Episode 8 Dick 'N' Dom Go Wild


Episode 8

Wildlife show. Rachel and Kal rehouse some feisty hissing owls, release recovered birds and help give a rescued badger an identification tattoo.


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This show features highly skilled professionals

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working with dangerous, and unpredictable animals.

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Do not try this at home!

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Did you know that right now there are people right around the country

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who are working their socks off

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to help wounded wildlife and poorly pets?

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And we've managed to get VIP passes for some willing helpers who are

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going to get stuck in as the busiest vets, wildlife sanctuaries

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-and rescue centres.

-You're free!

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On today's show,

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Rachel and Kal relocate orphaned owlets and tattoo a badger's belly.

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But can they get these grounded gulls flying?

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Oh! I thought it was going to hit me on the head!

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Kaiser and Yusuf deal with what a dog has dumped.

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And help Lolly leap her way through a mutt masterclass.

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That's it. Stop in the middle. Good girl.

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And Dom gets totally immersed in helping out alien creatures

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that have grown too big for their boots.

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Argh, got it. Got it.

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It's tough and dirty work.

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But someone's got to do it.

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I'm in the South West at Secret World Wildlife Rescue Centre.

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It's not a secret and it's not the whole world.

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But thankfully, they do a good line in rescuing animals.

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And today they have two extra helpers.

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Meet duo Kal and Rachel who are warming up for some wildlife work.

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Kal loves her pets.

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I've got two dogs called Harry and Buddy.

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And two fish and they're called...

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Mr and Mrs Fish. Love their names.

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Rachel's less lucky. Animals are a no-no in her house.

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I am jealous because I see my friends

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with all their rabbits, dogs, cats and stuff like that.

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I go to the zoo so I can see pets but don't have to clean them up.

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No pets! What's that all about, Mum?

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She is such a busy girl. She is always out at clubs.

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And activities. So I think it would end up me doing it.

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How will these well-groomed girls

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get to grips with the grubbier side of animal care?

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I am least looking forward to picking up poo if I have to.

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I'm actually looking forward to it.

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Right, I think it's time to show Rachel's mum what you can both do.

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Ladies, Rachel, Kal, how's it going?

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Welcome to Secret World Wildlife Centre.

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-Rachel, you don't have much experience with animals?

-No.

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My mum doesn't let me have any.

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-She thinks they'll mess up the house and garden.

-Boo, mum!

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-Kal, you quite like animals. Do you look after them?

-Yeah.

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-So you are the back-up for Rachel today?

-Yeah.

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You are going to help her out if she gets nervous.

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Ladies, let's take our journey through Secret World.

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This place is a rescue centre, hospital and orphanage for wildlife

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that's set up in a converted Somerset farmhouse.

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Animals in real need of assistance are brought here by rescuers for

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emergency help and are given time and space to recover

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after injury or illness.

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Privileged backstage access. We are in the Secret World parts.

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-This is Zara. Hi, Zara.

-Morning.

-And this is Kal and Rachel.

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What have you got them doing first?

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Today we are going to be moving some patients

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that we have had in for a while.

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Little baby barn owls.

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These three beautiful barn owlets arrived here five weeks ago

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after their mum was hit by a car while she was out hunting.

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Before the girls can help the babies move house,

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they need to fix the chicks some breakfast.

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This morning, bits of dead chicken are on the menu.

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And as it is not something you'd want to see while you're eating,

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we'll spare you the close ups.

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Have a look at that.

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Yes, a squeamish job, this.

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But Rachel and Kal are well up for it.

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In the wild, the owl parents would deliver

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up to five small mammals per chick every day.

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And then break them up into bite-sized chunks.

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Today, this is the girls' job.

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There's a pair of scissors.

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There's a pair of scissors.

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It already looks like Kal and Rachel might cut it as wildlife wardens.

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Now Rachel isn't even a big bird fan.

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So it's dedication of the highest order, this.

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Oh, disgusting!

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Breakfast might be sorted but there's still oodles

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of owl action lined up later.

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Will our girls get these hissing hooters into their new home?

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But first, over to Leeds where Dom is in the dog house.

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Today I'm here at the Dogs Trust in Leeds. I'm going to be taking

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the ROUGH with the smooth.

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Ha-ha, rough!

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There are 17 trust centres around the country.

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And they handle on average over 300 new homeless hounds every week.

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So there is always loads of work stacking up here.

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See what I did there?

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Meet Kaiser and Yusuf, two best mates from Leeds.

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Kaiser is the one doing cool things with cups.

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And Yusuf enjoys the outdoor life.

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He plays cricket, tennis and football.

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But, obviously, not at the same time.

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One thing they are less than keen on is big, smelly honking hounds.

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I think dogs are dirty.

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You walk near them and something invades your nose.

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I don't get along with dogs.

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I don't think they get along with me.

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I think they are stupid because they run around randomly

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and start barking for no apparent reason.

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They bark. They are really noisy.

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They stink and their poos are horrible.

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These ball boys are not convinced dogs are man's best friend.

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In their own words...

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BOTH: We hate dogs and we hate dog poo!

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Amanda is going to be looking after you for the day.

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What is it about dogs then?

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I don't like them.

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Hate them.

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Dog haters, this is going to be a little bit troublesome.

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Do you think we can turn them around by the end of the day?

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-I think so, we can try.

-You think so?

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-You ready?

-Lead

-on.

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Puppies, mongrels and mutts are all welcome here.

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Till the right type of owner can be found.

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And there's more than one dozen dedicated vets

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who are committed to caring for canines.

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So, there's no time to waste. Come on, scrub up.

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Let's join vet John Wallop and our first patient of the day.

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This our dog. Our patient.

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This is Bailey.

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Who is a little American cocker spaniel.

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And he's a lovely little guy.

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Cute Bailey came her because his owner could no longer look after him.

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He needs an operation that will make sure

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he doesn't become a dad to unwanted pups.

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-Who's going to take his lead?

-Yusuf.

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Come on, then.

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Onwards an upwards.

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We have him up on the table.

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So what we're going to do, this is his pre-med.

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Small amount in there.

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And I am going to give this in his bottom.

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Bailey's given a pre-med injection to make him feel sleepy.

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Come on, then.

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Let's go find somewhere to put you.

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Around five minutes later, it seems to have done the trick nicely.

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BAILEY SNORES

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Pardon you, Bailey!

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Now, vet John can nip in with an anaesthetic injection.

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And Bailey is out for the count long before he reaches the surgery.

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OK. Come on then, guys.

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See you soon, mate.

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And Kaiser and Yusuf join John at the operating table later

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as Bailey undergoes his delicate medical procedure.

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Will he be up and running before the day is out?

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Kal and Rachel are at a rescue centre in Somerset.

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These keen carers have prepped an owl breakfast

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and are about to help them move to a more spacious home.

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Here is our first little chap.

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So if I pop him in there, will you close the box?

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Oh, it is exciting stuff, this!

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-But the young owls sound nervous.

-HISSING

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Can you hear them hissing?

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-Barn owls really don't give a

-hoot,

-you know.

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They hiss like snakes when they feel threatened.

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They're even called hissing owls in some parts of the world.

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Excellent!

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The young owls are now big enough for Rachel and Kal

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to move them to a new, more roomy outside enclosure.

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This is were we are going to let them go.

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Grab some chicks.

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Go on, you can do it.

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And it's breakfast time.

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The girls have to spread their chopped chicks around the aviary.

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If you just pick up some pieces of chick and drape them

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on some of the perches.

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And put some in the box and some on the ground.

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Searching for chicken bits will help the young owls learn

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how to go hunting for food in the wild.

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That's great, lovely. They'll find that.

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Rachel might not be a bird of prey fan but she's having a real go

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at helping the young owls settle into their new home.

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-There we go.

-Come on, guys.

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Don't just stand around. It's a perfect new pad this. Enjoy it.

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Well done.

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Awesome owlet action, girls.

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I can say that I've actually chopped chicken up and fed owls.

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And Rachel and Kal move onto medical matters later,

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as they try to get to the bottom of a badger's mystery illness.

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We're not sure what the problem is, but we think that

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something's just not quite right when he was born

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and he's just not growing properly.

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Kaiser and Yusuf have joined John, the vet, at a dog rescue centre

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in Leeds.

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Bailey the cocker spaniel is about to undergo surgery

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to stop him having unwanted pups.

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In to there.

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Now then, if we get him on to some gas fairly quickly.

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The neutering operation is not a big job but as with any surgery,

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there are risks.

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So the boys join vet nurse Vicky who is monitoring Bailey's health.

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-MONITOR BEEPS

-What's the beeping noise for?

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The beeping noise is called a... it's a pulse oximeter

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and you see the numbers on the top there,

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that tells me how many times his heart is beating in a minute.

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So I can keep an eye on that and if I'm worried about it,

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I can change his anaesthetic to make sure he stays nice and sleepy.

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Right, what we're going to do is make a couple of cuts in here.

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We put that on there to stop any bleeding.

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It's not actually that bad, because there's not much blood, is there?

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-No.

-I thought there was going to be blood squirting out,

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but there's nothing really.

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Yeah, the operation is over in a snip

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and Bailey is being stitched up in no time.

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Finished. So when he wakes up, he'll be back in his kennel.

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-So, lads, how was that?

-It was great.

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-The operation was nothing like I'd expected.

-Really?

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-Was it worse than you expected?

-No, it was better.

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The boys get mixed up in a proper mess later, but will they be able

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to scrub the stink out of this doggy kennel?

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-Kaiser, what's it like? Yeah, is it good?

-No.

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But first we enter the strange world of alien life forms.

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-What's erm...what's that?

-I found an alien.

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Found it in a pond a few miles away from here.

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Oh. Let's have a look.

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No, that is not an alien. This is a tortoise.

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Nearly. It's a terrapin, and it is an alien.

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Terrapins are bought from pet shops

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because they don't normally live in Britain,

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which means they're an alien breed here.

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Now we, or Dom, have a job to do. These 24 rescued terrapins

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have algae growing on their shells and we're here to clean up.

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Hee-hee! You can't see anything!

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No, neither can I.

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DOM SHRIEKS

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These are called red-eared sliders,

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because they slide away at the first sign of trouble.

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Oh, and because they have red stripes on their heads.

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They can grow to the size of a big dinner plate,

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and as a result they become unwanted pets and are often dumped in ponds,

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which is a bit of a nightmare, because these fellas love

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noshing tadpoles, fish and even ducklings,

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which is why they find themselves at sanctuaries like this.

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-Yes!

-Yeah!

-Got it!

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Right, put it in the bucket and scrub it nice and clean.

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Now, when it comes to helping clean terrapins,

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I have particularly high standards,

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especially when I'm not doing the scrubbing bit.

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-Clean enough?

-Hmm...missed a bit.

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Yep?

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-Well, am I going to pass?

-Nope.

-Why?

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Because I asked you to get 24 terrapins out and scrub them clean.

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You found two and screamed like a parakeet throughout.

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Well, I suppose the good solid message in this

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is if you have one of these, don't release it into the wild,

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because you'll have trouble finding it.

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Funny you should say that, because there's a pet that was released

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into the wild that's getting a bit unruly.

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THUDDING

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ROARING

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I'm not cleaning that!

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Kal and Rachel are in the middle of mending poorly wildlife

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at a Somerset rescue centre.

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The girls have already re-homed and fed orphaned barn owls,

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but now there's another youngster in desperate need of help.

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Six-month-old badger cub Bumble was brought here four months ago

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after being found all alone and underweight.

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The centre is now running out of options to help

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this seriously ill badger.

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We're not sure what the problem is, but we think that something's just

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not quite right when he was born and he's just not growing properly.

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Poor Bumble has lost most of the fur on its tummy

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and its paws are in a really bad way.

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So what do you think is the matter with his claws then?

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They're just not growing properly and some of them are falling out,

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some of them have actually become deformed

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and badgers really, really need their claws because they dig holes

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to live in, that's how they find their food.

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So in the long run, it's not looking very hopeful that he would ever

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be able to survive on his own.

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This is the sad part of animal care -

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working with animals that are so unwell that nothing can be done

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to help them any more.

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The only option left for the terminally ill badger

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is to quickly and painlessly put Bumble to sleep.

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You have to think if they're able to survive on their own

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when we let them go and if they can't, you have to...

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-OK?

-Yeah.

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It's sad, but this really is for the best.

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But the girls are going to get a chance to try and help another cub.

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This is six-month-old Flora who lost her mum in a car accident.

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She's doing well and Sarah's hopeful she'll make it back into the wild.

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-Oh, it's cute. Oh!

-It's very cute.

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She's been given a sedative, so she can have an identification tattooed.

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Why are you going to tattoo her?

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We're giving her a tattoo so that in the future, if anyone finds her

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once we've released her, we can tell exactly who she is by the number,

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which is 52 because she's the 52nd cub that we've had in this year.

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All Flora's details are kept on record here.

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The tattoo will identify Flora if she's eventually released

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back into the wild and is unlucky enough to need human help again.

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What a top treat!

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The girls are helping out Britain's largest land-living carnivore.

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I think she's really cute,

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and I like badgers. I think they're gorgeous animals.

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It's always good when you see them close up,

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you can see how big their paws are and how long their nails are that

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they can dig in the ground.

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Badgers are very sociable animals.

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They like living in groups called a clan,

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so once Flora's woken up from the anaesthetic,

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she's taken in to meet her new room-mate.

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And it looks like they're friends already.

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Yeah. They're having a good old sniff, aren't they?

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Flora and her new pal can settle down and do what badgers do

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so very well - curling up, snug and warm, safely snoozing the day away.

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-They're falling asleep.

-Badgers will spend all day sleeping

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-and then they're running round at night.

-So they're nocturnal then?

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Very good. I'm very impressed.

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Kal and Rachel get netting recovered birds later,

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and we all get a privileged pass out to release them back into the wild.

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Ooh! There you are. Told you, told you! Check it out! Yes!

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Kaiser and Yusuf are up for helping out at a dog rescue centre.

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The duo arrived here doubtful about dogs, but after helping with

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Bailey's operation, they're coming around to canines.

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And somebody else has come round.

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Bailey is already on his feet after his surgery.

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He's fine. He's all ready to go.

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How does it feel to see him looking so happy again?

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It feels nice, actually.

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It feels great just knowing that you're helping an animal

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get back to normal and feel better even.

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Well said, boys, but Bailey's just one of 16,000 dogs

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that arrive at the trust centres every year,

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and lots of dogs means lots of poo, and our vet volunteers

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have moved on to mastering mess. Amanda, over to you.

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OK, guys, this is where you're going to clean this kennel now.

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You're going to go in and get the poo up

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and then we're going to clean inside. Who's going to do the poo?

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-You.

-No, not me.

-Oh, come on, guys, it's the good job.

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-I'll do it.

-Excellent.

-I hate you.

-Don't care.

-Are you ready?

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Kaiser's up for getting down to it first.

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That's it. That's all right. He'll scrub the rest. That's it.

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Kaiser, what's it like? Yeah, is it good?

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-No.

-It's a good stink, that's what it is!

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But this lad just keeps working through the pongy pain.

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That was horrible.

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-Do you still think dogs smell?

-Yep.

-Right.

-Well done.

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And with the poop scooped, it's time for a wash and brush up

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-to get the kennel looking spic and span.

-Keep scrubbing.

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That's it.

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That's it, guys.

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-Is it good fun?

-No.

-Oh!

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We do this every day. Do you want to come and work for me?

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-No way!

-Let me think about that.

-No.

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DOM: 'A monster effort but they haven't finished yet.

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'They've only moved into the long-term residents' enclosure.'

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I'm noticing the smell of poo in here.

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-Amanda.

-Hi.

-How are the boys getting on?

-Really well.

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They've done a really good job. Don't think they were too happy

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about the poo but apart from that they've done a great job.

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-The kennel's looking clean.

-Are you finished? Oh, what a shame!

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-I was just going to come and help you. BOTH:

-Yeah(!)

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-Enjoyable experience?

-Um, better than I expected but not very enjoyable.

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Oh, Really? So might want to do something you'd enjoy a bit more?

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-BOTH:

-Yeah.

-I've got the perfect thing. Come this way.

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And later, our kings of the kennels get the chance to train

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a homeless hound.

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It's opened a path that now I actually like dogs

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and I might get one myself actually.

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But first Dom pops himself into a prickly situation.

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-1,057. 1,058. 1,059.

-What are you doing?

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Ssh! Ssh! Ssh! Don't talk to me. Don't talk to me.

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I'm trying to count the amount of prickles on Nigel's back.

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One thousand and...? Yes, 1,060.

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-Oh, right. I get it. Sorry.

-1,061. 1,062.

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Did you know that a hedgehog's prickles, right,

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they act as a suit of armour

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so they can wrap up into a sharp, spiky ball for protection?

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1,091. 1,092.

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They also act like shock absorbers so if they ever fall from

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a great height that acts as protection as well.

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-Grrrrrrrrrrrrr!

-I think you missed one.

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Calm... Calm.

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1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6...

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Rachel and Kal have dug in deep

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at the wildlife rescue centre.

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They've sorted all kinds of animals out.

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Birds were Rachel's least fave form of creature,

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but after helping owls she is a little wiser now.

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Which is great because this flock of 50 herring gulls

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need help. They arrived here as orphaned chicks but they're now

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up for a return to the wild.

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SEAGULLS MEW

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Some people think gulls are common, cheeky scavengers but these

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are precious sea birds and are protected here in Britain.

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So the girls will be helping a species in real decline

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if they can free the flock today.

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So what we've got is an awful lot of herring gulls in an aviary

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and we're going to catch some of the ones that are flying

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cos they're ready to go. So one of you is going to have the net.

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You're going to catch the bird in the net, I'll pick it up

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and the other one's in charge of the box or the carrier - bring it over

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and we'll pop them in and then we'll take them to the sea.

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-Right, who's having the net?

-I will.

-Good girl. Well done. OK.

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That's it! Over the top! Go on.

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Get in there.

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Nearly! You've got to be quicker than that.

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They're off to a flyer!

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-Yay! Well done!

-The back of the net, Kal!

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One down, 53 to go.

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Rachel is keen to have a crack now.

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Go on, I'm right behind you. We can do it.

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Right. Go on, you've got loads in there. Nearly. And again. Yay! Whoo!

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Well done.

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No messing around with these two.

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Well done, Rach.

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I can't believe I managed to do it.

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Dudes!

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Looks like you've done a splendid job.

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-Rachel, how did you feel?

-All right.

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-Good work. Are you proud of her?

-Yeah.

-Were they good?

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-Yeah, they did brilliantly.

-What will we do with the birds now?

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Take them to the sea just up the road

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-and let them go up in the sky and let them go.

-Come on then.

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'A day at the seaside, you can't beat it.'

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Looking forward to the ice cream.

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This isn't the seaside(!)

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It's close.

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Right, why are we here in the middle of nowhere?

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It's quite remote and so the birds won't get disturbed by anyone

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and there's plenty of space for them to fly

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as opposed to sitting on a seafront.

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-But there's no battered sausages here.

-Just round the corner.

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OK, they'll find their way then.

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Right, as good a place as any. OK.

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-So just open the boxes and...

-Go on, bird.

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'Time for the big release.

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'Fly my feathered friends! Fly! Fly!

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'Or just settle down on the ground. Your choice.'

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Right, give her a little flick up.

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-THEY CHUCKLE

-Ooh.

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'These birds have lived in captivity since they were young chicks.

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'It's a little bit confusing for them at first.'

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I'm naming this one Dom.

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Go!

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Oh... I thought it was going to hit me on the head.

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-LAUGHTER

-My turn. This one'll fly.

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Whoo! There you are. I told you!

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I told you! Check it out!

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Yes! I name you Dick.

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'At last, they're all up, up and away!

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'Yeah!'

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Really amazing.

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'Time for us all to say goodbye to our giddy gulls.'

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-Goodbye.

-Bye-bye, Rachel.

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Bye-bye, Kal.

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'Rachel and Kal have completely thrown themselves into wildlife work

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'and it looks like birds are now

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'a firm and flighty favourite with both of them.

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'Mission accomplished.'

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DOM: 'Kaiser and Yusuf

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'are converted canine carers

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'at a dog rescue centre.

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'Our keen comrades have transformed a pound full of poo

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'into a dazzling doggy dwelling.

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'Now it's time to really appreciate their own handiwork.'

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-It's really nice.

-I know.

-They're so cool, aren't they?

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I really want this dog now.

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DOM: 'Oh, woah, woah! Did Kaiser say what I think he just said?'

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I really want this dog now.

0:25:050:25:07

-'He did, you know. Get in!'

-How'd you get so big?

-When I arrived here,

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I wasn't sure about dogs but now

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it's changed my mind. I need to see more dogs in action.

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'Your wish is my command, Yusuf.

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'You remember the kennel you so kindly cleaned out earlier?

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'It belongs to an eight-year-old crossbreed called Lolly.

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'She came to the Dogs Trust because her owner

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'was struggling to cope with her large family and lots of dogs.

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'Three months on, Lolly is still waiting for a new home.'

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In we go. Hello, guys.

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This is Lolly.

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'A bit of behaviour training might make Lolly more lovable

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'and that could bag her a new owner.

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'Our lads are well up for doing their best to help her.'

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When we train our dogs, we reward good behaviour. When she's good,

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we give her lots of praise and lots of nice things.

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If they do something a bit wrong, we just ignore it.

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We don't shout at them or anything like that. lots of positives

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and that way they learn a lot faster.

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-Sit!

-Do you want me to show you?

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-Yeah.

-Sit, Lols. Come on. Good girl! Just like that.

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-Sit.

-If you want, you can hold your hand flat - just like that.

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-Put it on your fingers.

-Sit. Sit. Sit.

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-Sit.

-Just ask her once. That's it.

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That's it.

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'Natural born dog trainers, these two.

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'Dog discipline done! Lolly, time for a well-earned run around!'

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Lolly! Lolly!

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'I'm not sure actually who's enjoying this the most.'

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Lolly! 'For two dudes who detested dogs at the start of the day,

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'this is a right turnaround.'

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That's it. Good catch.

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'Not only are they now enjoying canine company,

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'they're really helping too. Well,

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'teaching an old dog new tricks.'

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That's it. Stop in the middle.

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Good girl!

0:26:510:26:52

'Thanks to Kaiser and Yusuf, Lolly is well on the road

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'to finding a new home.'

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I'm really pleased actually

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that I've come here. It's like a new beginning, isn't it?

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Now I actually like dogs.

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I might get one myself actually.

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At first when I came here,

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I thought, "This is going to be a terrible day,"

0:27:110:27:13

but it's turned out really great.

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Yusuf,

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Kaiser, how about this?

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A couple of dog dissers have now turned into dog lovers.

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What's been the best bit of the day?

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Meeting Lolly and having a good time with her,

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teaching her, training her.

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And you, Yusuf? What's been your favourite part of the day?

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My favourite part was lolly as well because

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she's really playful and I like playful animals.

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DOM: Good. Well, listen guys,

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well done. I think we've done our job here today. You guys have been

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absolutely fantastic. You've done a great job. Well done. Good stuff.

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MOO!

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Rachel and Kal rehouse some feisty hissing owls, release recovered birds and help give a rescued badger an identification tattoo. Kaiser and Yusuf assist Bailey the dog through some particularly sensitive surgery. And Dom enters a strange world of alien life forms as he gets turtle-y immersed helping out some overgrown and unwanted terrapins.


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