Dogs

Dog wrapped in a prayer blanket
Pets

Pet Prayer Blankets Are Offering Comfort to Animals in Need

Volunteers work on and pray over the no-sew blankets, which have comforted more than 3,000 animals.

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Keelie and her dog, Darla
Dogs

How a Dog and a Hopeless Addict Helped Each Other Find New Purpose

Darla was the worst dog in the prison’s program. Keelie was an addict with no future. They both needed a second chance. 

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Ken MacLeod working with client Nugget
Dogs

Saturday Night Live's Ken MacLeod: From Set Designer to Dog Trainer

Whether he’s building sets for SNL or training dogs and their people, Ken MacLeod focuses on the positive.

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Craig (left) tells the whole story of this Maine State Prison program
Angels

Training Service Dogs Gave Them a Second Chance at Life

As a prison guard he looked down on the veteran inmates. But then he learned how working with the dogs had changed them—and him.

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Ed Attanasio holding his Post-It artwork
Pets

Artist—and Stroke Survivor—Launches Pet Drawing Project to Support Animal Shelters

In one year, the campaign has gathered about $100,000 in donations.

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Illustration of a dog taking a break at the pit stop; Illustration by Coco Masuda
People Helping People

Someone Cares: A Puppy Pit Stop

Their pet friendly break area became a great way to connect with neighbors and other furry friends alike.

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Charlie the beagle and Jack, one of his three human brothers
Dogs

Saying Goodbye to Her Beloved Beagle

This dog had brought her family so much joy. There was one last thing she wanted to do for him.

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Sasha Corbett with some of her handicapped rescue dogs: Rosalie, Tipsy and Lana
Motivational Stories

A Look Inside the Misfit Ranch

Where all dogs are welcome, especially the ones that are broken and scared.

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Senior cuddling with her dog
Pets

10 Blessings of Having a Pet Later in Life

Having an animal companion—such as a dog, guinea pig or turtle—can be rewarding at any age. 

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Gracie teaches Edward about forgiveness
Dogs

What a Dog Can Teach Us About Forgiveness

Nursing a grudge is not good for friendship, much less a strong faith.

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