Melissa Butt is confident that nothing bad will happen to her grandchildren when Slayer the dog is around, and he recently proved her right.
Are there health benefits to interacting with animals? Experts say yes, and we put it to the test by spending time with rescued animals at Farm Sanctuary.
Should your pet be wearing protective eyewear during Monday's Great American Eclipse? Here's what the experts say.
After a "terrible accident," Selma Blair didn't want to give up hope for her beloved Chihuahua-pug mix.
TV personality Judge Judy Sheindlin recently took an unusual approach in deciding the case of contested dog ownership.
There's no telling how long Melani Andrews and Jake, a senior dog dying of cancer, will have together, but he's living the "good life" now.
"Clear the Shelters," a nationwide pet adoption campaign, takes place this weekend, and hosts Katie Lee and Beth Stern visit Kathie Lee and Hoda to talk about...
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Chelsea Handler wrote a touching Instagram post Friday on the loss of her rescue dog, Tammy, who she featured on her talk show.
On the new Animal Planet series "Rescue Dog to Super Dog," professional dog trainers Nate Schoemer and Laura London train shelter dogs to become companions...
Jessica Alba is mourning the death of yet another beloved dog.
"She can crawl," Hoda insisted — just not for the video camera, apparently!
The waves were looking "ruff" at the second annual World Dog Surfing Championships, held in Pacifica, California, on Saturday.
This veteran found a new way to serve his country by flying endangered shelter dogs to happy foster homes.
The actress took to Instagram to share her grief about the loss of the dog she called her "best friend" since childhood.
The resemblance is udderly striking.
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Hundreds of people lined the streets in Muskegon, Michigan, to honor Cena, a black Lab who served three tours of duty in Afghanistan with the Marines. He retired...
"He's not just a dog, he's family and he's a Marine just the same," said Cena's owner, Lance Cpl. Jeff DeYoung.
The actress and entrepreneur shared touching tributes on social media in honor of the canine companion who's been by her side for years.
They spend about an hour together each day, running a couple of miles, resting in the shade, then "sprinting after squirrels."
Katie Newhouser has been a UPS driver for 15 years, but last fall, a tragic event led to her picking up a new furry family member.
Just about every dog lover can relate to her touching words.
Grieving fans are leaving tributes of flowers and lettuce at the South Florida Museum, where Snooty the manatee lived for nearly 70 years.
At the Wallis Annenberg PetSpace, there's an education center, a cafe — even a human-sized hamster wheel — and lots of adoptable pets.
Actor Jon Bernthal of "The Punisher" and "The Walking Dead" has a new starring role: proud papa to a most adorable pit bull puppy.
Messy and Audi are two dogs who live across the street from one another in Thailand — but they only met face to face this year.
Parenthood is full of tough conversations, but for my wife and me, one stands out from the pack: telling our oldest son his dog had died.
Charlie, TODAY's Puppy with a Purpose, hung out with a special visitor in Studio 1A this morning.
More Americans are having their dogs undergo plastic surgery, but it's for more than just looking good.
In the spring of last year, TODAY said goodbye to Wrangler with heavy hearts, and now he's off to bigger and better things!
Darlene Blair knows how hard it must have been for Chewy's former owner to leave him in an airport bathroom. Blair wants her to know that the puppy is safe....
Wildlife rehabilitator Kris Porter was surprised to discover five rare, orphaned baby skunks that needed her help.
Throughout his life, Rowdy helped spread a very important message to kids and adults alike.
Actress and model-turned-philanthropist Jennifer O'Neill is giving back to military veterans, servicemen and women and their families through her Nashville...
Two puppies have gone from a busy rural animal shelter to living with two-time Oscar winner Hilary Swank.
Charlie, our puppy with a purpose, has just turned 1, so Kimberly Schlegel Whitman, author of "Dog Parties: Entertaining Your Party Animals," visits the show...
TODAY reached out to veterinarians to help answer some of our deepest — and sobbiest — questions about pet euthanasia.
Our puppy with a purpose was so honored to have a few special missions while on the road.
He's not all grown up yet, but the cutest, furriest member of the team is taking a new step toward learning how to assist humans.
For a pet owner, the only thing sadder than losing a pet is losing one unexpectedly.
There are two types of people in this world: those who believe that all dogs are cute ... and those who know that dogs don't need to be cute to be absolutely...