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On Dr. Oakley, Yukon Vet viewers get to experience what it means to be the only all-species vet for hundreds of square miles in the Yukon Territory of Northern Canada. Michelle Oakley is a little different than your average city veterinarian. Like all vets, she is dedicated to the health and care of all animals…

The Pond Stars have had a busy season, and tonight their skills are challenged by wolves. If the team can build a pond that withstands a pack of water-loving wolves at the Lincoln Park Zoo, then surely they can build just about anywhere. Wondering if you should have a water feature at your home? Greg…

Greg Wittstock is the owner of Aquascape and the captain of the Pond Stars team. We asked him a few questions to get to know him better and found out that there was never a doubt that Greg would spend his life building and enjoying ponds. Admit it. You were one of those little boys…

Legends of Koi

On this week’s episode of Pond Stars: Fat Koi Slim, Greg Wittstock, Ed Beaulieu, and Brian Helfrich are challenged with building a new home for some very large koi. Aiming to complete the job in just four days, the Pond Stars have quite a bit of work cut out for them. Not only must they…

This isn’t your dentist’s fish tank. Fish Tank Kings returns on April 28 to follow one-of-a-kind fish tank craftsmen Living Color, who build ocean masterpieces from custom Caribbean reefs to live coral aquariums. From their warehouse in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, the tank artists of Living Color take pride in their work, building their creations with the…

On the season finale of Cesar 911, Cesar Millan has to crack a tough case of an aggressive dog whose violent behavior has the other pups in the neighborhood paralyzed by fear. It’s up to Cesar to step in, freeing the neighborhood from the bad dog’s behavior. The Patient: Matilda Cesar is called to Long…

Last time on Cesar 911, Cesar Millan tackled his most difficult case yet: a rescue pit bull whose owners may not be up to the task of handling him. Cesar is a lover of pit bulls, who has worked with his current pit bull companion Junior to advocate for the dogs, making the case that the…

Big and small, spiky or hairy, hoofs or paws – our pets come in all shapes and sizes. But what’s life like when your animal friend is the size of your palm? Tonight, World’s Smallest Pets takes a look at pint-sized pets and their owners who care for their not-so-tiny needs. Among the pets we…

Last time on Cesar 911, Cesar Millan must tackle a major problem: an NFL hopeful’s ferocious dog threatening his owner’s future on the field. The Patient: Shadow First, Cesar travels to meet community college football coach Steven, who’s concerned that his star player Steve’s giant Rottweiler Shadow is placing his future at risk. Even at 6’5”…

When your life is derailed, seek comfort off the beaten track. That’s the goal of Going Wild, which takes ordinary people struggling with difficult situations off the grid. Through volcanoes, up mountains, under water and into the most unforgiving environments on earth, Going Wild gives its participants a way out of their daily struggles, allowing…

Last week on The Incredible Dr. Pol, the doc was on-duty at the local county fair, treating emergency animal illnesses on-site. One of his patients at the fair was Clyde, a calf that woke up the day before his competition with a swollen leg. Local farmer Don and his son Jason worked all summer to…

This week on Cesar 911, Cesar Millan helps two businesses taken over by the owners’ rowdy dogs. From three rogue Bichons to an overweight Lab, Cesar’s patients believe they’re the bosses. Dogs #1: The Moos The Challenge First, Cesar is called to Frisco’s, a dog-friendly diner. Frisco’s whistleblowers Patti and Lori Jo love the restaurant’s…

On Cesar 911, Cesar Millan returns to tackle the hardest canine cases of his career, helping desperate dog owners by retraining their problem pups. On the series premiere, badly behaving dogs threaten the bonds of families and friendships. It’s up to Cesar to cure these misbehaving pets – and owners. Dog #1: Misty The Challenge For Cesar’s…

Tonight, the Dog Whisperer returns to a community near you to rehabilitate misbehaving dogs – and their owners. On Cesar 911, Cesar Millan is on call to help desperate dog owners who’ve run out of options, using his unparalleled expertise to bring balance to the dogs and the community. Each week, Cesar is summoned by neighbors, co-workers,…

A true do-gooder, Dr. Pol saves hundreds of animals’ lives every year. To spread the Pol love, we’re giving away one pair of official Pol Veterinary Services coveralls, signed by Dr. Pol and his family. On The Incredible Dr. Pol, the doctor isn’t afraid to get dirty when he’s helping heal a wounded calf or…

The animal kingdom is full of creepy, slimy, nasty-looking creatures – and many of them can save your life. Doctors are incorporating nature’s weirdest animals in unorthodox treatments drawn from ancient healing methods, Eastern medicines and medical testing, developing new ways to heal patients. Learn more about how your least-favorite animals are curing illnesses below.…

For spotted hyenas, anatomy, sex, and birth are wildly (and weirdly) different than any other species. Elevated levels of testosterone cause the females to not only act extremely aggressive toward their male counterparts during sex, which is actually downright dangerous for the males, but also cause the females to develop pseudo-penises. These appendages are essentially…

Learning to keep up with Dr. Pol has always been a challenge for the crew, and one that has taken a few seasons to learn to do properly. He walks fast, drives fast, and he’s always on the move. And with his veterinary business as his absolute first priority, he doesn’t like to stop for…

Every year, the world’s most fearless wranglers gather to compete in the Mustang Million. Their task: in only four months, tame and transform a wild mustang into a show horse, with a cash prize of $1 million for the lucky winners. Mustang Millionaire, an all-new show on Nat Geo WILD, follows five trainers as they…

An estimated five million species inhabit Planet Earth, united by the collective struggle to live and thrive. Nat Geo Wild presents One Life, a sweeping documentary featuring intimate, never-before-captured sequences of animal behavior, stunning habitats and breathtaking scenery. Narrated by actor Daniel Craig, One Life captures animal interactions nearly impossible to see with the naked eye. Culled from more…

Did you know – Betty White’s two childhood dream jobs were a Hollywood actress and a zookeeper? While Betty ended up striking it big on-screen instead of wrangling zoo animals, with over 60 years in show business under her belt, her love of animals, as she says, “goes back to the womb.”As the spokeswoman for National Geographic’s…

One in eight: a male lion’s chance of reaching adulthood. As each bloodline fights for the right to rule, only the strongest males survive to become the kings of their prides. While lions are born in equal numbers, males to females, only 3,500 of the approximately 20,000 lions on Earth are males, the lucky survivors of natural…

On Day 2 of Nat Geo Wild’s celebration of nature’s biggest, baddest cats, we explore fierce mother lions, nature’s classic rivalry of cats vs. dogs and what happens when feline predators clash in deadly confrontations. Starting things off at 8P is Cat Wars: Lion vs. Cheetah, which investigates a single stunning fight between two top predators…

Nat Geo Wild’s yearly celebration of the animal kingdom’s fiercest felines has finally arrived: Big Cat Week. This special programming is dedicated to nature’s most majestic creatures, equipped with superior intelligence and unparalleled strength, speed and agility. Big Cat Week kicks off on Friday at 8P with Swamp Lions, a story of bravery and perseverance…

Not all hunters are created equal. With sports-car speeds, trapdoor lairs and mini vapor bomb attacks, some predators defy the laws of physics with their unique hunting methods. World’s Deadliest: Speed Kills explores these animals in all their fast-action glory. The quintessential split-second killer is the cheetah, the fastest land animal in the world. Boasting an…