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Confessions: Animal Hoarding is a documentary style production that delves into the lives of people that have accumulated so many animals it has thrown their lives into chaos. Each episode follows an individual's struggle to live with sometimes over 100 animals--such as cats or dogs--and how this impacts their daily lives. Hoarders are interviewed and discuss how they came to own so many animals. Often the beginning of hoarding can be traced to a traumatic event and/or mental illness. Hoarders feel intense emotions the regarding their animals. Warning: The graphic footage can be disturbing to some viewers.

Wednesdays at 9:00 pm et/pt on Animal Planet
4 Seasons, 31 Episodes - Currently Airing
July 21, 2010
Documentary & Biography
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Confessions: Animal Hoarding Full Episode Guide

  • A woman with multiple cats has a colorful past; a hoarder secretly keeps dogs in a junkyard.

  • A single dad has pythons; a medical worker secretly keeps a hoard of dogs.

  • A woman refuses to give up any of her hundred cats; a former minister's flock now consists of dogs.

  • A wannabe breeder gets overwhelmed by Boodles. A home remodeler ends upliving in a kennel

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