In some cases investigators' intervention makes the difference between life and death.
Officers investigate reports of an illegal dog fight and find three pit bulls in need of help; a terrified dog is rescued from beneath a trailer.
Investigators confront the owner of six emaciated dogs that have mange.
A dog with matted fur and an embedded harness is brought to the shelter.
A cat is brought into the shelter with its paws missing.
Investigator Marlynn Barkley tries to save a dog that has been left for dead by its owners.
Investigator Marisa McHugh works to save a puppy that someone tried to kill; investigator Meadows responds to a report of sick Great Dane puppies.
A dog is rescued after being hog-tied and left to die in a dumpster.
The AHS investigators are asked to help the police in the raid of a rooster-fighting operation; a parakeet is rescued; a dog with a severe leg wound.
An X-ray provides surprising evidence in an investigation of a case involving three starving dogs.
A dog gives birth in an alley and the pups struggle to survive; Tamie Kinsel pleads for the life of an injured bird.
A dog is found dead and two others severely emaciated and suffering from tick fever.
Two dogs are found tied in a backyard without shade; a dog's embedded collar has exposed it's jugular vein.
Disease and deformities are uncovered in fifty animals found at the home of a former breeder.
A dog is tied in a front yard with one of it's legs missing.