Scooby's ears had to be removed. To make him feel better, staff at the vet hospital gave him a stuffed friend with the same condition.
A nonprofit program that trains service dogs for military veterans has also benefited prison inmates, who are thankful for the opportunity.
Bandit is a happy, playful pup who, until very recently, resided at Georgia's Gwinnett County Jail for three years.
Brooke Mulford had a wish. It was granted... and then some.
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.
The owners of Utah Woolen Mills know that getting a great job requires more than an amazing resume.
Austin Pets Alive, a shelter that specializes in helping animals most at risk of euthanasia, has created an innovative matchmaker program.
This is what true love looks like. Russ the dog began cuddling Kayla Filoon from the day they met, and he hasn't stopped since.
At the age of 12, Kylie Myers was diagnosed with metastatic bone cancer. While undergoing radiation, she asked for a kitten.
Miss Bulgaria, Violina Ancheva, met single mom Issay Gallano and her 15-year-old daughter on Facebook.
Andrew Dale started making pins as a hobby in 1999. But after Sept. 11, that "hobby" quickly turned into a full-fledged business.
Carter, 6, and his mom took a routine trip to Sam's Club and were given an experience they won't soon forget.
They're an unlikely pair: a 31-year-old Hollywood actor and his 89-year-old neighbor. But Norma Cook and Chris Salvatore are inseparable.
When the Houston Texans player heard paramedics ripped open the boy's "Watt" football jersey after a car accident, he came to the rescue.
Some veterans are turning to birds as therapy or emotional support animals thanks to Parrots for Patriots, a program started by Chris Driggins.
Laura Schroff is co-author of "Angels on Earth," which features inspiring true stories of connections that changed lives. Psychologist Dr. Dale Atkins joins...
Many animal lovers want to help older shelter pets but worry about big veterinary bills. Old Dog Haven finds ways to solve for that.
A movie-caliber moment at a British airport over the holiday weekend had people clamoring to find out what happened next.
When Kim Pacini-Hauch found out that thousands of animals at a local shelter were waiting to be adopted, she decided to take action.
A Labrador retriever who lost her litter quickly bonded with orphaned bulldog puppies whose mother died shortly after giving birth.
Being stuck in a hospital for Christmas is no fun. Finding Santa hanging outside your window is.
Daniel and Jason Knust saved for years to buy their mom a very special Christmas present this year: her dream car.
The billionaire Microsoft co-founder may be one of the world's richest people, but he'll always be Santa to one lucky woman.
It's just the latest from the Hollywood nice guy, who's always giving back to his fans.
Inspired by Nordstrom, this doctor has pledged to send a rock to anyone who donates $85 to the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin.
Before school starts at 8:30 a.m., Willow Phelps gets busy. She feeds the family pets, cleans all the litter boxes, then tackles a special chore for the geese...
When they saw a friend wearing shoes that were too small, a group of high school students banded together to give the teen some new ones.
At his Florida ranch, decorated veteran Tice Ridley welcomes fellow veterans with PTSD in need of friendship, fun and supportive services.
Daniel Medina and his sons had just left the mall when they spotted a man shoveling snow from his wheelchair.
After two years of living in shelters, motels and even their car, the Medrano family got a transition home with basic needs, thanks to the Salvation Army. Watch...
One mom is sharing a way to break the news about Santa to your children in a way that won't leave you all traumatized. (And it's sweet too!)
A women's motorcycle club has become a breast-milk bank's go-to courier for rushing milk to premature and sick babies in New York City.
Susan Sarandon opened up to TODAY about body confidence and spending time with her family during the holidays.
Our honorary TODAY dads gave Brian Fichera some words of wisdom before the arrival of their baby boy.
Hospital staff throws patient with brain cancer the wedding of her dreams.
TODAY kicked off its 23rd annual Holiday Toy and Gift Drive — and this year we are in need of special toys for some very special children.
Tigger, a 22-year-old cat who was abandoned two years ago, now lives a joyful life thanks to Adriene Buisch and Michael Trentadue.
Ready for the madness of Black Friday and Cyber Monday? A financial expert reveals how to stay on budget while shopping for deals.
Three years after shaving his head in solidarity with a boy battling leukemia, former President George H.W. Bush shared some very good news.
When 6-year-old Catherine Hubbard died in the Sandy Hook shootings, her family received unexpected help from a loving, intuitive dog.
It started over a decade ago when John "GiddyUp" Bunch met a young soldier who wanted to fish before being deployed.
Irwin Stovroff, a 94-year-old who served in World War II, has helped 250 veterans and their families find hope with the aid of service dogs.