Nat Geo WILD is celebrating BarkFest this weekend with an in-depth look at what mutts are made of, why breeds come in different shapes and sizes, a look at the world’s funniest dogs, and the best doggy moments from “The Incredible Dr. Pol” and “Cesar 911.”
On Friday, April 15, at 9/8c check out “World’s Funniest Dogs.” This special features some of the most unbelievable videos of dogs doing hilarious mischief. You will also meet the owners and dogs to see if these loving troublemakers are still up to no good, or if they’ve reformed their ways.
“Who’s Your Doggie?” (10/9c) has the answers for dog owners who wonder what breed their dogs are. After owners explain their mutts’ curious behaviors and physical traits, a team of experts use DNA tests to get results.
The fun continues on Saturday with “Second Chance Chihuahuas” (9/8c). The special centers on Laura Dash and Jim Peterson as they run Dolittle’s Ranch in Studio City, California, where they have rescued more than 2,000 chihuahuas over the past 10 years.
Also on Saturday, “How Dogs Get Their Shapes” (9/8c) will look at dogs from their cute noses to their adorable paws, learning the amazing ways that different breeds’ shapes have changed over time. In this special, experts use a mix of science, history, and surprising, weird facts to learn all about today’s modern dogs.
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