THE FEAR FACTOR FILE
STUNT: JUNKYARD CANINE ATTACK
LOCATION: U-PICK-A-PART, SUN VALLEY, CA
DESCRIPTION: Tethered together, the couple must make their way through three different junkyard obstacles retrieving hubcaps while being attacked by dogs. Contestants will have two minutes to negotiate each obstacle and the couple that takes the greatest amount of time to complete all three will be eliminated.
PRODUCTION STUNT DIAGRAM
- All of the voice commands used by the wranglers to communicate with their dogs are spoken in German.
- Originally bred in England, the Bull Mastiff was trained to protect its owner’s property by tackling a trespasser and sitting on his chest until the dog’s master returned.
- Curly, the largest of the dogs used in the stunt; weighs 185lbs.
BEHIND THE SCENES PRODUCTION PHOTOS
Another contestant is taken down by the vicious dogs.
Contestants make their way through the junkyard obstacle course with the dogs hot on their heels.
After a long a successful day of attacking helpless contestants with dogs, the crew celebrates by taking a photo with the dogs.