Paul O'Grady: For the Love of Dogs

Our award-winning primetime ITV show ‘Paul O’Grady: For the Love of Dogs’, following Paul as he meets some of the homeless dogs within our care.

Filmed across all three of our centres in London, Brands Hatch in Kent and Old Windsor in Berkshire, Paul comes to Battersea to meet the dogs looking for help, love and new homes.

With a mixture of laughter and tears, Paul helps #pogdogs big and small along their journey to finding new homes. Each series includes unforgettable moments with our very own Vet Shaun and Canine Welfare Trainer Ali.

Series Six

Episode recap

Episode 1 - Thursday, 19 October

This week, Paul meets a litter of Dalmatian pups, a supersized Shar Pei-cross who needs to get down to the gym, and a gorgeous Yorkie with a serious skin condition.

Episode 2 – Thursday, 26 October

In episode two, Paul meets a day-old puppy who has been rejected by her mum, a Jack Russell who is only using three of his legs, and a terrified mongrel who was left tied up outside Battersea’s gates.

Episode 3 – Thursday, 2 November

Paul meets a pair of elderly labradors who can't bear to be apart, a Staffie who hates being left alone and a tiny puppy with in need of socialisation.

Episode 4 – Thursday, 9 November

This week Paul helps a chunky Staffie to lose some pounds. He also meets a French bulldog who has suffered at the hands of breeders, and a very anxious Puggle called Bruce.

Episode 5 – Thursday, 16 November

Paul joins us to help calm down an overexcited mongrel this week at Battersea. We also meet a young German Shepherd cross with some hidden health problems and a Shih Tzu Pug cross who was brought in because his elderly owner couldn’t look after him anymore.

Episode 6 – Thursday, 30 November

Paul’s back at Battersea this week, with a lovely Bull Mastiff who’s a bit of a slobbery fellow, a pair of Chihuahua Pug crosses and a very unusual looking mongrel called Milly who’s very shy. Can Paul bring her out of her shell?

Episode 7 – Thursday, 7 December

This week Paul meets an unusual-looking Staffie cross who is struggling to find a home, an English bulldog in need of airway surgery, and the team are worried about a German Shepherd who’s struggling to keep her food down.

Episode 8 – Thursday, 14 December

Paul has his work cut out this week when he helps Ali to train an overexcited Beagle.  He also meets a toy poodle and a pug who came in to Battersea as a pair but could be better off finding new homes separately, as well as a Cockapoo who might end up at Paul’s house - whether he likes it or not!

Paul O’Grady’s For the Love of Dogs At Christmas – Christmas Day at 7pm

Paul O'Grady returns for a one-hour special of 'For The Love of Dogs at Christmas', meeting some of our Christmas waifs and strays! Paul meets heavily pregnant mongrel Bauble, Bassett Hounds Bessie and Red, Chops the Chow Chow and many more, as well as visiting the children of Great Ormond Street Hospital with some furry friends.

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£5 a month would help pay for the care needed by some of our dogs and cats.

£8 a month could pay for all the care our hand-reared puppies and kittens need.

£12 a month would give frightened dogs and cats the care and treatment they need to recover.

£20 a month would give sick cats and dogs round-the-clock nursing care.

£10 can buy a scratching post for one of the thousands of cats we care for each year

£25 would pay for a cat or dog to be microchipped

£50 would keep one abandoned animal safe, warm and well

£100 can buy beds, bowls, toys and treats to give comfort to five dogs in our care.