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 dogs in our care.

Filmed across our three centres in London, Old Windsor, and Brands Hatch, animal lover extraordinaire and Battersea Ambassador Paul O’Grady meets some of the many Battersea dogs looking for help, love and new homes.

Paul O'Grady's For The Love of Dogs: What happened next

Episode 2 – Wednesday, 29 July, 8pm, ITV

In the third episode of the series, Paul finds out how a puppy born with a missing paw is enjoying its new life. Plus, Paul catches up with Cookie, the Staffie who now works as a prison sniffer dog.

Episode 2 – Wednesday, 29 July, 8pm, ITV

This time, Paul catches up with Louis the Labrador, who now works at a medical detection school. Later, Paul discovers how Sydney, Battersea's most famous rescue and firm favourite of actor Tom Hardy, has coped in the outside world.

Episode 1 – Wednesday, 22 July, 8pm, ITV

In the first episode of this new series, Paul catches up with some of the most memorable dogs he has met from the eight years he has spent at Battersea including Tulip, the puppy he fell in love with; Sparkle, who broke our hearts when she arrived at Battersea terrified and emaciated, and Bruce, a nervous Puggle who has transformed his family’s lives.

Paul O'Grady's For The Love of Dogs: Back in Business

Wednesday, 15 July, 8pm, ITV

In this special episode, find out how Battersea stepped up to respond to the coronavirus crisis as Paul helps our staff prepare for lockdown by finding new homes and foster carers for many of our dogs and cats

Series Eight

Episode 1 – Wednesday, 23 October, 8pm, ITV

Paul's back at Battersea, and he's got his hands full already! In episode one, you'll meet seven adorable staffy puppies and older dog, Sunny, who's been missing for 13 years.

Episode 2 – Wednesday, 30 October, 8pm, ITV

This week on Paul O'Grady: For The Love of Dogs, we meet Macy and Peaches - a dynamic duo with hopes of becoming sniffer dogs.

Episode 3 – Wednesday, 6 November, 8pm, ITV

In this week's episode, Paul meets bouncy Blondie. Being just a pup, she's in need spot of training to help her to keep her bundles of energy under control.

Episode 4 – Wednesday, 13 November, 8pm, ITV

This week, Paul meets a hyperactive Pug puppy named Pancake who's not letting his buster collar slow him down!

Episode 5 – Wednesday, 20 November, 8pm, ITV

In this week's episode Paul is shining a light on Battersea's Greyhounds, who often end up staying with us for longer than other breeds.

Episode 6 – Wednesday, 27 November, 8pm, ITV

This week, Paul meets Splash, an unlucky pup who found himself stranded in the Thames before being rescued and brought into Battersea.

Episode 7 – Wednesday, 4 December, 8pm, ITV

This week, Paul's meeting tiny Chihuahua, Pumpkin, who seems a little down in the dumps.

Episode 8 – Wednesday, 18 December, 8pm, ITV

In our final episode of the season, Paul meets larger than life Pyrenean Mountain Dog, Linda.

Christmas special – Thursday, 26 December, 6pm, ITV

Paul meets tiny Teddy, who doesn't seem to be feeling the Christmas spirit this year!

For the love of dogs

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