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A Fresh Start

Trainers take on the shyest dog they've ever seen and a hyperactive shepard mix, as Dr. Mike performs grueling 8-hour surgery.

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Trainers take on the shyest dog they've ever seen and a hyperactive shepard mix, as Dr. Mike performs grueling 8-hour surgery.

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danny owens
danny owens

I am very disturbed that every channel now is about rating.I see natgeo may have jumped on that wagon.I was a an accomplished scout veteran.Now im in my fourties ,handicapped and I miss the scouting program.I love this show cause it was a way for me to feel like im still apart of it.I am not happy with the cancellation of the show because it was a very good,inspirational,educational show.Of course because of ratings im sure natgeo cancelled it.Does everything have to be about ratings when the show is a good tool to use for our kids today? This show was a good tool to inspire curiosity of the scouting program.For this purpose I wont ever tune into natgeo ever

danny owens
danny owens

I am very disturbed that every channel now is about rating.I see natgeo may have jumped on that wagon.I was a an accomplished scout veteran.Now im in my fourties ,handicapped and I miss the scouting program.I love this show cause it was a way for me to feel like im still apart of it.I am not happy with the cancellation of the show because it was a very good,inspirational,educational show.Of course because of ratings im sure natgeo cancelled it.Does everything have to be about ratings when the show is a good tool to use for our kids today? This show was a good tool to inspire curiosity of the scouting program.For this purpose I wont ever tune into natgeo ever

Gary Weeks
Gary Weeks

Though members of society may choose tolive in a manner that brings much heart ache and has been downfall of manysocieties does not mean that a great organization such as the Boy Scouts ofAmerica has to lower its high prized values.

These great values are values that buildand strengthen individuals and society. Being a Boy Scout has a distinguishedand higher echelon of trust. The disregard of this trust, possess equal, andeven greater far reach consequences.

Mission Statement

To prepare young people to make ethicaland moral choices over their lifetimes my instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law

Scout Oath

On myhonor I will do my best, to do my duty, to God and my country and to obey theScout Law; to help other people at all times; to keep myself physically strong,mentally awake and morally straight.

Scout Law

A Scout is: Trustworthy, loyal, helpful, Friendly,Courteous, Kind, Obedient, Cheerful, Thrifty, brave, Clean, and Reverent

I am so very pleased thatNational Geographic would be so willing to stand for good, wholesome televisionstandards that build and strengthen society.

National Geographic, Thank You!

Tracie Felker
Tracie Felker

My family has been subscribers and supporters of National Geographic for many, many years. I am extremely disappointed that National Geographic would publish a piece on the virtues of Scouting (and I agree there are many) without also mentioning that Boy Scouts of America does not allow gay youth to participate. Boy Scouts of America may be tough, but not tough enough to embrace tolerance and diversity. It can not be oversight that National Geographic fails to address this. Would you give positive press to other organizations that discriminate? I don't think so. 

David G.
David G.

@Tracie Felker

You make a valid point, but I am hoping folks like you will reach out to the BSA and urge them to update their rules to be all inclusive. I'm an Eagle and an active volunteer who is working to change the organization and drop the DADT rule. Please contact BSA and Tico Perez, the National Commissioner (ticop@aol.com) and tell him how you feel. Gays have been, are in and will continue to be in the BSA. National must change their discriminatory rule if they want to continue.

Ben Venteicher
Ben Venteicher

@Tracie FelkerThe Boy Scout program stands for what is right and they do hold to certain moral TRUTH and INTEGRITY.  The fact that they are willing to take a stand against  unhealthy and inappropriate relationships is commendable.  That takes more bravery than going with the flow and accepting all things to be truth when in reality they are not.  I'm proud to be a boy scout and an eagle scout... I'm sorry that you can't respect an organization which has spent over a century raising up excellent leaders and young men with true character and backbone. 

Osahon Okah
Osahon Okah

A scouts is a friend to all and a brother to anyother scouts no matter what country class or graid the other may belong.