President Joe Biden introduces his new puppy

President Joe Biden introduces his new puppy

Michael LaRose, the press secretary for first lady Jill Biden, told NBC News that Major received training during his time in Delaware before returning to Washington, D.C.Major, who was adopted in 2018, became the first rescue dog to live in the White House when the Bidens moved in.

Lester Holt's dog was VERY excited to welcome him home from Tokyo

Lester Holt's dog was VERY excited to welcome him home from Tokyo

The "NBC Nightly News" anchor's labradoodle, Lucy, couldn't contain her joy when Lester returned home after 2 1/2 weeks in Tokyo covering the Olympics.Lester added — perhaps unsurprisingly — that Lucy always gives him a special greeting when he arrives home at the end of his day.

Bidens' dog Major involved in a second nipping incident at White House

Bidens' dog Major involved in a second nipping incident at White House

President Joe Biden's dog Major has been involved in a second biting incident at the White House, NBC News has confirmed.“Major is still adjusting to his new surroundings and he nipped someone while on a walk.

Joe Biden's dogs, Champ and Major, have returned to the White House

Joe Biden's dogs, Champ and Major, have returned to the White House

Adam Schultz / White HouseMichael LaRosa, the press secretary for first lady Jill Biden, confirmed to NBC News that the family's two German shepherds have been back in the White House for a few days.

Bidens' dog nips Secret Service agent's hand, causing 'extremely minor injury'

Bidens' dog nips Secret Service agent's hand, causing 'extremely minor injury'

The president and first lady's dog Major, a 3-year-old German shepherd, was the canine involved in the incident at the White House, NBC News chief White House correspondent Peter Alexander reported on TODAY Tuesday morning.

Lady Gaga's stolen dogs returned Friday night

Lady Gaga's stolen dogs returned Friday night

Lady Gaga's two stolen dogs were returned on Friday night, Los Angeles Police confirmed to NBC News.The family of the injured dog walker, Ryan Fisher, said Friday afternoon that he is expected to make a full recovery.

French bulldog named Wilbur elected mayor of Kentucky hamlet

French bulldog named Wilbur elected mayor of Kentucky hamlet

The Kentucky hamlet of Rabbit Hash has a new mayor — Wilbur, a 6-month old French bulldog ."Rabbit Hash, Kentucky, has never had an actual person or human as a mayor," Amy Noland, Wilbur's human, told NBC News.

Reagandoodle and his little buddy share update on their growing family

Reagandoodle and his little buddy share update on their growing family

Three years ago, the heartwarming friendship between a little boy and his foster grandmother’s dog captured the hearts of people everywhere.“As soon as they met, there was an instant bond and just you could see the love between the two of them,” Sandi Swiridoff told NBC News.

Woman rescues nearly 100 dogs as Hurricane Dorian slams the Bahamas

Woman rescues nearly 100 dogs as Hurricane Dorian slams the Bahamas

Phillips, who told NBC News she takes care of dogs along with her brother without any help from outside organizations, has made a career out of finding homes for pooches for the last 15 years.

Service Dog Risks his Life to Save a Blind Man and Inspires Donations

Service Dog Risks his Life to Save a Blind Man and Inspires Donations

A service dog named Orlando placed himself in mortal danger while trying to save the life of a blind man, reports Colleen Long of the Associated Press and Brian Williams of NBC News.

The Snub Effect: New Study Shows Dogs Might be More Loyal than We Ever Knew

The Snub Effect: New Study Shows Dogs Might be More Loyal than We Ever Knew

Reported by Alan Boyle of NBC News , the researchers looked at three groups of 18 dogs and their guardians. In the first group, when the guardian asked for help, the stranger refused.

Californian law change means pet shops can sell only rescued animals

Californian law change means pet shops can sell only rescued animals

The change means cats, dogs and rabbits sold by retailers cannot be sourced from breeders, only from animal shelters. A couple hoping to adopt a cat from a San Diego shelter on Friday, told NBC News the move was a step forward for the state.

Lester Holt shares his 'morning routine' with labradoodle Lucy

Lester Holt shares his 'morning routine' with labradoodle Lucy

Lester Holt is a busy guy as a news journalist (and baker and bass guitarist), but he always makes time for his precious labradoodle, Lucy. The NBC Nightly News anchor showed off his adorable "morning routine" with the beloved pooch via Lucy's own Instagram account.