Pick of the Litter is an American documentary streaming television series created by Dana Nachman and Don Hardy. Based on the 2018 film of the same name, which was also written and directed by the duo, the series began streaming on Disney+ on December 20, 2019.
The series follows six potential guide dogs named Paco, Pacino, Raffi, Amara, Tulane, and Tartan and how they are nurtured, trained, loved, and shepherded along the way forward potentially changing a blind human companion’s life and working as their guide dog.
|No.||Title||Directed by||Original release date|
|1||"Meet the Dogs"||Don Hardy||December 20, 2019|
|Focuses on the six puppies and their puppy raisers and the bond between them. It also focuses on how the dogs undergo the evaluations to become guide dogs for the blind before advancing to professional training.|
|2||"Off to Puppy College"||Don Hardy||December 27, 2019|
|Focuses on how the puppies are recalled to the guide dog facility for their training and their medical tests at the center. It also touches on how visually impaired individuals can opt for a guide dog.|
|3||"Training Begins"||Dana Nachman||January 3, 2020|
|Focuses on how the puppies are trained as guide dogs, including undergoing testing with their trainer blindfolded. It also focuses on how puppies selected for breeding undergo distraction and other testing.|
|4||"Next Level Training"||Don Hardy||January 10, 2020|
|Focuses on advanced levels of training from phase three to phase seven, where guide dogs in training have to use all their skills to pass the test in phase eight. It also focuses on the match-making process between dogs and clients.|
|5||"Meet Your Match"||Don Hardy||January 17, 2020|
|The dogs in advanced training take their final exams in the hopes of being matched with clients.|
|6||"Together at Last"||Don Hardy||January 24, 2020|
|The graduating dogs meet with their puppy raisers before they go home with their new partners.|
- "Disney+ chases "Pick of the Litter" docuseries". Reelscreen.
- "Docu-series 'Pick of the Litter' about Bay Area guide dogs coming to Disney+". abc7news.
- "Every guide dog has its day. Start streaming the #DisneyPlus Original Series Pick of the Litter on Dec. 20.pic.twitter.com/dLPWqrGxJL" (November 19, 2019).
- "Ruff, rewarding, real — this is the path to becoming a guide dog. Pick of the Litter, a #DisneyPlus Original Series, premieres Dec. 20.pic.twitter.com/7ewFCogYny" (November 19, 2019).
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