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Pooches at Play TV Show - from March 31


Pooches at Play Series 2 kicks off from Saturday 31st March 2018 on Ten.

After setting tongues wagging and plenty of tails too, the second series of Pooches at Play returns to TEN from Saturday 31st March at 3:00pm and encores on ONE Sundays at 4:30pm.

Join hosts TV Week Gold Logie Winner and AFI Award Winning actor Gyton Grantley and Lara Shannon and their canine co-stars George and Darcy, as they embark on another entertaining and informative journey into the world of dogs and our relationship with them.

Also catch up with celebrities and their pooches including I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here’s Julia Morris, Studio 10’s Ita Buttrose and Jono Coleman, Shark Tank’s Janine Ellis, entertainers Rhonda Burchmore and Tim Campbell, and comedian/media personality Richard Stubbs.

Building on the story lines and topics featured in Series 1, each 8 x half hour episode of Pooches at Play will again explore the issues, products and services that every dog owner and animal lover needs to know about, including pet friendly weekend escapes, food and nutrition, fun things to do together and much more.




Dog trainer, Lara Shannon meets with some problem pooches and their owners that are in desperate need of some help, including addressing an aggressive multiple dog household, a dog that loves children too much (not so good when it’s a 40kg American Staffy wanting a kiss) and helping an elderly blind Pug adapt to its new life in the dark.

She meets an English Staffy with reactivity issues an anxious King Charles Cavalier and takes us through deaf dog training, agility training, sheep herding and more, providing dog owners with plenty of behaviour and training tips advice along the way. 

Resident Vet, Dr Melissa Meehan again shares important health information and advice to help keep dogs healthy and happy.

Pooches at Play delivers a fun and pooch-packed half hour of entertainment, with some heart-warming moments and stories that celebrate man’s best friend. Pooches at Play is created by Lara Shannon and produced in conjunction with The Rusty Cage.


Series 2 major partners include PETstock and HIF Pet Insurance and Series Sponsors Big Dog Pet Foods, the National Dog Trainers Federation (NDTF) and TakeYourPet.com.au.

When: Premieres on TEN, Saturday 31 March at 3:00pm. 
Encores on ONE, Sundays at 4:30pm 

Top Image (Left to Right) Resident Vet Dr Melissa Meehan and Co-hosts, Gyton Grantley & Lara Shannon Pooches: Monty & Mia, George & Dynamite Darcy 

Photo credit (all): Kerry Martin, Puppy Tales Photography 
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