Hoda Kotb is 'Making Space' for life lessons from Mitch Albom

Hoda Kotb is 'Making Space' for life lessons from Mitch Albom

He wouldn't have said, 'Hey, let's talk now so that Hoda will be asking you some questions one day on her podcast.'Toward the end, she couldn't walk, but Albom said she was fine with that, since he carried her everywhere.

Gumdrop is 1st pit bull adopted in Denver since 30-year ban repeal

Gumdrop is 1st pit bull adopted in Denver since 30-year ban repeal

Courtesy of Denver Animal ProtectionAnn Cecchine-Williams, deputy executive director of Denver's Department of Public Health & Environment, which oversees Denver Animal Protection and its shelter, told TODAY in an email that a couple with an infant but no other dogs drove over an hour to meet and adopt Gumdrop on Jan. 5) They renamed him Odin.“Odin is a fun-loving, sweet and energetic boy who loves playing with toys,” she said.

Let them soar: A sweet story of baby parrots

Let them soar: A sweet story of baby parrots

I was at my office and received a call from my husband asking me to come home immediately.I rushed home to find two small feeble chicks (kids of parrots) in a shoe box.One day the younger one slipped while trying to fly.

Crafty Crows: How Much Truth Did Aesop Know?

Crafty Crows: How Much Truth Did Aesop Know?

Aesop tells a tale of a crow who couldn’t reach the water in a pitcher. According to the New York Times, researchers at New Zealand’s Auckland University have recently proved Aesop was onto something.

Finally there’s an easy way to recycle your pet’s food pouches

Finally there’s an easy way to recycle your pet’s food pouches

Mars Petcare has partnered with TerraCycle to launch a free nationwide recycling scheme specifically for pet food packaging. The packaging that will be eligible for the recycling scheme include wet pet food pouches, flexible plastic treat bags, and flexible plastic bags for dry pet food.

How to Teach Your Dog to Perform a Fixed Behavior Chain

How to Teach Your Dog to Perform a Fixed Behavior Chain

Once your dog picks up the toy, start backchaining by cueing “drop it.” Once your dog drops the toy into the box, click and treat. Repeat steps five and six many times, so the dog is really jazzed about dropping the toy into the box to earn the click and treat.

How to Train Your Dog to Drop It

How to Train Your Dog to Drop It

It can be useful in dog obedience training and other skills, such as “fetch.” You can ask a dog who knows “drop it” to drop the ball at your feet after she fetches it and avoid having to chase her down or wrench the ball out of her mouth.