'Dog Whisperer' Becomes US Citizen

'Dog Whisperer' Cesar Milan at the BOW WOW WOW Animale Rescue Benefit in LA (July 2007) 'Dog Whisperer' Cesar Milan at the BOW WOW WOW Animale Rescue Benefit in LA (July 2007)

Now you can call Cesar Millan the oath taker.

Millan, the Mexican-born star of National Geographic Channel’s “Dog Whisperer” was sworn in as a U.S. citizen Thursday morning at a ceremony in Montebello, Calif., the National Geographic Channel said in a statement.

Millan, who passed his citizenship test earlier this year, has been a U.S. resident since 2000.

“This is the ultimate culmination of living the American dream,” he said.

The animal trainer, who shot to fame in 2003 when his series premiered on the National Geographic Channel, chronicled his childhood in Mexico and how he crossed the border as a young man in his book, “Cesar’s Way.”

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