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Dr. Chris Pet Vet

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Aussie doc patches up animals in average reality series.

TV CBS Reality TV 2013
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Animal-related reality series are so plentiful they easily populate their own TV genre, and it's often difficult to distinguish one from the next. Sure, Dr. Chris Pet Vet sheds light on the benevolent and skilled work that these experts do on a daily basis, but, aside from the subjects' striking Aussie accents, there's not much here that hasn't already been healed, stitched, or rescued on another show.

That's not to say that the series has no value. There's always something positive to be gleaned from watching everyday heroes in action, and charismatic Dr. Chris certainly fits that bill. This is no action thriller, but it does pay respect to the rewards of meaningful work and a compassionate spirit.

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