Puppy has new jaw built after evil people put firecrackers in his mouth

Puppy has new jaw built after evil people put firecrackers in his mouth

Braveheart has had his jaw reconstructed (Picture: Saving Huey Foundation / Caters News)Tracy said: ‘I work with good people in Mexico and was contacted by one of them about Braveheart, they sent me a picture of him and my first instinct was to have the poor dog put down.

Photos of emaciated elephant in Sri Lanka spur calls for action

Photos of emaciated elephant in Sri Lanka spur calls for action

AFP - Getty ImagesThe Esala Perahera festival (also known as the Festival of the Tooth) is an annual Buddhist festival celebrated with elegant costumes, performers and decorated elephants in Kandy, located in central Sri Lanka.

Meghan Markle shares heartfelt message on the joy of pet adoption

Meghan Markle shares heartfelt message on the joy of pet adoption

The Duchess of Sussex has now written about her experience as a rescue dog owner and her passion for animals in the foreword for the 2018 Annual Review publication of Mayhew, a London-based animal welfare charity that is part of her patronage .The former Meghan Markle meets Maggi, a Jack Russell, during her visit in January to the Mayhew, an animal welfare charity.

Sunny updates us on what he's learned in his guide dog training

Sunny updates us on what he's learned in his guide dog training

This is a day to celebrate the importance of guide dogs and how they help people who are blind or visually impaired reach their personal goals of independence. It's also a way to honor all the paw-some people who dedicate their time, funds and love to creating guide dog partnerships.

Puppy party! See pics from Sunny's birthday reunion with his siblings

Puppy party! See pics from Sunny's birthday reunion with his siblings

Nathan Congleton/TODAY You can take part in the festivities — and help support the Guide Dog Foundation at the same time — by tweeting a pic of your dog using the hashtag #TODAYPuppyParty .

4 Dog Sports to Try This Winter

4 Dog Sports to Try This Winter

Kevin Murphy, president of Skijor USA in Lino Lakes, Minnesota, which sanctions and stages events and provides training and clinics, says the sport provides great bonding between humans and animals, as they really need to work in sync to succeed.

How Her Cat Saved Sierra from a Parkinson’s Freezing Episode

How Her Cat Saved Sierra from a Parkinson’s Freezing Episode

According to the National Parkinson’s Foundation, the cause of freezing is unknown, but stressful situations may trigger episodes. The experience taught Sierra that she was able to break out of “freezing” episodes by use of an alternative movement—petting the cat had unlocked the brain "freeze." “Now, when my hand "sticks" to an armrest, I free it by clapping my hands.

TODAY's puppy with a purpose, Sunny, now has his own plush! Here's how to get one

TODAY's puppy with a purpose, Sunny, now has his own plush! Here's how to get one

This holiday season, you can make sure your disposition stays Sunny with this sweet plush made to look just like TODAY's puppy with a purpose. TODAY SUNNY PLUSH, $29.95, NBC Store TODAY SUNNY PLUSH, $29.95, NBC Store

100 Loyal Faces

100 Loyal Faces

When we heard about 100 Loyal Faces, a charitable project started by photographer Peta Santoro to support the Soi Dog Foundation, we jumped at the opportunity to raise awareness of her efforts. https://www.facebook.com/The100LoyalFacesProject

Hot Aussie firefighters pose half-naked with adorable baby animals

Hot Aussie firefighters pose half-naked with adorable baby animals

The proceeds help animals in need (Picture: Australian Firefighters Calendar/Cover Images) Now the organisers are searching for the hottest firefighters in the world (Picture: Australian Firefighters Calendar/Cover Images)Following the global success of the project, the organisers are now looking to globalise their search for sexy firefighters.

Koko, the beloved gorilla who communicated using sign language, has died

Koko, the beloved gorilla who communicated using sign language, has died

Koko, a gorilla who became famous for her ability to communicate through sign language, has died in her sleep at the age of 46, according to The Gorilla Foundation. Koko, in 1972 with her lifelong friend, animal psychologist Francine ''Penny'' Patterson, who taught the gorilla sign language.

TODAY's puppy with a purpose, Sunny, is celebrating an anniversary

TODAY's puppy with a purpose, Sunny, is celebrating an anniversary

Sunny has been paw-fecting his skills with his Guide Dog Foundation instructor, Olivia Poff, and they both appeared on the show Monday to recap his time on TODAY. TODAY celebrates 6 months with Sunny as he graduates to next level in guide dog training