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TODAY's puppy Sunny reunites with his mom for Mother's Day

TODAY's puppy with a purpose, Sunny, reunited with his mother, Muffin, for the first time since he was 6 weeks old in a cute moment ahead of Mother's Day.
by Scott Stump / / Source: TODAY

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Happy Mother's Day, Muffin!

The mother of TODAY's puppy with a purpose, Sunny, had a playful reunion with her son this week ahead of Mother's Day after the two had not been together since he was six weeks old.

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It was like no time had passed at all, as the two chased each other, rolled around in the grass and had a great time.

There was a reason for Sunny to be extra happy for Muffin considering Sunday is also her birthday.

It's been a busy couple of months for TODAY's third puppy with a purpose. Since joining TODAY in February, he has met up with his predecessor, Charlie, seen snow for the first time, and had a special meeting with the Easter Bunny.

The heartwarming moment with Muffin this week was captured by the Guide Dog Foundation, a sister organization of America's VetDogs, which is helping train Sunny.

He’s spending 16 months with TODAY and guide dog mobility instructor Olivia Poff before he will serve as a guide dog for a visually impaired teen.

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