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ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: Cats And Dogs

Airs Monday, May 12, 2014 at 9 p.m. on KPBS TV

Above: Appraiser Todd Weyman (right) with a guest and her cat portrait.

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Join the fun as you test your appraisal skills on actual antiques from across the USA. The app incorporates only real antiques, photos, item histories and values, as appraised on the TV series. Your purchase supports PBS and ANTIQUES ROADSHOW.

Courtesy of Jeffrey Dunn

Appraiser Colleen Fesko (right) and a guest with her dog portrait.

Appraisal Value Updates

Can you teach an old dog new tricks? ROADSHOW checks in with appraisers to see which "Cats & Dogs" items still keep up with the pack.

Specialists from the country's leading auction houses and independent dealers from across the nation travel throughout the United States offering free appraisals of antiques and collectibles. ANTIQUES ROADSHOW cameras watch as owners recount tales of family heirlooms, yard sale bargains and long-neglected items salvaged from attics and basements, while experts reveal the fascinating truths about these finds.

"Cats & Dogs" - Whether it’s a ceramic dog or a painted cat, this special is chock full of appraisals featuring felines and canines — in sculpture, on canvas and in many other forms. Take a look at an original “Hush Puppy” mascot, dog portraits and one “naughty cat” bronze.

Check out this @Pinterest board full of collectibles inspired by man's best friends.

This episode originally aired in 2012.

Miss last week's show? Catch up on your appraisal watching in the ROADSHOW Archive. Search by city, episode, season, and more! ANTIQUES ROADSHOW is on Facebook, and you can follow @RoadshowPBS on Twitter.

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Antiques Roadshow: 1909 Theophile Steinlen "Summer Cat" Color Lithograph

Above: Are you an animal lover? In this episode of ANTIQUES ROADSHOW, Check out Todd Weyman's appraisal of a 1909 Theophile Steinlen "Summer Cat" color lithograph and join us as we take a look at man's best friend in our new special, "Cats & Dogs" premiering next week!

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Appraisal: 19th-Century British Dog Portrait

Above: In "Cats & Dogs," Colleene Fesko appraises a 19th-Century British dog portrait.

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Appraisal: Walter Anderson Pottery Cat, ca. 1945

Above: Watch David Rago's appraisal of a Walter Anderson pottery cat, ca. 1945, in ROADSHOW'S Special: Cats & Dogs.

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Appraisal: 1835 Francis Calcraft Turner Painting

Above: Watch Peter M. Fairbanks's appraisal of a 1835 Francis Calcraft Turner painting, in ROADSHOW'S Special "Cats & Dogs."

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Appraisal: Émile Gallé Faience Cat, ca. 1890

Above: In ROADSHOW'S Special "Cats & Dogs," Nicholas M. Dawes appraises an Émile Gallé faience cat, ca. 1890.

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Appraisal: Minton Landseer Plates, ca. 1875

Above: Watch David Lackey's appraisal of a set of six Minton Landseer plates, ca. 1875, in ROADSHOW'S Special "Cats & Dogs."