31st January 2011, 3:20pm
Animal behaviour specialist features in new TV series
extraordinary dogs Professor of Veterinary Behavioural Medicine, Daniel Mills, will feature in a new TV series Extraordinary Dogs which premieres on Five at 7.30pm on Tuesday 1 February.

Professor Mills became the country’s first specialist in veterinary behavioural medicine to be recognised by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and is now the country’s first professor of the discipline.

He was one of the founders of the biennial international meetings which have assisted in shaping the profession and has written extensive publications on a range of animals and exotic species. He is based at the University’s Riseholme campus.

The TV series composes of 13 episodes, each 30 minutes long, and features experts, trainers, veterinary professionals and dog owners who reveal what makes dogs capable of the extraordinary things they can do; the science behind the dogs that gives them their incredible capabilities.

The aim of each episode is to show the magnificence of dogs, their extraordinary physiological capabilities such as stamina and movement, learning abilities and heightened senses such as smell and hearing.

The series will be shown in 50 countries worldwide. For further details visit:
http://www.five.tv/shows/extraordinary-dogs

Image courtesy of Back2back productions.
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