Animal Planet Heroes: Hurricane Rescues is a one-hour documentary that chronicles the extraordinary efforts of those who worked tirelessly to save the more than 50,000 animals trapped in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Featuring interviews with people who were separated from their pets, first-hand accounts from rescuers on the frontlines, and dramatic news footage, the program describes the selfless determination of those who put themselves in harm's way as they race to save thousands of animals at risk.
Animal Planet Heroes: Hurricane Reunions tells the stories of pet owners reuniting with their pets after the storm. With compelling video and captivating stories, this one-hour documentary focuses on people and their pets as they struggle to survive and finally as they are brought back together in emotional reunions.
“If you are an animal lover, have a box of Kleenex within reach,” advises The Seattle Times. “Neither of these full-throttle documentaries should be missed. Both are what television does best.”