Tommy, who has type one diabetes, needs a dog to detect his blood sugar levels. Nate starts training with a Shepherd mix, while Laura works with Maxine, a cancer survivor who lost her arm to the disease and needs a dog to help around the house.
Nate matches a German Shepherd rescue with Ed, a retired Air Force sergeant. Ed, who suffers from a brain injury, hopes Sarge will retrieve items and comfort him during night terrors. Also spotlighted: Laura pairs a Jack Russell Terrier mix with Igor, who was born deaf.
Laura finds a Chihuahua mix for Isabella, a teenager suffering from depression, panic attacks and PTSD. Also: Jesse, a Navy vet with limited mobility due to a spinal injury, works with Nate to rescue Rose, a pit bull mix that he hopes will help him skateboard.
Nate finds a Golden Retriever-Rottweiler mix to work with Kalani, an ex-marine with severe PTSD and anxiety. Also spotlighted: Laura works with Kelly, who suffers from a rare form of cerebral palsy, matching her with a Great Dane rescue.