Coming to CBS: Dogs in the City

A new canine reality series featuring New York City dog trainer Justin Silver premieres May 30 at 8:00 p.m. ET on CBS.

Described as a master at resolving issues between dogs and their owners, Silver will assess problem pooches and offer suggestions for behavior modification. According to CBS, “Throughout the series, Silver will meet with New Yorkers who have a range of canine issues — from a couple looking to move in together with a dog to a newly divorced couple whose dog is having a rough time adjusting to joint custody.”

Silver has spent more than a decade as a dog trainer and behaviorist.

 







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  • April 15, 2012 10:30 amPosted 2 years ago
    Joyce

    And i’ll be watching

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    April 15, 2012 11:09 amPosted 2 years ago
    Deborah

    YAYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY !!!!

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  • April 15, 2012 11:10 amPosted 2 years ago
    Carole

    Will have to check it out…(I think I’ve seen him before)

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    April 15, 2012 11:10 amPosted 2 years ago
    Panayiota

    Don’t own a TV but looks good.

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  • April 15, 2012 11:32 amPosted 2 years ago
    Anonymous

    Awesome!

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  • April 15, 2012 11:39 amPosted 2 years ago
    Susan

    Got it on my calendar.

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  • April 15, 2012 11:42 amPosted 2 years ago
    Simona

    What a kiss!

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    April 15, 2012 12:08 pmPosted 2 years ago
    Divina

    I will be watching too. I love dog shows like this. You can learn so much.

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  • April 15, 2012 12:25 pmPosted 2 years ago
    Laurie

    Very interesting to see that a major network realizes the ratings value of a dog show. While I applaud Justin’s efforts at rescue I have to be honest about who he is and isn’t. His site mentions absolutely no credentials in the area of dog training. He is a self proclaimed animal behaviorist and seems to me to be a comedian who saw an opportunity as a non profit. I’m not saying he may not be wonderful with dogs and he must know the right people to have gotten CBS’s attention. The world just doesn’t need another dog hobbyist promoting training. After all years back many of us adored Ceasar as he was the only show on tv and we hungered for help. I really really hope Justin is one of the good guys of training and not another nationally recognized non-professional who is going to get enough attention to give people bad information against which real trainers, and behaviorists who have completed enourmous amounts of training, will be compared to. Sorry if this sounds mean, not intended to be, and certainly not looking for government legistative regulations, and as an entrepeneur I encourage business building as a person involved with professional trainers and modalities I am concerned and look forward to the show.

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      April 16, 2012 10:42 amPosted 2 years ago
      Ali M

      Laurie, you are right. Everyone in the Manhattan pet profession is saying, “who is this guy?” No one knows him and certainly not as the city’s guru. Here we go again. He’s a comedian who raises money for animals. His comedic work likely makes him a great tv person. I was curious and fishing for a dog group I am part of here in the city. Watch these leash skills. It’s really unfortunate.

      http://video.foxnews.com/v/4336772/tough-love-tips-to-train-your-dog/

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    April 15, 2012 1:46 pmPosted 2 years ago
    Lynn

    Awesome ! Excited hope we’ll get it in Ont. There is a place in NY called Yonkers Animal Shelter maybe they could put a spotlight on them….they help and keep dogs for long periods of time UNTIL they get adopted they could probably use some tips and some media attention as well!!!!! Just a thought

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    April 15, 2012 1:59 pmPosted 2 years ago
    Jenny

    Cesar Milan is still the best.

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  • April 15, 2012 2:31 pmPosted 2 years ago
    Marsha

    CM sucks; I don’t know Justin’s background but there are plenty of credentialed experts out there.

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    April 15, 2012 2:48 pmPosted 2 years ago
    Anonymous

    I love dogs, shows about dogs and people that love dogs are my kind of peeps!

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    April 15, 2012 3:55 pmPosted 2 years ago
    Anonymous

    Anxiously awaiting this!

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    April 16, 2012 2:05 pmPosted 2 years ago
    Anonymous

    Hopefully they will also take a tour of one of the AC&C shelters that is run by Julie Banks and shed some light on the corruptness that is being perpetuated by her the board of directors and the director of the health department.

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    April 17, 2012 1:06 amPosted 2 years ago
    Suzy

    The last thing America needs is another correction trainer with no real education. My boycot of CBS starts today.

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    April 17, 2012 7:28 pmPosted 2 years ago
    Rox

    Suzy I’m with you. If this guy isn’t credentialed chances are he may be channeling his inner Cesar and I’m not talkin’ pet food here either.

    I’d sure rather that a pawsitive trainer with significant screen presence already would go to one of the major networks – like maybe Victoria Stilwell.

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    May 20, 2012 9:04 pmPosted 2 years ago
    Pam

    I’ll be interested to see the show. Especially if he is actually a comedian who is being passed off as a dog trainer.
    As for Victoria Stilwell–she’s a joke! She is an actress who was cast as a dog trainer. She’s been given some dog training instruction and is now an instant expert, completely created by the media. She has had one dog in her entire life and that is an adult Lab rescue that she acquired after she started on the show–probably only to enhance her image.
    Anyone can say they are a dog trainer or behaviorist–there are no official requirements and many of the so called training “credentials” are meaningless!

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