Thursday April 23 8.00pm
Two peregrine falcons that live at the top of a high rise shopping centre mall in busy Bondi Junction have been struck down with a mystery illness.
Dr Chris must diagnose the problem so the beautiful birds can be returned to their penthouse home.
Meanwhile over at Bondi’s referral hospital SASH, a six year old retriever jasmine is rushed in with a potential fatal gastric dilation volvulus (gdv).
Her stomach has twisted and as a result blood can no longer pump to her heart. If Dr Lisa doesn’t carry out emergency surgery, she will be dead within hours.
Back at the Bondi clinic Dr Chris is going hopping mad (pun intended!) looking after a randy rabbit! This little bunny has an unrequited love for a much bigger, older woman called Archelina.
The problem is that the randy rabbit just won’t leave his disinterested girlfriend alone.
For Bunny, there’s two choices: the snip; or find a new friend. What will Bunny’s fate be?
Hot Tip From Dr Chris – The Stress Test!
If you’re worried that your little animal is anxious, then you’re not alone. Levels of anxiety and stress in pets are at record levels. But here’s how to find out of your fretting friend is affected. Next time you sense they’re stressed (before a thunderstorm, when they have been left home alone) then try the ‘At Home Stress Test’. Simply press their paw up against a pane of glass and leave it there for 10 seconds. If they leave a moisture mark on the window then anxiety has become their enemy…