Series 5 – Episode 2: Ollie, Star & Zak

Episode Details

Date

9th February 2016

Series
Series 5

Summary

In tonight’s episode, Professor Noel Fitzpatrick meets three more families in need of his specialist skill and experience along with the rest of the Fitzpatrick Referrals team.


Star

5-year-old Great Dane Star is rushed to Fitzpatrick Referrals after losing the use of her back legs. She’s clearly in a lot of pain and Professor Noel Fitzpatrick needs to sedate her to allow him to determine the cause of her sudden paralysis. A slipped disk in her spinal column proves treatable, but later complications leave Star fighting for her life…

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Ollie

Michelle and her two young children, Leila and Amber, bring their one and a half year old Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Ollie to the practice after being hit by a car. The two girls love animals and want to become vets themselves one day. Noel enlists their help to aid Ollie’s recovery.

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Zak

Sue brings her 10-year-old Collie Zak to Fitzpatrick Referrals all the way from Yorkshire. Medication has allowed Zak to live with hip dysplasia his whole life, but in recent months things have taken a turn for the worse. To live a pain free life will require not one, but two total hip replacements. It’s an anxious time for Sue who has never spent a day apart from her best friend, and can’t even bring herself to leave Zak at the practice to go to her hotel room.

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