Alan Davies presents more dog-saving tales in his heartwarming but sometimes hard to watch series.

It’s puppy love this week when RSPCA Inspector Anthony Joynes rescues one-year-old Dalmatian, Pepper. Sadly the owner is struggling to cope with the energetic dog, a young child and another on the way. Will smitten Anthony adopt Pepper himself?

Also this week, Inspector Helen Smith rescues emaciated Turner and Hooch from a property in Liverpool. Their owner was evicted two weeks previously and abandoned the Dogue de Bordeaux brothers in the backyard.

Terrifyingly thin, transforming these starving dogs into healthy, happy pooches takes time and patience…