Discuss as:

On Assignment: Kate Snow's behind-the-scenes photos with Cesar Millan

NBC News

By Kate Snow
Rock Center

Cesar Millan took us to the "top of his world," at his "Dog Psychology Center" in the mountains near Santa Clarita, Calif.

See more photos after the jump.


NBC News

An amazing view.

NBC News

Every one of the dogs surrounding us has at one time bitten a human.

The entrance to Cesar's ranch.

NBC News

Love this photo.

NBC News

Cesar is teaching me how not to feel afraid while surrounded by his pack.

NBC News

His 43 acres ranch was a dream of his, growing up in Mexico.

NBC News

Walking the pack up the hill

NBC News

We used an ATV to get our crews around.

NBC News

NBC News

Walking to his favorite spot on the grounds.

NBC News

Cesar would come to this shaded tree at his lowest points and think about life. In our interview he speaks about hitting bottom and wanting to give up.

NBC News

The Cesar rules: "No touch, no talk, no eye contact."

NBC News

One of many dogs in the pack.

Jamie Farnsworth/NBC News

This is a spot Cesar built in honor and remembrance of his beloved Pit Bull "Daddy"

Jamie Farnsworth/NBC News

Jamie Farnsworth/NBC News

NBC News

Cesar and his girlfriend Jahira, with Cesar's son Calvin.

NBC News

Cesar talks about rebuilding his life after a divorce, financial loss and emotional loss.

NBC News

Calvin lives with his dad and Jahira now.

NBC News

On our way to Cesar's old neighborhood in South Central L.A.

NBC News

Cesar is enormously proud that this was the site of his very first "Dog Psychology Center" - in a vacant lot in South Central Los Angeles.

NBC News

Believe it or not, limos used to pull up here to deliver the dogs of movie stars.

NBC News

This is where he got his big break - a TV show that ran for 9 seasons. Now he has a new program: "Leader of the Pack" on NatGeo WILD.