Americans help animal shelters during coronavirus pandemic

Americans help animal shelters during coronavirus pandemic

Things were looking good for Axel Evensen, 17, when the coronavirus outbreak led to a stay-at-home order in California.“This has been his best and happiest year of school,” his mom, Jill Evensen, told TODAY.Axel Evensen, 17, cuddles his foster dog, Johnny.

Where I Work: Jen, the writer working from home with a cavapoo puppy

Where I Work: Jen, the writer working from home with a cavapoo puppy

Today we’re looking at the desk setup of Jen Kaarlo, 35, a UX content designer sexpert, and a writer working to create her first book.

Here's what pet stores are doing during coronavirus closures

Here's what pet stores are doing during coronavirus closures

"All Petco stores are open and continuing to provide the essential products and services for pets who are counting on us in these uncertain times," said the national brand in a statement to TODAY.

Rae, a 'unicorn dog' with an ear on top of her head, is viral hit on social media

Rae, a 'unicorn dog' with an ear on top of her head, is viral hit on social media

"I officially adopted her when she was relinquished by her breeder due to her fragile state and unknown future of survival, but I wanted a shot to give her a chance at life," Vorhees told TODAY in an email.

TODAY's 'Best in Show' contest has a winner!

TODAY's 'Best in Show' contest has a winner!

Vinny brought home the win over second-place Lola, an English bulldog, and the fan favorite, Bear, an Alaskan Malamute who was the largest dog in the contest at more than 150 pounds.

Win a $500 Sephora gift card this Valentine's Day

Win a $500 Sephora gift card this Valentine's Day

The Shop TODAY team and Sephora are excited to give 10 lucky Stuff We Love Newsletter fans a $500 Sephora gift card.By entering our sweepstakes, you'll also have the option to subscribe to TODAY's Stuff We Love newsletter that will deliver the best deals, beauty buys, style picks and more to your inbox every day.

Dog dumped for being 'too old' makes triumphant return to Dog Bowl this weekend

Dog dumped for being 'too old' makes triumphant return to Dog Bowl this weekend

That’s when Laurie Johnson, director of the nonprofit Florida Little Dog Rescue Group, volunteered to personally foster Karlie in her family’s home.“We didn’t know how long she would have, but we were committed to making sure that she had a great rest of her life, however long it was,” Johnson told TODAY.Laurie Johnson's daughter, Lindsay, carries Karlie out of the shelter to head to her new foster home.

Do you have a top dog? Enter your pet in TODAY's 'Best in Show' contest!

Do you have a top dog? Enter your pet in TODAY's 'Best in Show' contest!

All you have to do is the give us the following information in the form below: Your contact info Age of your dog (Your dog must be older than 6 months).Please note: Only dogs that are older than 6 months are eligible for consideration due to certain travel restrictions.

Start the new year with the chance to win a Flywheel Home Bike

Start the new year with the chance to win a Flywheel Home Bike

Shop TODAY has teamed up with FlyWheel to give two lucky winners a brand new Flywheel Home Bike.This indoor bike comes with a built-in tablet and access to thousands of live and recorded cycling workouts, making your new year's goals easier to achieve.

Dog with cancer makes miracle recovery after £39k stem cell transplant

Dog with cancer makes miracle recovery after £39k stem cell transplant

Millie was kept in isolation for a week and was only allowed to be visited by two doctors while they waited for Coco’s stem cells to develop in her body (Picture: Serena Gannon-Lodge and Andrew Lodge /Mercury Press)‘This whole five months has been an emotional rollercoaster from being really optimistic to really sad and worried and having to see her go through all of that – but she had to go through it to be here today.

Gypsy the dog is a hero after waking her owner up from a diabetic coma

Gypsy the dog is a hero after waking her owner up from a diabetic coma

Pam almost fell into a diabetic coma (Picture: Spalding Today / SWNS)She said: ‘I woke up with the dog standing over, trying to lick my face and crying and pushing up me and pushing me trying to get me to wake up.

Dave Bautista adopts bonded pit bulls who were separated at shelter

Dave Bautista adopts bonded pit bulls who were separated at shelter

“He has an amazing heart for animals, but I think what is even more beautiful about how he connects with pit bulls is that it's just such a seamless, loving, humble way that he reaches out to dogs and he really connects,” Lisa Bricker, the director of development at Frankie’s Friends, a charitable pet foundation, told TODAY.davebautista/ Instagram"They just won the #DogLottery," actor Justin Long wrote in a comment on the post.

'I'm here for you': Dogs help young victims of abuse in courts, hospitals

'I'm here for you': Dogs help young victims of abuse in courts, hospitals

And I just said, 'Well, you know, sometimes he is just here to help kids,’” Jones, program manager for victim services in the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney's Office, told TODAY Parents.

From the archive: Britain’s most exclusive doghouse, 1991

From the archive: Britain’s most exclusive doghouse, 1991

reporter, Martin Plimmer, went along to Alicia and Bill Eykyn’s Featherbed Country Club for Dogs in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire – where pets can stay for £125 a week, or £265 in today’s money (or to put it another way, four times as much as my student room cost at the time) – to find out about this piece of ‘canine heaven’.

Police force welcomes nine incredibly cute new recruits

Police force welcomes nine incredibly cute new recruits

A litter of K9 puppies turned eight weeks old today (Pictures: Greater Manchester Police/Mercury)A police dog unit has welcomed its nine newest and cutest members – a litter of German Shepherd pups.

Pet detective Babs Fry helps find missing dogs for free

Pet detective Babs Fry helps find missing dogs for free

They were packing for a trip to Alaska when they got the call that their 6-year-old pup had gone missing.“As a childless couple, we consider Doctor pretty much our family,” Darlene Horn, 45, told TODAY.Darlene Horn and her husband consider their dog, Doctor, a member of the family.

William Wegman: ‘Weimaraners are serious and try hard. They’re spooky and shadowy’

William Wegman: ‘Weimaraners are serious and try hard. They’re spooky and shadowy’

Photograph: William Wegman/Courtesy Sperone Westwater, New York Three major shows this year serve as a testament to Wegman’s restless and endlessly inventive career: the wide-ranging career survey Outside In at the Shelbourne Museum in Vermont; Being Human at Masi Lugano in Switzerland, which is on until 6 January 2020; and a stall at the Frieze Masters in London, which focuses on his early conceptual pieces, and closes today.

Weekend TODAY anchors get scared on air by fake mouse — watch the funny video

Weekend TODAY anchors get scared on air by fake mouse — watch the funny video

In other news: A mouse literally fell out of the ceiling in our White House booth and landed on my lap.— Peter Alexander (@PeterAlexander).

You can track the sea turtle named after TODAY — here's how

You can track the sea turtle named after TODAY — here's how

Loggerhead Marinelife Center is on the front lines of the conservation effort to protect and save the dwindling sea turtle population.

Violinist's music calms dogs recovering from abuse at ASPCA

Violinist's music calms dogs recovering from abuse at ASPCA

ASPCAKris Lindsay, senior director at the ASPCA, said Agee’s music has been a wonderful addition to the storytelling program.“It’s really incredible to watch the impact his music has on the dogs and how quickly they respond,” she told TODAY.Energetic dogs soon settle down while listening to Agee play the violin.

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