"Mutts" cartoonist Patrick McDonnell creates stories for his strip after visiting an NYC animal shelter. Also: a pet's journey from the day she enters the shelter to the day she's adopted; and Oakland's Cat Town Café. Kristen Bell hosts.
Troubled youths whose lives have been changed for the better by shelter dogs; a photographer's tips for taking pictures of shelter pets. Also: street poet Steve Connell on shelters being a place of hellos, not goodbyes.
The stories of shelter pets that went from rescued to rescuer. Included: former shelter dogs involved in search-and-rescue operations; adopted shelter dogs that bring comfort to hospital patients and their families. Also: a rescue of homeless puppies; an innovative spay-neuter clinic; a cat adopted from an animal shelter.