The Supervet: Noel Fitzpatrick Season 9
The Supervet: Noel Fitzpatrick Season 9
First Air Date: April 20, 2017
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9x11 Episode 11 (June 29, 2017)
Pioneering veterinarian Noel Fitzpatrick uses his talents to treat a puppy called Poppy, which has difficulties with walking, and a lurcher called Dylan needs help with a collapsed joint. The programme also features a one-year-old cat that was hit by a car on its first venture outside the house, leaving it requiring emergency treatment.
9x10 Episode 10 (June 22, 2017)
A woman travels all the way from Romania in the hope that Professor Noel Fitzpatrick can mend her dog Clifford's squashed spinal cord. A golden Labrador, Marley is offered a total shoulder replacement and a puppy faces losing two of its toes after a collision with a plant pot.
9x09 Episode 9 (June 15, 2017)
A woman brings in Teddy the shih-tzu cross, who has severely deformed front legs. His owner wants him to live a life without pain, but coming up with a surgical solution proves a challenge. Five-year-old golden retriever Ollie is referred to Fitzpatrick's for an operation to remove a tumour in his leg, and a young couple bring in their four-month-old bulldog, which suffered a fractured elbow after wriggling from their arms.
9x08 Episode 8 (June 08, 2017)
A Labrador is rushed to Fitzpatrick's unable to stand, and although Professor Noel Fitzpatrick tells the family that surgery is not an option, his team devises an alternative care plan. The vets also treat a bichon frise suffering chronic elbow pain, and a leonberger has a bone tumour removed from its leg after being diagnosed with cancer.
9x07 Episode 7 (June 01, 2017)
A man travels through the night to bring his much-loved Dobermann down from Cumbria to see orthopaedic-neuro veterinary surgeon Noel Fitzpatrick about a diseased spinal cord. Can the professor and his staff bring the canine back to health? Other cases this week are a cocker spaniel rushed in after being hit by a car and a rabbit that needs surgery for a broken ankle.
9x06 Episode 6 (May 25, 2017)
Documentary following the work of pioneering veterinary practice Fitzpatrick Referrals in Surrey, where orthopaedic-neuro veterinary surgeon Noel Fitzpatrick and his team help some of the nation's hardest-to-cure pets using cutting-edge procedures. A three-year-old Newfoundland dog needs surgery for its bent front legs, and a long-haired Chihuahua requires a total hip replacement. A woman brings in her German shepherd, which has developed a painful degenerative spinal disease requiring treatment.
9x05 Episode 5 (May 18, 2017)
Expats Dave and Sue arrive at the surgery after a 500-mile trip from France to bring their border collie Kaspar, who has a leg pain that is proving hard to diagnose. An eight-year-old pug needs surgery on its elbow, and an Egyptian Mau cat is rushed into Fitzpatrick's after fracturing its knee in a fall from a second-floor balcony. Noel goes ahead with surgery on the complex fracture, but if there are any complications the kitten may face amputation.
9x04 Episode 4 (May 11, 2017)
Documentary following the work of pioneering veterinary practice Fitzpatrick Referrals in Surrey, where orthopaedic-neuro veterinary surgeon Noel Fitzpatrick and his team help some of the nation's hardest-to-cure pets using cutting-edge procedures. A woman arrives with 14 of her rescue dogs, including a tiny papillon in need of a double knee replacement. Noel and his team also fit a German shepherd with a specially designed bionic foot, and treat a mountain dog that is suffering problems with its spine.
9x03 Episode 3 (May 04, 2017)
A boxer dog is brought in with extensive injuries to its pelvis and hind legs from a road accident. Pioneering surgeon Noel Fitzpatrick considers a stem-cell scaffolding procedure - but there are significant risks attached. He and his team also help different animals with broken legs, including hedgehogs, and a kitten that has had an accident at home.
9x02 Episode 2 (April 27, 2017)
A champion running dog is admitted to see if Noel Fitzpatrick and the team can fix its abnormal elbow joint, and a couple have a nerve-racking wait while their Rhodesian ridgeback undergoes a high-risk operation to relieve the pressure on the nerves in its spine. Noel also treats an injured dog belonging to a friend from the gym.
9x01 Episode 1 (April 20, 2017)
Noel Fitzpatrick's first patient is labradoodle Mitzi, who has been hit by a car - and Noel's biggest concern is that she may have suffered nerve damage, leaving her owners fearing the worst. Options are limited for 10-month-old German pointer Hector, who is struggling to walk - he must undergo spinal surgery or face the prospect of being put to sleep, while a Leonberger with a cancerous leg undergoes an operation to remove the tumour.