DogTown

2008, TV Show

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Lucky Dogs: National Geographic Rescues Michael Vick's Pit Bulls

Old dogs can learn new tricks, even the ones trained to be killing machines by Michael Vick and his cohorts. National Geographic's Dogtown: Saving the Michael Vick Dogs (tonight at 9 pm/ET) — a two-hour special edition of the Dogtown series — looks at the miraculous techniques being used by the Best Friends Animal Society in Utah to rehabilitate pit bulls rescued from the NFL superstar's dogfighting compound. The program is sure to bring tears — mostly happy ones.

"Despite the horrors they've experienced, these dogs have made astounding progress, proof that every dog deserves a second chance," says Dogtown producer Darcy Dennett. "Best Friends has rehabilitated thousands of animals, but even they're surprised by their success with the Vick dogs."

In April 2007, police raided the Atlanta Falcons quarterback's illegal operation on his property in Smithfield, Virgini  Read Full Article

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Paid | Amazon Instant Video Aired: 10/25/2008

National Geographic returns to the heart of Utah canyon country to visit DogTown, part of the largest no-kill animal facility in the United States - The Best Friends Animal Sanctuary. At any given time, the sanctuary provides a home for hundreds of dogs and is the last hope for dogs that have no place left to go.

Paid | Amazon Instant Video Aired: 9/12/2008

Season 2, Episode 2
In the heart of Utah canyon country, discover the story of DogTown, the last hope for dogs that have no place left to go. National Geographic travels to the Best Friends Animal Sanctuary to follow the journeys of unwanted dogs and the dedicated team of veterinarians and trainers who work to find them loving homes.

Paid | Amazon Instant Video Aired: 5/22/2008

National Geographic travels to the Best Friends Animal Sanctuary to follow the journeys of unwanted dogs and the dedicated team of veterinarians and trainers who work to find them loving homes. Season 4 includes updates on DogTown's favorite patients in a special "where are they now" episode.

Paid | Amazon Instant Video Aired: 4/25/2008

The friendly faces of Best Friends Animal Sanctuary return in a third season of heart-gripping and heart-warming stories. The sanctuary, home and rehabilitation center to hundreds of dogs from all over the country, serves to heal and re-home sick and abandoned animals under a policy of kindness and compassion for all.

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Lucky Dogs: National Geographic Rescues Michael Vick's Pit Bulls

Old dogs can learn new tricks, even the ones trained to be killing machines by Michael Vick and his cohorts. National Geographic's Dogtown: Saving the Michael Vick Dogs (tonight at 9 pm/ET) — a two-hour special edition of the Dogtown series — looks at the miraculous techniques being used by the Best Friends Animal Society in Utah to rehabilitate pit bulls rescued from the NFL superstar's dogfighting compound. The program is sure to bring tears — mostly happy ones. "Despite the horrors they've experienced, these dogs have made astounding progress, proof that every dog deserves a second chance," says Dogtown producer Darcy Dennett. "Best Friends has rehabilitated thousands of animals, but even they're surprised by their success with the Vick dogs." In April 2007, police raided the Atlanta Falcons quarterback's illegal operation on his property in Smithfield, Virgini read more

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Premiered: 2008
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: Documenting life inside Utah's DogTown animal sanctuary, one of the largest no-kill facilities in the country.

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