Hope in the Wild is a live action, half hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. Wildlife rehabilitation expert Hope Swinimer and her dedicated team rescue and heal injured and orphaned animals of all kinds. Hope's passion for wildlife conservation shines through everything she does as she and her team go on difficult missions to care for and return each animal to the wild. Hope in the Wild educates viewers on the day-to-day jobs of this animal care team and the varied species the team encounters. This show is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children.

Season 3

Lazy Seal

EPISODE 1

HOORAY FOR HOLLYWOOD

An orphaned grey seal nicknamed Hollywood needs Hope's help for a feel-good ending.

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EPISODE 4

THE BEAR NECESSITIES

Hope and Dr. Barry travel to Vancouver to learn about working with orphaned black bears.

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EPISODE 7

WINNIE THE SEAL

Hope welcomes a harbor seal with pneumonia and attempts to release this year's herd of overly friendly white-tailed deer fawns.

Image by Amy Asher

EPISODE 10

STEAL STORIES

Hope and her team rehab a baby harbor seal, release a grey seal, and relocate a pair of seal pups.

Image by James Thomas

EPISODE 13

TORONTO TALES

Hope and Krista travel to Toronto, Canada, to learn about animal rehab in the big city, including a duck rescue and a coyote with mange

Image by Farzan Lelinwalla

EPISODE 16

SLOW AND STEADY HEDDY

Hope's team, with some helpful from a veterinary school, spend a full year rehabilitating an injured snapping turtle

Image by Elisa Stone

EPISODE 19

CATCH AND RELEASE

Hope and her team round up spring orphans, including raccoons, foxes and skunks, as well as a more recently arrived falcon, for a big day of releases 

Image by Chris Ensminger

EPISODE 22

REHAB ROUNDUP

Dr. Barry works with injured birds, including a bald eagle, a gull and a Wilson's snipe, and Hope's team releases a group of rehabilitated raccoon orphans

Image by Carmel Arquelau

EPISODE 25

CENTRAL AMERICAN ADVENTURE

Hope and Dr. Barry work with coatis, toucans, monkeys and kinkajous at a Costa Rican wildlife rehab

Deer

EPISODE 2

FAWN-TASTIC FRIENDS

The first orphaned white-tailed deer fawn arrives at the Rehab, but how long will it take for others to follow?

Sea Turtle

EPISODE 5

FLYING SOUTH

Hope and Dr. Barry journey to Southwest Florida to learn more about rehabilitating seabirds and turtles, and come face to face with an alligator.

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EPISODE 8

FLORIDA FOWL & REPTILE REHAB

Hope and Dr. Barry visit a Florida rehab where they tend to a brown pelican, a gopher tortoise and a baby alligator.

Image by Gary Bendig

EPISODE 11

FOND FEATHERED FAREWELLS

Hope and her team release an assortment of rehabilitated birds, along with a rowdy raccoon release round-up!

Image by Paulo Brandao

EPISODE 14

KAYLA'S HAPPY BIRD DAY

Volunteer Kayla spends the day picking up, dropping off and rescuing a variety of injured birds

Image by Gautam Krishnan

EPISODE 17

FOWL PLAY

Hope's team rescues four baby ducklings and re-releases a variety of rehabilitated birds including starlings, gulls and a flicker

Image by Scott Carroll

EPISODE 20

BRITISH BENEVOLENCE

Dr. Barry and volunteer Hayley visit an English wildlife rehab to work with deer, house martins and adorable little hedgehogs

Image by Bruno Martins

EPISODE 23

DON'T MESS WITH SWEETIE

Hope and Dr. Barry visit a wildlife sanctuary in Costa Rica where they encounter a tayra, scarlet macaws and a friendly but potentially dangerous spider monkey named Sweetie

Image by philippe collard

EPISODE 26

REHAB RELEASE REFLECTIONS

Thanks to Hope, her team and dedicated animal experts, a red-tailed hawk, a baby alligator, rabbits, songbirds, and a massive moose find their way back to the wild

Robin

EPISODE 3

LATE SUMMER STORIES

As summer comes to a close, rehabbing seals need to be moved to new enclosures, and a trio of birds may be ready for release.

Eagle Flying

EPISODE 6

RESCUING RAPTORS

Hope's team rescues a bald eagle that can't fly and rehabilitates an injured red-tailed hawk.

Bear

EPISODE 9

GRIN AND BEAR IT

Hope welcomes a bear to the Rehab for the first time, but will she be allowed to rehabilitate it?

Image by Roksolana Zasiadko

EPISODE 12

THE GREAT DUCKLING RESCUE

Hope and Dr. Barry travel to British Columbia to learn more about raptor rehab, while back at the farm, the volunteers search for 4 missing ducklings

Image by Scott Walsh

EPISODE 15

FINDING THE FOX

Hope and Krista participate in the rescue of a fox with mange on the grounds of a hospital in Toronto, Canada

Image by Sandy Millar

EPISODE 18

ANIMAL AID IN THE UK

Dr. Barry and vet student Hayley travel to England to assist with fox rehabilitation, and for a bunny and song bird release

Image by Mathew Schwartz

EPISODE 21

MOOSE ON THE LOOSE

A moose wanders into the city limits, a resident pigeon causes headaches at the farm, and two rehabilitated eagles fly free

Image by Dominik Van Opdenbosch

EPISODE 24

THE CHRONICLES OF CLUCKY

A barred owl with mysterious medical maladies needs a lot of time and patience at Hope's farm

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