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Animals at Work
Season 1: Ep: 1 "Tinker Magician's Assistant"
From painting elephants and drug-busting dogs, to cats in a rock band and monkeys in school, Animals at Work travels the world in search of the most remarkable working animals on the planet. It’s a fun, furry, and often frisky look at the creatures who make our lives easier, safer and more interesting.
Episodes
Ep 1
Tinker Magician's Assistant
Watch Until October 18, 5:30am
Ep 2
Marigold Racing Pig
Watch Until October 19, 5:30am
Ep 3
Prathida Elephant Orchestra
Watch Until October 20, 5:30am
Ep 4
Misty the Owl
Watch Until October 21, 5:30am
Ep 5
Tuna Rock Cat
Watch Until October 22, 5:30am
Ep 6
Intl Trekking Llama
Watch Until October 23, 5:30am
Ep 7
Nok Monkey School
Watch September 24, 5:30am
Ep 8
Rufus the Hawk
Watch September 25, 5:30am
Ep 9
Annie Basset Agility Athlete
Watch September 26, 5:30am
Ep 10
DVD Sniffing Dogs
Watch September 27, 5:30am
Ep 11
Einstein the Imitator
Watch September 28, 5:30am
Ep 12
Teddy Community Donkey
Watch September 29, 5:30am
Ep 13
Nellie Truffle Hunter
Watch September 30, 5:30am
Ep 14
Kitty Gardening Pig
Watch Until September 25, 12:00pm
Ep 15
Bubbles Swimming Elephant
Watch Until September 25, 12:30pm
Ep 16
Litter Model Puppies
Watch October 3, 5:30am
Ep 17
Byron Cheetah Teacher
Watch October 4, 5:30am
Ep 18
Pasha Research Lion
Watch October 5, 5:30am
Ep 19
Jabulani Elephant Guide
Watch October 6, 5:30am
Ep 20
Lynne Model Giraffe
Watch October 7, 5:30am
Ep 21
Rasto Trekking Camel
Watch October 8, 5:30am
Ep 22
Pet Fashion Week
Watch October 9, 5:30am
Ep 23
Performing Sea Lions
Watch October 10, 5:30am
Ep 24
Rabbit Model Competition
Watch October 11, 5:30am
Ep 25
Gerri Furry Pig
Watch October 12, 5:30am
Ep 26
Billy Bee Boy
Watch October 13, 5:30am
Tinker Magician's Assistant
A Maltese terrier debuts as a magician's assistant, and ferrets race for charity. In Namibia, we'll meet a male Jack Russell terrier, who works as a foster mother to orphaned cats.
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Thu Nov 9, 5:30am
Marigold Racing Pig
A champion racing pig gets one last chance at victory, and a New York City terrier artist opens her latest exhibit. Meet a Burmese python who helps British school kids get over their fear of snakes.
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Fri Nov 10, 5:30am
Prathida Elephant Orchestra
Prathida, the elephant drummer gets ready for a special performance, and a cat-rescuing dog is honoured as Cat of the Year. Flesh-eating dermatologist fish work overtime at a day spa in Ireland.
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Sat Nov 11, 5:30am
Misty the Owl
Misty, the owl prepares for his first ever public flight. A Hungarian sheepdog competes at the national championships, and a cherished police horse celebrates his retirement at Liverpool's Lord Mayor's Parade.
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Sun Nov 12, 5:30am
Tuna Rock Cat
A legendary all-cat rock band rehearses for an upcoming gig, and a Labrador retriever motivates young patients to be active. We travel to a farm in Essex for a sheep milking contest.
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Mon Nov 13, 5:30am
Intl Trekking Llama
Inti, the lama, trains for his first-ever trek, and a disabled chihuahua brings joy to kids in Los Angeles. Join Peekaboo, a one-year-old hedgehog as he starts work as a slug-munching pest controller.
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Tue Nov 14, 5:30am
Nok Monkey School
Nok, the macaque monkey learns to collect coconuts, and Bingo graduates as a service dog for people with disabilities. Meet Sam, a four-year-old beach donkey as he starts work in Skegness, England.
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Sun Sep 24, 5:30am
Wed Nov 15, 5:30am
Rufus the Hawk
A hawk in England scares pooping pigeons at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships. A New Jersey performing dog troupe raises cash for homeless pets, and an elephant artist in Thailand gets creative on canvas.
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Mon Sep 25, 5:30am
Thu Nov 16, 5:30am
Annie Basset Agility Athlete
The Mutville Comics perform at New York's Madison Square Garden, and a nurse bunny visits a school in the UK. An arson dog- in-training gears up for her final exam.
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Tue Sep 26, 5:30am
Fri Nov 17, 5:30am
DVD Sniffing Dogs
A crime busting team of two young Labradors sharpen their sniffing skills for a new challenge, and a pig paints to help feed his family. Meet an Akita dog who cheers up hospital waiting rooms and helps children conquer their problems with reading.
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Wed Sep 27, 5:30am
Sat Nov 18, 5:30am
Einstein the Imitator
Meet a superstar parrot and a bat-sniffing dog detective. A goat reluctantly parts with his fleece to solve a stinky situation.
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Thu Sep 28, 5:30am
Sun Nov 19, 5:30am
Teddy Community Donkey
A donkey leaves his life of leisure behind to start a new job, and a border collie sings and raises awareness for animal welfare. Meet an elephant who causes a real stink at work.
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Fri Sep 29, 5:30am
Mon Nov 20, 5:30am
Nellie Truffle Hunter
A Sussex spaniel competes in the first British Truffle Hunting Championship, and a goldfish performs nine clever tricks. Meet an extreme doggie athlete as he attempts his newest challenge-water skiing.
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Sat Sep 30, 5:30am
Tue Nov 21, 5:30am
Kitty Gardening Pig
In Nova Scotia, a nine-month-old pig starts work in the fields. A pest control dog sniffs out termites in Florida, and a group of otters go on a playful PR mission in the UK.
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Wed Nov 22, 5:30am
Bubbles Swimming Elephant
An elephant named Bubbles prepares for her big show, and a public relations bat dispels myths in Sussex. Comb the Scottish Highlands with Ben - a search and a rescue border collie.
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Thu Nov 23, 5:30am
Litter Model Puppies
Nine irresistible Labrador pups get the chance to star in a TV ad campaign, and a pair of heritage Hereford oxen stick together at a working museum in Nova Scotia. Join Superdog and his pals as they perform a high-flying routine at half-time.
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Tue Oct 3, 5:30am
Fri Nov 24, 5:30am
Byron Cheetah Teacher
Meet Byron, a gentle cheetah who's become a schoolteacher at South Africa's DeWildt Cheetah Research Centre. Dress up dog Mr. Foley raises big money for charity, and Chicago's only fire dog heads out on a special call.
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Wed Oct 4, 5:30am
Sat Nov 25, 5:30am
Pasha Research Lion
A Kenyan ranger searches for his missing secret-agent lioness, and a Chinese Shar Pei model heads to a glitzy New York audition. Meet two greyhound blood donors as they help rescue an anemic dog.
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Thu Oct 5, 5:30am
Sun Nov 26, 5:30am
Jabulani Elephant Guide
The elephant herd's newest and naughtiest recruit, Limpopo, heads out on her first South African safari. A Chinese crested dog performs on the streets of Montreal, and a sea eagle in Scotland hunts for high-tech robotic fish.
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Fri Oct 6, 5:30am
Mon Nov 27, 5:30am
Lynne Model Giraffe
A celebrity giraffe grows weary of the limelight and a lucky black cat helps save lives at a Welsh fire station. A five-year-old New Zealand huntaway shows his mammoth deer herd who's the boss.
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Sat Oct 7, 5:30am
Tue Nov 28, 5:30am
Rasto Trekking Camel
A clever, but cranky, camel is up for a promotion. A mutt's good looks have made him a star, and a five-year-old water buffalo in Thailand heads to school.
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Sun Oct 8, 5:30am
Wed Nov 29, 5:30am
Pet Fashion Week
A four-year-old Australian shepherd makes his runway debut at New York City's Pet Fashion Week. A maternal ewe becomes a surrogate mother to an abandoned zebra, and a Labrador retriever helps a boy with special needs.
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Mon Oct 9, 5:30am
Thu Nov 30, 5:30am
Performing Sea Lions
Sister sea lions in Scotland learn spectacular new tricks for their live show. A herd of buffalo in Kenya get into some funky recycling, and a one-of-a-kind Californian rescue dog gears up for an important event.
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Tue Oct 10, 5:30am
Fri Dec 1, 5:30am
Rabbit Model Competition
Two rare breed rookie rabbits head to England's most prestigious competition, and a duo of sheep dog crusaders chase away intruding elk in Banff, Canada. Join a border collie named PeeWee as he patrols his thousand-acre Texas cattle ranch.
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Wed Oct 11, 5:30am
Gerri Furry Pig
An athletic dog in the Czech Republic trains for the canine-powered cycling sport known as bikejoring. A silkworm and his family spins his prized cocoon in Kenya, and a dedicated dog chases away unwelcome birds from a US Coast Guard base.
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Thu Oct 12, 5:30am
Billy Bee Boy
A nervous student in London faces 50,000 hardworking stingers on his first-ever honey-harvesting mission. An Australian kelpie gets serious about sheepherding, and a fast-running whippet trains for the national championships.
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Fri Oct 13, 5:30am