Alaqua Animal Refuge and Walton County Sheriff’s Office featured on new cable series


Walton County Sheriff’s Office investigator Breezy Adkinson, left, and Laurie Hood, founder of Alaqua Animal Refuge, are featured in a new National Geographic show set to premiere April 14 at 9 p.m. CST. (WCSO)

DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, Fla., April 3, 2018—A new national cable television show featuring the Alaqua Animal Refuge and the Walton County Sheriff’s Office is scheduled to air this month.

The new series, Animal PD, will premiere April 14 at 9 p.m. CST on the Nat Geo WILD cable channel. It lines up after The Incredible Dr. Pol.

Additional shows are set for April 21 and 28.

Animal PD is based on the partnership of Alaqua Animal Refuge and the Walton County Sheriff’s Office and their relentless efforts to bring about awareness and change in overall animal welfare and animal cruelty cases.

The series follows Laurie Hood, founder of Alaqua, and Breezy Adkinson, a WCSO investigator, as they investigate anonymous tips, execute raids and rescues and build cases to bring animals’ owners to justice.

The community is invited to an “Animal PD Premiere Party scheduled for April 14 at 7:30 p.m. at The Hub 30A.

The premiere episode, “Unchained and Dangerous,” will be shown on the big screen and highlights Adkinson and Hood as they respond to a suspicious call of two aggressive dogs terrorizing a neighborhood, while the Alaqua team rescues and rehabilitates dogs and cats in critical condition abandoned at a deceased man’s trailer home.

Walton County Sheriff’s Office release

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