10/21/2013 04:12 pm ET

'Dog Whisperer' Gets Keys To The City From Bogota Mayor


Bogota Mayor Gustavo Petro presented the keys to the city to the Mexican Cesar Millan, known as the "Dog Whisperer," for his defense of animals around the world.

Petro received Millan on Friday and discussed the Mexican's work, a meeting at which the mayor had at his side his mascot, a female called Bacata, the mayor's office said.

During the tribute, Millan said he regretted the ignorance that, in his opinion, so many humans have about animals and about nature in general.

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