Luke Gamble's Vet Adventures

November 2014
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S1 Ep10 - Uganda

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Uganda - The final episode of the series kicks off in style as Luke hits the streets of Kampala in order to catch a dishevelled dog. Conservation is then the order of the day as he sets off to see some of the world's most endangered animals. Luke helps treat a couple of chimpanzees at a sanctuary on Ngamba island, where he also follows the rehabilitation of two young and very cheeky chimps. Later, Luke tracks down some white rhinos that have been released back into the wild after a twenty-five ...
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S1 Ep9 - Costa Rica

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Costa Rica - Luke is in the tropical rainforests of Costa Rica and he is most certainly outside his comfort zone as he travels the length and breadth of the country helping a host of different animals. After attempting to catch a fiery racoon, Luke attempts to toilet train a newborn sloth. At a local horse ranch, Luke tries to change the traditional method of gelding horses. Jumping on a boat he journeys to a remote tropical island where he gets friendly with a group of howler monkeys, a baby a...
October 2014
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S1 Ep8 - Nepal

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Nepal - Luke heads to the top of the world as he lands in Nepal's third largest city, Pokhara. On arrival, he is straight to work tackling the country's animal welfare issues, the most notable being the neglectful treatment of the working equine that traipse up and down the small mountain paths all day long. In town, he helps a fledgling animal charity by rescuing dogs and tracking down a cancer drug that can help save the lives of many street dogs. Later, he is excited by the opportunity to ge...
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S1 Ep7 - Peru

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Peru - Luke is off to one of the most remote cities in the world as he flies into Iquitos, situated in the heart of the Amazonian rainforest. His journey starts in the centre of town, where a dog clinic is already underway by a group of volunteer vets. Always one to get his hands dirty, he is soon on the streets catching a dog that is in urgent need of attention. Luke then heads to the outskirts of town to see one of the world's most enigmatic and also highly endangered creatures, the Amazonian...
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S1 Ep6 - Zambia

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Zambia - Luke is on his way to Lusaka, the bustling capital city of Zambia, to work with a local dog charity. He goes on a patrol across town to crack down on the illegal practice of selling puppies on the streets; coming across young street vendor Richard who is given the opportunity to turn his life around. Later, Luke visits a wildlife sanctuary where he helps an abused baboon, determines the sex of three infant serval cats and tests some vervet monkeys for tuberculosis. (From the UK) (Docum...
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S1 Ep5 - Thailand

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Thailand - Luke travels to Chiang Mai in northern Thailand to assist at a dog shelter that is overwhelmed with animals and is absolutely desperate for veterinary help. Luke also goes to see if he can help some elephants that have trodden on some exploding landmines and meets some very inspiring people who are dedicating their lives to care for these magnificent animals (From the UK) (Documentary Series) (Rpt) PG CC
September 2014
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S1 Ep4 - Mexico

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Mexico - Vet Luke Gamble rides up into the Mexican mountains on horseback with some cowboys to check on their cows. He then has to race against time to figure out why a farmer's animals are suddenly dying and try to prevent a complete catastrophe for both the animals and the farmer’s family. Later, when working at a local dog and cat shelter, Luke is asked to check on some birds of prey before getting first-hand experience of how it really feels to fly like a hawk. (From the UK) (Documentary Se...
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S1 Ep3 - Malawi

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Malawi - Dorset vet Luke Gamble immerses himself in the challenge of working for the only domestic animal charity in Malawi, a country that has hardly any vets. His first mission is to see if he can save a starved dog that can hardly walk. When asked to assist with a general health check-up on a leopard, Luke discovers the difficulties of anaesthetising a notoriously dangerous wild animal. (From the UK) (Documentary Series) (Rpt) PG CC
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S1 Ep2 - Grenada

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Grenada - Dorset vet Luke Gamble helps out at an animal shelter in the southern Caribbean. Apart from setting up a field clinic in a hurricane ravaged area, he is busy island-hopping to attend to emergency cases, using his veterinary skills to assist both the domestic and farm animals on the islands. When asked to help release a sea turtle caught up in a fisherman's net, Luke discovers the true plight of these wonderful but endangered creatures. (From the UK) (Documentary Series) (Rpt) PG CC
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S1 Ep1 - India

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India - Visiting a range of diverse countries, Dorset vet Luke Gamble ventures to places where animal welfare is low on the agenda and vets are often non-existent. Travelling for up to two weeks at a time, Luke provides emergency relief for all manner of animals and livestock. On top of that, Luke has to immerse himself in different cultures, traditions and local delicacies along the way. (From the UK) (Documentary Series) (Rpt) PG CC
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