All Dogs, All the Time on Nat Geo’s WILD BarkFest Weekend

Amy Tokic
by Amy Tokic
It’s back and better than ever! Time to tune into Nat Geo WILD and binge watch your favorite pooch-related TV show as the Second Annual BarkFest begins on April 15.

Dangerous Chihuahuas, the world’s funniest dogs, and in-depth breed analysis – all this and much more is in store for you during a full, dog-packed weekend. For your viewing pleasure, Nat Geo WILD’s BarkFest kicks off on Friday, April 15, and the party doesn’t stop until Sunday, April 17!

You won’t want to leave the couch, so make sure to stock up on binge watching essentials (chips, beverages, diapers) before sitting down to a slew of your favorite programs and a few new shows where dogs are the stars.

Here’s a sneak peek at the new lineup of shows:

World’s Funniest Dogs

Chewed up shoes and rambunctious pooches are just a few of the faces you’ll meet on “World’s Funniest Dogs.” These mischief makers are captured red-pawed, on video!

Who’s Your Doggie?

A team of experts takes a close look at six mixed dogs and digs deep into their family roots. DNA analysis and doggie behavior helps narrow down what exactly goes these mutts – and the results will surprise you.

Second Chance Chihuahuas

Believe it or not, packs of Chihuahuas, are wreaking havoc in cities across the U.S. But Laura Dash and Jim Peterson of Dolittle’s Ranch is committed to giving these tiny terrors a second chance.

How Dogs Got Their Shapes

Have you ever wondered how different breeds got to where they are today? This show will look at dogs, from their cute noses to their adorable paws, learning the amazing ways that different breeds’ shapes have changed over time.

Nat Geo WILD’s BarkFest Weekend starts Friday, April 15 at 9/8c. Check your local listings for channels, or visit National Geographic’s website for a full schedule.

Amy Tokic
Amy Tokic

Amy Tokic, Editor of, is a passionate animal lover and proud pet parent of Oscar, a Shih Tzu/Chihuahua cross, and Zed, a Japanese Chin. Her love of animals began in kindergarten, when she brought her stuffed dog Snoopy into class with her every day. Now, she writes about her adventures in pet ownership and tirelessly researches products, news and health related issues she can share with other animal enthusiasts. In her free time, Amy loves perusing used book and record stores, obsessing over the latest pet products available and chasing squirrels with wild abandon (a habit attributed to spending too much time with her pooches).

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