Note: For information on the new movie (released August 20, 2021) see How To Watch Paw Patrol: The Movie.
PAW Patrol is that must-see show for many preschoolers. With kids spending more time at home, knowing where to find new and old PAW Patrol episodes can be crucial for a parent getting the time to complete a task for work or finish a household chore.
How to Watch PAW Patrol
There are currently 7 seasons of PAW Patrol, each with 26 episodes. Seasons 8 is set to air sometime in 2021. Full episodes of PAW Patrol are shown on both Nick Jr. and Nickelodeon channels. If you just need a few episodes, the last 10 episodes of season 7 are available on the Nick and the Nick Jr. apps. A few are available free. However, to unlock all 10 episodes you’ll need a password to a cable provider or to a streaming service that offers Nickelodeon.
Philo Is Your Best Bet
Philo is a live streaming service that provides Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., and over 60 other channels for $25/month. They offer a 1-week free trial for you to try the service. With access to Nick Jr, you can watch PAW Patrol episodes as they air on the channel. The service also has the last 10 episodes of PAW patrol On-demand but will let you set PAW Patrol on series record, saving them to your cloud DVR. (Yes. The DVR is included in the $25/month price). Philo will also show you what PAW Patrol episodes are upcoming and arrange them into seasons when recorded. PAW Patrol airs so often on Nick Jr. you will always have a stash of episodes recoded for your preschoolers.
You can then stream PAW Patrol through the Philo app or use your Philo username and password to unlock PAW Patrol episodes in the Nick app. Check out our full list of channels on Philo TV. You can download the Philo app to Apple iPhone and iPad (running iOS 9 or newer), Android phones and tablets (running 5.0 or newer), Fire TV, Apple TV, Roku, and Chromecast. We also have a full review of Philo that contains information on device support, features, pricing, frequently asked questions, and more.
Other Streaming Services with Nick Jr
You can also watch some PAW Patrol episodes on Nick Jr. Check out our guide “How to Watch Nickelodeon Online” for full details on all your Nickelodeon channel streaming options. Aside from Philo, here are other services we mention in the article.
Vidgo – Carries Nick Jr in their core channel package. New customers can sign up for the Core Plan for $55 per month. (They offer discounted promo pricing for your first 3 months.)
FuboTV – They provide Nick Jr. as well as over 80 other channels. They also offer a 1-week free trial.
DIRECTV Stream Now – you get access to Nick Jr as part of the DIRECTV Stream Now “Plus” package for $55 per month. They offer a 1-week free trial.
Sling TV – Carries Nick Jr. for $35 per month on Sling TV’s Blue package. You can try it free for 3-days.
PAW Patrol On Demand
There are a few services that will let you watch episodes of PAW patrol On-Demand.
Paramount+ Has PAW Patrol
The entire first 3 seasons are available to stream on Paramount+. That’s 78 episodes! You can sign up for a free trial to Paramount+ with no commitment to see if you like the service.
Paramount+ offers two subscription options. A subscription to Paramount+ costs $5.99 per month for their ‘Limited Commercials’ Plan. You can also subscribe to the Paramount+ ‘Commercial Free’ plan for $9.99 per month. Paramount+ streams to Roku Players, Apple TV, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Chromecast, Android TV, Amazon Fire TV, and Fire TV Stick, so you watch right on your television. See our review of Paramount+ for more information on this streaming service.
PAW Patrol on the Noggin App
Another option to watch PAW Patrol is a subscription to the Noggin streaming service for $7.99/month after a week-long free trial. Noggin is part of Nickelodeon. It includes the first four seasons of “PAW Patrol” as well as other Nick Jr. shows like “Blue’s Clues” and “The Backyardigans.” You can download the Noggin app (Officially called the “Noggin Preschool Learning” app) to iOS, Android, Amazon Kindle as well as supported Roku, Android, Fire, and Apple TV devices.
Purchasing Seasons or Full Episodes of PAW Patrol
Then again, you might be interested only in unfettered, unlimited access to PAW Patrol itself. In that case, you might want to buy episodes or even seasons.
On Amazon Prime, PAW Patrol episodes are $2.99 and each season is $29.99.
Vudu, Itunes, and YouTube give you an option of SD or HD. Individual episodes are $1.99 for SD and $2.99 for HD. Seasons are between $19.99-$21.99 for SD and $29.99 for HD. Vudu offers a bundle of five episodes for $5.99.
Google Play offers episodes for $1.99 and the season for $21.99. It looks like they are in SD, but then again, do you really need super-clear CGIed pups?
What Is PAW Patrol
Fo the uninitiated, “PAW Patrol” is the popular Nick Jr. cartoon on nearly every preschooler’s watch list. The show follows a band of six pups named Marshall, Rubble, Chase, Rocky, Zuma, and Skye, each with their own specialty based on community figures kids love. Marshall wears a fire hat, Rubble a construction hat, Chase a police hat. Skye, in pink goggles, has the super ability to both fly and represent all females. (Down with the paw-triarchy, right, Skye?)
The pups do everything a preschooler wants to do. They rescue dinosaur babies, they wrangle mischievous kittens, they transform into a Sea Patrol to save a wiggling whale. As the seasons have progressed, the pups get more and more fun stuff to use. Suped-up backpacks (with tools like wings, baseball launchers, or water canons) are old hat by season ten. Now they also have a mission cruiser bus filled with personalized motorcycles and a Robo-dog.
As an added bonus for kids, unlike so many of their shows, it is free of virtually any educational value. There’s nary a number or a letter to be seen in this utopia of Adventure Island, just bumbling adults always in need of canine assistance. When the pups inevitably solve the problem with ease, they are much celebrated for their non-academic achievements.
But, for little kids who feel powerless in a big, complex world, the show’s got to make them feel great. You can use your strengths to make a difference, be appreciated, and yes, save the day. And as far as messages go, that’s one we need our kids to hear now more than ever. Maybe there’s something to learn from PAW Patrol for all of us.
Fortunately, those parents out there desperate to satiate the enormous doggie demand can do so without cable.
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