Stray dog rescued from certain death over famed Mississippi river

Stray dog rescued from certain death over famed Mississippi river

(Photo: Stantec and Getty)A dog stranded 120 feet above the Mississippi River was rescued by Stantec bridge inspectors, after facing certain death in the treacherous waters of America’s largest river.

How to cool down a dog in the heat - Top tips

How to cool down a dog in the heat - Top tips

The hot weather is forecast to continue for the next few days, with temperatures continuing above 30C.However there are some easy tips you can use to ensure your dog stays happy and healthy in the summer heat.

Not such a mystery for dog owners?

Not such a mystery for dog owners?

| For the love of Brahms | Hand-washing tunes | Living in the United Queendom.• I’m now washing my hands to the tune of Where Do You Go To (My Lovely) (Letters , 20 July).

Woman sees her dog's face in the clouds hours after pet's death

Woman sees her dog's face in the clouds hours after pet's death

Lucy Ledgeway said goodbye to her 14-year-old dog, Sunny, who passed away in her father’s arms at their home after suffering a seizure on June 20.Lucy Ledgeway and her family rescued Sunny when the dog was 6 years old.

Blue Cross reveals how to safely give a dog ice cubes in a heatwave

Blue Cross reveals how to safely give a dog ice cubes in a heatwave

Caroline Reay, clinical lead at Blue Cross, stresses that the cube should be an appropriate size for the dog.For example, you don’t want to give a tiny dog a massive ice cube.

Dog who ate Christmas bauble did ‘the most festive glittery poop’ the Blue Cross had ever seen

Dog who ate Christmas bauble did ‘the most festive glittery poop’ the Blue Cross had ever seen

The Sharpei, who lives in Grimsby, was very sick after eating part of a bauble – resulting in her passing ‘the most festive glittery poop’ the team said they had ever seen (they didn’t include pictures, which is probably for the best).

Just why were all these Golden Retrievers queuing up for a train?

Just why were all these Golden Retrievers queuing up for a train?

But Ann Stephenson from the club said the dogs were nothing to do with them, and described the organisers as ‘reckless’.One of the calendar organisers responded to the picture after it went viral across social media.

Therapy Dogs Aid Soldiers during Counseling

Therapy Dogs Aid Soldiers during Counseling

According to ABC News there are now 2,500 dogs trained in the armed services; however, Lexy is making history as she and other dogs at the Warrior Canine Connection in Brookville, Maryland, are the first to help heal soldiers therapeutically.

Farewell, Sunny! See where TODAY's puppy with a purpose is headed next

Farewell, Sunny! See where TODAY's puppy with a purpose is headed next

TODAY’s puppy with a purpose spent his last day with the show on Thursday, and while we’ll miss our friend, he’s moving on to a new and exciting chapter in his life.

Pet Goldfish Undergoes High Risk Brain Surgery

Pet Goldfish Undergoes High Risk Brain Surgery

The Washington Post said that Pip Joyce and Lyn Orton, George’s guardians, were given two options: either they put their beloved George down or pay for a life-saving, yet high risk, operation to remove the tumor.

How to spot and prevent skin cancer in dogs

How to spot and prevent skin cancer in dogs

‘What’s more, overheating can also cause heat stroke in dogs – a state of extreme hyperthermia – so it’s really important to make sure you’re taking the proper precautions whilst your dog’s enjoying the sun.’.

Now your pup can be the 'Stanley Pup' with TODAY's new Snapchat lens!

Now your pup can be the 'Stanley Pup' with TODAY's new Snapchat lens!

Sunny, the real Stanley Pup, demos our new Snapchat lensIf you are reading this on your phone, you can unlock the TODAY Stanley Pup lens by clicking here.

How to keep your pets safe from summer stress

How to keep your pets safe from summer stress

Unlike humans, pets cannot sweat through their body surface; they depend completely on panting to cool themselves. 5) Never leave your pet in the car in this weather, as he will be prone to heat stress. The Reason Doctors No Longer Prescribe Diabetes Meds (Watch).

Brexit’s spirit animal is a very fed-up pug

Brexit’s spirit animal is a very fed-up pug

A pal checks in on the exhausted dog to see if she’s okay (Picture: KHAP.The Mega Agency)If you need some more pictures of dogs with their tongues hanging out to get you through the rest of the week, then take a look at Elmer the eight-year-old Bernese mountain dog.

A letter to Ruby, my son’s sorely missed cat

A letter to Ruby, my son’s sorely missed cat

I told him of your happy life, and that death came when you were ready: the letter you always wanted to write I felt the need to buy you a tin. I told him of your happy life, filled with love, and that death came when you were ready.

Cat HANGED from M62 motorway bridge in SHOCKING animal cruelty case

Cat HANGED from M62 motorway bridge in SHOCKING animal cruelty case

Hugo was found hanged over a motorway bridge (Image: RSPCA) Hugo, a black and white ragdoll cat, was seen by a member of the public on Sunday morning hanging over the bridge on the M62 westbound near junction 33.

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

Puppy Bowl features Penguins and Keyboard Cat!

Puppy Bowl features Penguins and Keyboard Cat!

According to Puppy Bowl executive producer Melinda Toporoff, in an interview with Variety.com, this year’s game included 66 puppies, 30 kittens, 5 penguins, 3 adult cats, 8 tailgate party dogs, 4 service dogs, and 6 hamsters.

Hero volunteer rescues 6 dogs from rising Florence floodwaters

Hero volunteer rescues 6 dogs from rising Florence floodwaters

A heartwarming video posted on Sunday to Twitter by journalist Marcus DiPaola shows a volunteer freeing six frightened dogs locked in an outdoor cage in Leland, North Carolina, as floodwaters rise.

Former President George H.W. Bush welcomes new family member: Sully the dog

Former President George H.W. Bush welcomes new family member: Sully the dog

Former President George H.W. Bush gets his own service dog named Sully Then-Vice President George H.W. Bush and the family Golden Cocker Spaniel C. "The first words that President Bush said when Sully walked into the room was, 'Welcome home,' so they're already off to a wonderful start," she said.