MEET THE PACK
- Lucy & Lindsey VonnTHE HOSTSBIOGRAPHY
Lindsey Vonn is the most decorated American skier, but her real love is being mom to her three world-traveling dogs. Lucy, a Cavalier King Charles with personality plus, was born in Italy and joined her two brothers, Leo and Bear, in 2016. In a few short years, Lindsey and Lucy’s bond has grown, and together they lead The Pack, a global competition that celebrates the unique bond between dogs and humans.Lindsey Vonn Foundation
- Snow & JoshThe IconsBREED
After the death of his mother, Josh needed a friend more than ever. Then Snow entered his life and became his guardian angel. A passionate dog groomer, Josh helped Snow find her signature look, a unicorn horn and a colorful coat to match Josh’s joyful, unexpected sense of style.
Snow’s looks are a great distraction! She’s also intelligent, obedient, and skillful in sports and agility.Wagmor Pets
- Jax & VaniaThe Free SpiritsBREED
Jax is a goofy three-year-old furball who’s attached to Vania at the hip… unless a squirrel is nearby. Jax is Vania’s rock, always offering snuggles when her husband, a police officer, works late. But during the day, they love to soak up the sun, go to the beach, and bring joy to everyone they meet.
Jax is patient, intelligent, athletic and can balance treats on his face for a long, long, long, long time.Paws for Life K9 Rescue
- Chance & LinhThe ArtistsBREED
Chihuahua & Miniature Pinscher MixBIOGRAPHY
After Linh’s first dog passed away, she never thought she’d find one as loving. But then she got a second chance… with Chance! Found on the streets of Kentucky, Chance now serves as a muse to Linh, a Brooklyn-based artist and shelter-dog activist, and together they share a unique sense of style.
Chance is small but street-smart, knowing over seventy commands. He’s also fiercely protective.Pet Rescue Pilots
- Derby & KentuckyThe GoofballsBREED
Goldendoodle (Golden Retriever & Poodle)BIOGRAPHY
Kentucky adopted Derby at a low point in both of their lives, but together they have brought out the best in each other. With a new-found confidence, they moved to San Diego to start a new life. From surfing to motorcycling, they do everything side by side with matching blue mohawks!
Derby is fearless and outgoing, and has an uncanny ability to communicate with people.Helen Woodward Animal Center
- Bozley & MitraThe BohemiansBREED
Border Collie & St. Bernard mixBIOGRAPHY
When Mitra rescued Bozley nine years ago, she felt out of place living in Utah. Motivated by Bozley’s easygoing companionship, Mitra decided to make a life-changing move to Los Angeles, and they’ve been inseparable ever since. Bozley is happiest hiking, catching flies and dozing off whenever, wherever.
Bozley is protective, intelligent, and gentle. His impressive napping skills fuel his boundless energy.Grand Paws Rescue
- Kepo & ChisumThe TrackersBREED
Texas Blue LacyBIOGRAPHY
When Chisum, a firefighter, adopted Kepo in 2017, he was meant to be a friend to his older dog. Before long, he became Chisum’s best friend too. The two bonded through tracker-dog training, and Kepo’s calming presence has proven to help Chisum relax from the stress of his high-stakes job.
Kepo is an intelligent, active and alert tracker. His calm energy makes him a great teammate.
- Allister & DanielThe GentlemenBREED
Wired Haired Rat TerrierBIOGRAPHY
To Daniel, Allister is all his love in one tiny pup. Their bond began four years ago when Daniel rescued Allister from harm’s way. What began in the right place at the right time has bloomed into a forever friendship for these perfect gentlemen.
Allister is smart and loyal and being small gets him into all of the areas that big dogs can’t go.Habitat for Humanity
- Charlie & DonnaThe ShowstoppersBREED
Schnoodle (Schnauzer & Poodle)BIOGRAPHY
When Donna saw a picture of Charlie online in 2016, it was love at first sight. But Charlie isn’t your typical stay-at-home canine. She’s a working dog actress and model, and Donna is her stage mom. Together they roll with the punches and can handle anything the Big Apple throws at them.
Charlie is loyal like a Schnauzer, fun-loving like a Poodle and handles any situation like a champ… as long as treats are involved.Pet Partners Confirmed
- Gryffin & ChelseyThe ExplorersBREED
Yoga instructor Chelsey, found Gryffin on a road trip when she was only seven weeks old. Seven years later, Gryffin is still Chelsey’s “plus one” in life. She’s her favorite yoga partner (and Downward dog master) and closest confidante, willing to go anywhere and do anything with her.
Gryffin is a tug-o-war expert, with boundless energy, intelligence and herding instincts.Animal Welfare Institute
- Ace & MarkThe AdventurersBREED
From rock climbing to backcountry skiing to mountain biking, engineer, Mark, and his four-legged partner, Ace, push each other to their physical limits. At six months old, Ace was catching frisbees from thirty yards away, and now at ten, a ten-mile run is simply a warmup.
Ace is the perfect combination of intelligence, focus, athletic ability and stamina.Best Friends Animal Society
- Dixie & BrianThe Big DogsBREED
Brian, a truck driver, adopted Dixie in South Carolina when she was only eight weeks old. Now five, she’s a trained emotional support pup, known as “the praying dog” for her ability to bow down and bark to thank veterans for their service. Together, they’re dedicated to helping their community in a big way.
Dixie is an incredible tracker with an amazing nose and a howl like you’ve never heard before.Central Indiana K9 Rescue
- Duchess & LucyThe SoulmatesBREED
Black Labrador RetrieverBIOGRAPHY
Duchess may have fur, but to Lucy, a stay-at-home mom, she’s just one of the kids. Since she was rescued in 2012, Duchess has been her family’s emotional and supportive sidekick through life’s most challenging losses and obstacles. Her loyal love has also sparked her family’s best times yet.
Duchess is smart, sensitive and agile, and can catch a tennis ball mid-air while running backwards and spinning!Paws with a Cause
- Nick Benger & Nicole EllisThe Safety & Wellness ExpertsBIOGRAPHY
Nick received his degree in Canine Behavior and Training from the University of Hull and is world-renowned for his ability to rehabilitate dogs with behavior issues. He lives in England and owns three dogs: Chester, a Yellow Labrador, Pablo, a Terrier mix and Louis, a Chihuahua x Pug.
Nicole is an American Kennel Club Canine Good Companion evaluator, a member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers, and a Certified Professional Dog Trainer with over 15 years of experience. She believes in training through love and positive reinforcement. Her own dogs, Maggie and Rossi, are trained movie and therapy dogs.
- Karen O'Neill, DVM & Jaxon Cat Williams, DVM, Diplomate ACVIM (Cardiology)The VeterinariansBIOGRAPHY
Dr. Karen is a graduate of the University of California at Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, and has practiced small animal medicine and surgery for over three decades. On set, she utilizes her expertise to monitor the safety and humane treatment of animals both on and off camera. She has a 16-year-old Whippet named Cassie, who is also known as “The Queen of Everything” because she rules her world!
Dr. Jaxon is a heart specialist for dogs with a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Mississippi State University. Dr. Williams has over 20 years of experience developing new ways to save and improve the lives of animals affected by heart disease. On and off-set, his mission is to maintain the highest quality life for every pet and their human. He has a motley crew of two: Dexter, a Pekingese mix dog, and Duke, a sphynx cat.
- Lucy & Lindsey VonnTHE HOSTSCHARITY
- Snow & JoshThe IconsBREEDStandard PoodleCHARITY
- Jax & VaniaThe Free SpiritsBREEDGolden RetrieverCHARITY
- Chance & LinhThe ArtistsBREEDChihuahua & Miniature Pinscher MixCHARITY
- Derby & KentuckyThe GoofballsBREEDGoldendoodle (Golden Retriever & Poodle)CHARITY
- Bozley & MitraThe BohemiansBREEDBorder Collie & St. Bernard mixCHARITY
- Kepo & ChisumThe TrackersBREEDTexas Blue Lacy
- Allister & DanielThe GentlemenBREEDWired Haired Rat TerrierCHARITY
- Charlie & DonnaThe ShowstoppersBREEDSchnoodle (Schnauzer & Poodle)CHARITY
- Gryffin & ChelseyThe ExplorersBREEDAustralian ShepherdCHARITY
- Ace & MarkThe AdventurersBREEDBorder CollieCHARITY
- Dixie & BrianThe Big DogsBREEDBluetick CoonhoundCHARITY
- Duchess & LucyThe SoulmatesBREEDBlack Labrador RetrieverCHARITY
- Nick Benger & Nicole EllisThe Safety & Wellness Experts
- Karen O'Neill, DVM & Jaxon Cat Williams, DVM, Diplomate ACVIM (Cardiology)The Veterinarians
JUST FOR FUN
Planning a vacation? The Pack’s Dog Safety Team share their best tips for traveling with your pup.
Train your dog to be a Pack-lete with these easy tricks from The Pack’s Dog Safety & Wellness Expert Nick Benger.
Twelve dogs and their human partners emBARK on a once-in-a-lifetime journey around the world. Starting in Los Angeles, the 12 teams are divided into two packs; they will compete in challenges on a Hollywood studio backlot and on two of the worlds most majestic ships while still having the time of their lives; one pack will face an elimination and one dog/partner team will be sent home.
Local CharityWounded Warrior Dogs Foundation