Pet People

It’s time to recognize the people who devote their lives to making the world a better place for animals. These are the people who put pets first. Whether they’re starting animal charities, rescuing pets from shelters, or using their star statuses to raise awareness and dog good, these individuals deserve to be admired.
Superhero cat kid
This Little Boy is a Superhero to Philly's Stray and Feral Cats
See how Shon helps felines in style.
Aly Semigran
Hurricane Irma pets
Florida Pet Sitter Takes in 46 Stranded Hurricane Irma Animals
Gretchen Levine can add another title to her name: hero.
Aly Semigran
Boots and Arrow
From Stray to Fashionista: Rescue Dog Inspires Austin Designer
Arrow was rescued with a disfigured face and is now the official spokesdog for a line of handmade pet accessories.
Teresa Traverse
Amy Dixon and Woodstock
Paratriathlete Amy Dixon and Her Guide Dog Are a Winning Team
How Woodstock challenges and inspires this world-class athlete.
Helen Anne Travis
Hearts That Purr
Cat Sanctuary Pairs Foster Felines with Senior Citizens
Hearts That Purr provides sanctuary and comfortable foster homes for displaced cats.
Kerri Fivecoat-Campbell