The challenges never stop for world-famous dog behaviorist Cesar Millan. In this series, not only does Cesar help dog owners with simple take-home tips for problem pooches, he and his son Andre hit the road to honor and support the nation's many heroes in the pet industry. On an RV journey that spans from Philadelphia to Los Angeles, the hosts uncover inspirational K-9 stories and connect with organizations that are rescuing and rehabilitating dogs. No pup and pet-loving person is spared as the Milans profile groups helping veterans and their service dogs, community-run animal rescue teams training K-9 police dogs, and therapy dogs that help children with autism.
Emergency vet Dr. Lisa Chimes ventures out of the surgery room to raise awareness about animal welfare in this compassionate pet rescue series. Lisa's mission is to encourage potential pet owners to adopt rescue animals from shelters rather than support puppy mills or backyard breeders. With a combination of thoughtful concern and professional knowledge, Lisa attempts to match the countless four-legged friends that have been abandoned, neglected or simply lost, with new and loving homes. The heartwarming series not only gives animals a chance at a better life, it also gives their human counterparts the opportunity to receive affection and love from a faithful new friend.
Experienced canine-behaviorist Cesar Millan travels -- often -- some distance to dogs and families in need of his renowned assistance. While in the homes of owners, Millan documents the astounding transformations that occur as he works with and educates families and rehabilitates their animals. His work is done once he has accomplished helping people and their pets to achieve balance and a good relationship.
With a unique ability to see the world through their eyes, renowned dog behavior expert Cesar Millan rehabilitates all manner of troubled canines in this popular reality series, and often that involves Millan not only teaching dogs new tricks but also training their owners how to achieve a balanced relationship with their pets.
Dog Town, USA is the country's preeminent facility for abandoned and homeless dogs from all over the world, located in Utah on 33,000 acres of pristine land. The highly skilled staff members include internationally renowned experts and trusted medical professionals who all work to provide sanctuary, rehabilitation and personal care for each dog in preparation for their move to a "forever" home. Each stage of the detailed process is documented as the dogs hopefully end up being placed in loving homes with new owners.
Making house calls in the far reaches of Northern Canada is a daunting task in the least, considering the houses may be separated by hundreds of miles. That challenge doesn't stop Dr. Michelle Oakley from performing her many duties as a veterinarian in one of the most rugged environments on Earth. In addition to running an animal clinic out of her home in Haines Junction, Yukon -- where she lives with husband Shane and their three daughters -- Dr. Oakley also operates a satellite clinic 150 miles away and is the on-call vet for the Yukon Wildlife Preserve, which is about 100 miles from Haines Junction. She also makes house calls, sometimes driving for long stretches through desolate wilderness to check on a patient. This series documents how Dr. Oakley juggles being a full-time vet, wife and mom, and does so with a sense of humor and devotion.
The "Dog Whisperer" is back, this time to answer emergency calls from communities terrorized by unruly canines. Renowned dog behavior authority Cesar Millan is beckoned by the relatives, friends, neighbors or co-workers of someone whose four-legged menace has turned lives upside down. In each episode, Millan meets with the whistle-blowers in a briefing session, then he evaluates both the pets and the owners through impromptu visits to the neighborhood locations to see dogs display their doggone behavior and watch how owners react. After rehabilitation programs are set up, Cesar uses surveillance cameras to track progress and ensure a lasting solution. The final test comes when all parties gather together in the community -- owners equipped with the knowledge and tools Cesar has provided, and dogs ready to prove they did learn new tricks.
Dr. Jan Pol has been a practicing veterinarian for more than half his life. In 1981 he and his wife, Diane, opened a vet business out of their home, and over the years it has grown to service more than 19,000 clients. Set in Central Michigan's farm country, this reality series follows the work done at Pol Veterinary Services. Specializing in large farm animals, Dr. Pol treats horses, pigs, cows, sheep, alpacas, goats, chickens and even an occasional reindeer. The program also features Dr. Brenda Grettenberger, who has worked with Dr. Pol since 1992.
On the Hawaiian island of Kauai, people in need of medical care for their pets often turn to Dr. Scott Sims. The owner of Pegasus Veterinary Clinic, located in his Kilauea home, Dr. Sims and assistants Dia and Ella keep busy treating a wide variety of domestic and wild animals. He makes "house" calls, too -- on beaches and mountainsides, in the water and jungle -- traversing wild, rural and oceanic Kauai topography. "Aloha Vet" profiles a man whose phone is rarely silent. With a heart of gold, Dr. Sims works long hours helping animals that walk, crawl, fly and swim.