Have questions about your dog’s health? Ask the vet!

Does your dog suffer from separation anxiety? Do you wonder why your pooch won’t eat? If you have a question about your pet’s behavior or health, submit it here, and animal advocate Jill Rappaport and veterinarian Dr. Brett Levitzke may answer it on TODAY. You might even be picked to come down to the plaza with your pooch and be part of our next Ask the Vet segment!Click here to send in your ques… Continue reading

Dog pictured floating to sleep in owner’s arms has died

Schoep, the arthritic dog who became an Internet sensation last summer when he was photographed floating peacefully in Lake Superior in his owner’s arms, has passed away.The 20-year-old dog’s owner, John Unger, announced the death of his best friend on Facebook on Thursday evening.“I Breathe But I Can’t Catch My Breath…” Unger wrote. “Schoep passed yesterday. More information in the days ahead.”… Continue reading

Chatty owls and 17 more amazing animal photos

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Then and now: Kids growing up with their four-legged friends

“Peanuts” cartoonist Charles Schulz once said that “happiness is a warm puppy.” Well, if that’s the case, absolute bliss might be a child cuddling up with one. As kids, pets are our friends, family members and, sometimes, partners in crime. In celebration of a pet’s influence on our childhoods, we asked for photos illustrating your kids growing up with their ever-faithful friends. Here are some of… Continue reading

‘No dog should die alone’: Photographer promotes senior pet adoption

Lori Fusaro is crazy about dogs. She’s lived with them for as long as she can remember, and she photographs them for a living. But until about a year ago, the idea of adopting an older dog made her squirm with uneasiness.“I thought it would just be too sad and painful,” said Fusaro, 44, of Los Angeles. “I didn’t think my heart could take it, so I wasn’t willing to open myself up.”Fast-forward to t… Continue reading