His impact was immediate, and was soon nominated for a Logie award for Most Popular New Talent in 2004. In March, 2004, Chris become the new presenter and vet on Channel Nine’s Burke’s Backyard, working alongside the pioneer of lifestyle television Don Burke.
In October 2005 Chris released his first book, The Family Guide to Pets, through Murdoch Books. In 2009 Bondi Vet landed on Channel Ten with Chris as host and star of the prime time program. The show proved a big hit being nominated for a Logie for Most Popular Factual Program. 2009 also saw the release of Chris second book, Tales from a Bondi Vet.
Chris’ skill set spans beyond his knack with animals. In 2012 Channel Ten decided to take the vet out of Bondi and, between Bondi Vet duties, send him packing on worldly adventures to find content for edgy lifestyle program, The Living Room, of which Chris has been a core presenter since the show debuted.
Chris is also a regular panellist and reporter for primetime current affairs program, The Project and is the co-host of the Australian version of the international sensation "I’m A Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here", along with comedian Julia Morris.
Chris is currently an ambassador for Optimum, Medibank Pet Insurance, Assistance Dogs Australia and Commonwealth Bank.