Animal 24:7

Tuesdays & Saturdays at 8 pm ET / 9 pm PT

show summary

All over the world, wildlife is under threat. This compelling BBC series, presented by Tom Heap, follows the dedicated men and women of Britain’s RSPCA, who work tirelessly around the clock dealing with every imaginable kind of animal welfare case — from rescuing abused and abandoned household pets to providing emergency care for injured beasts in the wild.

this week

Series Two: Episode Eight
Tuesday Aug. 23 & Saturday Aug. 27
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week of august 29

Series Two: Episode Nine
Tuesday Aug. 30 & Saturday Sept. 3
Penny, a 13-year-old border collie, is infested with fleas, her coat is falling out, and her ear is infected. The RSPCA is trying to give her a better life — but will such an old dog find a new owner? The team at Tiggywinkles Wildlife Hospital try to catch some of the fallow deer they have saved to release them into the wild. And presenter Tom Heap lends a hand to a fox stuck in a garden shed.

week of september 5

Series Two: Episode Ten
Tuesday Sept. 6 & Saturday Sept. 10
When a dead dog turns up in an anonymous backyard and its companion is found almost starved to death, the RSPCA are on the case. It’s last orders for one stray cat that has made a pub cellar its home. And Tom Heap meets Brock the baby otter and his badger cub pals — a band of orphans making a splash at Secret World Wildlife Rescue in Somerset.

week of september 12

Series Two: Episode Eleven
Tuesday Sept. 13 & Saturday Sept. 17
In Bolton, RSPCA inspector Mel Furey comes to the aid of Zak and Charlie, a dog and cat abandoned in a filthy house and left to scavenge the rubbish for food. Presenter Tom Heap learns the right way to handle a fearsome bird of prey. And in the dead of night a rescued badger is released into the wild to return to his den.