Parents' Guide to

Last Chance Highway

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Generous rescuers find needy dogs good homes.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 8+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 6+

Can't stop thinking about this show!!

Excellent show that really shows how important it is to adopt a pet rather than purchasing one from a breeder. This show had me in tears. The efforts these volunteers go through to resuce dogs is just incredible. Only bad thing is that this show only has 8 episodes.

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age 10+

Awesome show

Love it. It is great & tells it as it is. May also explain why there are so many dogs in rescue & why they come up from the south.

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Is It Any Good?

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The series takes a gratifying look at some of the generous people who successfully rescue and adopt out approximately 5,000 dogs a year. It also contains some interesting information about the role these volunteers from the South play in the Northeast region of the country, which has a shortage of dogs available for adoption.

Even if you aren't a dog lover, you might have a hard time not finding a soft spot for the menagerie of cuddly dogs constantly being paraded around. Some of the personal stories of the pet adopters are also heartwarming. But parents be warned: After watching this show, there's a good chance that your kids may be wanting to adopt a dog, too.

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