Pets

Georgeanne Irvine holding a flamingo.
Pets

4 Life Lessons Learned at the San Diego Zoo

She worked at the zoo for more than 40 years; the animals taught her about friendship, courage, resilience and more.

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Joyce Gardner and a Humboldt penguin.
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These Penguins Comfort Residents in a Senior Care Home

The wish of one resident in the English home became a reality enjoyed by all.

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A woman working from home with her dog peering over her shoulder.
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Meet the Pets Helping Guideposts Staffers Work from Home

How our animal companions are comforting and inspiring us during a difficult time.

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A cat and a dog
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4 Positive Pet Stories from Around the World

They're comforting doctors, learning how to detect the coronavirus—this is how animals are making the world a better place.

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A dog interrupting its owner's reading indoors.
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Pets and Covid-19: What You Need to Know

Here's how to best protect your animal companions during this health pandemic.

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Illustration of Jimmy the greyhound
God's Grace

Her Dog Detected Her Breast Cancer

Why was her greyhound continuously shoved his nose into her underarm? She soon realized he was trying to tell her something.

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Joanna McMurry with one of her cherished camels, Sybil
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Life Lessons Learned From Her Pet Camels

Reluctant to accept the unusual pets at first, she soon realized they were a gift in more ways than one. 

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Mike Stura and his two rescue cows
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This Former Trucker is Now Dedicated to Saving Farm Animals

He took a major life detour and now his New Jersey animal sanctuary cares for 240 animals—and counting.  

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Joanna with one of her camel companions
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Her Camel Companions

Joanna McMurry was caught off-guard when her husband surprised her with a pair of camels to add to their farm. What would they do with them?

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A green parakeet relaxing by indoor plants.
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A Parakeet Finds Love in an Unexpected Place

The tropical bird found love in the middle of Minnesota.

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