Host Bio


Dr. Lisa Chimes:
Lisa graduated from Sydney University in 2006 with a Bachelor of Veterinary Science with first class honors and moved to Melbourne to complete her internship in veterinary emergency and critical care at Melbourne Animal Accident and Emergency.

Lisa moved back to Sydney in 2008, where she commenced work at Sydney’s Small Animal Specialist Hospital (SASH), where she has worked ever since. In addition to her role as an Emergency and critical care veterinarian, Lisa also runs the canine blood bank at SASH. In 2010 she obtained post-graduate qualifications by becoming a member of the Australian College of Veterinary Scientists in Small Animal Medicine.

Lisa lives in Sydney with her husband Brad, (who she married in 2011), their two children Hudson and Darcie and two cavalier cross poodles, Nelson and Lucas.
Dr. Andrew Marchevsky:
Dr Andrew Marchevsky is a 1988 Sydney University graduate who spent several years in general practice before training at the Veterinary Teaching Hospitals at Melbourne and Murdoch Universities between 1992 and 1999.
In 1999, he became a Fellow of the Australian College of Veterinary Scientists and a Specialist in Small Animal Surgery and since then has been in private specialist practice. He has extensive experience in all aspects of surgery. His particular interests include spinal and brain surgery, cancer surgery, fracture repairs, thoracic and abdominal surgery and soft tissue reconstructive surgery. Andrew is married with three daughters, two dogs, two cats and a revolving door of fish.

Tim Faulkner:
Australian wildlife expert Tim Faulkner has been working in the zoo and conservation industry his whole life. Since volunteering at a Sydney Wildlife Park from the age of 14, Tim has worked with some of the world’s rarest and most endangered species. Tim currently works as the General Manager of the award winning Australian Reptile Park, and has received accolades for his conservation work on Tasmanian devil breeding facility Devil Art. Tim’s infectious enthusiasm and fervor for adventure has made him one of the most credible wildlife experts in the world. Tim lives in Wamberal, Australia with his wife and two sons.