2008 TV-PG 3 seasons


2008 TV-PG 3 seasons
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This National Geographic reality series highlights events at DogTown, a giant no-kill animal shelter situated on 33,000 acres of land in Utah. The compassionate canine caregivers go all-out to help heal and rehabilitate the unwanted dogs.
  • SEASON  1
  • SEASON  2
  • SEASON  3

Summary of Season 1 (2008) - 1 disc

In these episodes from Season 1, pooches in need are given medical attention and training; dogs raised in horrific conditions at a puppy mill get help; gravely ill and psychologically damaged animals receive treatment; and more.
Full Screen 1.33:1
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
TV-PG - This program contains material that parents may find unsuitable for younger children.
age 9+
Common Sense rating OK for kids 9+
age 9+

Common Sense Note

Parents need to know that this reality show follows the rehabilitation of abused and neglected dogs. Injured, sick, and emotionally stressed animals are occasionally shown, which could be upsetting for very young and/or sensitive viewers. The series relates the harsh realities of animal abuse and neglect while promoting animal welfare, pet neutering, and adoption. The featured facility's entire staff is dedicated to saving animals from being euthanized and finding them loving homes.

Sexual Content

Not applicable


Shows and tells the brutal realities of animal abuse and neglect. Injured, sick, and emotionally stressed dogs are occasionally shown.


Not applicable

Social Behavior

Promotes animal welfare, responsible pet care, and volunteerism. The staff is made up of selfless animal lovers who work tirelessly to save animals in trouble and find them loving homes.


Not applicable

Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol

Not applicable

  • Age appropriate
  • Not an issue
  • Depends on your child and your family
  • Parents strongly cautioned
  • Not appropriate for kids of the age

This information for parents is provided by Common Sense Media, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving kids' media lives.

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