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Video: Pets & animals
  Are you ready for the ‘pooch selfie?’
A new gadget called the “pooch selfie” attaches a squeaking tennis ball to the top of your phone to help you take the perfect shot of your dog. A Kickstarter campaign has raised $26,000 for the gadget.

Animal Tracks weekly slideshow
Image: Twenty-one-year-old female seal Sarasa controls a soccer ball as part of an event cheering for Japan's national soccer team's success at the upcoming the 2014 World Cup soccer tournament, during a new show at the Shinagawa Aqua Stadium aquarium
  Animal Tracks: World Cup edition
From a rescued gorilla to a petite porcupine, get your cuteness fix with irresistible photos of creatures great and small.
TODAY Pets slideshows
Richard Phibbs for the Humane Society
  25 adorable animals up for adoption
Check out these shelter cuties from the Humane Society of New York.
Kim, Kourtney and Khloe Kardashian head to their Miami Dash store with new baby girl Penelope
  Celeb pets: Animals are a star's best friend
Check out these adorable animals and the famous owners who fell for them.
  11 truly American dog breeds
Here are several popular dog breeds known for being "made in the USA."
Animal Photography
  Top 10 cat breeds in America
Which are the most popular pedigreed breeds? reveals the best-loved.
  ‘Chimpanzee’ tells touching story of love and survival
When a young chimp is orphaned, an unexpected adoption changes his life.
Image: Rabbit eats snodrops
  So hopping cute! Bunnies around the world
Photos of the floppiest and fluffiest bunnies we could find.
Image: Violet, potbellied pig, age 12.
  Mesmerizing images of elderly animals
Fine-art photographer Isa Leshko captures images of older animals to explore her own fears of aging.
Rex Features
  Amazing animal antics
Photographer Mark Taylor snaps amazing shots of puppies, kittens and other animals interacting.
  Uncommon animal pairings
Often friends have lots in common but sometimes they don’t even share the same species.
Image: Masha, a female raccoon, yawns in her wooden refuge inside an open-air cage where she hibernates at the Royev Ruchey zoo in Krasnoyarsk
  Say cheese! Meet 21 animals who love smiling for the camera
These happy animals are sure to put a smile on your face.
  Are you my mommy?
Meet furry, four-legged moms who adopted and nurtured animals of different species.
  Awkward Family Pet Photos
Check out these photos of owners with their pets from the creators of "Awkward Family Photos."
The White House
  Presidents’ pets
Harry Truman said, “If you want a friend in Washington, get a dog.” Plenty of presidents did, and other pets besides.
  Elevator rockets to roof, caught on camera
In a terrifying video, an out-of-control elevator is seen shooting up 30 floors in 15 seconds before slamming into the roof, seriously injuring 30-year-old Jose Vergara. An investigation is underway.

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