Coming Spring 2019, Blue Ant Media TV show Dogs With Extraordinary Jobs will take you on a journey around the world to meet dogs doing truly heroic and amazing accomplishments.
Our best friends the dogs are loving, smart and loyal. But their natural senses and talents enables them do things that we humans simply cannot. Dogs With Extraordinary Jobs explores the stories of the incredibly important jobs our four-legged friends are undertaking across the globe for for the greater benefit of mankind. The series, presented at MIPTV 2019 in Cannes is now available via Blue Ant International.
Improving lives, increasing safety and maintaining the health
Dogs With Extraordinary Jobs is a heart-warming new series, commissioned by Love Nature, that will bring animal lovers everywhere incredible tales about four-legged friendly heroes. The new five-part series is co-produced by the award-winning team at Oxford Scientific Films, in association with Positively, world-renowned dog trainer Victoria Stilwell’s company. The series will take viewers around the world following narrator Stilwell as she introduces a number of inspiring stories that reveal how dogs’ natural abilities are being harnessed in creative and beneficial ways by scientists, rescuers and the disadvantaged to improve lives, increase safety and maintain the health and biodiversity of our planet.
Showcasing man’s best friend
Dogs With Extraordinary Jobs take an in-depth look at how dogs are saving lives, preventing potential disaster, rescuing families and protecting entire species.
Carlyn Staudt, EVP, Love Nature Programming & Development said: “Love Nature is committed to bring audiences all over the world stories that will create an emotional connection between them and the stars of our series. What better way to establish this than by showcasing man’s best friend and revealing how their innate skills and intuition can make a big impact on the world.”
Nice four-legged heroes
Dogs with Extraordinary Jobs will astonish even the most passionate dog-lover, spotlighting brilliant canines of all breeds, shapes and sizes that are out in the world every day saving lives and the environment. Each episode will showcase four dogs stories taking place across a number of shooting locations in the USA, United Kingdom, Europe and Africa. The exciting series, celebrating dogs and the extraordinary relationship we enjoy with them, is featuring nice four-legged heroes. Gracie, the Canine Park Ranger, uses her natural-born herding skills to protect goats, deer and sheep from high traffic areas in Montana’s Glacier National Park.
Therapy dogs for adults and children with disabilities
George the Great Dane gives a 13-year-old girl with a life-limiting physical condition physical and emotional support. A search-and-rescue border collie cross named Rocket helps the California Task Force searching for survivors in earthquakes, hurricanes and mudslides.
Therapeutic assistance dog Ricochet surfs with adults and children with disabilities, wounded warriors and veterans with PTSD. Most recently, she joined a team of therapy dogs that are now helping autistic children learn how to swim. Her trainer Judy calls her a “profound paws-on healer”!
Preserving endangered species
In airports and seaports across Africa, Ruger, a specially-trained sniffer dog, catches poachers as they attempt to smuggle rhino horns out of the continent. Sniffing out contraband, he’s a great help in cracking down on illegal rhino poaching in Kenya.
Spaniels Stig and Lola are apart of a scientific study to monitor endangered water voles. Locating them can be challenging because they live in dense vegetation near waterways, but Stig and Lola are able to seek them out to be counted and help understand how they live.
The series demonstrate how dogs’ powerful sense of smell, strength and stamina and their unlimited desire to play has enabled us to harness their natural abilities, resulting in an impressive array of Dogs With Extraordinary Jobs.
Dogs With Extraordinary Jobs
Genre: Nature & Wildlife
Original Broadcaster: Love Nature
Producer: Oxford Scientific Films
Duration: 5 X 60′ HDR, 4K + HD