The "Dog Whisperer" is back, this time to answer emergency calls from communities terrorized by unruly canines. Renowned dog behavior authority Cesar Millan is beckoned by the relatives, friends, neighbors or co-workers of someone whose four-legged menace has turned lives upside down. In each episode, Millan meets with the whistle-blowers in a briefing session, then he evaluates both the pets and the owners through impromptu visits to the neighborhood locations to see dogs display their doggone behavior and watch how owners react. After rehabilitation programs are set up, Cesar uses surveillance cameras to track progress and ensure a lasting solution. The final test comes when all parties gather together in the community -- owners equipped with the knowledge and tools Cesar has provided, and dogs ready to prove they did learn new tricks.
Experienced canine-behaviorist Cesar Millan travels -- often -- some distance to dogs and families in need of his renowned assistance. While in the homes of owners, Millan documents the astounding transformations that occur as he works with and educates families and rehabilitates their animals. His work is done once he has accomplished helping people and their pets to achieve balance and a good relationship.
With a unique ability to see the world through their eyes, renowned dog behavior expert Cesar Millan rehabilitates all manner of troubled canines in this popular reality series, and often that involves Millan not only teaching dogs new tricks but also training their owners how to achieve a balanced relationship with their pets.
Taped in front of a studio audience, the weekly series "Pet Talk" provides animal owners with vital information to successfully care for their furry, feathered, or scaled friends. Guiding the conversation with pet news, advice and personal stories from viewers and audience members are veterinarians Tina Olivieri and Courtney Campbell and wildlife expert David Mizejewski. Recurring guests include biologists, authors, grooming specialists, pet food chefs and animal celebrities. Andre Millan, the oldest son of popular dog behaviorist Cesar Millan, appears as a field reporter.
Thinking of adopting a dog, or just love cute puppies? "Puppy Days" tells all about the roller-coaster experience of raising young canines by showing the successes and mistakes of pet parents. Embedded with six first-time owners who have decided to dramatically alter their family dynamic, the series begins at the moment the pups arrive, then tracks the early stages as dog and family adapt to each other. A puppy learns quickly during its early infancy, but by 18 weeks its ability to accept and learn new things reduces dramatically. The families have just over two months to train their puppies the right way or face the consequences. Included are do's and don'ts of teaching pups how to sleep through the night, behave for vet visits, socialize with other dogs and more.
Animal trainer Brandon McMillan's mission is to rescue difficult-to-love and untrained dogs that find themselves at the neighborhood animal shelter, his home away from home. At McMillan's training facility, Lucky Dog Ranch, he tackles the involved task of transforming dogs with behavioral issues into model pets. Each episode showcases the story of the success story of a rehabilitated dog and the family that takes it home.
Dog Town, USA is the country's preeminent facility for abandoned and homeless dogs from all over the world, located in Utah on 33,000 acres of pristine land. The highly skilled staff members include internationally renowned experts and trusted medical professionals who all work to provide sanctuary, rehabilitation and personal care for each dog in preparation for their move to a "forever" home. Each stage of the detailed process is documented as the dogs hopefully end up being placed in loving homes with new owners.
"Jobs That Bite!" is Nat Geo Wild's animal kingdom answer to Discovery Channel's "Dirty Jobs," with actor and outdoor enthusiast Jeremy Brandt playing the "dirty" role that Mike Rowe made famous. Brandt travels across the U.S. to try his hand at a variety of fascinating, filthy and dangerous animal jobs, everything from a camel milkman and shark feeder, to beehive remover and lion dentist. He gets up close and personal with massive beasts, pretentious pets and impossibly slippery critters, and in the process he meets some adept professionals who have found job satisfaction outside the office.