Get ready for Nat Geo WILD’s “Barkfest”

It’s May! And that means it’s time for Nat Geo WILD’s inaugural BARKFEST, a full weekend of programming that celebrates man’s best friend, airing May 15-17.

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Friday, May 15:

World’s Greatest Dogs – Friday, May 15 at 8 PM ET/PT

These are the stories of extraordinary dogs: a surfing therapy dog, a bionic dog, a dog with the world record in scootering, and many more. We’ll meet these incredible canines and their dedicated owners.

Cesar 911 Season Finale – Friday, May 15 at 9 PM ET/PT
Cesar rushes to the aid of Joe, a frantic husband and father.

Is Your Dog A Genius? Doggy See, Doggy Doo – Friday, May 15 at 10 PM ET/PT
Is your dog a born genius? Or can you make him one? Duke University dog scientist Dr. Brian Hare uses his groundbreaking research to help dog owners better understand their canine companions. This interactive series will help dog owners everywhere unlock their canine’s true potential.

SATURDAY, MAY 16:

The Incredible Dr. Pol: Dog-A-POL-ooza – Saturday, May 16 at 8 PM ET/PT
In this special episode of The Incredible Dr. Pol, it’s all dogs all day this week at Pol Veterinary Services!

Unlikely Animal Friends: Bark-Tacular- Saturday, May 16 at 9 PM ET/PT
We’ll take a look at some of the most amazing unlikely friendships that prove that dogs are more than just man’s best friend!

Is Your Dog a Genius? Who’s Your Doggy? – Saturday, May 16 at 10 PM ET/PT
Can your dog outsmart you? Does he bend the rules behind your back? Duke University dog scientists Dr. Brian Hare has developed a series of scientific test to reveal your dog’s unique strategies and help you improved your relationship with her.

SUNDAY, MAY 17:

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World’s Greatest Dogs– Sunday, May 17 at 8 PM ET/PT (encore airing)

Super Underdogs – Sunday, May 17 at 9 PM ET/PT
From smallest to largest, from longest ears to longest tongue, from unique shapes to most muscles. These are the stories of the worlds’ most extreme looking dogs.

Is Your Dog A Genius? Talk Doggy To Me – Sunday, May 17 at 10 PM ET/PT
Dogs and humans share a social bond unlike any two species on the planet. But how does your dog really feel about you? Based on his groundbreaking research, Dr. Brian Hare has created a series of games to help you better understand your canine companion.

Join the fun on Twitter by following and using the hashtag #Barkfest !

Watching is going to be so much fun! We’re super excited! Trust me, this is Roxy’s super excited face..

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