20th April 2016
Another week of heart-warming stories of families in need of specialist care from Professor Noel Fitzpatrick and the Fitzpatrick Referrals team, with Tess, Bradley and Poppie.
The Warden family bring in their one year old Saint Bernard Poppie, who is suffering with Hip Dysplasia. Having recently lost Poppie’s brother Samson to a similar illness, emotions run high and the pressure is on for Professor Noel Fitzpatrick to save Poppie from a similar fate…
An accident 4 years ago has left Bradley with a badly deformed hind foot that makes it almost impossible for the cat to walk on. Ian, himself suffering ill health, and wife Eileen bring him to Fitzpatrick’s in the hope Professor Noel Fitzpatrick will be able to give him a new bionic foot…
Thirteen-year-old collie, Tess, is rushed to Fitzpatrick’s after being hit by a car. Her leg is badly fractured and risk of infection is a major concern for Resident surgeon Dr. Padraig Egan as he battles to save her leg.