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Bondi Vet is Returning!


Bondi Vet moves to Channel Nine.

WTFN’s iconic vet show Bondi Vet will air on Nine Network next year. The program has been in production for the past few months and has a new cast and a new broadcaster. Bondi Vet originally debuted on Network Ten in 2009 and ran for eight seasons.

WTFN’s CEO Daryl Talbot says that after the success of Vet On The Hill on Channel Nine on Friday nights, the network was keen to acquire the new Bondi Vet series starring vets Peter Ricci, Alex Hynes, Kate Adams, Lewis Hunt and Danni Dusek.

Talbot says that Bondi Vet has been a huge part of the success of WTFN and will be for a long time to come: “Steve and I created Bondi Vet to appeal to audiences in Australia and abroad.

“While the show was very successful for us in Australia, people may not realise it is very big for us overseas. Our key clients in Europe and North America are excited about the re-fresh of the show with a new cast and new locations and have already signed up for the new series.”

Meet our amazing new line up:

Danni Dusek - Based in Melbourne

Lewis Hunt - Based in Sydney

Kate Adams - Based in Bondi

Peter Ricci - Based in Perth

Alex Hynes - Based in Brisbane

Hip Surgery for rescued puppy

2 weeks ago whilst we were in Fiji we rescued an abandoned puppy that we estimate is about 3 months old. She was starving, filthy, covered in ticks and could barely stand or walk. We fed her, washed her, removed all ticks and just gave her love. We called her Pretzel as she was so skinny when we found her that all her bones were sticking out and her hip bones looked like a big twisted pretzel and her long skinny legs looked like Pretzel sticks. Our intention was to find her a home in Fiji but after a week or so she had gained weight, but we noticed that her left hip bone was still protruding and that when she walked we noticed that her left back foot turned out slightly. Also, when she ran she would use both back legs together and hop like a bunny. We took her to an animal shelter in Fiji called Animals Fiji and they examined her and advised that they thought it might be dislocated. They X-rayed her and then sedated her to try and manipulate the bone back into the socket. This was unsuccessful. The vet advised that it appeared that the end of the bone where the ball should be round was malformed either from a trauma/injury when young or by birth. He advised that he does not have the equipment in Fiji to treat her properly and that she would need surgery to correct the bone and to tighten the ligaments to her support her leg. We are exporting her to Australia on the 7th of March and are trying to raise some funds to assist us. We are hoping that you can assistance to find a Vet in Melbourne that could assist with the operation at a reasonable price.