|Also known as||Dr. Chris: Pet Vet
|Narrated by||Steve Oemcke|
|Opening theme||"Coming Home"
by Alex Lloyd
|Country of origin||Australia|
|No. of seasons||6|
|No. of episodes||35|
|Executive producer(s)||David Williams|
|Running time||23 minutes|
|Picture format||PAL (576i)|
|Original run||5 February 2009– present|
|Related shows||Bondi Rescue|
Bondi Vet is an Australian factual television series. It follows the lives of veterinary surgeon Chris Brown at the Bondi Junction Veterinary Hospital (near Bondi Beach), and emergency veterinarian Lisa Chimes at the Small Animal Specialist Hospital (SASH), in the Sydney suburb of North Ryde.
The series first broadcast on 5 February 2009, with the first two full seasons averaging a rating of 0.93 million viewers in the five capital cities. Bondi Vet is now in its seventh season. The series airs on Network Ten on Saturday night at 7.30pm, and also on Wednesday morning at 11:00am.
Bondi Vet team
- Chris Brown, BVSc (Hons) – veterinary surgeon (Bondi Junction Veterinary Hospital)
- Lisa Chimes, BVSc (Hons), MANZCVS[a] - emergency veterinarian at the Small Animal Specialist Hospital (SASH)
- Tim Faulkner – general manager (Australian Reptile Park)
- Andrew Marchevsky, BVSc (Hons), MVS, FANZCVS[b] – specialist veterinarian surgeon (SASH)
The series is now being shown on Saturday mornings in the United States, by the CBS network on their educational CBS Dream Team Saturday morning programming strand, under the title of "Dr. Chris: Pet Vet". The series began broadcasting on 28 September 2013.
Bondi Vet is also being broadcast in a number of other countries, including: the United Kingdom, Norway, New Zealand, Germany, Italy, Belgium, Sweden, Finland, Spain, Thailand, Brazil, Portugal and the Ukraine. The series is also being shown on CASA in Canada.
Nominations and awards
|Season||Date released||Number of episodes||Number of discs||Special features|
|Season 1||10 February 2011||14||2||N/A|
- Lisa Chimes - Member of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists
- Andrew Marchevsky - Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists
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- Michael Idato. "Dr Chris Brown heads to the US small screen". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 29 November 2014.
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- Dr Chris Brown - Bondi Vet
- - Bondi Vet
- Bondi Vet
- Bondi Vet reaches TVA Canada
- "Buy Bondi Vet – Season 1 (2 Disc Set) on DVD-Video from EzyDVD.com.au". Retrieved 29 November 2014.
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