Watch Confessions: Animal Hoarding

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

  • A woman shares her affinity for rats; an elderly person can't let go of a dog-rescue facility.

  • A ghost hunting hoarder must choose between the spirit world and a houseful of pets. A head trauma results in a woman filling her house with cats - and raccoons.

  • A woman faces a difficult dilemma - her kittens are a health risk to her daughter but she doesn't want to give them up.

  • A street minister has over 150 pets in the basement of his home. A 22-year-old girl quits nursing school so she can dedicate her life to rescuing dogs.

  • An obsessively clean 27-year-old admits to keeping dead cats in her freezer. A family is shattered when mom picks pets over kids.

  • A hoard of over 130 rabbits destroyed a home. A man has begun living in his pickup truck to keep his 13 dogs from being seized.

  • A man intentionally loads up his bedroom with venomous snakes. A retired lawyer must choose between her husband - and her 250 lovebirds.

  • Carolyn, Shane, and Dawn: Revisited: The show checks up on a woman who had over 80 dogs; a dad who nearly cut all his family ties to save his Pit Bulls and an animal addict mom on the verge of losing her daughter. Have they made any progress? / Peter, Shane, and Kitten: Revisited: The show checks on the progress of a man who filled his house with over 100 chickens, a man who was obsessed with many animals, and a waitress who was fired because she reeked of cat urine.

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  • Season 1 Episode 1 Bonnie and Don 7/21/2010

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