Series 2 · Episode 1
Paul falls in love with Frankie, a British Bulldog with a huge personality and a very expressive face, who has problem with his legs. Battersea vet Phil can't work out what the problem is but suspects it might be neurological.
The comedian tries to train three enormous puppies that spent the first five months of their lives being raised by a homeless man in a garage, but things take a worrying turn when two of them are struck down by a virus.
A stray puppy that arrived at Battersea just days ago is rushed to the clinic when a horrific injury comes to light. Paul pampers a terrier that has been brought to the home whose owner who feels her dog might be better off at a new home.
Paul meets a lurcher that was left tied to a gate at Battersea's Kent branch. The dog is emaciated and cannot be rehomed until it has reached a healthy weight, but the good news is there's already a potential new owner waiting in France.
An abandoned three-month-old puppy is brought in with a skin condition that is so severe the vets are unable to determine its breed, and an eight-year-old shih tzu struggles to adapt to life in the home.
A severely battered young stray is brought to the shelter in a terrible state - covered in bruises and nasty open wounds - and the staff fear it might have been used as bait in dog fights.
The comedian meets a neglected six-month-old boxer that was found chained to a tree in a London park, and the Battersea staff go back to basics to train an abandoned and mistreated puppy before rehoming can be considered.
Nancy is a Labrador cross, brought into Battersea, heavily pregnant and extremely nervous. The team has no idea how many puppies she is carrying so they are surprised one morning to find that Nancy has delivered six puppies by herself.