News

22 dogs will get ‘lucky’ on new CBS show

22 dogs will get ‘lucky’ on new CBS show

THIS ONE'S FOR THE DOGS: A new CBS show hopes to get dogs trained and adopted. Photo: clipart.com

SUE MANNING, Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Brandon McMillan has trained as many as 10,000 dogs for television, movies, commercials, videos and people. Then he started saving dogs from animal shelters, training them and finding homes for them. So he is a natural for Litton Entertainment’s latest show, “Lucky Dog.”

As part of the CBS show, he’ll train and place 22 dogs with families over 22 weeks.

He will start each week spending several hours at a shelter, evaluating dogs. That may be the hardest part, especially given that at least 9,000 dogs and cats are euthanized each day because homes can’t be found for them.

McMillan will choose the family by evaluating emails he receives at his Southern California ranch and checking out the house and yard where the new dog will live.

Latest Stories

in National

WATCH: The history of Labor Day

Fresh
21-overlay4

While you take your three day weekend, remember those who struggled to get Friday and Saturday off.

in Albemarle County, Local, Surrounding Counties

MHS Athletic Director, Two Others, Plead Guilty To Bid Rigging

Fresh
Barnes Fitzgerald 92807

The athletic director at Monticello High School and two other defendants have pleaded guilty to rigging bids on athletic apparel and have been ordered to pay fines.

in National

Making headlines this week

Fresh
surf

A look at the week's biggest newsmakers and the stories you won't soon forget.

in Entertainment

Lena Dunham and Kate Mara hit by a falling sign

Lena Dunham, of HBO's "Girls," arrives at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards held at The Nokia Theatre  in Los Angeles.

The "Girls" and "House of Cards" actresses saw stars of their own after an accident at a Venice premiere.

in Entertainment

Charges dropped against Phillip Seymour Hoffman’s suspected drug dealer

In this Jan. 19, 2014 photo, Philip Seymour Hoffman poses for a portrait at The GenArt Quaker Good Energy Lodge during the Sundance Film Festival, in Park City, Utah. Hoffman, who won the Oscar for best actor in 2006 for his portrayal of writer Truman Capote in "Capote," was found dead Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, in his New York apartment. He was 46.

Drug-selling charges against a friend of late film star Philip Seymour Hoffman have been dropped after officers neglected to read the suspect his Miranda rights.