Genre: Reality, Animals, Crime, Medical
Premise: Field officers of the Michigan Humane Society respond to calls reporting animals in distress. The investigators at the nonprofit agency handle more than 4,000 cases annually, with the crimes relating to everything from dog-fighting, pets exposed to the elements and animal neglect. The program also includes updates on previous perpetrators and their animal victims.
S01, E05 (First Aired: Aug. 17, 2003)
The hunt is on for a gunman who wounded a dog; dogs live in squalor; runaway dog brings freeway to a standstill.
S01, E10 (First Aired: Sep. 4, 2003)
Investigators answer a call about a house overrun with dozens of cats; woman beats dog; more illegal dog-fighting.