Arctic Vets

This 10-episode series premieres February 26 and will air nationally on CBC and CBC Gem.

Whether they’re rescuing a polar bear in the wild or tending to an Arctic fox in the hospital, the Arctic Vets team will do whatever it takes to save the lives of sick and injured Arctic species – one remarkable patient at a time.

CBC original series Arctic Vets follows the team at Assiniboine Park Conservancy who dedicate their lives to rescue, protect and heal these animals when they are most in need. Featuring incredible access and a cast of amazing characters, this groundbreaking, 10-episode, half-hour series is packed with dramatic and heartwarming stories.

This new show offers an up-close-and-personal look at nature’s most amazing creatures and follows the Assiniboine Park Zoo's veterinary, conservation and research, and animal care teams, set against the breathtaking backdrop of the Canadian Arctic.


How to watch Arctic Vets

Watch Fridays at 8:30 p.m.
Premiere date: Friday, February 26

Watch on CBC TV: Tune in to your local CBC station! Visit the CBC program guide for more information.

Watch on CBC Gem: Watch any time on CBC Gem! Download the CBC Gem app from iTunes or Google Play,  or watch in your browser. 


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About the Assiniboine Park Conservancy and Assiniboine Park Zoo

The Assiniboine Park Conservancy is a not-for-profit organization responsible for the operation of Winnipeg’s historic Assiniboine Park and Zoo. Our mission is to connect people with nature in a way that inspires them to conserve it for the future.

Arctic Vets has presented a wonderful opportunity to showcase our passionate team of animal care professionals, the amazing animals we have the privilege to care for, and our dedicated research and conservation team. 

As an accredited, modern zoological organization, Assiniboine Park Zoo focuses on meeting and exceeding the ever rising standards of animal care and welfare, safety, and veterinary programs and as well as demonstrating a commitment to education, conservation and research.

We hope you are inspired by these incredible animals and their stories. 


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