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Teach My Pet To Do That

  • Episode: 

    6 of 8

  • Transmission (TX): 

    Fri 22 Sep 2017
  • TX Confirmed: 

    Yes
  • Time: 

    8.00pm - 8.30pm
  • Week: 

    Week 38 2017 : Sat 16 Sep - Fri 22 Sep
  • Channel: 

    ITV
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Episode 6
 
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 Boomer A Miniture American Shepard Dog and Stinky the Pony to in the hope they can learn to find and retrieve a ringing mobile phone to their owners hand.    
 
Our star pet is Charlie the boxer who sprung to fame in by bouncing on a trampoline in the John Lewis ad.  And our trainers hit the road to help train Elvis the goat be the star of a doggy agility show.