Hosted by Danny Boz and Vet Dr David Tabrett, Pet Chat answers your questions on the health and welfare of your pet for our sponsor, The Pet Shop Boyz.


Pet chat

Wednesday 12:10pm - 1:00pm

Cheryl Shaw, Daniel Carrington and vet Dr David Tabrett answer your questions on the health and welfare of your pet for our sponsor, Dogoverboard.Dog Overboard logo

Hear about all the latest pet products, buying or breeding, training and even some 'hairy tales'!

Panel of experts

Cheryl ShawCheryl Shaw is the owner of Dogoverboad at Adamstown.

Dogoverboard is a speciality canine care, providing style grooming and bathing, DIY bathing and drying, doggy day care, puppy crèche, puppy preschool, canine hydrotherapy and fun swimming in the 15 metre in-ground heated pool, canine massage and canine myofunctional therapy.

Cheryl has many qualifications including being a Canine Animal Hygienist (CAH), Style Groomer, Canine Masseur, Canine Myofunctional Therapist (CMF), Canine Hydrotherapist (CHT), canine cosmetologist, canine behaviourist, puppy preschool trainer and educator.

Cheryl has a special interest in Gait analysis and canine massage and the treatment of dogs on medication or after major operations. She has seen many successful outcomes from the use of canine massage and hydrotherapy.

Dr David Tabrett is the Chief of Emergency Medicine at Newcastle Animal Emergency Centre. The Newcastle Animal Emergency Centre is located at 4 Lang Road, Broadmeadow.  Contact: 4957 7106.Dr Dave Tabrett

Dr Bob StablerDr Bob Stabler is an animal behaviour psychologist with over 10 years' experience and 1300+ consultations. He offers consultations on a number of pet behaviour issues including anxiety, aggression, excitability, and compulsive behaviour. If you'd like to contact him, visit his website, or call 4954 3415.

Danny BozDaniel Carrington is co-owner of The Pet Shop Boyz providing pet-care products, accessories and professional advice to Newcastle and Hunter region show people and pet-owners.

 Dr Emily DraytonOriginally from Canada, Dr Kimberley Earle started her veterinary career at the University of Sydney, graduating in 2005 with Honours. After graduation she returned to Canada and worked for three years in a busy, mixed animal practice in northern British Columbia. In between snowy calving seasons Kimberley was busy developing skills in small animal medicine and diagnostic ultrasound. Her main areas of interest include Internal Medicine, Diagnostic Ultrasound, plus Avian and Exotics She is now a vet at Edgeworth Animal Medical Centre.

2NURFM's Pet Chat - Charlie

Meet Charlie who dropped in with Julie Tollington for Pet Chat with Meryl Swanson and Dr David Tabrett from the Newcastle Animal Emergency Centre.


2NURFM's Pet Rescue - Boston


    Introducing Boston a male Boxer cross who is 8 years young.

    Boston loves to play with his toys and loves a snuggle on the couch.

    Boston gets along with medium and large playful dogs and enjoys a game of tag.

    He enjoys car trips and adventures and wants to find himself a furever home who will give him a warm welcoming environment for the rest of his senior years.

    For more information contact Jo on PH: 0427 695 104, or to view the full profile go to Fees apply.



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