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The Bionic Vet

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Dally Banjo, Jun 30, 2010.


  1. Dally Banjo

    Dally Banjo PetForums VIP

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    Tonight BBC1 10.45 looks good :)
     
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    ill take a look lol
     
  3. Agility Springer

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    I am super excited about this programme, i am very interested in this aspect of veterinary medicine, should make good watching.

    Does anyone watch inside natures giants? another fascinating programme in comparitive anatomy, fantastic!! would love to get involved in some of the dissections!! :thumbup:
     
  4. Dally Banjo

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    There is suppose to be a lab on tonights programme who has very bad arthritus so interested to see what they have done to him hope its not to graphic though :rolleyes:
     
  5. Agility Springer

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    Definatly, i have seen the replacement feet for the cat, very impressive
     
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    Tears in my eyes watching that cat WALK and try to jump even..... on his new legs... and the love that vet has for his patients.
     
  7. Agility Springer

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    Its inspirational technology, and it is obvious how much he truly cares, fantastic programme
     
  8. Dally Banjo

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    Just fantastic :thumbup: in tears when the lass was saying goodbye to Mayo before his op bit close to home for us :rolleyes: & Oscar is just brilliant :D
     
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    What a wonderful programme, and what a marvellous human being that man is. He seems to genuinely care for the animals and their owners. He is a genius. Looking forward to next week.
     
  10. Fleur

    Fleur Vassal to Lilly and Ludo

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    It was facinating and not just because he was dead sexy - (or is that just me thinking that :eek:)
     
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    I had tears in my eyes watching Oscar walk. If only there was more people in the world like this man, it would be a much better place. You can really see by the look on his face when Oscar walked just how much he cares about his work.
     
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    Looks like it's just you then!!!:D
     
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    I watched this last night and thought he & his staff were amazing.
    Another forum i go on, a lady on there had her Basset treated by him, he collapsed when he was about 11mths old, her vet referred him to this amazing guy where it turned out he had 3 discs collapsed in his neck he now has a metal plate keeping his spine in the right place, if it wasn't for him her poor baby would have been PTS.
    So after 20 xrays MRI scans a metal plate in his neck and lots of hydrotherapy she say's you would never know what he's been through apart from his poncy wiggle he has :D
    Oooo i forgot he had be assisted in walking for 8wks after his op too.
     
  14. Mr Gizmo

    Mr Gizmo Body of a Buddah.

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    Oh bugger,I was out last night and forgot to sky+ it :mad:,anyone know of a link anywhere.:thumbup:
     
  15. Agility Springer

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    Its on BBC iplayer :)
     
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    Mr Gizmo Body of a Buddah.

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    :001_cool: Thanks for that.
     
  18. dodigna

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    Noel Fitzpatrick has worldwide fame for his groundbreaking surgeries, I called their surgery about Ray's displasya as I would have trusted anything he suggested, unfortunately the insurance bailed so he is unaffordable. Many recommend him. Some one here had his dog's elbow operated on by him, however much I wish he did keep up the updates they have gone.

    Nicki if you are in reach of Surrey it would be worth a referral there, they have great diagnostics.

    I have had tears streams throughout the program, especially watching the state of the poor lab on the floor.
    Some will find it weird to look at the cat on high heels and would never work for a semi feral cat, I guess it all depends on how this cat will adjust to life indoor to make it worth it.

    What do you think?
     
  19. Mr Gizmo

    Mr Gizmo Body of a Buddah.

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    Just watched it(I know I should be working,but hey oh)
    The bloke and his team are geniuses, they are taking what is already used in human surgery and adapting it for animals.
    His genuine concern and compassion help drive him forward to ever increasing groundbreaking operations.
    Also Oscar is the spitting image of our Candy.
     
  20. Fleur

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    :D I don't mind :thumbup:

    Apart from all the clever stuff - for want of a better description - I was really impressed when he was talking to the lady with the Lab and he said we can try all this stuff but if it gets to a point where we have to draw the line I'll draw it (or something like that)
    To me that showed real compassion.
     
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