Animal Planet is one of the Discovery Channel's sister channels. It, as the name indicates, originally focused on animal shows, most especially shows about endangered animals. It also hosted animal competitions, including agility competitions, several high-quality dog shows (including the Westminster Kennel Club show and the Eukanuba Tournament of Champions) and even some equestrian events, including the Rolex Championships. Has begun to suffer a degree of Network Decay in recent years, as the programming lineup has begun to stray from it's animal-centric orientation.Shows on this Network:
Dogs 101/Cats 101, a Documentary series that covers various breeds.
Emergency Vets and its sequel E-Vet Interns; set at Alameda East Animal Hospital in Denver, the top emergency animal hospital in the country. Your basic emergency room docudrama, but with animals; this show is probably responsible for an entire generation of aspiring vets and vet techs.
Escape To Chimp Eden, a series showing efforts to rescue chimpanzees from abusive situations across Africa and rehabilitate them at the titular Chimp Eden wildlife sanctuary.
There's also Orangutan Island, which is essentially this with orangutans. It follows a group of orphaned orangutans being rehabilitated to return to the wilds of Borneo.
Lone Star Legend, a series in a similar vein to Call of the Wildman, follows south Texas rancher Buck Medley as he deals with nuisance animal problems across southern Texas.
Louisiana Lockdown, a series that shows maximum-security prison inmates at Louisiana's infamous Angola prison who are rewarded for good behavior by getting to be involved in several animal related programs, including a yearly rodeo.