|Animal Planet logo|
|Launched||September 7, 2001|
|Owned by||CTV Speciality
(80% and managing partner)
|Bell TV||Channel 525|
|Shaw Direct||Channel 553|
|Available on most Canadian cable systems||Check local listings, channels may vary|
Animal Planet is a Canadian English language category 2 digital cable specialty channel  owned by CTV Speciality Television Inc; a division of CTVglobemedia (80%) and ESPN (20%); and Discovery Communications. Animal Planet features a variety of programming on animals including their relationship with humans, insights into their behaviour and more. 
Animal Planet was licensed by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) in November 2000  and launched on September 7, 2001 as a localized Canadian version of the American channel Animal Planet.
On June 30, 2008 Animal Planet updated its on-air appearance to match the American version.
|2001 - 2008||2008 - present|
Noted series as of June 2009: