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Teach My Pet To Do That

  • Episode: 

    3 of 8

  • Transmission (TX): 

    Fri 25 Aug 2017
  • TX Confirmed: 

    Yes
  • Time: 

    8.00pm - 8.30pm
  • Week: 

    Week 34 2017 : Sat 19 Aug - Fri 25 Aug
  • Channel: 

    ITV
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Episode 3
 
Entertaining, informative and charming Teach My Pet To Do That celebrates the hidden intellectual potential of our nations pets.
 
We are a nation of animal lovers with over half of us owning some sort of pet. Watching funny and entertaining pet’s on line is a bit of a national obsession but rarely do we think our own pets are capable of such feats of brilliance.  Teach My Pet To Do That will wipe away that misconception.  Using only positive reinforcement training this series proves that any pet has the potential to be an internet superstar. 
 
The Teach My Pet, Pet School is a place where domesticated pets of all shapes, sizes and species enroll to be taught tricks that enrich the lives of animal and owner. 
 
This week on Teach My Pet To Do That, animal lover, comedian and presenter Alexander Armstrong opens the doors of his multispecies pet training school, to welcome Bailey a Golden Retriever and Boo a rescued battery hen so they can attempt to learn the trick of wipe their feet on command.
 
Our star pet is Mr Bean a horse that can not only play catch but can also dance in perfect synchronicity with his devoted ex-ballerina owner. 
 
And our trainers hit the road to help train Loki a young Border Collie, to drive a remote control car and hand out gifts to strangers on Brighton Pier.