Archives for March, 2013

Alpha Dogs: No Man Left Behind

Kenny, Bobby, Luther, and KC are in Yuma, Arizona this week  to oversee the certification of a Tactical Explosion Detector Dogs (T.E.D.D.) class. Yuma has been the home to three different US Army bases since 1850. It was in 1943 that the Army came back to Yuma after 60-year absence to open the Yuma Test…

And the Best Prepper Is…

With the second season of Doomsday Preppers officially wrapped, we have met nearly 50 different kinds of preppers getting ready for a variety of disasters. The practical preppers have scored almost every prepper and the leaderboard is finally complete! Where does your favorite prepper fall on the leaderboard and who is taking home top honors?…

Getting in Touch with Your Inner “MacGyver”

Guest Post By: Survivor Jane We need to start thinking the ‘MacGyver’ way of survival. You know that ‘80’s TV show where the main character; a secret agent, escapes from bad guys by using everyday items he finds around him – like making a plane out of palm leaves, duct tape and bee honey to…

The Truth About Pit Bulls

Cesar Millan often says, “A breed is like a suit of clothes, it doesn’t tell you anything about the dog inside.” In Leader of the Pack, Cesar works to rehabilitate dogs and train people, which is the best way to help others understand that it isn’t any particular breed that causes problems, but the way…

Inside Combat Rescue: Fog of War

Fresh out of the PJ schoolhouse, first-time deployers Chris and Lucas move from the beach to the battlefield when they are thrust into the war in Afghanistan with no experience in real combat. Friends since medical school, the two PJs will be the primary medics on the a.m. shift, responsible for saving the lives of…

How Big is a Big Blue?

Kingdom of the Oceans investigates a variety of animals in the ocean big and small. The ocean is home to a multitude of tiny beautiful creatures often hidden away and difficult to find. In Kingdom of the Oceans the cameras turn not just on the small and overlooked creatures, but the large and difficult to…

Ride Along With the NYC Bomb Squad

Gain unprecedented access to one of the world’s most dangerous jobs when NGC goes into the line of fire with the New York Police Department Bomb Squad. Meet this elite team and see how this band of brothers lives and works together. Learn how they’ve evolved from their beginnings in 1903 and what technology they…

Explorer: Cradle of the Gods

Academics have long believed that this dramatic change of evolutionary pace is the result of discovering how to domesticate plants and animals. Farming allowed us to settle down, which in turn gave us time to think, to create and to invent. That led to the first civilizations and eventually to who we are today. Now,…

Are Electronic Collars a Proper Canine Training Device?

On the next episode of Alpha Dogs, Kenny and the Vohne Liche Kennels gang head to the west coast to check up on the VLK West kennel location that opened up close to a year ago in Banning, California. In order to develop and grow the kennel, Kenny needs to find a supplier of high-quality…

Masters of Camouflage

There are so many plants and animals to explore under the sea and none of them are boring. Life on the sand and in the waves has forced species to evolve in beautiful and bizarre ways to ensure their survival. Their natural history and alien shapes are never dull and sometimes even astonishing. In the…