Dr. Evan Antin (named Sexiest Veterinarian Alive by People magazine) joins co-host Susan Lucci and Kathie Lee Gifford on National Puppy Day to explain everything...
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.
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.
The American Kennel Club has released their latest list of the top five dog breeds in the U.S.: beagle, bulldog, golden retriever, German shepherd and (drumroll!)...
Ever wish you had the courage to make your dream come true? This dog proves anything is possible — with a little determination!
From finding a kid-friendly canine to budgeting for veterinarian visits, our dog expert and TODAY Facebook fans are dishing out what you need to know before...
The American Kennel Club released its list of the most popular breeds this year — sure to get the approval of TODAY's puppy with a purpose.
This little fish couldn't swim upright. So Derek Burnett fashioned his pet a tiny fish "wheelchair."
Two determined ponies in NYC braved the elements Tuesday morning when their barn door apparently blew open, authorities said.
Firefighter Dan Estrada hadn't gone out expecting to rescue a dog when he went for a walk in the redwood forest behind his home last month.
A Jack Russell terrier named Olly energetically went off script during an adorably bad run at a dog show to the delight of everyone watching.
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.
Fewer cats and dogs are landing in shelters. Those that do have a much, much better chance of getting out alive according to new ASPCA data.
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.
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.
Picasso, a loveable pup with a lopsided snout, is a social media star at the Oregon shelter that saved him from being put down.
As part of his training to become a service dog, Charlie, TODAY's puppy with a purpose, attends his first basketball game so he can get used to loud, crowded...
April the pregnant giraffe has a message she'd like to share with everyone eagerly awaiting the birth of her calf: SETTLE. DOWN.
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.
Charlie himself shares what his first six months at TODAY have been like!
The annual Big Cat Week returns to Nat Geo Wild Monday night, shining a light on these majestic animals and their dwindling numbers. Boone Smith, spokesperson...
Do you have a new fur baby at home? If so, BrewDog wants to make your first days together special.
Rhino Lightning arrived at a shelter last week with a spiral notebook filled from back to front with a child's notes about the beloved dog.
Looking to adopt? Read these tips before your trip to the shelter! (By TODAY with our sponsor PetSmart)
A German Shepherd named Rumor surpassed her runner-up finish from last year with a big win at the 141st Westminster Dog Show — only the second time the breed...
Austin Pets Alive, a shelter that specializes in helping animals most at risk of euthanasia, has created an innovative matchmaker program.
When he's on duty, Kenobi is the serious K-9 partner to Indiana Conservation Officer Levi Knach. But it's not always time to work.
A beagle named Mia will not win Best in Show at the Westminster Dog Show, but she did steal everyone's heart in her adorably distracted performance.
Naturalist David Mizejewski introduces Kathie Lee Gifford and Dean Cain to animals who can make interesting pets, including lop and lionhead rabbits, a bearded...
Trisha Sharp's class had just finished reading a book about children who rescued a dog, when her class was presented with its own opportunity.
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.
It's not that Jade Rouzeau has anything against Chihuahuas or cocker spaniels. She just prefers renting to families with pit bulls.