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Sad ending for canine TV Star

Sudden death of Neighbours pooch

It’s a sad day for the Neighbours team with the news that Audrey, the Kennedy’s beloved pet pooch was put to sleep this morning (August 17) after a short but heroic battle with canine cancer.

Audrey joined the show in 2001 when she was just eight weeks old and even then, it was clear that Ramsay Street had another star on the rise and viewers loved her instantly.

“When she first joined she was so well trained that she would only come to us when it was part of the scene,” explained co-star Jackie Woodburne. “However, it wasn’t long before she considered the set her home and us her family that she wouldn’t hesitate come over for a pat or cuddle but she was always the professional,”

Jackie added, “And she was a scene stealer and could proudly claim to be the only natural blonde on the show, we’ll really miss her,”

Audrey’s real life owner, Christine Powell from Animal Actors, said the acting veteran was still her usual upbeat and happy self right to the end, and even managed some scenes in the Kennedy’s house yesterday.

“Audrey loved being on the show and I’d to like to take this opportunity to remind pet owners not to hesitate to have their pets checked if you suspect something isn’t quite right,” said Christine.

Alan Fletcher, who play Dr Karl Kennedy, had the privilege of working with Audrey yesterday.

“It was just lovely to have Audrey around, she really did brighten up the set and she made the Kennedy’s a complete family, she’ll be sadly missed by everyone.”

Audrey will be on screen until the end of the year.