The best free Apple TV apps for animal lovers

Pearls of the Planet App Apple TV

If you’re an animal lover like me, then you never get tired of photos or videos of all types of animals. From dogs and cats to lions and tigers, animals can be fascinating to watch. When you can’t check out wildlife in person or just want a fun way to enjoy your love of animals, then turn on your Apple TV.

We’ve assembled a list of the best free Apple TV apps for animal lovers, just for you.

Apple TV apps for animals

AFV Animals

AFV Animals Apple TV

With the AFV (America’s Funniest Videos) Animals app, you can try hard not to laugh, but it probably won’t work. Watch hilarious videos of all sorts of animals and their antics. From a cute kitten in the kitchen to a brave bear in the backseat of a car, you’ll have hours of entertainment.

AFV Animals Apple TV features:

  • Select from categories like crazy animals in the wild, animals using toys, or cat versus dog. Once you pick a category, each video will play in order so you don’t have to stop watching until you’re done.
  • Use the handy search feature. So if you have your heart set on penguin videos or want to see if there are any giraffe clips, just search.

The AFV Animals app is a great one to have on your Apple TV for a giggle or a chuckle. And for those who love animals regardless of fur, fin, or fang, it’s a must-have app.

  • Availability: Apple TV
  • Cost: Free

Pearls of the Planet

Pearls of the Planet Apple TV

For live camera footage of animals around the globe, check out Pearls of the Planet. The app comes from and shows you amazing live views of African animals, river wildlife, birds’ nests, and more.

Pearls of the Planet Apple TV features:

  • Select a live camera to watch and click Details for a description of what you’ll see and then click Fullscreen for an awesome live experience.
  • Watch all types of animals from everywhere; farms, underwater, rivers, oceans, trees, beaches, and even rescue centers.

Pearls of the Planet is a terrific Apple TV app if you’re interested live camera action for all sorts of animals around the world. Turn it on, pick a scene, and just enjoy.

  • Availability: Apple TV
  • Cost: Free

The Animal Channel

The Animal Channel Apple TV

The Animal Channel is a nifty app for animal lovers with some features you might not expect. Want to learn how to walk your cat on a leash? Pop on a tutorial. Ready for a laugh? Watch a funny homemade video. Want to keep your pet entertained? Turn on a nature scene just for them. (Don’t laugh, my dog was actually glued to the TV watching squirrels and birds.) The Animal Channel app for Apple TV has it all.

The Animal Channel Apple TV features:

  • Choose from content like interesting animal facts, homemade video clips, or helpful tutorials.
  • Tune into videos to occupy your pet. There are videos of birds and squirrels just for your cat or dog to watch.

For an animal app that teaches and entertains at the same time, Animal Channel on Apple TV is it.

  • Availability: Apple TV
  • Cost: Free

Other animal apps

Here are a few additional apps you can check out on Apple TV for animals.

Wrapping it up

If you’re an animal lover and find yourself searching for photos and videos of critters on the internet or social media, then definitely take a look at these Apple TV apps. Whether a backdrop for your screen or a few hours of entertainment, you can’t go wrong.

Do you already use one of these Apple TV apps for animals or do you have a different one you’d like to recommend? Let us know in the comments below!