Each episode features the stories of two families whose dogs' behavior makes peaceful coexistence a challenge. Review: Cesar Millan has been in the dog-training business for more than 20 years. Many of the techniques Millan teaches the families in the show can be used by viewers with their own pets. But instead, little Toby is attacking, biting and chasing the kids and their friends. It spans 43 acres and includes a sheep-herding area, swimming pool, obstacle course and hiking trails. See what happens when he calls Cesar as a last resort.
The dog lives with her and her folks in Cleveland but has made their lives hell. An overly protective poodle has it in for a pair of new puppies. He uses it to rehabilitate troubled, aggressive and condemned dogs. And finally, photographer Michael Forbes' countrified Visla cowers and cringes at the sights and sounds of the city. Parents need to know that Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition is a family-friendly series in much the same vein as the celebrated dog trainer's first show,. . What satisfaction do you think he gets from the work he does? How does his knowledge of animal behavior help him decide what tactics will work? If you own a dog, you'll be intrigued.
Each episode moves quickly through two families' issues with dogs' difficult behavior, which tends to oversimplify the matters themselves but still offers plenty of intriguing insight on both the problems and the solutions. A dingo mix from Australia hasn't adjusted to her new life in California, and takes it out on other dogs. Millan rehabilitates dogs and trains families to achieve a balance and natural relationship between people and their pets, and goes directly into the homes of dog owners to document the remarkable transformations that occur. Misty, for example, was a cute little Lab mix puppy. A couple of beagles were fine walking together until one started howling at other dogs. Two-year old Shiba Inu, Chula, has a knack for bolting out open doors. But watching the show, and how he is able to change the dogs - and the humans - to make for a seemingly happy ending, is uplifting and moving.
A couple of adopted basset hounds have a bad case of sibling rivalry over food, treats and their owners' attention. He takes Toby to work with him and determines that Toby needs a lot of exercise. Not everyone agrees with Millan's methods, but that isn't addressed in the show. Three Jack Russells began to fight each other when their owner got a serious boyfriend. But at four months old, Misty became aggressive and started attacking the family. Adrienne Fragatos is Frankie's owner.
After observing the animals' tendencies and explaining the psychology behind it, Millan shows the family members some simple techniques they can use to encourage positive behavior and discourage the negative. Is it important to love the job you do? Steven and Alyssa Dong adopted her and hoped she would be a loving pet for the family, especially their daughter Lauren. Can Cesar help Hoss, a young Akita, control his aggression and stop destroying his family's house? Millan's methods may not be what works best for you, but you might learn a few tips about being calm and how it affects those around you. There's always something to learn from the host's impressive gift -- particularly if you have a dog -- but be sure to remind kids that training and behavioral rehabilitation isn't something they should tackle without adult supervision. The author of more than six books, Millan runs a Dog Psychology Center, home to a pack of 30 to 40 abandoned dogs, in California's Santa Clarita Valley. She began growling, angrily, with her teeth bared.
That aside, this is a family-friendly series centered on a self-made, successful professional whose work makes a real difference in the lives of people and animals, all of which are great reasons to tune in. Each episode also features fun facts and other information about dog breeds and pet care in pop-ups that appear on the screen. Viewers see how effective rehabilitation methods can improve dogs' behavior and their relationships with their families. Are punishments or physical dominance part of his methods? Newfoundland, Storm, is the world's pickiest eater. In another segment, Nani, a Staffordshire bull terrier, tugs while on a leash and freaks out at the sight of another dog.
His magnetic personality quickly wins over the people he works with, and his obvious mastery of his trade works wonders with the canines involved. He lives with a family that includes two kids - Tristan and Taylor. After numerous trips to the vet and no solid answers, the family is calling in Cesar. On his show targeting families, Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition, Millan shows in every episode that although a family may feel the situation is impossible to fix, it's not. Are other animals as conducive to training as dogs are? Cesar Millan has agreed to help one Ohio family whose bull terrier is a terror. Then, Linda and Rich need Cesar's help with Buddy, whose got a bad habit of biting, especially when it's time to take his medicine. Tristan has Asperger's Syndrome and mom Karen thought the dog would be a good companion and help him with social skills.
Over the course of each story, he explains the psychology behind his training methods, which gives viewers a better understanding of why he does what he does. Millan is always respectful of animals and people, and he's an expert in his field. A Hollywood couple had to turn down work because their French bulldog failed the Doggy Daycare entrance exam. You will see some potentially threatening behavior such as dogs nipping, growling, and jumping at people, which makes the animals' turnaround under Millan's care all the more impressive. Can Cesar help these troubled pets? Cesar tries to rehabilitate two Rottie pups before they grow into dangerous attack dogs. As a teen in Mexico he dreamed of becoming the best in the business, and he certainly is among the most famous today. And any family will have to do the same.