Dog’s Best Friend

Showcasing dogs who have struck up friendships with the most unlikely of animal companions, from turtles and dolphins, to cheetahs and cats

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DOG’S BEST FRIEND, EVAN GOES WILD, and NORTH WOODS LAW Coming to Animal Planet this Spring

DOG’S BEST FRIEND, EVAN GOES WILD, and NORTH WOODS LAW Coming to Animal Planet this Spring

– Animal Planet’s original Canadian series DOG’S BEST FRIEND premieres March 10 – – New series EVAN GOES WILD debuts on March 7, while NORTH WOODS LAW returns for Season 6B on ...

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Dogs may be man’s best friend, but it’s their extraordinary chumminess with other animals that are the focus of Animal Planet’s original Canadian production DOG’S BEST FRIEND. The 12-episode, half-hour series showcases dogs who have struck up friendships with the most unlikely of animal companions, from turtles and dolphins, to cheetahs and cats. Each episode visits two sets of unique animal amigos from near and far, showcasing the fate-filled circumstances that first united the animal buddies. Viewers hear the tale of these extraordinary dog relationships, while expert commentary reveals the pop science and dog psychology contributing to these unlikely furry friendships. 

Synopses

  • S2 - Episode 1

    Puka (American bulldog/boxer) and Larry (Sulcata Tortoise) A 4 year old rescue pup with a cleft lip named Puka, loves to cuddle with Rocket Larry, the African Sulcata Tortoise he shares snacks, cuddles and even coffee time with. Eligh (Pyranean mountain dog) and Laura (Mini Donkey) Eligh a rambunctious Great Pyrenees Mountain dg tried desperately to make friends with the other animals at the farm, but it wasn’t until a bossy donkey named Laura arrived that he finally found his bff.

  • S2 - Episode 2

    Rudy (Pekin Duck) and Barclay (Golden Retriever) Rudy, a strong willed Pekin duck, won’t let the other ducks hang about with his best friend Barclay, a Golden Retriever. Splash (Pinto Horse) and Thelma and Louise (Alpine goats) Splash, a deaf Pinto horse, has her found her wingwomen for life in 2 Alpine goats, named Thelma and Louise.

  • S2 - Episode 3

    Aspen (Hawk) and Ohses (Newfoundlander, Border collie, beagle Mix) Aspen, a hawk, and Ohses, a Newfie, Border Collie, Beagle mix could not be more different, but their relationship is as symbiotic as they come! Gracie (Mammoth Donkey) and Jerry (Jersey Cow) A Jersey cow named Jerry finds true friendship in Gracie - a donkey with an attitude and surprise! – a stubborn streak!

  • S2 - Episode 4

    Willow (Pyrenees Mix Dog) and Billy (Miniature Goat) Billie, the Pygmy goat and Willow, an expectant mom are besties as a busy farm. How will Billie the goat take to the new puppies? Charlie (Lamb) and Dora (Cat) A rescue cat named Dora became the guardian angel to Charlie, an orphaned lamb and helped nurse him back to health, now they’re the best of friends!

  • S2 - Episode 5

    Sasha (Black lab), Sheldon and Spencer (Hairless guinea pigs) Having two little brothers can be quite annoying but for Sasha the chocolate Lab, life with 2 Hairless guinea pigs named Sheldon and Spencer, is a daily dress up party celebration. Lincoln (Aussie shepherd) and Calvin (Jersey Calf) Lincoln, an atypical Australian Shepherd protects and cares for a young orphan...of a different species – a young Jersey Calf named Calvin.

  • S2 - Episode 6

    Dally (Jack Russell Terrier) and Spanky (Miniature horse) A unruly mini horse named Spanky gets a fresh start in a home thanls to Jack Russell named Dally. Not only has Spanky found a purpose, he’s also found a life-long friend. Lola (King charles cavalier) and Pepper (Bunny) An adorable King Charles Cavalier named Lola suffers from chronic pain, but has found the best treatment in the form of her best friend Pepper, happy go hoppy, bunny rabbit

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