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Monday 7th April – Gloria Jane the Dog
Jasmine has raised Gloria Jane, a unique blend of Affenpinscher and Chihuahua, like her own child. But now this pampered pooch has become so needy that she’s suffering extreme stress whenever she’s left alone. Jasmine and Gloria visit a dog groomer, a software developer and an owner who dresses her dogs in their own couture outfits, to try and decide which of them could give Gloria the 5 star treatment Jasmine wants for her.
Tuesday 8th April – Isis and Cerce the Rabbits
When Charlotte first came to London she thought rabbits Isis and Cerce would be perfect company. But now her busy job and social life mean her bunnies are being neglected and they need a better owner. Charlotte must decide between a nursery with young children, a single man with an immaculate home, and a bunny fanatic who already has 11 rabbits, to work out which will give her beloved bunnies the time and space they need.
Wednesday 9th April – Rosie the Dog
Mandy and Colin are struggling to cope with Collie cross Rosie’s craving for company; her destructiveness whenever they are at work them is forcing them to look for a new home for her. Two busy families with children, and a supermarket worker wanting a companion for his own Collie are keen to take Rosie on. Mandy and Collie must decide which will best be able to meet her complex needs.
Thursday 10th April – Milo Jo the Dog
Jess has cared for nine year old Cocker Spaniel Milo Jo since he was just a tiny puppy. Now a move to New Zealand means that she needs to find him a new home. Milo and Jess visit a young woman who needs company, an energetic family keen to get their first dog and a singer songwriter who wants to add to her canine brood. Jess must decide which of them can offer a suitable home for her old dog to spend his declining years.
Friday 11th April – Revisit Show
A chance to catch up with the four pets who were rehomed this week: Gloria Jane the pampered Affenpinscher Chihuahua; bouncing bunnies Isis and Cerce; destructive Collie cross Rosie and old boy Cocker Spaniel Milo Jo. How have they settled in with their new owners?
New to ITV Daytime, Auf Wiedersehen My Pet will see pet owners who for genuine personal reasons have to make the tough decision to give up their much-loved animals. The current owners may be moving abroad or perhaps for medical reasons can no longer give their animal the attention it needs. They will be matched with a trio of potential new owners, all desperate to offer the pet a loving new home.
The 20-part series of hour-long episodes will feature a range of animals including dogs, horses, cats, guinea pigs and parrots, and each programme will focus on one owner and their pet, as they are given the opportunity to meet potential new owners, get to know their families and see around their homes.
With invaluable help and advice throughout from animal experts, the owner will make an informed decision on the best new home for their much-loved pet.
Auf Wiedersehen My Pet will explore and celebrate the bond between humans and animals; following the tears of goodbye, and the joy of a new beginning as lives are transformed by pets.