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Watch as rescue workers save animals such as seal pups, snakes, kangaroos and more from precarious situations. A brush fire gives viewers a look at what animals are forced to deal with in such devastating situations. These episodes don't have a happy ending every time but what is learned about nature and the animal world is invaluable. And to make it even more interesting, this show is filmed in Australia, giving us a look at creatures that we do not see every day.

Aussie Animal Rescue is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (35 episodes). The series first aired on July 5, 2002.

Aussie Animal Rescue is available for streaming on the website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Aussie Animal Rescue on demand atAmazon Prime, Amazon online.

Australian Broadcasting Corporation
2 Seasons, 35 Episodes
July 5, 2002
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Aussie Animal Rescue Full Episode Guide

  • An old Labrador rescued from a riverbank is emotionally reunited with its grateful owner a week after he went missing. A cat saved by RSPCA when found dying of a tick bite is reunited with its owners after being missing for two years. A shocking case of neglect has left two Shetland ponies with severely disabled hooves.

  • An old horse stuck in a muddy ditch needs a team of people to rescue it. The RSPCA, a crane and a group of volunteers come to the aid of the horse much to the relief of its young owner. A boxer dog missing for several weeks is found living in a storm water canal. After a difficult chase, inspectors catch the dog and reunite it with its grateful owners.

  • Inspectors discover three hungry dogs in a suburban back yard without food water or shelter. They confront the owners. The RSPCA hunt down a man who was seen dumping six kittens. The Royal Flying Doctor Service help the RSPCA save an orphaned foal who was attacked by dingoes in a remote community.

  • Ambulance Officer Mary Ryan finds a dog with its head stuck inside the rim of a tyre. The dog won't budge, until Mary's emergency lubricant jelly comes to the rescue. In rural Sydney, the RSPCA help educate the owner of two skinny and lethargic donkeys. The RSPCA helps a down and out pensioner whose five cats are in desperate need of dental and flea treatment.

  • Inspector Cliff Singer investigated the mystery death of two puppies. The primary suspect is a cane toad swimming in their water bucket. In Melbourne, a cat with a dog food can stuck on its head plays hide and seek with the RSPCA under a suburban house. Inspector Maree Crabtree helps educate an elderly man who is slowly killing his 16 year old dog with love.

  • In Brisbane, Inspector Katie Heaton investigates a report that a dog was abused and thrown down stairs by its owner. Because of a previous incident, Katie calls in police backup in case she needs to seize the dog. Inspector Tony Croker enlists the help of vet Jarrod Coleman to catch an ex-circus pony suffering from an extreme case of overgrown toe-nails.

  • Sydney inspectors respond to a report of a cow stuck in a dam. The cow is weak and unable to move even though her calf is calling for her. The inspectors need to decide whether to continue with the rescue or put the cow down. Inspectors are called to a property to take charge of five aggressive caged dogs surrendered to the RSPCA.

  • Sydney Inspectors attend to two different calls about tethered birds in the western suburbs. A goat with an injured leg is proving hard to catch for some elderly Sydney owners. An abandoned dog gets a second chance when a passerby offers it a new home.

  • In Victoria wildlife rescuers face snake infested waters to save ducks and swans from the annual duck shoot, and one duck undergoes surgery to mend a broken wing.

  • While snakebuster Bruce George rescues a snake from a household laundry, an Edge Tailed Eagle in Queensland undergoes intensive physiotherapy on an injured wing, and essential research is carried out on a population of endangered Grey Nurse Sharks.

  • In far North Queensland, Jenny Maclean is rescuing hundreds of bats that are victims of a crippling and fatal paralysis caused by a tick.

  • A seriously wounded Echidna that's been hit by a car is delivered to Vet, Annabelle Olsson for emergency treatment, while just down the coast, a cassowary is prepared for the risky process of release back into the wild.

  • In Western Australia, Kanyana Wildlife hospital is fighting a flu epidemic affecting the local lizard population, and in Victoria, it is feared that a rescued orphan wombat may be suffering froma disease called mange.

  • Wildlife carers prepare to say goodbye to Koala orphans at the Moggill Koala Hospital in Queensland, while at the Healesville Sanctuary in Victoria, an extremely young wombat is in a critical condition.

  • This episode looks at the difficult situation of native animals who live on the fringes of expanding suburbia.

  • Inspector Matt French attends to a call about a dog in poor condition. It turns out to be much worse than he ever imagined. A young abandoned cat has been left to fend for itself after it's owner moved house. The RSPCA try to tame and re-home the cat. Several working dogs are found chained up in a tip. The RSPCA go in search of the owner to find out why the dogs were abandoned there.

  • Wildlife carers tend to the needs of orphaned baby koalas.

  • Wildlife rescuer Manfred Zabinskas rescues a kangaroo trapped in a fence.

  • It's dusk on Queensland's Gold Coast, and for the many nocturnal animal species that live there, this is when they are at risk. The story of Lucky the bat who is rescued, but can't be saved.

  • At the Aquarium of Western Australia, Gloria Jackson has four seal residents in her care, one of them Bosca. A week ago, Bosca was faced with a life-threatening operation to remove a lump from her mouth - what will the outcome be?

  • At the Aquarium of Western Australia, it's breakfast time for the resident seals. Bosca, one of the female seals won't come in for their food, and although seals can go several days without food, for Bosca it's particularly important she eats.

  • Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in the Gold Coast and has the largest collection of native Australian animals in the world. The captive animals are a popular tourist attraction, but behind the scenes a busy hospital treats rescued wild animals.

  • For Stuart and Amanda Payne caring for Australia's large and powerful birds of prey, the eagle, is a labour of love. Bruce George is back again this time chasing a highly venomous tiger snake through a vegetable patch- will he get bitten this time?

  • On the West Coast at a Perth vet surgery, Adam Williams has a young seal that needs urgent treatment. It appears the seal has been entangled in fishing net. Its injuries are severe but there's an even bigger problem.

  • Known as the "Koala Coast", the Brisbane area of Queensland is home to the largest number of urban koalas in the country, but with people rapidly encroaching into their habitat, survival of this koala population is at risk.

  • It's 4 am and in less than 6 hours Rory McAuley must bait over 250 hooks and catch and tag as many sharks as he can. His main target is the Sandbar Shark as there's growing concern for the species.

  • It's time for T15 to return to the wild. Paige Davey rescues a baby Quokka whilst visiting Rottnest Island and is asked to bring it safely back to the mainland for some medical assistance.

  • T16 the seal pup is the new kid on the block at AQWA, after being rescued, will he survive? Ever wondered what a Puggle was? Well you'll find out in this episode.

  • Ebby the blind kangaroo ultimately has one month to prove himself, as being a blind kangaroo in the wild is quite dangerous. Meanwhile, Marie Mitchell is out looking after the animals on Penguin Island.

  • Bushfires are a common occurrence in Australia with homes being lost, but no one really thinks of the consequences on the wildlife. Amanda Twomey is searching for any animals that have managed to survive the fires.