TODAY | March 28, 2013
>>> we're back now with from bow to wow where we find loving homes for our animals from shelter and animal advocate jill rappaport is back and still boasting about that 100% success rate. jill , good morning.
>> ain't too proud to brag. spring is here, love is in the air . and can you think of a better time to save a life? and we have an all-star lineup today. two pups, two pooches, and a perfect feline.
>> oh, you are a handsome devil , aren't you, max?
>> he is so beautiful, this boy. and he's what a yorkshire?
>> yeah, he was rescued as a stray.
>> and a real angel.
>> ready for your close-up, chiquita. she's just a love, isn't it?
>> and she was rescued as a stray.
>> usually you do have to watch their weight and be careful with their back, but they are the most wonderful dogs, considering i have one myself. yes. oh this, is myley, right?
>> and she's one.
>> oh, when you rub her, she falls asleep.
>> come here, sherlock . oh, here you go, buddy. he says i'm free. hello.
>> seven months old. he's got a lot of play in him.
>> and sherlock is a terrier mix, right?
>> a terrier mix.
>> thank you so much. oh, yes, i know, i know.
>> and finally, we have a female bundle of pug love mix.
>> and she's a 9-month-old pug mix and rescued as a stray.
>> and she's really a good girl.
>> as always, we are joined not only by jill but richard of animal care and control in new york city . good to see you, richard .
>> matt, thank you.
>> i like this group of pets here. i think we start with max.
>> yeah, max.
>> all right.
>> max is brought out this morning by carson daly . max, believe it or not is learning how to walk a little bit better on the leash. a little bit of a picky eater, but overall, really great dog.
>> love it.
>> beautiful dog.
>> 2 years old. really cute dog. look at the personality on him. carson, do you have a dog?
>> i don't.
>> yes, you do. congratulations. thank you so much. carson, thank you. max, thank you.
>> next one we have is sophie . sophie 's being handled not so well by kathie lee gifford .
>> we're trying to get these dogs --
>> there you go. richard , what do we need to know about sophie ? we know about kathie lee .
>> she's a puppy with a lot of energy. she'll settle down, though.
>> loves attention. got to give a lot of attention. you're a good team, kathie lee .
>> she's so sweet, she's energetic.
>> all right, kathie lee , thank you very much. next up we have sherlock and sherlock is being brought out by hoda. and hoda, who's your friend?
>> hanna .
>> hi, hanna , how are you?
>> sherlock is another puppy learning very quickly. and he's learning tricks and overall just a great dog.
>> hanna , thank you very much. hoda, thank you very much. sherlock , nice to see you. chiquita is next and brought out by tamron hall .
>> the quiet one of the group, very mellow.
>> opposites attract.
>> really great dog. good by hearse and other dogs.
>> don't let them fool you. very smart, they come into their own once they get in the home.
>> yeah, her personality will come out once she gets settled in.
>> thank you very much. and next we have mylie the cat. hi, what are your names?
>> hannah and emily.
>> turn this way, let's see miley. really great in a home by herself for right now.
>> the sweetest pet.
>> it's a great time of year to get your pets vaccinated, get to your vet. the annual check-up and think about vaccinating -- we're back right after this.
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