From a media release:
Discovery requires viewers on an uplifting mission to assistance animals in need with the all-new Canadian unique collection Pets & PICKERS, premiering Thursday, May 12 at 9 p.m. ET on Discovery. Joining an all-new Thursday night lineup which features the debut of PIG ROYALTY at 8 p.m. ET and Time 2 of LOUISIANA Legislation 10 p.m. ET, the 8-episode, docuseries follows a just one-of-a-sort animal medical center, the story of animals, their house owners, and the special team of veterinarians who treatment for them.
Motivated by incredible compassion and a singular perception that all animals ought to have procedure, this heartfelt sequence reveals how the Regional Animal Security Modern society (RAPS) Animal Hospital is effective tirelessly to supply low-earnings pet family members obtain to top health care. To fund these solutions, RAPS has a distinctive answer: their thrift retail store. An energetic and committed team of animal loving “pickers” comb as a result of donated mystery bins containing abandoned storage locker objects, all money elevated goes to pay for vet care and lifesaving surgical procedures. It’s a 1-of-a-type “pets and pickers” romantic relationship with an uplifting mission: to enable animals and their folks.
New episodes of Pets & PICKERS are offered to stream each individual week on CTV.ca and the CTV Application.
In Episode 1 of Pets & PICKERS, entitled “Pets, Pickers & Difficulties,” Dexter the doggy has respiratory challenges so serious, nervous operator Michelle travels hours in hopes that RAPS can aid pay back for urgent surgical treatment. The devoted staff of pickers, counting on abandoned storage locker products, will get an unlucky shock. Meanwhile, Halo the Chihuahua discovers far more than exercising in the regional pet park.
Led by Govt Director Eyal Lichtman, the variety-hearted and impressive workforce at RAPS involves: extensive-time animal lover, Dr. Regan Schwartz small animal professional and Vets Without the need of Borders volunteer, Dr. Alex Maldonado (Dr. Alex) feral animal treatment experienced, Dr. Joseph Martinez the patriarch and top unique animal veterinarian, Dr. Satveer Dadrwal (Dr. Satveer) RAPS’ lead veterinarian and the go-to surgeon, Dr. Marius Vasilescu, aka “Dr. V” and RAPS’ community social solutions specialist, Dr. Victoria Cruz-Mendez (Dr. Cruz-Mendez). The animal-loving staff of pickers consists of thrift retailer supervisor, Karen Kamachi, as perfectly as skilled picker, Marty Kramer, who perform jointly to carry in donations, and uncover potential buyers to help persons and animals in-will need. To locate out much more about RAPS, take a look at their web site at www.rapsbc.com.
Animals & PICKERS was created and made by Tyson Media in association with Bell Media for Discovery, with the participation of The Bell Fund. Tyson Hepburn is Government Producer and Showrunner. Kelly McClughgan is Collection Producer, and Andrew Vacheresse is Director.