Tag archives for Dog-Whisperer

Earlier this month, we asked you to bake a cake to celebrate Dog Whisperer’s 150th episode in our Dog Whisperer photo challenge on Instagram.  Well, we’re happy to congratulate Jessica Hernandez as the winner, with her “Pupcakes” entry!  Jessica has an Aussiedoodle (Australian Shepherd and a Mini Poodle mix) named Oreo who we’re pretty sure inspired…

Calling all dog lovers, iPhone photographers, and cake bakers! Dog Whisperer is turning 150 on Saturday, February 11th (150 episodes that is)! To celebrate, Nat Geo WILD is hosting a photo contest on Instagram, the popular (and free) photo sharing iPhone app. Since it isn’t a celebration without cake, we’re inviting viewers to put on…

Dog Whisperer Voting!

Vote for your favorite episodes of Dog Whisperer every week! Each week the episode you choose will air the following Friday at 8P et/pt.Every two weeks, starting with Season One, we will feature all the episodes from a season of the Dog Whisperer and each week, a favorite will be selected, giving us two top…

Dog Whisperer Voting!

Vote for your favorite episodes of Dog Whisperer every week! Each week the episode you choose will air the following Friday at 8P et/pt. Every two weeks, starting with Season One, we will feature all the episodes from a season of the Dog Whisperer and each week, a favorite will be selected, giving us two…

Dog Whisperer Voting!

Vote for your favorite episodes of Dog Whisperer every week! Each week the episode you choose will air the following Friday at 8P et/pt. Every two weeks, starting with Season One, we will feature all the episodes from a season of the Dog Whisperer and each week, a favorite will be selected, giving us two…

Hyperactive Husky

Name: Spike Breed: Siberian Husky Age: 11 months old ABOUT THE DOG: Spike is the Rassibi family’s first dog. He came from a breeder, but at around 7 months, his sweet demeanor shifted to a relentless hyperactive personality that jumps and nips incessantly. Nowadays, Spike spends nearly all of his time in the family’s backyard…

Vet Haters

Name: Daisy Mae, Mobster, Tank Breed: Terrier Mix, Shih Tzu, Rottweiler Age: 10 years old, 11 years old, 2 years old ABOUT THE DOGS: Daisy Mae has epilepsy and was diagnosed when she was about 2 years old, but she has always been aggressive and fearful of vets. Mobster is very aggressive toward most people,…

Dog Breeds with a Bad Rap

Dogs of all breeds have the potential to become dangerous animals. However, a few powerful varieties – often admired for their strength, intelligence and size – have earned the notorious reputation as the “most aggressive dog breeds.”  Some of these breeds are even illegal in certain cities in the United States. According to the CDC,…

Cesar Millan’s beloved pit bull, Daddy, passed away peacefully this Sunday, surrounded by family. View Nat Geo’s Photo Gallery Tribute to Daddy >> Adopted by the Millans when he was just four months old, Daddy was a key fixture in more than 50 episodes of Dog Whisperer, and was often referred to as America’s pit bull ambassador due…

Fatal Instinct

Name: Tucker Breed: Border Collie Mix Age: 2 years old ABOUT THE DOG:  Tucker was rescued in July 2006 by the Oregon Humane Society after they confiscated more than 40 puppies and dogs from a puppy mill in Oregon. Owners Kelly Perry and Rob Oberdorfer adopted Tucker when he was 10 weeks old – at the time, they…

Family Feud

Name: Chico & Peanut Breed: Chihuahuas Age: 1.5 and 2 years old ABOUT THE DOGS: Owners Pauline Mercado and her daughter Christine Kenney purchased Peanut, a Chihuahua, from a private party when he was about six weeks old. A short while later they got Chico, another Chihuahua, when he was seven weeks old. The two dogs were the…

The Dominator

Name: Leroy Brown Breed: Pit Mix Age: 1.5 years old ABOUT THE DOG:   Leroy Brown, a pit mix, came to Brooke Wilson as a foster when he was about three months old. Everything seemed to be fine until Brooke and her boyfriend, Marc Osborn, went to Mexico for a week without the dogs. When they came…

Have you heard? National Geographic Channel had three shows nominated this year for a People’s Choice Award. DogTown, Dog Whisperer, and Rescue Ink Unleashed were all announced back in November as nominees for Favorite Animal Show, a new category this year. And as of last night, the winner is… Dog Whisperer! Now in its sixth season, Dog Whisperer follows…

The Seven Year Bark

Name: Astro Breed: Australian Red Cattle Dog Age: 7 years old ABOUT THE DOG: Astro’s father was in a famous Australian beer commercial where the dog stole beer out of a cooler.  Astro was only about 7 weeks old when he came to owner Alison Clark, but she hoped he would have the same star…

Vindictive Vincent

Name: Vincent Breed: Shar-Pei Age: 4 years old ABOUT THE DOG: Vincent came to owner David Cowley after a long line of Shar-Peis.  None of David’s dogs had been aggressive until Vincent.  Vincent’s dog aggression has been around almost since the beginning. David enrolled the dog in obedience classes and boot camps to help tire…

Name: Sydney Breed: Weimaraner Age: 9 years old ABOUT THE DOG:  Sydney aided owner Morgan Roche in controlling the deer population at the forestry plantation where he worked in Ireland.  Sydney would track the deer during hunting. But when the Brown family moved to Australia, Sydney became extremely aggressive toward the posties, Australia postal carriers,…

Big Mouth

Name: Jack Breed: Dogue de Bordeaux Age: 17 months old ABOUT THE DOG:Owner Joanna Kelly got Jack from a breeder in Adelaide, Australia, when he was about 3 months old and the size of a pug.  Now at 17 months, this full-sized French Mastiff weighs a whopping 150 pounds. Joanna works long hours and hopes…

Snarls in Charge

Name: Bonnie Breed: Bearded Collie Age: 4 years old ABOUT THE DOG:When the Lewis family was living in the UK, they adopted Bonnie from a farm there.  The owner bred bearded collies and would often pick one puppy from each litter for use around the farm and then sell off the others. Even after the…

Willow in the Sand

Name: Willow Breed: Harlequin Great Dane Age: 2 ½ years old ABOUT THE DOG:Willow came to owner Paul Watson about 2 years ago. Paul had been working with an Australian rugby team when he went up to Newcastle to visit a breeder and pick out Willow. Willow often joins Paul, his fellow athletes, and their…