Pit Bulls & Parolees
Animal Planet's Executive Producer Lisa Lucas sits down with Tia Torres after the Season 6 premiere for a little Q&A in the all-new Aftershow. See the timelapse of the studio setting up.
Get Ready for a Great Aftershow!
Break out the tissues because our old friend Cheech finally found his forever home and family! Tears were definitey shed in the final farewell -- but of joy and happiness at seeing this great dog finally find a loving home.
Cheech Finally Finds His Forever Home and Family!
Tia and the Villalobos team head to the St. Martin Parish Animal Shelter to take dogs rescued from a fighting ring back to VRC. The poor pups have been through hell and back â€¦ but they still manage to have nothing but love for humans.
Rescuing Dogs from a Fighting Ring Is Always Heartbreaking
Another season of Pit Bulls & Parolees with the Villalobos team begins! Join Tia Torres and her crew in Season 6 for more tough rescues in New Orleans where their work is never done. But they will fight on to help save as many pit bulls as they can!
Pit Bulls & Parolees Returns with More Daring Rescues
When Tia and Louise arrive on the scene of a frantic homeowner being 'terrorized' by a scared pup, the duo are ready for the worst. The dog they soon meet is VERY different from their usual calls.
Tia and Louise SHOCKED - Not Your 'Typical' Villalobos Rescue
When Bug, who has been at Villalobos for a very long time, finally has a chance at a forever home, Tia wants to go the extra mile to make sure she's ready for the lengthy trip - i.e. Acupunture ... The only question is: WILL SHE LIKE IT?!
Acupuncture for Dogs Is a Thing
When Tia and Louise set off to reunited a little chihuahua named Pizza with his long lost owner, he is SO happy (sitting on Louise's lap) that he could PEE. Thanks for taking one for the team, Louise!
REUNITED! This Pup Is SO Excited He Could Pee ... *ON* Louise
Team Villalobos race off to a crime scene before it's cleared and remaining dogs are moved to a county shelter -- which often can be a death sentence for pit bulls! Can they save these poor pups in time?!
Dogs at an Active Crime Scene Desperately Need Villalobos' Help!
The kids make Mom proud with all the incredible work they've done on their new business to support the rescue - a bar! Cajun for "thirsty dog," "Tahyo" Tavern is open for business!
Headed to Nawlins'? Tahyo Tavern is Open for Business!
Part 3: Wonder what Tia's many tattoos are all about? Hear what she has to say and find out what her family thinks about being on the show.
Aftershow:Tia Talks Tattoos and Family
Part 4: Everyone deserves a second chance. Parolees aren't a "risk" to work with - they're just people who've made mistakes along the way.
Aftershow:Parolees Are Just People Who Made Mistakes Along the Way
Part 2: How did Tia get started in the dog rescue world? Well, it was certainly unconventional.
Aftershow:Tia Used to Train WOLVES and Other Exotic Animals in Sri Lanka
Part 1: Is it hard to say goodbye to dogs getting adopted after developing such strong bonds? Tia answers that question AND addresses why she thinks there are so many more dogs to rescue in New Orleans vs. their former California region.
Aftershow:Villalobos Has Over 400 Dogs! WHY?
Part 5: Is there ever a situation where dogs and/or people don't deserve a second chance in Tia's eyes? Annnnd ... find out Tia's "secret talent"!
Aftershow:Do Dogs and People Ever NOT Deserve a Second Chance?
Part 7: Since the beginning of the series, has Tia seen a change in the perception of pit bulls? And, why does she think it's important to give parolees a second chance?
Aftershow:Is the Perception of Pit Bulls Changing?
Part 6: Tia talks about flying (and NOT doing it), NOLA vs. Cali, and shares what was one of her favorite rescue and reunion stories.
Aftershow:What's Tia's Favorite Series Moment She Watches Over and Over?