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All Seasons

Season 1

  • SPECIAL 0x8 Tia vs. Nature

    • September 26, 2015

    Villalobos fights a battle against mother nature.

  • SPECIAL 0x9 Life Transformed

    • October 3, 2015
  • S01E01 Second Chance Ranch

    • October 30, 2009

    Tia Torres and a team of parolees work together to rescue and rehabilitate pit bulls at the Villalobos Rescue Center, the largest pit bull rescue facility in the country.

  • S01E02 Redemption

    • November 6, 2009

    Tia Torres and her team of parolees work with a cast of Renaissance fair pirates who are looking to adopt a pit bull. Meanwhile, Tia's husband goes to court to face a bail hearing.

  • S01E03 Whiteout

    • November 13, 2009

    Tia and her daughter, Tania, bond during an emotional rescue mission that takes them to a Sacramento rescue shelter, stopping en route to rescue a stray pit bull found wandering outside the gates of Wasco State Prison.

  • S01E04 Crisis

    • November 20, 2009

    Tia Torres deals with a missing parolee and has trouble convincing her daughter to pull her own weight at the rescue center.

  • S01E05 On the Run

    • November 28, 2009

    Tia Torres and her team of parolees track down a wild pit bull living in a local park.

  • S01E06 Sin City

    • December 4, 2009

    Tia Torres travels to Las Vegas for a benefit supporting the struggling rescue center.

Season 2

  • S02E01 Return to the Ranch

    • October 30, 2010

  • S02E02 A Battle of Wills

    • November 6, 2010

  • S02E03 A Final Verdict

    • November 13, 2010

  • S02E04 A Fighting Chance

    • November 20, 2010

  • S02E05 Devastation

    • November 27, 2010

    Tia travels with her son to New Orleans, where a dog rescued during Hurricane Katrina is slated to be adopted. While there, Tia saves a stray during a lightning storm.

  • S02E06 Beware of Dog

    • December 4, 2010

  • S02E07 Breaking Point

    • December 11, 2010

  • S02E08 Mission of Mercy

    • December 18, 2010

  • S02E09 Saving Tia Torres

    • January 8, 2011

  • S02E10 Trial by Fire

    • January 15, 2011

    Tia considers another property when the ranch is threatened by a wildfire.

  • S02E11 Life in the Spotlight

    • January 22, 2011

    Tia follows-up on the most memorable moments of the past year, and looks ahead to life beyond the second season and the challenges that await her as she prepares to move.

  • S02E12 The Next Chapter

    • January 24, 2011

    Tia is faced with the daunting task of moving her family, the parolees, the kennels and the nearly 200 pit bulls that call Villalobos home. But with no water, no electricity and construction yet to begin, moving may be Tia's greatest challenge yet.

Season 3

  • S03E01 Judgement Day

    • November 12, 2011

    Tia's dream of relocating becomes a nightmare as fate turns against her. And, a call from the former owner of one of Villalobos most aggressive dogs leads to the ranch's most emotional reunion yet.

  • S03E02 Prison Break

    • November 19, 2011

    Tia sends Jake and Armando on a rescue mission to Texas, after hearing about two pit bulls who were wounded in a run-in with a porcupine. Then, when a second story about a dog in death row comies in, the guys need to kick it into high gear.

  • S03E03 New Blood

    • November 26, 2011

    Tia decides to hire new parolees, but one parolee may blow his chance at redemption before the first day is done. And then, one of Villalobos most beloved dogs, Creature, is on the receiving end of shocking news which may end his chances of being adopted.

  • S03E04 Trapped

    • December 3, 2011

    It's a time of celebration as Armando's wedding day approaches, but even on this happy occasion the dogs come first. When a rescue mission becomes more than she bargained for, Tia is the one racing to the altar, not wanting to miss Armando's big day.

  • S03E05 Southern Uprising

    • December 10, 2011

    Tia and the twins hit the road after she receives back to back calls for help from the South. After helping an army veteran with a new litter of puppies, the team find themselves on a wild chase after an injured dog through the streets of Jackson, MS.

  • S03E06 Heart Broken

    • December 17, 2011

    Tia's daughter faces a difficult decision when her beloved dog's health takes a turn for the worse. Then, Tia sends her team to rescue a mother pit bull and her puppies from horrific conditions in an abandoned home.

  • S03E07 Burn Out

    • January 7, 2012

    A parolee goes off track, forcing Tia to make a hard choice; a short-term home is needed for a dog whose owners' home was ravaged by a fire.

  • S03E08 Pushing the Limits

    • January 14, 2012

    Three roommates contact Tia about adopting a pit bull who can fit in with their extreme, fast-paced lifestyles. And, the parolees are sent running for cover when they uncover three beehives.

  • S03E09 Cut Loose

    • January 21, 2012

    Tia, Mariah, the twins and the parolees launch a massive rescue effort to track down a pit bull and her puppies that have been dumped in the Mojave Desert.

  • S03E10 Path of Destruction

    • January 28, 2012

  • S03E11 Don't Blow It

    • February 4, 2012

    Bryan aces a rocky path to redemption; a rescued pit pull steals the heart of a potential adopter.

  • SPECIAL 0x1 Season 3 Unleashed

    • February 11, 2012

    Tia Torres recalls memorable events from the show's third season, and updates featured stories.

  • S03E12 End of the Road

    • February 11, 2012

    Tia contends with a shocking rescue and a surprise animal-control inspection.

Season 4

  • S04E01 New Orleans, Here We Come

    • October 6, 2012

    In the Season 4 premiere, Tia relocates to New Orleans' 9th Ward, where she hopes to build a new Villalobos and recruit local parolees to join her staff.

  • S04E02 Face Off

    • October 13, 2012

    A family that lost a dog to cancer are hoping to adopt another pet; Tia and her daughter confront a sick and angry dog in New Orleans' 9th Ward.

  • S04E03 A Gift from Heaven

    • October 20, 2012

    A volunteer at Villalobos adopts a dog with an uncommon history; a man who rescued two dogs needs help caring for them from Tia and her daughter Mariah.

  • S04E04 Ghost Dog

    • October 27, 2012

    A pit bull is saved from drowning in a canal by a young girl after it evaded Tia for weeks; Tia must hire another parolee when twenty new puppies arrive at Villalobos.

  • S04E05 Saving Prada

    • November 3, 2012

    Tia goes to Nashville with Tania and a new parolee to rescue a dog that's about to be put down. Meanwhile, back in New Orleans, Mariah tries to keep Villalobos safe during a storm; and a puppy rescued from the 9th Ward may find a new home.

  • S04E06 Swamped

    • November 10, 2012

    Tia and the twins board a boat to rescue a dog abandoned in a swamp outside New Orleans. Meanwhile, a young parolee is stressed out by work and parenthood.

  • S04E07 Trapped Below

    • November 24, 2012

    A mother and her puppies are in distress and require a dangerous rescue mission; Tia is shocked by one of her most loyal parolee's future plans.

  • S04E08 Band of Brothers

    • December 1, 2012

    Tia and the twins try to make the best of a bad situation after they learn of Chong's cancer diagnosis.

  • S04E09 Boiling Point

    • January 5, 2013

    Tia addresses her lazy parolees, which leads to a fiery confrontation with Randy; a strange-looking dog is rescued from the searing heat.

  • S04E10 Buried Alive

    • January 12, 2013

    NBA star Zach Randolph contacts Tia about a pit bull rescued from a drainage pipe in Memphis. Parolee Dameon has big news for Tia. Mariah and Earl help a puppy from the 9th ward get a new home.

  • S04E11 Freedom Fighters

    • January 19, 2013

    Tia and her rescue team land in a dangerous situation when an anonymous tip leads them toward a dog-fighting ring; one lucky pit bull awaits permission to enter a new home.

  • S04E12 A Family Affair

    • January 26, 2013

    New arrivals at Villalobos overcrowd the kennels after a friend of Mariah's passes away, a family hope to adopt four dogs, but it requires a trip back to California.

  • S04E13 Making Miracles

    • February 2, 2013

    A dangerously ill dog is rescued by Tania and Tia from the streets of New Orleans. Villalobos favorite, Chong, takes a turn for the worse as his cancerous tumor grows. And Tia offers to help with a long distance adoption in New York City.

  • S04E14 Storm on the Horizon

    • February 9, 2013

    Tia readies for the worst as hurricane season approaches; a clue may help Mariah and the twins locate a dog's owner; Rico's grandparents adopt a shy dog.

  • S04E15 Storm Surge

    • February 16, 2013

    As Hurricane Isaac tears through New Orleans, Villalobos faces a challenge unlike any they have previously encountered when the evacuation location floods and Tia is cut off from the rest of the world.

Season 5

  • S05E01 Out of the Dark

    • November 2, 2013

    Tia recruits the twins and newly hired work release prisoner to rescue a pit bull from the bottom of a 40-foot hole. Then, Mariah helps Tia with a heart-wrenching adopton to a young couple reeling from the tragic loss of their dog.

  • S05E02 Shell Shocked

    • November 9, 2013

    Tania oversees the rescue of ten dogs left to die in deplorable conditions. Tia helps a family find the perfect companion for their special needs teenager. The adoption takes a turn for the bizarre when Tia learns about the family's large, exotic pet.

  • S05E03 Pitch Black

    • November 16, 2013

    A midnight rescue finds Tia, Tania and new employee Perrry scrambling after an injured dog. With the kennels pushed to the limit, a familiar face arrives returns to lend a helping hand. Then a chance at a forever home is threanted by an unexpected danger.

  • S05E04 Puppy-Palooza

    • November 23, 2013

    A rescue mission brings Tia and daughter Mariah face to face with a protective mama dog and her litter of seven puppies. With Villalobos now overrun with puppies, it's up to new parolee William to step up and keep control of the rowdy pups.

  • S05E05 Giving Back

    • November 30, 2013

    Two stray pit bulls hiding beneath a two-ton stack of lumber lure Tia into a dramatic and potentially deadly rescue. Then a colourful Bayou couple visit Villalobos in the hope of adopting a dog to fill the void left by their recently decesased pit bull.

  • S05E06 Flood Watch

    • December 7, 2013

    Tia receives a call about a puppy stuck in a pipe at the edge of the river and enlists the help of the twins and the parolees to rescue the dog. Then, it’s up to Tania and Perry to help build up a shy puppy’s confidence when an adopter comes calling.

  • S05E07 A New Future

    • December 14, 2013

    Tia brings in reinforcements to rescue a dog from a dangerous part of New Orleans. Tania is left stunned when she becomes the center of attention at her boyfriend's birthday party.

  • SPECIAL 0x3 Rescuing the Holidays

    • December 28, 2013

    Join Tia, her kids, the parolees, old friends and beloved volunteers for a very special holiday gathering. Catch up with fan favorite pit bulls who have been adopted over the years. Re-live the most surprising rescues and the most poignant adoptions.

  • S05E08 Rescuing the Holidays

    • December 28, 2013

    Join Tia, her kids, the parolees, old friends and beloved volunteers for a very special holiday gathering. Catch up with fan favorite pit bulls who have been adopted over the years. Re-live the most surprising rescues and the most poignant adoptions.

  • S05E09 Can't Give Up

    • January 4, 2014

    When a dog finally gets a chance at being adopted, the Villalobos team has to drive all the way to Michigan for the home check. Their journey is disrupted when a plea for help sends Tia chashing after a dog that has been living on the streets for 2 years.

  • S05E10 Collision Course

    • January 11, 2014

    A dangerous rescue mission is launched to secure two dogs spotted running wild on the train tracks next to the rescue center. And, a husband and wife come looking to adopt a dog to help them heal after a crippling accident.

  • S05E11 Not Meant To Be

    • January 18, 2014

    An adopter from Texas fails to connect with the dog he drove hundreds of miles to adopt - but Tia might have the perfect match. Tania deals with a shocking drop-off. And a work-release inmate is in the hot seat when two prison guards visit Villalobos.

  • S05E12 Battle Scars

    • January 25, 2014

    A frightening rescue sends the Villalobos team racing into the city in search of a dog reportedly hit by a car. And with kennels at peak capacity, hopes are pinned on adopting our a dog to a police officer and his sister.

  • S05E13 Almost Perfect

    • February 1, 2014

    A dog left for dead in a dangerous part of town must be rescued by Tia and two parolees; a college girl from South Carolina wants to adopt a special-needs dog; a dog is dumped on Villalobos' doorstep.

  • S05E14 Rescue Resurrection

    • February 8, 2014

    Tia gets a call about a dog loose at a construction site, and is shocked by what she discovers. A family with an unusual lifestyle comes looking to adopt a new puppy. And, when a favourite dog's cancer returns, Tia gets an emotional punch to the gut.

  • SPECIAL 0x4 Season 5 Unleashed

    • February 22, 2014

    A look back at the most memorable moments of season 5. Including never before seen moments, a look behind the scenes of Pit Bulls and Parolees, and a chance to catch up with past favorites.

  • S05E15 From the Shadows

    • February 15, 2014

    Tia and parolee William go the extra mile to ensure a shy, special needs dog is adopted by a couple from Florida. Then, Mariah enlists a parolee's help to rescue a dangerously skinny dog. And, Tania and Perry struggle to plan their unconventional wedding.

  • S05E16 Perfect Match

    • February 22, 2014

    Tia heads to a dangerous part of New Orleans to rescue a mama dog left to die. And, a tropical storm threatens to disrupt Tania and Perry's wedding.

  • S05E17 Unleashed

    • February 22, 2014

    A look back at the most memorable moments of season 5. Including never before seen moments, a look behind the scenes of Pit Bulls and Parolees, and a chance to catch up with past favorites.

Season 6

  • S06E01 Last Chance

    • October 4, 2014

    In the Season 6 premiere, Tia takes in dogs rescued from a fighting ring. Meanwhile, a dog that's been overlooked gets a chance at a forever home; and a parolee counsels troubled teens.

  • SPECIAL 0x5 Season 6 Aftershow

    • October 4, 2014

    The after-show, taped recently at Torres' bayou-themed Tahyo Tavern in Chalmette (Tahyo is a Cajun term for a big, hungry dog, according to the bar's website), was a natural bonus for "PB&P" viewers, and a natural brand extension for the network. The hour will incorporate audience questions, updates on rescues and a live stream of viewer-submitted doggie snapshots.

  • S06E02 Diamond in the Rough

    • October 12, 2014

    Tia chases down the mysterious origins of a dog during a dangerous midnight raid; long term Villalobos resident's chances of a forever home are threatened by cat; parolees puts his reputation on the line by recommending a friend.

  • S06E03 Risky Business

    • October 18, 2014

    A former volunteer returns to adopt a dog she fell in love with, but her Boxer threatens to derail the adoption. And, only days after being released from prison, a parolee is on the wrong path - putting his freedom at risk.

  • S06E04 Standing Strong

    • October 25, 2014

    A loose pit bull sends Tia and Louise on a frantic search through a neighborhood surrounding Villalobos. New parolee Sui assists in his first adoption. Finally, Tania receives heartbreaking news about her beloved pit bull Bluie.

  • S06E05 Helter Shelter

    • November 1, 2014

    A friend in search of a fresh start arrives at Villalobos and finds himself in the middle of a contentious rescue involving a dog and her puppies. And, a former adopter wants to add another dog to their family.

  • S06E06 Dumped

    • November 8, 2014

    When some puppies are dumped at VIllalobos, Mariah launches a mission to get more dogs spayed and neutered. Then, a dog running loose on a freeway has Tia racing to save it.

  • S06E07 Healing Hearts

    • November 15, 2014

    Tia races to save a dog left tied up in the sweltering summer heat. Matt returns home to rescue a pit bull on death row. And, Tania and Perry decide they are ready to open their hearts and home to a new dog.

  • S06E08 Broken Home

    • November 22, 2014

    Tia and Matt find themselves in a heartbreaking situation when called upon to rescue some dogs from the home of their recently deceased owner. Then, a potential adopter comes looking for a dog that will thrive in an unusual living situation: a B&B.

  • S06E09 Giving Thanks

    • November 29, 2014

    Tia rescues a handicapped puppy found in a sugar cane field. Earl is released from parole, leading to another major milestone in his life. And, a heart-breaking story leads to a heart-warming adoption.

  • SPECIAL 0x6 Holiday Special

    • December 20, 2014

    Have yourself a merry little Pitmas as you watch the team at Villalobos Rescue Center embark on a quest to make the season bright for Brandi and Snickers– two of the rescue organization’s longtime resident Rovers– by giving them the gift of a forever home. Spearheaded by rescuer Tania, efforts to help potential pet parents picture the pooches in their life includes professional portraits that capture the Pitties’ personalities. The episode also shines a spotlight on the family of friends which has formed over their dogged devotion to Pit Bulls in need. During the special the team of parolees decorates Villalobos’s fundraising Tahyo Tavern and prepares a holiday meal– a touching sight that not only satisfies the stomachs of those seated at the table for the feast, but also provides sustenance for the souls of TV viewers.

  • S06E10 Above and Beyond

    • January 3, 2015

    An emaciated pit bull is put on Tia's radar and proves to be one of the worst cases she's ever seen; Earl must win over authorities in the New York prison system in order to get an animal shelter built inside of a prison.

  • S06E11 Good Gone Bad

    • January 10, 2015

    Mariah goes to California to rescue a former member of the Villalobos family; a puppy's behavior could jeopardize its chances of being adopted; Tia responds to an emergency call regarding an abandoned pit bull.

  • S06E12 A Clash of Wills

    • January 17, 2015

    A pit bull that's tied up and abandoned in a vacant lot prompts an urgent rescue attempt by Tia and Perry. Meanwhile, a returning adopter gets a big surprise; and a request from Earl's son turns into a lesson in hard work.

  • S06E13 Saving Each Other

    • January 24, 2015

    Heart-breaking plea is made by veteran to help be reunited with his dogs; overwhelmed shelter needs Tia's help; former volunteer returns.

  • S06E14 From Darkness to Dawn

    • January 31, 2015

    Tia takes a new rescue to the vet and receives heart-wrenching news; community rallies to raise funds for Earl's surgery; Mariah must conquer her greatest fear when an adopter with an unique challenge arrives.

  • S06E15 Taming the Beast

    • February 7, 2015

    Following a painful break-up, a single dad visits Villalobos in the hope of finding a new pit bull companion for himself and his son. Then, Mariah and Toney rescue a puppy that may never walk if he doesn't get the surgery he desperately needs.

  • S06E16 Long Road Home

    • February 28, 2015

    After spending over ten years in VRC's kennels, a Hurricane Katrina survivor has a shot at a forever home. And, Louise and Matt search for a loose pit bull on the streets and end up finding more than they bargained for.

  • S06E17 Blind Hope

    • March 7, 2015

    A blind pit bull is attacked by other dogs, so the Villalobos team vow to help with its recovery. Meanwhile, a Pittsburgh couple mourn the loss of their beloved pit bull, but fall in love with one of Tia's favorite dogs.

  • S06E18 Hero's Journey

    • March 14, 2015

    Louise and Matt rescue a dog that was hit by a car; a woman hopes to adopt a new companion after her beloved dog passes away. Meanwhile, Tia looks forward to appearing on "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart," but she might have to miss it when her dog gets sick

  • S06E19 Unleashed

    • March 21, 2015

    Highlights of Season 6

  • S06E20 Why We Go On

    • March 21, 2015

    Tia clashes with a shelter over a dog's fate after she risked her life to rescue it. Meanwhile, a dog that was near death has recovered and may find a forever home in Boston.

Season 7

  • S07E01 New Frontiers

    • September 19, 2015

    The new season introduces a new satellite shelter for Villalobos in nearby Assumption Parish.

  • S07E02 Jail Break

    • September 26, 2015

    Stray dog from the swamp comes to Villalobos; an overwhelmed owner hands over two sickly puppies to Tia; and a Villalobos favorite may have found a home.

  • S07E03 Scarred

    • October 3, 2015

    A parolee takes the lead in a rescue in an attempt to assume more responsibility; a woman looks for a dog that will be comfortable around her chickens; Tia saves a pit bull with scars that indicate a painful history.

  • S07E04 New Heights

    • October 10, 2015

    Matt hurries to save puppies that are under railroad ties; a California couple search for a new best friend; bad news arrives about one of Villalobos' favorite dogs.

  • S07E05 Knife's Edge

    • October 17, 2015

    A family from New Hampshire visits Villalobos in hopes of finding a new companion; an alert about an aggressive dog results in a heartbreaking discovery; Earl visits a spine specialist to address his chronic pain.

  • S07E06 Shock to the System

    • October 24, 2015

    A mission to rescue a stray turns into a terrifying ordeal for Matt, forcing Tania to take the lead. Meanwhile, a new recruit experiences the heartbreak associated with a life in dog rescue; and one of the center's favorites has a shot at a forever home.

  • S07E07 First Time for Everything

    • November 7, 2015

    A dog is tied up in an abandoned house, presenting a unique challenge for Tia to rescue it. Meanwhile, Tania works hard to find a home for one of Villalobos' residents, but the adoption could fall through due to a health scare.

  • S07E08 Blindsided

    • November 14, 2015

    After a dog is shot, Tia races to save his life. Then, Matt and Lizzy scramble to rescue a scared and sick puppy running loose on the busy roads near the warehouse. And after red-flags are raised during a home check, Tia faces an agonizing decision.

  • S07E09 The One

    • November 21, 2015

    Tia and her staff scramble to coax a scared dog, hiding under a vehicle, to safety. Tania's in-laws are seeking a new addition to their home. And, Tia's sone Moe and his fiancée Lizzy prepare for their wedding day.

  • S07E10 A New Best Friend

    • November 28, 2015

    A pit bull is abandoned by its owners in an empty house; a mother and daughter come from Oklahoma looking for a new best friend; Tia's dog Jethro becomes ill.

  • S07E11 Low Rider

    • December 5, 2015

    A dog has a tumor that could affect its chances of getting a forever home; an aggressive dog becomes a danger to the staff; Villalobos hopes to bring a stray and its owner together again.

  • S07E12 The Gift

    • December 19, 2015

    With the holidays quickly approaching, Tia surprises her family, the parolees and every dog at the rescue with an extraordinary gift. But turning this giant gift into something Villalobos can actually use will require herculean effort.

  • S07E13 100th Episode: A Long Time Coming

    • January 2, 2016

    Tia and the Villalobos team celebrates 100 episodes; Aftershow to follow.

  • SPECIAL 0x11 100th Episode: A Long Time Coming - Aftershow

    • January 2, 2016

    Animal Planet celebrates the 100th episode milestone of PIT BULLS & PAROLEES. Jay Glazer hosts a half-hour special After show event with Tia Torres from Villalobos Rescue Center in New Orleans.

  • S07E14 Eye of the Storm

    • January 9, 2016

    When a tornado tears through New Orleans, Tania takes charge - but is furious when the parolees fail to show up to help. And a fellow pit bull trainer seeks Tia's help adopting a dog she can put to work.

  • S07E15 Behind Bars

    • January 16, 2016

    Tia enlists Matt's help adopting a patrol dog out to his former home, Dixon prison. Then, Tia gets a call about two dogs left behind when their owners abandoned the property. And, Tania has trouble letting go when Brandi is up for adoption.

  • S07E16 A Street Dog Named Desire

    • January 23, 2016

    When a reputed dognapper dumps a dog at Villalobos, Mariah scrambles to find the owner. A new parolee needs Tia's help when he realizes he is in over his head. And, after having her last adoption fall through, Smack has a second chance at a loving home.

  • S07E17 The Incomparable Dr. K

    • January 30, 2016

    An outbreak of disease in the swamps threatens the dogs. Tania goes out on her own to save a stray pit from the streets and is faced with a difficult rescue. And after years of waiting for a forever home, Jackson finally gets his shot.

  • S07E18 New Day, New Blood

    • February 13, 2016

    The expansion of Villalobos leaves Tia shorthanded once again. Meanwhile, the discovery of a pack of pit bulls running in the streets reveals an overwhelmed owner in need of help; and Tia and Lizzy try to find a home for a dog that is seriously ill.

  • S07E19 Second Savior

    • February 20, 2016

    Jackson Galaxy ("My Cat From Hell") helps Tia rescue dozens of cats when a neighborhood is threatened by a sinkhole. Meanwhile, a neglected mother is found near the warehouse, prompting a frantic search for her puppies.

  • S07E20 Never Meant Harm

    • February 27, 2016

    A family hopes for a reunion with a dog that was rescued on a previous episode. Meanwhile, Earl's sudden change in behavior forces a confrontation with Tia; and Matt faces an important decision.

Season 8

  • S08E01 Down, Not Out

    • November 12, 2016

    After Tia suffers a devestating injury, her kids have to step up to keep Villalobos running. Everyone's help is needed to catch an elusive dog in the middle of the night. And, a family of 8 needs a new companion to complete their active home.

  • S08E02 Redeemed

    • November 19, 2016

    Earl returns from rehab, hoping to rebuild his life working with the dogs. A couple comes looking for a dog who can handle the crowded streets of NYC. And, Lizzy rescues a dog after a confrontation with the owner who abandoned it.

  • S08E03 Kindness of Strangers

    • November 26, 2016

    After flooding devestates Louisiana, Tia and the team at VRC race to help the victims - including former adopters who have lost their home, and a woman separated from her dogs when flooding overwhelmed her house.

  • S08E04 Down Below

    • December 3, 2016

    Tia goes to Detroit to assist a rescue operation that's in danger of closing. Back in New Orleans, the team is on the lookout for a stray pit bull; and a grieving adopter begins her search for another companion.

  • S08E05 Rock City Rescue

    • December 10, 2016

    Tia goes to Detroit to assist a rescue operation that's in danger of closing. Back in New Orleans, the team is on the lookout for a stray pit bull; and a grieving adopter begins her search for another companion.

  • S08E06 Our Gift

    • December 17, 2016

  • S08E07 Second Savior

    • January 7, 2017

    When a sinkhole threatens to swallow a nearby neighborhood, Tia teams up with cat expert Jackson Galaxy to rescue dozens of cats. And, after finding a neglected mama dog near the warehouse, Tia and her team span out to try and find her puppies.

  • S08E08 Rescuing the Holidays

    • December 28, 2013

    Join Tia, her kids, the parolees, old friends and beloved volunteers for a very special holiday gathering. Catch up with fan favorite pit bulls who have been adopted over the years. Re-live the most surprising rescues and the most poignant adoptions.

  • S08E09 Going the Distance

    • January 21, 2017

  • S08E10 Unleashed

    • January 28, 2017

  • S08E11 Longing For Home

    • January 28, 2017

Season 9

  • S09E01 Down, Not Out

    • November 12, 2016

    After Tia suffers a devestating injury, her kids have to step up to keep Villalobos running. Everyone's help is needed to catch an elusive dog in the middle of the night. And, a family of 8 needs a new companion to complete their active home.

  • S09E02 Redeemed

    • November 19, 2016

    Earl returns from rehab, hoping to rebuild his life working with the dogs. A couple comes looking for a dog who can handle crowded streets of NYC. And, Lizzy rescues a dog after a confrontation with the owner who abandoned it.

  • S09E03 Pit Bulls & Parolees: Kindness of Strangers

    • November 26, 2016

    The great flood of 2016 leaves Louisiana in devastation, so Tia and the Villalobos team head out to help the victims, including former adopters. An elderly woman is hospitalized and separated from her two dogs, so Tia steps in to help them be reunited.

  • S09E04 Down Below

    • December 3, 2016

    After flooding devestates Louisiana, Tia and the team at VRC race to help the victims - including former adopters who have lost their home, and a woman separated from her dogs when flooding overwhelmed her house.

  • S09E05 Rock City Rescue

    • December 10, 2016

    Tia heads to Detroit to help a rescue facility at risk of being shut down. It's all hands on deck as Villalobos looks for a stray pit bull in a nearby neighborhood. A grieving adopter comes to VRC, hoping to find a dog to fill the void in her heart.

  • S09E06 The Gift

    • December 17, 2016

    When Tia receives an adoption email unlike any she's seen before, she makes a cross-country trip to find a dog a special home in time for Christmas. And, the kid's significant others band together to give the family a present they'll never forget.

  • S09E07 Pushing Forward

    • January 7, 2017

    Tia attempts to rescue a stray, but her leg injury holds her back. New parolee Mike struggles to balance working and being a parent. And, a family comes to Villalobos hoping to adopt a dog for their daughter, but finding a good match proves a challenge.

  • S09E08 Hounded

    • January 14, 2017

    When a dog that was adopted out mysteriously appears in a shelter in Mississippi, Tania and Earl head to the rescue. Parolee Joe is left shaken after separating two stray dogs fighting outside the shelter. And a hound dog adoption doesn't go as planned.

  • S09E09 Going the Distance

    • January 21, 2017

    After his adopter passes away, Tania heads to California to pick up a former VRC dog. A couple from Arkansas struggle to make a decision about which dog to adopt. And, after being rescued, a badly injured puppy is discovered to be a missing pet.

  • S09E10 Longing for Home

    • January 28, 2017

    Newlyweds from New Jersey come looking for a new family member. Tia rescues an injured stray that the community has been trying to help. And, with his family back home in Virginia, longtime parolee Sui faces a tough decision.

Season 10

  • S10E01 City of Second Chances

    • August 5, 2017

    A mother and son travel from Boston with hopes of adopting a dog, but Tia struggles to find a good fit for the family. Lizzy rescues a maggot-covered dog that was found lying on the road and races to the vet, hoping to save her.

  • S10E02 Young Blood

    • August 5, 2017

    A new inmate from starts working at VRC, hoping to fill the big shoes that Country Matt left behind. Lizzy and Joe struggle to catch a stray in a nearby neighborhood. A family comes to Villalobos to adopt a dog, hoping to fill a void in their hearts.

  • S10E03 A Girl Named Gun

    • August 12, 2017

    After a couple from New Jersey falls in love with a new best friend, the adoption is put on the line when Dr. Kristen discovers a heart murmur. Tia heads out to the swamps to rescue a dog in need of medical attention and is shocked by the diagnosis.

  • S10E04 A Home At Last

    • August 19, 2017

    Villalobos' oldest resident, Summer, a pit with severe arthritis, has a chance at a forever home. Earl works to improve a dog's social skills, hoping to make him more adoptable. And Kanani's girlfriend, M2, takes on her first rescue.

  • S10E05 Midnight Savior

    • August 26, 2017

    A call in the middle of the night sends Tia racing to deal with a family emergency. A homeless man reaches out for assistance when his dog has trouble breathing. And, a healthy dog tied up outside VRC leads to a shocking story and a difficult decision.

  • S10E06 Tip of the Iceberg

    • September 2, 2017

    After Tia and Sugar rescue a stray, they are shocked by what they find and race him to the vet. New worker Darius pursues his dream of working in the veterinary field. And an empty nester heads to Villalobos looking for a new companion.

  • S10E07 A Different Mission

    • September 9, 2017

    Earl takes the lead in restoring an abandoned Rottweiler to health. A service dog organization from North Carolina reaches out to Villalobos searching for a new dog for their program. M2 goes on her second rescue, taking in an owner surrender.

  • S10E08 Rising Tide

    • September 16, 2017

    Concerned about flooding in Assumption Parish, Tia seeks a solution for how she and the dogs would be able to evacuate quickly. After he rescues an injured dog off the streets, Joe feels a special bond and takes him under his wing.

  • S10E09 Our Growing Pack

    • September 23, 2017

    A California man hopes to find a new dog to stay by his side as be battles cancer. After Lizzy rescues a sick dog, she rushes to the vet, hoping it's not too late. Tania and Perry prepare to embark on a new chapter in life - parenthood.

  • S10E10 Pit Bulls & Parolees Presents: Hounded

    • September 23, 2017

    With Villalobos' country location overrun with hounds, Tia turns to a trusted parolee and his new wife to help get one of the lovable but troublesome dogs a new home.

Season 11

  • S11E01 A New Year for Villalobos

    • January 6, 2018

    When a homeless man asks Villalobos to take his puppies, Mariah and Marcel decide to help people living on the streets with their dogs. Tia and Mariah surprise the family with a gift celebrating their bond. And a gift changes the lives of the dogs.

  • S11E02 Shelter from the Storm

    • January 6, 2018

    Tia hires 3 new parolees, but things quickly take a turn for the worse. A rural shelter threatened with closure needs Tia's help. And a family recovering from the loss of their home and dog in a flood comes to VRC looking for a new best friend.

  • S11E03 The Dogs Who Made Us

    • January 7, 2018

    This special episode takes a look at the dogs that will always hold a loving place in the family's hearts. From the first pit bull that Tia rescued to the dog that walked Tania down the aisle, family members share why each dog is so important to them.

  • S11E04 Soul Survivor

    • January 13, 2018

    A former adopter comes back to Villalobos to find a companion to support her through her battle with cancer. The VRC crew join efforts to rescue an injured stray near the warehouse. And Tia puts a new parolee through his paces.

  • S11E05 New Arrivals

    • January 20, 2018

    Tania races to rescue a mama dog clinging to life after being in labor for two days. A young woman comes to Villalobos looking for a roommate to share her new home with. And, Tia's son Moe and his wife Lizzy embark on their biggest adventure yet.

  • S11E06 Treading Water

    • January 27, 2018

    Tania and Mariah make it their mission to help two puppies diagnosed with swimmer's syndrome take their first steps. Marcel rescues a stray dog trapped beneath a house. And a couple from New York are looking for a companion to share their active lives.

  • S11E07 Cutest Moments Ever

    • February 3, 2018

    Tia, Tania and Mariah look back at the most adorable moments from the series, as determined by the fans. From surprising rescues and teary reunions to heartwarming adoptions and parolee antics, they'll reveal the cutest moments of Pit Bulls and Parolees.

  • S11E08 Most Valuable Puppy

    • February 17, 2018

    Villalobos is invited to attend their first Puppy Bowl, but which lucky pup will represent the rescue?New parolee Spencer joins Tania on his first rescue mission. And, a couple from Florida visits VRC in search a dog to help heal their broken hearts.

  • S11E09 Left for Dead

    • February 24, 2018

    Tia races to rescue an emaciated puppy chained to an abandoned home. A couple visits VRC in hope of finding a younger sibling for their dog. And a Good Samaritan needs help rescuing a stray mama dog still bleeding three weeks after giving birth.

  • S11E10 Mama Drama

    • March 3, 2018

    Moe and Lizzy rescue a sick, scared stray, but a diagnosis proves tricky. A friend of the rescue visits in hope of adopting a dog that has previously been overlooked. And new mom Tania struggles to find a balance between life and work at Villalobos.

  • S11E11 A Brother's Lifeline

    • March 3, 2018

    A couple is torn between two dogs and can't decide which one to bring home. A terrified neighborhood stray in dire need of medical attention results in a difficult rescue for the VRC crew. And Country Matt returns, seeking a job for his brother.

Season 12

  • S12E01 Village of Wolves

    • September 29, 2018

    Villalobos is tested like never before when Tia and her crew are called upon to rescue a pack of wolf-dog hybrids abandoned by a backyard breeder. With law enforcement threatening to kill the dogs, the pressure is higher than ever.

  • S12E02 A Brother's Return

    • October 6, 2018

  • S12E03 Never Let Go

    • October 13, 2018

  • S12E04 Under Earl's Wing

    • October 20, 2018

  • S12E05 A Clean Slate

    • October 27, 2018

    Former adopters want to expand their family and adopt Caleb, a puppy that Tania rescued at birth, but Tia is unsure he will fit in with their other dog. Also: when a local gets arrested, his dog is left behind and VRC is called in to help.

  • S12E06 A Puppy's Journey Home

    • November 3, 2018

    Villalobos is stretched thin when rescue calls come in one after another; Lizzy tries to rescue a stray pit bull that the NOPD called aggressive in the city; and M2 tries to track down an aggressive dog on the run in the country.

  • S12E07 Finding A Hero

    • November 10, 2018

    A disabled veteran and his wife visit Villalobos to find a pair of dogs to help with his depression; Marcel and Mariah race to help a puppy in need; a rescued dog has trouble settling in, so Tia reaches out to other shelters for help.

  • S12E08 Divine Rescue

    • November 17, 2018

    When former adopters return to VRC to find their dog a companion, Tia and Lizzy switch up their usual adoption procedure to get the best results; Marcel rescues a dog abandoned at a local church and is concerned that some masses could be cancer.

  • S12E09 Finally Free

    • November 24, 2018

    Tia is confronted with the biggest rescue in Villalobos history after receiving a call about a pack of abandoned dogs; local couple visits in hope of adopting a dog to complete their family.

  • S12E10 From the Ashes

    • December 1, 2018

    When a woman calls Tia to surrender puppies she can't care for anymore, Tia is shocked by what she finds; months after their house was destroyed in a fire, M2 and Kanani prepare to move into their new home.

  • S12E11 My Underdog Life

    • December 8, 2018

    Lizzy and Marcel team up to catch a stray pit bull; a family-to-be visits Villalobos to adopt a dog that will complete the unit; Tia reveals the publication of her first book.

Season 13

  • S13E01 Pressure Cooker

    • January 19, 2019

    Villalobos faces one of their most challenging rescues when a house fire reveals a massive dog-hoarding situation. Two teachers fall in love with a deaf puppy they hope to give a forever home.

  • S13E02 Golden Girl

    • January 26, 2019

    Mariah faces a challenging rescue when she realizes the dog in danger is deaf; former adopters come back to Villalobos set on adopting a special-needs dog; the rescue struggles to track a dog's owner because of outdated microchip information.

  • S13E03 A Family Connection

    • February 2, 2019

    A VRC senior dog finally gets a chance to have a forever home when a couple from Idaho comes to New Orleans to find a new family member.

  • S13E04 Southern Dogs in the City

    • February 9, 2019

    Villalobos is invited to participate in Dog Bowl, creating a chance for a handful of dogs to steal the spotlight; M2 helps a neglected dog left in horrible conditions; a couple take the first step towards becoming parents by adopting a dog.

  • S13E05 A Box of Puppies

    • February 16, 2019

    A potential adopter wants to give a senior dog that has only known life in a kennel a forever home; M2 and Kanani find a box of puppies in a field; Matt and Earl head to the kitchen to cook some fresh food for a sick dog.

  • S13E06 Fire Dog

    • February 23, 2019

    A potential best friend needs to pass a unique test before he can be adopted out; parolee Jammall returns after a mysterious absence; a year after losing their house in a fire, M2 and Kanani do something special for the dog who saved their lives.

  • S13E07 Like a Boss

    • March 2, 2019

    Tia and Country Matt team up to rescue an aggressive dog; a local law student wants to adopt a dog that can go running with her; a dog is brought in with a serious skin condition and tumors.

  • S13E08 Last of the Mobsters

    • March 9, 2019

    Tia and her kids race to rescue a stray dog near a busy highway; an adoption requires some temperament testing when a trucker wants to adopt a dog to join him on the road; a return adopter seeks out a senior dog.

  • S13E09 The Pitz Carlton

    • March 16, 2019

    Lizzy and Elise struggle to rescue a dehydrated dog in the blazing heat; an anxious, abandoned dog is moved to a new warehouse for dogs with special needs; Tia and the twins help a friend of the rescue find the perfect match.

  • S13E10 Love at First Sight

    • March 23, 2019

    Tia's son, Kanani, and his fiancée, M2, prepare for their wedding; parolee Jammall finds an abandoned dog and asks Mariah for help rescuing it; a woman and her son visit Villalobos hoping to find a new friend for their family dog.

  • S13E11 The Dogs That Stole Our Hearts

    • March 30, 2019

    Tia, her children and the extended Villalobos family reveal behind-the-scenes stories about the dogs that stole their hearts over the years.

Season 14

  • S14E01 Raised in Rescue

    • October 5, 2019

    Return adopters visit Villalobos to find a dog that will feel at home on their boat. Tania and Mariah head out to rescue a stray that is hiding beneath a shipping container. And, parolee Jammall starts to slip up, risking his future at the rescue.

  • S14E02 Here in their Golden Years

    • October 5, 2019

    Wanting to give the senior dogs a special place, Lizzy, Tania, and Mariah create a "retirement center" at one of the warehouses. And, Lizzy rescues a dog that has one of the worst skin conditions she has ever seen.

  • S14E03 Home Is Where the Dog Is

    • October 12, 2019

    One of Earl's favorite dogs finally has a chance at a forever home. Tia heads to a small shelter in rural Louisiana to help with a hound that they took in. And, Tania, Mariah, and Lizzy take on a project that showcases dogs in their forever homes.

  • S14E04 Happy Howl-O-Ween

    • October 19, 2019

    Villalobos celebrates Halloween by throwing a costume party for dogs to help raise money for the rescue. An old friend from the TV crew comes to adopt a family member. And, Lizzy struggles to rescue a stray dog in the middle of the night.

  • S14E05 Treasure Not Trash

    • October 26, 2019

    Tania is shocked by what she finds once she gets a stray dog back to the rescue. An empty nester brings her family to Villalobos to help her find a companion. And, the family are determined to solve their messy pigeon problem.

  • S14E06 Match Made Perfect

    • November 2, 2019

    Lizzy and Elise struggle to rescue a stray on the train tracks near the Villalobos warehouse. Mariah enlists help to get to the bottom of her dog Tater's nagging pain. A senior dog with a long medical history finally has her shot at a forever home.

  • S14E07 Sisters in Rescue

    • November 16, 2019

    When a 3-legged dog has trouble finding a forever home, Amanda Giese from Panda Paws Rescue comes to New Orleans to help. Parolee Troy shares some life changing news with the VRC crew. And, Villalobos helps an employee's dad find a new companion.

  • S14E08 Never Too Late

    • November 23, 2019

    Lizzy tries to track down the owner of a dog tied up outside the rescue. An older couple comes looking for their first dog, but their choice requires special temperament testing. And, when a dog develops allergies, Mariah looks for a natural cure.