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Watch the Alpha Dogs in action!

Nat Geo Wild's new series, which premieres two back-to-back episodes beginning Friday at 9/8c, offers a behind-the scenes look at the training of elite police and military dogs. These are no ordinary pups — unless your dog can leap from a helicopter, rappel down a building, sniff out bombs and take down a bad guy. Their own reward? Playing with a tennis ball!

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Check out our exclusive sneak peek from the first episode, in which one trainer explains the power of the dog's bite:

Alpha Dogs, executive-produced by Jack Osbourne and Rob Worsoff, airs Fridays at 9/8c and 9:30/8:30c on Nat Geo Wild.