A nonprofit program that trains service dogs for military veterans has also benefited prison inmates, who are thankful for the opportunity.
In a Shakespearean coincidence, a boy named Romeo and a girl named Juliet were welcomed into the world at the same South Carolina hospital.
After falling in love with a sick cat, the family decided to adopt her to teach their kids a lesson about the beauty in life's difficulties.
A mom sobbed and hugged her son as he returned from his Army deployment and surprised her at her nursing school graduation.
At the age of 18, Julep found herself in an animal shelter instead of at home. Wayne Lerch wasn't going to let her stay there.
Bandit is a happy, playful pup who, until very recently, resided at Georgia's Gwinnett County Jail for three years.
Lucy the dog was given a special custom-made birthday cake, and in exchange, we've been given this glimpse at what unbridled joy looks like.
Once in a lifetime, you get the chance to meet a person who is unlike any other person you have ever met. A person who is complicated, and honest, and tenacious,...
It's a photo that makes women swoon and men curse the fact that they'll never be able be able to top it.
Florida mom Jessica Singleton heaped praise on her ex-boyfriend for being a standout dad, stressing the importance of peaceful co-parenting.
Someone in Oakland turned a freshly cut tree stump into a tribute to the children's classic "The Giving Tree."
A small-business owner in Texas helped a homeless man by giving him a place to live and a job while also raising money for his future.
Debora Taylor recently lost a precious voicemail she'd been saving on her phone from her late husband — until she got a surprise from AT&T.
Sir Patrick Stewart and his wife, the musician Sunny Ozell, are fostering an adorable pit bull named Ginger.
Air Force veteran Kyle Smith gave a tearful goodbye to Bodza, a German shepherd who had been with him through four deployments.
Warren Muldoon never wanted to leave his late son's dog, Dakota, stranded on a snowy ledge above a waterfall — but he had no choice.
A 95-year-old woman coping with Alzheimer's disease now has a sweet puppy to help with her symptoms.
Carol Bates still remembers the day when she first walked into The Wedding Bell in Tacoma, Washington, and saw the white lace gown.
Monks at a Franciscan monastery in Bolivia recently took in a new member: a formerly stray dog.
Sheldon the pit bull's grumpy face, and the stigma attached to his breed, kept him from getting adopted. But now he's living a different life.
Steven Alexander posted a sweet love letter to his wife, Jordan, to recount the story behind a photo that went viral last year.
Emil is 5-months-old and thanks to his new glasses, just saw his mom clearly for the first time.
To cheer up his daughter at breakfast, professional musician and dad Adam Perry creates works of art — out of bread.
It seems impossible at 3 a.m. when you are this exhausted, but you know that there will be a day when you will yearn for this.
It was her 100th birthday party, and you better believe this great-grandmother was ready to get her groove on.
The story of two little boys and their plan to trick their pre-K teacher with a haircut is going viral for the sweetest reason.
Anyone who thinks Republicans and Democrats can't get along needs to look at the friendship between George W. Bush and Michelle Obama.
Claire Ryann Crosby has become an viral star with her covers of Disney songs. For her latest performance, she sings with a Disney princess.
Alex Parker, who recently lost his job as a sports broadcaster, proudly watched his 11-year-old daughter start her own sportswriting career.
Hospitals are discovering that a crocheted toy animal — specifically an octopus — is helping some of their tiniest patients thrive.
The owners of Utah Woolen Mills know that getting a great job requires more than an amazing resume.
This 3-year-old loves the Hokey Pokey, so during a particularly long hospital stay, her nurses decided to cheer her up with a dance party.
Leeloo the kitten was rescued off the streets of St. Petersburg, Florida. Now she's the cutest first mate to Alex Peacock, a ship captain.
"I am not perfect to look at and I am not perfect to love, but I am perfectly their mother."
After 15 months, we were blessed to adopt him — and we would do it again if it means a child will not live in a hospital or die without a real and actual family....
Jaden hung out with Lester Holt at the office and even got to hold one of the anchor's bass guitars.
Josh Rossi is a commercial photographer by trade — and his 3-year-old daughter Nellee's unofficial photographer by night.
Strangers helped raise nearly $4,000 to help a man who walks 15 miles to work every day after a local police officer showed his admiration for his dedication. ...
I give him the two-minute warning before we are to head upstairs for bedtime preparations. He always says, "OK, Mom," but when two minutes has elapsed, he dilly-dallies...
Mohamed Bzeek has spent more than two decades caring for terminally ill children in the Los Angeles County foster system.
Lauren and Garyt Walker announced their pregnancy in a photo that included several hundred syringes used during fertility treatments.
Mohammad Hasher took his 6-year-old sister to her father-daughter dance — despite being several decades younger than most of the attendees.