Today, there are about 500 million dogs alive, and more than 400 recognized dog breeds. Dogs are found in more shapes, sizes and varieties than any other mammal on the planet. They’re so familiar to us that we often forget how extraordinary they are. This is man’s best friend. Now, Nat Geo WILD takes an intimate look at our faithful friends with fresh eyes and renewed appreciation; from their super senses to their unquestioning loyalty.
Journey into the world of dogs like never before to uncover how our favorite animal sees, smells and experiences life. Follow a puppy from birth to motherhood and discover how its relationship with humans is the most remarkable factor in its success. This compelling and visually stunning film combines the best of natural history filmmaking with unique scientific insight, highlighting incredible stories of dogs that have saved lives, rebuilt marriages and even detected diseases. In the end, rediscover why this animal is beloved by humans around the world.
Tune in to The Secret Life of Dogs, Sunday, August 25, 9 PM ET/PT on Nat Geo WILD