During the hottest month of the year, dog devotees can tune in to watch some really cool canines as the Discovery Family Channel turns August into Pawgust!
TV viewer’s favorite famous friend of those with fur, Betty White (along with a few of her buddies who bark!), will act as host of the four-week-long Fido-fest.
Schedule of Pawgust Shows
- Leading the pack of original programming, the series From Wags to Riches with Bill Berloni offers a look at the work of a renowned animal trainer whose humane techniques have helped countless homeless dogs make the leap from shelter to showbiz. Premiering August 6th at 9/8c, the hour-long show will be paired with premiere specials like Secrets of the Dog Park at 10/9c and encore airings of My Dog’s Crazy Animal Friends.
- Lap up all the Spot-themed excitement when Discovery Family unleashes Yappy Hour on August 3rd with Funniest Pets and People and encores of the week’s Rover-related programming.
- Discovery Family brings the funny every Friday night beginning August 7th at 8/7c with the US premiere of Pets Make You Laugh Out Loud and Planet’s Funniest Animals at 9/8c.
- Curl up on the couch with your canine companion and watch small screen broadcasts of big screen hits that star Hollywood hounds, starting August 1st with 101 Dalmatians at 8/7c and See Spot Run at 10/9c, followed on August 3rd by the animated adventure All Dogs Go To Heaven at 8/7c. Watch Rowlf the Dog and his puppet pals in Muppets from Space on August 8th at 8/7c and Muppets Take Manhattan at 10/9c, and check out Hotel for Dogs on August 9th at 10/9c. Film fans who are doggedly devoted to all animals can also tune in for the cartoon caper Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa on August 15th at 8/7c and The Jungle Book on the same date at 10/9c.
Along with a lineup of pup-inspired programming, dog lovers are also invited to look online at DiscoveryFamilyChannel.com for ‘Pawsome Paws’ microsodes featuring animals from the on-air shows. Across social media platforms, Discovery Family will encourage fans and followers to “Show Us Your Paws!” by taking photos of their pet’s feet and tagging them #Pawgust. In addition, Discovery Family will officially launch an Instagram account, with daily posts tied to #Pawgust.
Photo Credit: Discovery/Scott Everett White