Television show Rescue Ink is Joe Panz's way of giving back what is loyal Rottweiler did for him. Panz was always a tough guy but when he found himself betrayed by who he thought were his friends, everything in his life changed. His loyal Rottweiler stayed by his side after he had been shot 5 times. The dog protected him "I could depend on that dog through thick and thin”. After that Rescue Ink was born.