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Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Training pro teaches pets, people in family-friendly show.

TV CW Educational 2004
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Community Reviews

age 5+

Based on 1 parent review

age 5+


I learn something every time I watch (often as true for people as it is for dog). My kids enjoy it for the cute puppies!

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (1 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

Much like in his original TV endeavor, Millan's intent here is to facilitate strong relationships between people and their pets by way of proven training processes that keep all parties safe and happy. His magnetic personality quickly wins over the people he works with, and his obvious mastery of his trade works wonders with the canines involved. It truly is remarkable what he's able to achieve in short amounts of time (often the elapsed time is shown in a corner on the screen) with previously problematic dogs.

Because he works with animals of all different breeds, sizes, and unique troubles, it's hard to predict what you'll see in any given episode. For most viewers, this isn't a problem, but if your little ones are sensitive to aggressive animal behavior, they might fret over seeing the "before" video clips. 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.

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