In an all-new season of Dog Whisperer, beginning Jan. 7, changing bad dogs into good ones requires lots of role-playing by Cesar Millan – and at least one costume change!
On Jan. 21’s episode, the dog trainer looks the part of army officer when he dons fatigues at Texas’s Fort Hood army base, where one local pup needs help overcoming his fear of men in camo. In February, Millan plays Cupid (minus the bow and arrow) in a Valentine’s Day-themed episode in which he helps a couple who can’t kiss without vigorous protesting from their little pooch.
Click the video above to hear Millan talk about what’s in store for season 8, which starts Saturday, Jan. 7 at 8pm ET on Nat Geo Wild.
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