Dog trainer to rescue, place 22 ‘lucky’ dogs in new show

— Brandon McMillan has trained as many as 10,000 for television, movies, commercials, videos and people. Then he started saving dogs from animal shelters, them and finding homes for them.

When Litton Entertainment needed a dog who would , train and 22 dogs in 22 weeks for a called “Lucky Dog” for CBS, they didn't have to look far.

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.

Brandon McMillan trains Willie, a Tibetan Terrier McMillan rescued from a Los Angeles County shelter

“I can only take one out. That means I have to walk by 99 I can't take. All 100 are very trainable, very place-able and just as smart as the next dog. Often the one I choose just comes down to one I make a connection with,” McMillan said.

McMillan, 36 and single, said the dogs will be proficient in the seven common commands – sit, stay, down, come, off, heel and no.

“My theory of is a lot like martial arts. You learn the technique one day and you perfect it for years to come. With the dogs, I teach them technique when I am training them. I teach the family to perfect the technique over the years to come.”

His dogs are really good at seven commands instead of being

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