poses with some of her Doggie Delights
Dogs

Meet the Young Boss Behind This Dog Treat Business

Gracie Jagler turned her love for dogs into a successful start-up.

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Kathryn and her pug, Max.
Dogs

Praying for a Pet

Prayer helped this first-time dog mom and her pug through many challenges in life.

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Pancake with her litter of kittens in a box.
Cats

Pancake the Cat's Easter Miracle

Their calico cat taught them about the importance of having faith that Easter morning.

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Ginger with the Collin's family in their home.
Dogs

Amazing Story of How a Lost Dog Made It Home

Their Dalmation disappeared after a tornado. Six years later, they had almost given up hope.

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Edward Grinnan and his dog, Gracie
Pets

All God's Creatures, a New Devotional from Guideposts

Guideposts Editor-in-chief Edward Grinnan discusses the spiritual blessings that pets can bring to our lives and introduces the magazine's new annual devotional for animal lovers, All God's Creatures.

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Nanook the dog in the snow.
Dogs

How This Dog Rescues People in the Alaskan Wilderness

Meet Nanook, an Alaskan husky who's more than just a pet—he's a canine hero.

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