SYNOPSIS

 

He has shared our lives for 20 000 years. Along the way, he has helped us find food, kept our livestock, protected us from our enemies, guided us in extreme conditions, and saved us from peril.

 

Now, he comforts us, relieving loneliness and helping us cope with old age. He has become our infallible ally. How did dogs come about? How did these formidable creatures take such prominence in our lives? How did we learn to cooperate with their unique talents, and what are the incredible things that they do for us today?

Here are the astounding adventures of some of those remarkable animals, and the exploits that make them heroes amongst men. From wolf to pet, from predator to loyal friend, we will travel the world to recount how the dog became: MAN’S FIRST FRIEND.

A film by Fred Fougea

A Boreales - Winds - NHK - France Télévisions coproduction

With the participation of CuriosityStream LCC, ZDF, Planète +

In association with Cinemage 12, Palatine Etoile 15, Indéfilms 16