Animals at Work II

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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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Ginny Donkey Therapist

Ginny, a therapist donkey-in-training gears up to impress her first-ever VIP client, and a sandwich delivery dog learns the ropes without devouring the product. Meet Riley, a horse toy company's equine chairman.

Gino Guide Dog

Gino the guide dog helps his boss train for the 2012 Paralympic Games in judo. Shakti, the baby tapir, learns skills to help save her species from extinction. From serenading crickets to piano playing pigeons, meet the most musical animals of all...

Higgings Dog Detective

In Phoenix, Arizona, a three-year-old springer spaniel is in training to be come a doggie detective, and a rat actor named Sausage pours on the charm in London. Meet the tireless fowls and ferrets who have performed the dirtiest animal jobs of...

Blackjack Polo Pony

Blackjack the gelding is desperate to join one of Hawaii's best polo teams. Meet an ordinary housecat who's actually a wall-climbing superhero. We'll visit a Costa Rican school where seasoned pros teach apprentices the 'way of the ox'.

Blaze Alpaca Security Guard

A brave six-year-old alpaca is about to start his new job as a farmyard security guard. An injured albatross becomes an environmental spokesbird at the Monterey Bay Aquarium, and we'll meet the political animals of all time.

Jip Firefighter Pup

Jip is hoping to join a UK fire brigade as a full-fledged search and rescue dog; a child psychologist turtle shows off his amazing tricks to help kids come out of their shells; the Fanimals challenge their Dads and a dog to a dance contest.

Mocha Llama Golf Caddy

An eight-month-old llama dreams of joining an elite team of golf caddies, and a springer spaniel named Casper puts his super-sensitive nose to good use. Find out what blood-sucking leeches and a shaved chicken's bottom have in common.

Logan Super Sniffer Dog

Logan the rescue dog turned apprentice 'pollution sniffer' reports for his first big day on the job, and a one-eyed racing cat named Midge faces off against a top human sprinter. From electric eels to light-producing glow-worms, meet the most...

Frankie Politician Dog

Frankie, the political lobbyist dog gears up for a meeting with a high-profile Costa Rican presidential candidate. Freddie Fox teaches horse-lovers how his muscles and bones work, and meet the bravest animal heroes of all time.

Sam Hearing Dog Rescue

A hearing dog named Sam is put to the test by his boss and best friend; a herd of brush-eating California goats tackles a life-saving overnight mission; meet a black macaque with great taste and a very important job.

Ellie Goshawk Camerawoman

Ellie, the goshawk usually works as a flying camerawoman but this time she's landed a starring role. A camel helps make soap from her own milk, and Animal News reports on a kitten who survives a treacherous train journey.

Sue Pig Coach

With his career as a show pig behind him, one-year-old Sue is hoping to make it as a coach for up-and-coming show pig Bradley; meet a miniature horse in Hawaii who gives children their first-ever pony ride; the Fanimals challenge a Harris hawk to...

Lilly in the Kitchen Kitten

As the chief taste tester for a cat food company, Lilly has put her seal of approval on a new recipe. In London's East End, a life coach horse is changing people's lives, and the Fanimals try to prove that Shetland ponies could have jobs as...

Layla Public Relations Sloth

Layla, the three-fingered sloth prepares to take over the top job at the Costa Rican sanctuary. Meet the legendary ravens at the Tower of London; the Fanimals concoct a foul menu to see if Larry the pig could work as a food critic.

Lucky Poo Canoe Builder

A boat-building mountain sheep named Lucky is contributing her droppings to a very special project. A skateboarding bulldog attempts to master his first-ever trick, and a tapir named Deeg is helping to save her species from extinction.

Telsha Pack Goat

A one-year-old Lamancha is in training to become a pack goat, and Tinkerbell is a gentle sand tiger shark who helps train first-time scuba divers in her aquarium home in Scotland. Meet the canaries that were showcased in 18th-century France's...

Maria Creepy Crawly Counsellor

Maria, the tarantula, uses her creepy crawly charm on three petrified school kids, and a feisty parrot teaches caged birds to live free and happy lives. Meet the strongest animals of all time, including jousting Medieval horses and the elephants...

Mei Binman Otter

An orphan otter named Mei Mei is hoping to join her zoo's resident family of rubbish-collecting otters, and we'll meet a ranch-managing Hereford cow named Milkshake. The Fanimals determine whether a giraffe, zebra or camel would make the best...

Dr. Valentine Race Horse

After improving his attitude, a naughty racehorse tries to get his career back on track. Meet Spike, the bearded dragon lizard, who has to be the most unusual teacher in the world. Maya the jaguar paints a masterpiece in West Palm Beach.

Pono Actor Dog

A world famous actor dog named Pono tries to jump-start his flagging career, and a giant tortoise in Singapore fights to keep his heavyweight championship title. Animal News reports on a brave mouse who steals from a leopard.

Harmony the Mountaineering Dog

Harmony the 'wonder dog' helps with the laundry, the telephone and the bank machine, and now he's preparing for a very special mountain-climbing mission. The Fanimals search for the ideal paper factory employee.

Snowball Dancing Cockatoo

Snowball, the talking, dancing cockatoo gears up for a very important show. A ferret who is an expert plumber and electrician teaches her apprentices how it's done. Find out why the scarab beetle was one of ancient Egypt's most-worshipped gods....

Hercules Eco-Dog

A dog named Hercules patrols the beach to help save Costa Rican baby turtles from extinction, and a handsome Hawaiian bull tries to make it as a model. Meet a cheetah who reports for work as a research assistant.

Miss Tica Parade Pony

Hoping to be a champion parade horse just like her parents, Miss Tica is gearing up for her big chance, and a champion greyhound enjoys his second career as a teacher's assistant. We'll meet some incredible animals who changed the course of...

Lambini Sheep Dog Sheep

Vying to become the only sheep-herding sheep in the world, Princess Lambini gets down to work. The Fanimals determine what animal would make the best pizza chef.

Geeza Llama Therapy

With dreams of becoming a tour guide, a young llama named Geeza gets the chance to impress a group of visiting VIPs. The Fanimals determine whether a crocodile, elephant or giant tortoise would make the best historian.

Monday April 28, 5:30am
Frankie Politician Dog

Frankie, the political lobbyist dog gears up for a meeting with a high-profile Costa Rican presidential candidate. Freddie Fox teaches horse-lovers how his muscles and bones work, and meet the bravest animal heroes of all time.

Tuesday April 29, 5:30am
Ellie Goshawk Camerawoman

Ellie, the goshawk usually works as a flying camerawoman but this time she's landed a starring role. A camel helps make soap from her own milk, and Animal News reports on a kitten who survives a treacherous train journey.

Wednesday April 30, 5:30am
Layla Public Relations Sloth

Layla, the three-fingered sloth prepares to take over the top job at the Costa Rican sanctuary. Meet the legendary ravens at the Tower of London; the Fanimals concoct a foul menu to see if Larry the pig could work as a food critic.

Thursday May 1, 5:30am
Maria Creepy Crawly Counsellor

Maria, the tarantula, uses her creepy crawly charm on three petrified school kids, and a feisty parrot teaches caged birds to live free and happy lives. Meet the strongest animals of all time, including jousting Medieval horses and the elephants...

Friday May 2, 5:30am
Pono Actor Dog

A world famous actor dog named Pono tries to jump-start his flagging career, and a giant tortoise in Singapore fights to keep his heavyweight championship title. Animal News reports on a brave mouse who steals from a leopard.

Saturday May 3, 5:30am
Hercules Eco-Dog

A dog named Hercules patrols the beach to help save Costa Rican baby turtles from extinction, and a handsome Hawaiian bull tries to make it as a model. Meet a cheetah who reports for work as a research assistant.

Sunday May 4, 5:30am
Gino Guide Dog

Gino the guide dog helps his boss train for the 2012 Paralympic Games in judo. Shakti, the baby tapir, learns skills to help save her species from extinction. From serenading crickets to piano playing pigeons, meet the most musical animals of all...

Monday May 5, 5:30am
Blackjack Polo Pony

Blackjack the gelding is desperate to join one of Hawaii's best polo teams. Meet an ordinary housecat who's actually a wall-climbing superhero. We'll visit a Costa Rican school where seasoned pros teach apprentices the 'way of the ox'.

Tuesday May 6, 5:30am
Jip Firefighter Pup

Jip is hoping to join a UK fire brigade as a full-fledged search and rescue dog; a child psychologist turtle shows off his amazing tricks to help kids come out of their shells; the Fanimals challenge their Dads and a dog to a dance contest.

Wednesday May 7, 5:30am
Logan Super Sniffer Dog

Logan the rescue dog turned apprentice 'pollution sniffer' reports for his first big day on the job, and a one-eyed racing cat named Midge faces off against a top human sprinter. From electric eels to light-producing glow-worms, meet the most...

Thursday May 8, 5:30am
Sam Hearing Dog Rescue

A hearing dog named Sam is put to the test by his boss and best friend; a herd of brush-eating California goats tackles a life-saving overnight mission; meet a black macaque with great taste and a very important job.

Friday May 9, 5:30am
Sue Pig Coach

With his career as a show pig behind him, one-year-old Sue is hoping to make it as a coach for up-and-coming show pig Bradley; meet a miniature horse in Hawaii who gives children their first-ever pony ride; the Fanimals challenge a Harris hawk to...

Saturday May 10, 5:30am
Lucky Poo Canoe Builder

A boat-building mountain sheep named Lucky is contributing her droppings to a very special project. A skateboarding bulldog attempts to master his first-ever trick, and a tapir named Deeg is helping to save her species from extinction.

Sunday May 11, 5:30am
Mei Binman Otter

An orphan otter named Mei Mei is hoping to join her zoo's resident family of rubbish-collecting otters, and we'll meet a ranch-managing Hereford cow named Milkshake. The Fanimals determine whether a giraffe, zebra or camel would make the best...

Monday May 12, 5:30am
Harmony the Mountaineering Dog

Harmony the 'wonder dog' helps with the laundry, the telephone and the bank machine, and now he's preparing for a very special mountain-climbing mission. The Fanimals search for the ideal paper factory employee.

Tuesday May 13, 5:30am
Miss Tica Parade Pony

Hoping to be a champion parade horse just like her parents, Miss Tica is gearing up for her big chance, and a champion greyhound enjoys his second career as a teacher's assistant. We'll meet some incredible animals who changed the course of...

Wednesday May 14, 5:30am
Lambini Sheep Dog Sheep

Vying to become the only sheep-herding sheep in the world, Princess Lambini gets down to work. The Fanimals determine what animal would make the best pizza chef.

Thursday May 15, 5:30am
Geeza Llama Therapy

With dreams of becoming a tour guide, a young llama named Geeza gets the chance to impress a group of visiting VIPs. The Fanimals determine whether a crocodile, elephant or giant tortoise would make the best historian.

Friday May 16, 5:30am
Lilly in the Kitchen Kitten

As the chief taste tester for a cat food company, Lilly has put her seal of approval on a new recipe. In London's East End, a life coach horse is changing people's lives, and the Fanimals try to prove that Shetland ponies could have jobs as...

Saturday May 17, 5:30am
Telsha Pack Goat

A one-year-old Lamancha is in training to become a pack goat, and Tinkerbell is a gentle sand tiger shark who helps train first-time scuba divers in her aquarium home in Scotland. Meet the canaries that were showcased in 18th-century France's...

Sunday May 18, 5:30am
Dr. Valentine Race Horse

After improving his attitude, a naughty racehorse tries to get his career back on track. Meet Spike, the bearded dragon lizard, who has to be the most unusual teacher in the world. Maya the jaguar paints a masterpiece in West Palm Beach.

Monday May 19, 5:30am
Snowball Dancing Cockatoo

Snowball, the talking, dancing cockatoo gears up for a very important show. A ferret who is an expert plumber and electrician teaches her apprentices how it's done. Find out why the scarab beetle was one of ancient Egypt's most-worshipped gods....

Tuesday May 20, 5:30am
Ginny Donkey Therapist

Ginny, a therapist donkey-in-training gears up to impress her first-ever VIP client, and a sandwich delivery dog learns the ropes without devouring the product. Meet Riley, a horse toy company's equine chairman.

Wednesday May 21, 5:30am
Higgings Dog Detective

In Phoenix, Arizona, a three-year-old springer spaniel is in training to be come a doggie detective, and a rat actor named Sausage pours on the charm in London. Meet the tireless fowls and ferrets who have performed the dirtiest animal jobs of...

Thursday May 22, 5:30am
Blaze Alpaca Security Guard

A brave six-year-old alpaca is about to start his new job as a farmyard security guard. An injured albatross becomes an environmental spokesbird at the Monterey Bay Aquarium, and we'll meet the political animals of all time.

Friday May 23, 5:30am
Mocha Llama Golf Caddy

An eight-month-old llama dreams of joining an elite team of golf caddies, and a springer spaniel named Casper puts his super-sensitive nose to good use. Find out what blood-sucking leeches and a shaved chicken's bottom have in common.

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