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Nat Geo Wild May 2020 Highlights

THE INCREDIBLE DR POL S9

Mondays at 16:25, from 4 May 2020

On this rip-roaring season of The Incredible Dr. Pol, the docs are off to the races as they zoom from critical clinic visits to emergency farm calls. Strap in for a wild ride as the crew of Pol Veterinary Services works seven days a week pulling calves, pushing prolapses and trying to triage the mayhem that comes with the central Michigan territory.

ROSEBUSH, MICH.- Dr. Pol and Charles respond to an emergency call at Richard Haynes’, where a calf is down and cannot get up. Dr. Pol does his routine physical examination, but the source of this calf’s woes may lay just outside of the barn. (Photo Credit: National Geographic Channels)

BARKFEST

Sundays at 18:00

For the first time. National Geographic Wild will broadcast special programming dedicated to man’s best friend. BarkFest will span an entire month of Sundays at 18:00. Premiering Dog Impossible: No Bad Dogs (1×60) and Science of Dogs: X Factor (1×60) plus series and specials with stories of canine education, unlikely animal friends, incredible dog heroes, and the people who care, protect and love them.

Dog Impossible: No Bad Dogs (1×60) – Sunday 3 May at 18:00

Matt takes on dogs with terrifying trauma, detachment disorders, under-socialized behaviors, and fear-based aggression. Using his transformative techniques, he not only helps the dogs, but he also helps the humans. Matt changes the owner’s relationships with their dogs, so that they both can live happy and healthy lives.

Science of Dogs: X Factor (1×60) – Sunday 10 May and Sunday 24 May at 18:00

Dogs have always been known for their loyalty and companionship, but what about their brainpower? With the ability to detect cancer, predict seizures, and help aid with PTSD, dogs have proven to be much more valuable to humankind than we thought. With updated science and even stories of dogs who drive, at the end of this special, you will be running to the nearest shelter to get one of your own.

Cesar Millan: Love My Pit Bull, 1 – Sunday 17 May at 18:00

For Cesar Milan, pit bulls – and other dogs classified among the so-called “bully breeds” – aren’t bullies at all. If anything, Cesar’s years with his former costar and best pal, Daddy, taught the internationally acclaimed dog expert that pit bulls are not the aggressive monsters that their detractors claim they are. In fact, they are highly intelligent and, with proper training, can be loyal and loving companions.

Is Your Dog A Genius: Best In Show, 1 – Sunday 31 May at 18:00

The Is Your Dog a Genius? elite edition compilation unleashes some standouts from the 3×60 series pack and gives them a big tail wag. Plus, viewers are given some ‘genius’ tests that they can do at home with their dogs.

WOMEN OF WILD

Wednesdays at 18:00

Dr. K’s Exotic Animal ER: Wonder Women! – Wednesday 6 May at 18:00
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Snakes In The City: Snake Charmer, 1 – Wednesday 13 May at 18:00
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Yukon Vet compilation, 1 – Wednesday 20 May at 18:00
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Secrets of The Zoo Wild Women Compilation, 1 – Wednesday 27 May at 18:00
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By Andrew Germishuys

Founder of SAMDB, Andrew has worked full time in the film industry since the early 2000's. He has trained as an actor, completing his LAMDA Gold Medal, and attending many courses in Cape Town acting studios, with masterclasses with some of the international industries top directors, producers and filmmakers.

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