Animals at Work

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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.

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Tinker Magician's...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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...

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.

Saturday April 19, 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.

Sunday April 20, 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.

Monday April 21, 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...

Monday April 21, 6:00pm
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.

Monday April 21, 6:30pm
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.

Tuesday April 22, 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.

Wednesday April 23, 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.

Thursday April 24, 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.

Friday April 25, 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.

Saturday April 26, 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.

Sunday April 27, 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.

Monday April 28, 6:00pm
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.

Monday April 28, 6:30pm
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.

Monday May 5, 6:00pm
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.

Monday May 5, 6:30pm
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.

Monday May 12, 6:00pm
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.

Monday May 12, 6:30pm
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.

Monday May 19, 6:00pm
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.

Monday May 19, 6:30pm
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.

Saturday May 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.

Sunday May 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.

Monday May 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.

Monday May 26, 6:00pm
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.

Monday May 26, 6:30pm
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.

Tuesday May 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.

Wednesday May 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.

Thursday May 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.

Friday May 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.

Saturday May 31, 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.

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