Imagine your pet, a member of your family, stranded on a cliff, starving on top of a 100 foot palm tree or trapped underneath an abandoned home. Who would you call? Meet Armando Navarrete and Los Angeles’ Specialized Mobile Animal Rescue Team.
Humans are not the only ones in need of rescuing and in the city of Los Angeles, the members of SMART (Specialized Mobile Animal Rescue Team) have stepped up to save lives. Led by Armando Navarrete, this division of trained and passionate animal lovers risks life and limb to rescue every kind of creature in need, from horses to mountain lions to cats and dogs! Follow Armando as he struggles to get his team off the ground, survives death-defying rescues and finds love, all in the midst of LA’s heartbreaking animal shelter system. Never giving up, Armando and his team have saved over 1,000 lives and created new tactics, technology, and inspiration for similar programs to develop in more cities. Shot over the course of three years, SMART is a great example of how a team of passionate and dedicated people can become real-life superheroes.