Sunday, 12.30pm, Animal Planet People used to say they’d gone to see a man about a dog to explain an undue absence. In this program, you can see the man about several dogs, including the labrador retriever, the chihuahua, the poodle, the airedale and the french bulldog, all in the same episode. The pooches are terminally cute but the information imparted about them is also fascinating. Did you know that, of all small dogs, the french bulldog snores the loudest? (It’s about their pushed-in snout, apparently.) That highly intelligent airedales served as efficient mail messengers with the British army in World War I? Labradors have webbed paws that help them swim at 5km/h, about twice as fast as a duck. And it’s not their intelligence that qualifies them as police and guide dogs but high trainability combined with an intense willingness to please. Rewarding for dog lovers of all ages.