Series 6 – Episode 1: Mr Mac, Jersey & Reggie

Episode Details

Date

23rd March 2016

Series
Series 6

Summary

The Supervet returns for another series with Professor Noel Fitzpatrick and his team at Fitzpatrick Referrals changing the lives of animals and their families from all over the country. Great Dane Mr Mac needs a complicated spinal implant system, Jersey has just three legs but needs a total hip replacement, a first attempt for Noel, and family dog Reggie has severe elbow dysplasia.


Mr Mac

The practice is equipped to treat animals of all shapes and sizes. The family of 2 metre tall Great Dane, Mr Mac have noticed that he has begun to wobble when he stands, and are worried there may be a problem with the nerves in his huge neck.  Noel offers Mr Mac a lifeline with a unique custom-designed spinal implant system in an attempt to give him back his quality of life…

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Jersey

Receptionist Ruth and her husband Chris have spent their lives rescuing stray animals. They live with a menagerie of chickens, ferrets, fish and a three-legged cat called Jersey.  But Jersey has recently become lame on his single back leg. Professor Noel Fitzpatrick has to decide if he can take the risk of performing his first-ever hip replacement on a three-legged cat…

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Reggie

Three-year-old 65 kilo Dogue De Bordeaux Reggie suffers from elbow dysplasia, a painful condition in which the bones don’t fit properly. If left untreated he’ll be in constant pain when he walks.  However when owner Tracy brings Reggie in to see Noel for surgery, the results of the arthroscopy come as a welcome surprise…

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