Lucky Dog

Lucky Dog

2013 - 2018, Reality, Nature / Wildlife
Brandon McMillian transforms out-of-control shelter dogs into perfect pets and finds them homes.

Episode Guide

  • Lucky Dog - Estella (Season 5 Episode 8)
    Season 5 Episode 8:


    Brandon tries to pair a 5-year-old "mystery mutt" with a family's Tibetan terrier.

  • Lucky Dog - Polly (Season 5 Episode 7)
    Season 5 Episode 7:


    Brandon helps a timid German shepherd mix gain confidence before it gets adopted by a beach-going family.

  • Lucky Dog - Yogi (Season 5 Episode 6)
    Season 5 Episode 6:


    Brandon tries to help a chocolate lab mix with anxiety.

  • Lucky Dog - Lucy (Season 5 Episode 5)
    Season 5 Episode 5:


    Brandon tries to transform a fearful Chihuahua mix into the perfect companion for a partially paralyzed adrenaline junkie.

  • Lucky Dog - Milo (Season 5 Episode 4)
    Season 5 Episode 4:


    Brandon uses hand signals to train a deaf dog for a busy hotel executive.

  • Lucky Dog - Mitzi (Season 5 Episode 3)
    Season 5 Episode 3:


    A Maltipoo puppy must curb a jumping habit and learn some tricks before it takes on a new role helping children during therapy.

  • Lucky Dog - Cersei (Season 5 Episode 2)
    Season 5 Episode 2:


    Brandon makes sure a husky mix is the right match for a couple who intend to have children.

  • Lucky Dog - Wednesday (Season 5 Episode 1)
    Season 5 Episode 1:


    Brandon makes sure a Doberman pinscher has the right temperament and training to go home with an autistic boy.

  • Lucky Dog - Tank (Season 4 Episode 26)
    Season 4 Episode 26:


    Brandon enlists the help of a rescued black lab to provide service for a Navy veteran.

  • Lucky Dog - Where Are They Now? (Season 4 Episode 25)
    Season 4 Episode 25:

    Where Are They Now?

    Brandon and his lucky dog team join a local parade to raise awareness for animal rescue.

  • Lucky Dog - Frankie (Season 4 Episode 24)
    Season 4 Episode 24:


    A Beagle mix has an aversion to training due to a troubled past.

  • Lucky Dog - Evie (Season 4 Episode 23)
    Season 4 Episode 23:


    A chihuahua mix hopes to make a splash with a water-loving family, but it needs to learn balance and water safety first.

  • Lucky Dog - Nikki (Season 4 Episode 22)
    Season 4 Episode 22:


    Brandon helps a Wheaten Terrier mix that struggles with life outside of a cage prepare for life in the busy tourist town of Solvang, Calif.

  • Lucky Dog - Sebastian (Season 4 Episode 21)
    Season 4 Episode 21:


    While preparing a young husky for life with its new family, Brandon must make sure that this former escape artist can part ways with its bad habits to prevent additional repeat visits to the local shelter.

  • Lucky Dog - Arts & Entertainment (Season 4 Episode 20)
    Season 4 Episode 20:

    Arts & Entertainment

    A spaniel mix named Bean and four other pets are trained to live in the world of arts and entertainment.

  • Lucky Dog - Foxy (Season 4 Episode 19)
    Season 4 Episode 19:


    A Tennessee brindle mix gets an opportunity to help a young girl struggling with anxiety.

  • Lucky Dog - Aussie (Season 4 Episode 18)
    Season 4 Episode 18:


    Brandon must help a golden retriever-collie mix overcome separation anxiety before it can be adopted into a new home.

  • Lucky Dog - Dakota (Season 4 Episode 17)
    Season 4 Episode 17:


    Brandon must help a malamute mix overcome its emotional issues before the dog can be used to help a teenager with anxiety.

  • Lucky Dog - Two's Company (Season 4 Episode 16)
    Season 4 Episode 16:

    Two's Company

    Rescued pups find new purpose and extra challenges when they're paired with other dogs.

  • Lucky Dog - Bean (Season 4 Episode 15)
    Season 4 Episode 15:


    A Spaniel mix poses a unique opportunity for a high school student to develop her talents, but Brandon must get the dog under control first.

  • Lucky Dog - Lolly (Season 4 Episode 14)
    Season 4 Episode 14:


    A Maltese mix appears to be the perfect lapdog for a senior, but the dog's boundless energy makes it difficult for Brandon when he trains the dog for retirement living.

  • Lucky Dog - Cosmo (Season 4 Episode 13)
    Season 4 Episode 13:


    While a family gets ready to welcome a Yorkshire terrier mix, Brandon makes a discovery about the dog's past that changes the course of its training.

  • Lucky Dog - Bear (Season 4 Episode 12)
    Season 4 Episode 12:


    Brandon is tasked with training a high-energy Great Dane that is being adopted.

  • Lucky Dog - Best Of: Home Improvement (Season 4 Episode 11)
    Season 4 Episode 11:

    Best Of: Home Improvement

    During construction at the Lucky Dog Ranch, dogs undergo lifechanging renovations of their own.

  • Lucky Dog - Pax (Season 4 Episode 10)
    Season 4 Episode 10:


    A young couple reach out to Brandon in hopes of finding a playmate for their dog, but before the new dog can move in, it'll need to learn about home etiquette.

  • Lucky Dog - Sheela (Season 4 Episode 9)
    Season 4 Episode 9:


    A retired couple looks to adopt an Australian cattle dog mix, but the dog needs to get it's energy level under control.

  • Lucky Dog - Luna (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:


    A German shepherd with boundless energy needs to be shown how to heel if it's going to be adopted by a woman who was injured by an out-of-control dog in the past.

  • Lucky Dog - Buddy (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:


    A pair of newlyweds decide to start their lives together with a new puppy.

  • Lucky Dog - Olive (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:


    A 4-year-old poodle mix is trained to work with a child advocate in the Missouri court system.

  • Lucky Dog - Teri (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:


    When a retired couple battling Parkinson's disease seek a dog that will help them stay active, Brandon finds a high-energy terrier.

  • Lucky Dog - Ollie (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:


    A neglected middle-aged dog gets a second chance with an empty nester.

  • Lucky Dog - Patches (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:


    A Chihuahua mix presents unexpected problems while being trained to become an emotional support dog.

  • Lucky Dog - Spirit (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:


    Brandon thinks a street-smart dog may be the perfect fit for a rock 'n' roll family.

  • Lucky Dog - Charlotte (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:


    Brandon steps in to help a Chihuahua who lost its front legs, and find it a special new home.

  • Lucky Dog - Lucky Dog (Season 3 Episode 66)
    Season 3 Episode 66:

    Lucky Dog

  • Lucky Dog - Lucky Dog (Season 3 Episode 65)
    Season 3 Episode 65:

    Lucky Dog

  • Lucky Dog - Atlas (Season 3 Episode 26)
    Season 3 Episode 26:


    Brandon considers a black German shepherd as a service dog for a disabled veteran.

  • Lucky Dog - Special Connections (Season 3 Episode 25)
    Season 3 Episode 25:

    Special Connections

    Heartwarming and inspirational stories of dog and human bonding.

  • Lucky Dog - Otto (Season 3 Episode 24)
    Season 3 Episode 24:


    Brandon trains an Australian cattle dog to be a companion for a ranch employee who has a medical condition.

  • Lucky Dog - Dottie (Season 3 Episode 23)
    Season 3 Episode 23:


    A senior dog must learn office etiquette and an appreciation for travel before it goes home with a new owner.

  • Lucky Dog - Dodger (Season 3 Episode 22)
    Season 3 Episode 22:


    Brandon rescues, Dodger, a schnauzer mix, hoping to place it in a home with two autistic boys.

  • Lucky Dog - Stewie (Season 3 Episode 21)
    Season 3 Episode 21:


    A shy dachshund mix that was previously abused gets a new home, providing it can get along with a lab mix named Drogo.

  • Lucky Dog - Handing Over the Reins (Season 3 Episode 20)
    Season 3 Episode 20:

    Handing Over the Reins

    Brandon prepares six shelter dogs for new homes while making sure the new owners are ready for the responsibilities and challenges of owning a dog.

  • Lucky Dog - Scarlett (Season 3 Episode 19)
    Season 3 Episode 19:


    Brandon teaches car etiquette to a 2-year-old golden retriever before it is adopted by a family who wants to take it on road trips.

  • Lucky Dog - Hachi (Season 3 Episode 18)
    Season 3 Episode 18:


    A homeless dog finds a once-homeless family; Hachi needs to turn his jumping habit into a new skill.

  • Lucky Dog - Odie (Season 3 Episode 17)
    Season 3 Episode 17:


    A poodle gives emotional support to a woman experiencing severe anxiety.

  • Lucky Dog - Maverick (Season 3 Episode 16)
    Season 3 Episode 16:


    A 1-year-old dog needs to have the proper temperament and social skills to become the support animal for an autistic boy.

  • Lucky Dog - JoJo and Rhi Rhi (Season 3 Episode 15)
    Season 3 Episode 15:

    JoJo and Rhi Rhi

    Two dogs must learn to fly on a plane and helm a paddleboard to prepare for their new owners' active lifestyle.

  • Lucky Dog - Friendships (Season 3 Episode 14)
    Season 3 Episode 14:


    The most heartwarming and surprising friendships of the year.

  • Lucky Dog - Maggie (Season 3 Episode 13)
    Season 3 Episode 13:


    A spaniel mix must overcome a crippling fear of abandonment and respond to training before being adopted.

  • Lucky Dog - Riley (Season 3 Episode 12)
    Season 3 Episode 12:


    A 2-year-old spaniel mix becomes a talented agility dog, but its high energy level may be too much for a potential adopter.

  • Lucky Dog - Lola (Season 3 Episode 11)
    Season 3 Episode 11:


    A timid Welsh terrier mix named Lola doesn't respond well to conventional training methods.

  • Lucky Dog - Darby (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:


    A teacher wants to adopt her first dog, but 9-month-old Darby needs to learn common commands to be ready for a permanent home.

  • Lucky Dog - New Skills (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:

    New Skills

    Five lucky shelter dogs need to embrace new skills before they go to their new homes.

  • Lucky Dog - Jemma (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:


    A 7-month-old puppy must leave immaturity at the door in order to be the canine ambassador at a woman's bed-and-breakfast.

  • Lucky Dog - Skye (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:


    A skittish white shepherd mix must become accustomed to her new owner's horse.

  • Lucky Dog - Kyrie (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:


    Brandon must train a German shepherd to become a service dog for a disabled veteran who has PTSD.

  • Lucky Dog - Murphy (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:


    Brandon turns to toys when a mischievous 10-month-old lab mix is hard to train.

  • Lucky Dog - Glory (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:


    Brandon trains a poodle mix before it goes to live with a recently widowed grandmother.

  • Lucky Dog - Hazel (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:


    A couple want to adopt a second dog, a friendly terrier mix named Hazel, but it must conquer its fear of stairs.

  • Lucky Dog - Bandit (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:


    The adoption of a Border Collie mix is in jeopardy when a family member reveals her battle with dog allergies.

  • Lucky Dog - Motu (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:


    A Maltese mix must hone its kayaking skills before starting a life with its new owner, Julie, a cancer survivor with a passion for the ocean.

  • Lucky Dog - Pairing Up (Season 2 Episode 26)
    Season 2 Episode 26:

    Pairing Up

    While some dogs form bonds easily, other connections take more effort.

  • Lucky Dog - Shelby (Season 2 Episode 25)
    Season 2 Episode 25:


    A German shepherd named Shelby needs to learn to respect personal space in order to get adopted.

  • Lucky Dog - Leah (Season 2 Episode 24)
    Season 2 Episode 24:


    A special education teacher wants to adopt a golden corgi mix.

  • Lucky Dog - Tweety (Season 2 Episode 23)
    Season 2 Episode 23:


    Tweety, a maltese mix, has the chance to be a wonderful family dog but first must overcome past issues.

  • Lucky Dog - Kobe (Season 2 Episode 22)
    Season 2 Episode 22:


    Brandon rescues Kobe, a dog abandoned by its owner, who thought Kobe was impossible to train; Kobe learns the fundamentals of obedience.

  • Lucky Dog - Lily (Season 2 Episode 21)
    Season 2 Episode 21:


    A woman asks Brandon for help finding a service dog for her disabled daughter.

  • Lucky Dog - Sawyer (Season 2 Episode 20)
    Season 2 Episode 20:


    A woman who was saved by retriever as a child wants to adopt Sawyer, an 8-month-old Labrador retriever, for her kids -- but Sawyer needs bike training.

  • Lucky Dog - One Step at a Time (Season 2 Episode 19)
    Season 2 Episode 19:

    One Step at a Time

    Dog training includes busting bad habits and honing new skills.

  • Lucky Dog - Stark (Season 2 Episode 18)
    Season 2 Episode 18:


    A soon-to-be-wed couple adopt a 1-year-old Lhasa Apso mix.

  • Lucky Dog - Groot (Season 2 Episode 17)
    Season 2 Episode 17:


    Brandon turns to another trainer for help with a submissive dachshund mix who has been difficult to train.

  • Lucky Dog - Poppi (Season 2 Episode 16)
    Season 2 Episode 16:


    After scouring shelters, Brandon thinks he has found the perfect cocker spaniel for his aunt Patti to adopt.

  • Lucky Dog - Junior (Season 2 Episode 15)
    Season 2 Episode 15:


    A retired vet hopes a 6-month-old Chihuahua will mend his broken heart after the loss of a loved one.

  • Lucky Dog - Grover (Season 2 Episode 14)
    Season 2 Episode 14:


    A 2-year-old poodle mix needs help with abandonment issues.

  • Lucky Dog - Toto (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:


    A family wants to adopt a West Highland terrier mix named Toto, but his severe reaction to leashes could be a problem.

  • Lucky Dog - Best of: Transformations (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    Best of: Transformations

    The most dramatic and heartwarming makeovers of the season.

  • Lucky Dog - Brando (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:


    Preparing a 9-month-old Rottweiler mix for office life.

  • Lucky Dog - Wilson (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:


    A photographer from Los Angeles considers making Wilson, a 2-year-old Lhasa apso mix, the mascot for his photography business.

  • Lucky Dog - Rosie (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:


    A 10-month-old poodle mix named Rosie receives training to become a therapy dog for a cancer survivor.

  • Lucky Dog - Biscuit (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:


    A French bulldog mix named Biscuit with a debilitating skin condition needs help before he can be adopted.

  • Lucky Dog - Sandy (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:


    A golden retriever must complete Brandon's boot camp before earning his service dog badge.

  • Lucky Dog - Overcoming Obstacles (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    Overcoming Obstacles

    Brandon helps dogs face their unique hurdles as they are trained.

  • Lucky Dog - Pluto (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:


    A Tibetan terrier mix named Pluto has gravity-defying energy -- and a marking habit that could delay an adoption.

  • Lucky Dog - Shadow (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:


    A retired man named Gary adopts a 1-year-old Chihuahua mix --who needs help overcoming past trust issues.

  • Lucky Dog - Cora (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:


    An 8-year-old dog tries to shed bad habits after being adopted.

  • Lucky Dog - Chance (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:


    Christina, a marketing executive, needs her puppy to be potty trained before she can bring him to her office.

  • Lucky Dog - Cleo (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:


    Brandon trains a schnauzer to be adopted by a family of avid campers.

  • Lucky Dog - Sadie (Season 1 Episode 26)
    Season 1 Episode 26:


    Brandon searches for a shelter dog to help a woman with special needs.

  • Lucky Dog - Best of: Ultimate Tests (Season 1 Episode 25)
    Season 1 Episode 25:

    Best of: Ultimate Tests

    The challenges Brandon's rescue dogs face.

  • Lucky Dog - Jasmine (Season 1 Episode 24)
    Season 1 Episode 24:


    Brandon treats an injured shorthaired pointer and finds her the perfect home.

  • Lucky Dog - Popcorn (Season 1 Episode 23)
    Season 1 Episode 23:


    An English bulldog with a sad history is rescued and has found a new owner in Simone.

  • Lucky Dog - Evan (Season 1 Episode 22)
    Season 1 Episode 22:


    A family hopes to adopt a 4-year-old Labrador mix.

  • Lucky Dog - Bailey (Season 1 Episode 21)
    Season 1 Episode 21:


    Brandon helps a golden retriever with a nose for trouble.

  • Lucky Dog - Barnaby (Season 1 Episode 20)
    Season 1 Episode 20:


    A first-time dog owner must pass dog training 101 with Barnaby, a small terrier with big potential.

  • Lucky Dog - Lucky (Season 1 Episode 19)
    Season 1 Episode 19:


    After the heartbreaking loss of their dog, the Levitt family adopts Lucky, a King Charles Spaniel mix in need of some training.

  • Lucky Dog - A Family Affair! (Season 1 Episode 18)
    Season 1 Episode 18:

    A Family Affair!

    Revisiting training that was inspired by the needs of both the dog and the family it belongs to.

  • Lucky Dog - Jingles (Season 1 Episode 17)
    Season 1 Episode 17:


    A pointer mix gets over his anxiety and learns off-leash skills.

  • Lucky Dog - Charlie (Season 1 Episode 16)
    Season 1 Episode 16:


    Brandon helps a family integrate a second dog into the home.

  • Lucky Dog - Flash (Season 1 Episode 15)
    Season 1 Episode 15:


    Brandon helps a Chihuahua learn to run beside a bike and stop chewing before he moves into his new home.

  • Lucky Dog - Out of the Box (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:

    Out of the Box

    Brandon's most creative and unexpected training moments.

  • Lucky Dog - Hershey (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:


    Brandon helps a dachshund mix whose new family worries he will have trouble with stairs.

  • Lucky Dog - Kai (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:


    Brandon teaches a Papillon mix to be a therapy dog.

  • Lucky Dog - CoCo (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:


    Rescuing a skittish border collie mix named Coco who has had to survive on the streets of Los Angeles.

  • Lucky Dog - Roxy (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:


    Brandon helps a family choose a dog, then helps break their new dog of bad habits.

  • Lucky Dog - For Every Problem, There's a Solution (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    For Every Problem, There's a Solution

    Brandon demonstrates solutions for different behavioral problems.

  • Lucky Dog - Oliver (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:


    A family adopts a terrier that was found scavenging the streets of Los Angeles.

  • Lucky Dog - Randy (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:


    A boy who has been wanting a dog for years adopts a poodle mix named Randy.

  • Lucky Dog - Luke (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:


    Brandon rescues a Shepherd/Labrador mix.

  • Lucky Dog - Daisy (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:


    Brandon helps get a terrier-poodle mix's barking problem under control before she goes home with her new family.

  • Lucky Dog - Lolita (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:


    Brandon helps set boundaries for a Chihuahua who tries to run out the door whenever it's opened.

  • Lucky Dog - Emmit (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:


    The road to adopting a mixed-breed dog named Emmit is tricky.

  • Lucky Dog - Vinnie (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:


    Brandon helps a stray overcome his fear.

  • Lucky Dog - Willie (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:


    A Tibetan Terrier named Willie gets a new home.

  • Lucky Dog - Scout (Episode 123)
    Episode 123:


    Brandon tries to pair a 10-week-old puppy with a cancer survivor searching for her next canine companion.

  • Lucky Dog - Penny (Episode 122)
    Episode 122:


    An energetic 2-year-old boxer must learn to focus before it is ready for its new family.

  • Lucky Dog - Kenny (Episode 121)
    Episode 121:


    Brandon must make sure a sweet Shih Tzu has the training and desire to be a therapy dog for an assisted living facility.

  • Lucky Dog - Jax (Episode 120)
    Episode 120:


    A shepherd-collie mix needs surgery for hip dysplasia.

  • Lucky Dog - Life Changers (Episode 119)
    Episode 119:

    Life Changers

    Five of the most life-saving and life-changing adoptions are revisited; a hearing-impaired poodle mix learns sign language; a Labrador that helps a diabetic veteran.

  • Lucky Dog - Max (Episode 118)
    Episode 118:


    Brandon tries to help a miniature poodle with signs of aggression.

  • Lucky Dog - Ali (Episode 117)
    Episode 117:


    Brandon rescues a 10-month-old boxer and tries to pair the high-energy pet with first-time dog owners.