It's the end of the year, so let's give our furry friends something to bark about.
In this week's Animal Tracks, see an adorable lion cub snuggling with its father and the rhino who is so young it doesn't have its horn yet.
A group of residents at a home for people with Alzheimer's and dementia have found joy in nursing tiny kittens from a local animal shelter.
Rescue workers believe 6-month-old Polly feels comforted by the "hugging" quality of the garment, which surrounds and envelops her entire body.
When John Montaldo and his sisters Angelina and Christina heard that their local mall was offering a day for pets to sit on Santa's lap and get a photo, they...
Olivia reflects on her time raising TODAY's little puppy with a purpose.
Tigger, a 22-year-old cat who was abandoned two years ago, now lives a joyful life thanks to Adriene Buisch and Michael Trentadue.
Sick of tying your dog up outside while you are running errands? Dog Parker has a solution that will give you peace of mind.
Al Roker sampled the goods from a few small businesses — Rifle Paper Co., Pushcart Coffee and The Salty Paw — to celebrate Small Business Saturday.
Teased by her classmates because she has epilepsy, this 14-year-old pageant queen is working to educate others about the condition.
We rounded up the 23 best gifts for dogs that pooches everywhere will love.
FairyTail Pet Care offers pet wedding packages designed to make sure your critters can be part of your big day, without the stress.
For 18 years, Petie, a therapy pony, has brought smiles to sick children's faces, soothing them and helping them heal.
When it came time to say goodbye to his beloved puppy, Mark Woods wanted to do something special for their last day together.
The former president and his wife adopted their new puppy, Freddy, after paying a visit last week to an SPCA shelter.
Capt. Molly Mae Potter's post-traumatic stress disorder was crippling after a rocket attack in Afghanistan — until a lovable dog came along.
When Karen Kelly got a dog, her life changed completely — for the better.
When 6-year-old Catherine Hubbard died in the Sandy Hook shootings, her family received unexpected help from a loving, intuitive dog.
Tired of constantly unlocking your iPhone? A hedgehog may be able to help.
Paralympic athletes and military veterans Brad Snyder and Christy Gardner have formed a tight bond with their service dogs on their journey back from traumatic...
The actor and his husband, David Burtka, adopted the 6-month-old wire terrier mix from the North Shore Animal League.
TODAY followed 92-year-old veteran Annabelle Weiss and her service dog, Joe, around for the day.
U.S. Marine Cpl. Matt Hatala knows that a dog can bring out the best in a person, especially when what's best in him has gone missing for a while.
If your dog could talk, what would it say? TODAY's Jeff Rossen investigates "pet psychics" who claim to be able to tell you... for a price.
When veteran Jack Cotter, who is considered disabled, was told he'd never compete with his dog Tucker, he proved them wrong.
It was a day of firsts for Charlie! TODAY's puppy with a purpose took his first big road trip this week and got the chance to put some of his training to the...
Service dogs help veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder through various commands and detecting their owner's emotions.
Can you figure out what this animal is? An adorable little dog? A hairy cat? An adorable hybrid of cuteness?
Need a boost of cute today? Meet Willie, the Yorkie whose stylish mane is making all of us envious.
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.
Randall Dexter, a veteran with PTSD, found new purpose when Ricochet, a surfing therapy dog, entered his life. And now they're giving back.
On Oct. 22, 2014, two Secret Service dogs stopped a man who jumped the fence at the White House. A new book reveals what happened next.
New York police officers who rescued a neglected pit bull are trying to give the 4-year-old dog a better life — by finding her a home.
When Joey and Allison Maxwell were told their dog Maverick only had a few days left to live, they decided to make them the best days ever.
When a group of eight men took a trip to Tennessee for Mitchel Craddock's bachelor party, they weren't counting on these canine crashers.
When a dog's family was evicted about a month ago, their belongings were put out on the curb. Their dog, Boo, was put out, too.
Dress up your pup as his favorite treat in an adorable Halloween dog costume that's inspired by food.
Does this video of something swimming in a river in Alaska show a Loch Ness-style creature?