John Barrowman follows the work of a pet hospital for Daytime

Channel4 has commissioned a new daytime series John Barrowman’s Pet Hospital (w/t) that delves into the world of pets struggling with an array of ailments and shows first-hand how a team of specialists come to their rescue.

The series will be based in one of the leading animal hospitals in Europe - the precinct of Glasgow University’s School of Veterinary Medicine. Here John will meet a range of pets from ponies to pigs suffering from all sorts of problems. He’ll witness first-hand the diverse array of troubles our beloved animals face and by following the work of the nurses, vets and consultants he’ll experience the front line of pioneering pet care this astonishing hospital has to offer.

John will also be attempting to understand the increasing problem of pet behaviour. What can be done and who best to call when a pets behaviour has lurched from naughty to downright dreadful? Who do you call when the family pet is making the family home unhappy?

Animal lover John will follow heart-warming transformation stories from the moment the ‘patients’ are brought in, through their diagnosis, treatment and recovery to the moment they are reunited with their owners. We’ll be with them every step of the way. Expect tears, stress, joy and sheer relief (and that’s just from John!).


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