In this episode Cesar works with an aggressive German shepherd who, very unlike his much-loved predecessor, would and has attacked people and animals outside the family, and appears to want to hug the family cat.
Then he deals with a teacher who has adopted a second sheltie from rescue, but this dog attacks the vacuum, her hair dryer, etc., in addition to barking non-stop in the car, generally making himself unpleasant. This is putting strain on her relationship with her parents, who dog-sit for her during the day.
In the third segment, Cesar works with woman who has two rescued dogs, one a chow mix and one a pit mix. The pit mix particularly is causing a problem in her relationship with her fianc, to the point where the wedding was postponed until the dog situation was resolved.
Season 2 Episode 9 of Dog Whisperer resulted in a 0.00 rating in the 18-49 demographic.
Dog Whisperer follows well-respected animal behaviorist Cesar Millan as he works to help dogs with behavior problems, and their human families. These problems range from excessive barking to behavior, that if not corrected, could leave the owners little choice but to euthanize the dog. Mr. Millan describes his work as "rehabilitating dogs", and training people". Dog owners can learn from him ways to establish a balanced relationship with their dogs that will help to prevent these problems.