Pets

Rufus the Therapy Dog
Service Animals

Rufus the Therapy Dog

Meet Rufus, the 2006 Westminster Kennel Club  "Best in Show" winner who has a new job, helping children in a big way.

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The Miraculous Rescue of a Deaf Puppy
Dogs

The Miraculous Rescue of a Deaf Puppy

After an Australian shepherd mix fell into a 50-foot hole, neighbors and volunteers spent 30 hours trying to rescue him.

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An anxious dog hides behind a sofa
Pets

Fireworks? 10 Ways to Comfort Your Anxious Pet

Author and pet expert Peggy Frezon offers some tips for keeping your pets calm during time of stress and turmoil.

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Molly Ryan feeds a couple of her furry friends.
Pets

This Animal Rehabilitator's Home Is a Haven for Wildlife of Every Stripe

Molly Ryan welcomes any and all rescue animals, from woodchucks to pigs and flying squirrels, who need a refuge to recover from life's hard knocks.

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Nina poses with some of her canine friends
Dogs

How a Pet Search Turned into a Mission to Help Rescue Dogs

Soon after adopting her first dog, Nina Roedeler became a dedicated volunteer for Friends with Four Paws, a nonprofit that finds home for rescue dogs.

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5 Ways to Help Your Pets Beat the Heat
Pets

5 Ways to Help Your Pets Beat the Heat

Author and animal expert Peggy Frezon offers advice on how to keep your animal pals cool and comfortable this summer.

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A Lesson Learned from a Faithful Dog
Angels

A Lesson Learned from a Faithful Dog

She shares her love of animals and the lessons they teach her with local youth.

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Koko cuddles with a feline friend
Pets

Remembering Koko, the Beloved Gorilla Who Learned to Communicate via Sign Language

Koko, the gorilla who learned sign language and touched hearts around the world with her expressions of emotion and empathy, has passed away at 46.

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The Inmate Service Dog Trainer
Service Animals

The Inmate Service Dog Trainer

Would a companion dog trained by a prisoner work for her?

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A Heaven-Sent Puppy
Angels

A Heaven-Sent Puppy

After losing their beloved pooch, this couple refused to get another one. This adorable pup instantly changed their minds for the better.

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