DogTown is a department of Best Friends Animal Sanctuary which is operated by Best Friends Animal Society. Best Friends Animal Society is a nonprofit, membership organization building no-kill programs and partnerships that will bring about a day when there are No More Homeless Pets and is guided by a simple philosophy: kindness to animals builds a better world for all of us.
Four severely traumatized pit bull dogs removed from Michael Vick's dog fighting ring are rehabilitated.
A hound who lost a limb in an accident learns to walk on three legs. John Garcia handles a terrier mix which has a habit of biting. Michelle Besmehn rescues a traumatized pup from a puppy mill and fosters him.
Michelle and Jeff rescue dogs from the desert in Nevada. Also, Pat Whitacre trains a found golden retriever.
A puppy seems to have post-traumatic stress due to surviving Hurricane Katrina. A dog needs 2 complicated surgeries after suffering torn tendons in both hind legs. A dog rescued from a hoarder has an infected tumor removed.
A border collie with a dislocated hip arrives at Dog Town. An anxious Weimaraner gets a boost of confidence from behavioral consultant Sherry Woodard. Trainer Ann Allums helps an out of control stray.