|Also known as||Dr. Chris: Pet Vet
Veterinario al rescate
Veterinář z Bondi beach
|Narrated by||Steve Oemcke|
|Opening theme||"Coming Home"
by Alex Lloyd
|Country of origin||Australia|
|No. of seasons||8|
|No. of episodes||161 (as of 9 July 2016)|
|Executive producer(s)||David Williams|
|Running time||43 minutes|
|Original network||Network Ten|
|Picture format||576i (SDTV)
|Original release||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 from 6.30pm to 7.30pm. Bondi Vet can also be seen on Network Ten on Wednesday morning from 11.00am to 12.00pm.
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)
- Andrew Marchevsky, BVSc (Hons), MVS, FANZCVS[b] – specialist veterinarian surgeon (SASH)
- Tim Faulkner – general manager (Australian Reptile Park)
Nominations and awards
|2015||Bondi Vet||Most Popular Reality Program||Nominated|
|2016||Bondi Vet||Best Factual Program||Nominated|
The series is broadcast in the United States, on CBS as part of 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. In Canada the series is broadcast on CBC Television. In Czech Republic the series is broadcast on Animal Planet. In the Netherlands it is broadcast on TLC.
|Season||Release dates||Number of episodes||Number of discs||Special features|
|Season 1||10 February 2011||14||2||N/A|
|Season 1 & 2||3 July 2015||14 +16||6||N/A|
|Season 3||3 July 2015||15||3||N/A|
|Season 4||3 July 2015||16||3||N/A|
|Season 5||5 August 2015||30||5||N/A|
|Season 6||5 August 2015||30||5||N/A|
|Season 7||3 April 2016||29||5||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
- Bondi Junction Veterinary Hospital. "Bondi Junction Veterinary Hospital". Retrieved 29 November 2014.
- Bondi Junction Veterinary Hospital. "The Bondi Vet with Chris Brown". Retrieved 29 November 2014.
- Bondi Junction Veterinary Hospital. "Bondi Junction Veterinary Hospital staff". Retrieved 29 November 2014.
- "SASH vets". Retrieved 29 November 2014.
- "SASH vet hospital". Retrieved 29 November 2014.
- Network Ten. "Bondi Vet – Ten Network website". TenPlay – Bondi Vet. Retrieved 23 March 2015.
- The full list of Logies nominations for 2015
- Idato, Michael (3 August 2013). "Dr Chris Brown heads to the US small screen". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 29 November 2014.
- "Dr. Chris Pet Vet". CBS. Retrieved 29 November 2014.
- "Buy Bondi Vet – Season 1 (2 Disc Set) on DVD-Video from EzyDVD.com.au". Retrieved 29 November 2014.
- Official website
- Official Australian broadcaster website
- Pet projects keep the Bondi Vet busy
- Bondi Vet at the Internet Movie Database
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